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Discussion in 'Introductions' started by Confucious, Aug 15, 2016.

  1. Confucious

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    Hi,

    I have a GoPro Hero 4 and, in a fit of madness, decided to buy a drone.
    I bought Phantom 2 (H4-3D gimbal) and accesories
    The more I read, the more I realise it's not as simple as just attaching my GoPro and flying.
    Have I bought everything I need?
    What are the Gotchas?
    Is there a begenners guide so I can learn quickly!
    Where do I start?

    Hope I don't annoy people with to many stupid questions and look forward to learning all about my new drone!
     
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  2. Great_Lakes

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    I don't think you can use a go pro with a phantom. I could be wrong.

    You said you bought a phantom 2 with gimble and accessories. Are you saying you bought the phantom with the gimble but no camera? The gimble in the photo doesn't look like the normal phantom gimble.
     
  3. Confucious

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    It's an H4-3D gimble which
    "The Zenmuse H4-3D gimbal incorporates a three-axis mount allowing you to pan and tilt your camera. Designed to fit the GoPro HERO4, this allows you to take smoother video with its enhanced stabilisation as well as having a high precision control so you don’t experience juddering movements as you film. The lightweight aluminium body doesn’t add to the weight of the drone so won’t impact on the flying ability of the drone itself. "

    So I hope I've bought the right thing?
     
  4. fastsmiles

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    Welcome to the forum,
    The Phantom 2 with a GoPro was very popular and a lot of guys still fly them. You'll find a lot of posts on the forum about them.
    Enjoy