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Toooo long to take a photo..

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by gilmbento, Jul 7, 2014.

  1. gilmbento

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    Hi guys ,

    Every time i press the picture button on the app, it takes about 7 to 8 seconds to take it.
    The screen goes all black for 7 / 8 seconds :shock:
    I'm using an iPhone 4s shooting raw , normally doing panoramas with 4 to 6 pictures. Not a good experience when the phantom is out of sight.
    Is it normal? Is there anything to get it better?

    Thank's
     
  2. gilmbento

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    Thank's Geert
     
  3. happydays

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    Same here both with P2V and V+. Perfectly normal.

    CBS
     
  4. Michigan_PI

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    Switching to JPG only will speed it up to almost instantaneous but you will be losing out on the quality of the RAW photo in the long run. I have learned to just deal with the longer wait for the better quality photo.
     
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    This may be off topic but I'm getting my v+ tomorrow and what is raw mean?

    Sent from my Galaxy S5 using my neighbors internet
     
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    Google is your friend!!!! http://www.lmgtfy.com/?q=RAW+picture+format
     
  7. happydays

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    It's the camera capture setting. You can capture in JPEG format or RAW/JPEG combined. RAW is seen by many as better as it contains a much larger file and can be manipulated afterwards in software.
     
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    I agree. It takes far too long to capture the RAW photo. It's not an SD card write issue, as the files are only 25MB. That should take less than half of the time to write to the SD card.

    There should definitely be some work done on the software side to make this faster.
     
  9. gilmbento

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    Amen!
     
  10. 8676309

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    When I shoot RAW, the camera produces both the DNG and a JPEG conversion. I think that some work should be done to disable this conversion, as I don't use the JPEG. I would hazard to guess that the majority of the 8-10 seconds of shooting a raw photo is actually converting it to the JPEG that I don't use.
     
  11. D_Tshudy

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    It's cumulative. I agree that we should be able to disable the JPEG.

    A good flash card does improve the write speed but not by much.