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Discussion in 'Standard/4k Discussion' started by Flatwoods, Jul 11, 2016.

  1. Flatwoods

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    It's the nube again. Trying to find a cable that will connect directly from the Phantom 3 4K controller's USB connector (micro B ?) to my iOS device. Am using an older iPad and a newer iPhone so would need two cables - one each for the different iOS style connectors on the other end (lightning and original). Prefer to have a cable direct connection without going through an external adapter.

    Thanks...
     
  2. Ojcze Nasz

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    Even if you find the cable that fits you will not be able to utilize the way you intend to - the app simply doesn't support it. It is limited to wifi communication by design.
     
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    Yes, what are you trying to do?
     
  4. Flatwoods

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    I've been using wifi for controller iOS connectivity but from what I've seen in the manual you can achieve this connectivity via a USB cable also (see attachment). What might I be missing here?
     

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  5. RodPad

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    I know the Adv and Pro hookup that way, and they don't hook up via WiFi. I looked at the 4K manual just now. It said the Micro-USB connection was reserved. Somebody else should give you the correct answer. But I still think it is only going to work via WiFi.
    Rod
     
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  6. Flatwoods

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    I had read somewhere on this internet thing that the 4K, Adv, and Pro controllers were the same (they certainly look the same). They are not and I am now knowing. Thanks for the clarification and sorry for the obtuseness.
    Roy
     
  7. RodPad

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    Obtuseness?
    I will have to look that one up, above my reading skills.:)
    I will look for help to confirm what is the diff between the remotes.
    Rod
     
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  8. RodPad

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    It appears that you cannot connect that way, I learned a lot about the 4k on your question, when I saw how different the remote was from mine and this picture that I came across, if the link works.
    http://www.dji.com/product/phantom3-4k/remote-controller#sub-feature,
    Made me dig deeper, just to make sure you were getting the correct info. :)
     
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  9. Flatwoods

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    You have a P3 Standard? The bottom photo in the link shows a USB tether from a 4K controller to the iOS device. Maybe DJI is incorrectly re-using P3 Adv/Pro photos on the 4K page?
     
  10. dirkclod

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    Flatwoods you can't do what your wanting to wit a
    They did . Top picture in Rods link is correct but bottom one is a Pro/Adv