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Tripod Mount for the Phantom 3

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by John MacNeill, Oct 29, 2015.

  1. John MacNeill

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    Here is what you can do on a rainy day. I did. Thought some of you guys might be interested on taking videos and photos indoors with a p3 without having to fly indoors.

     
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    Very dark when played back over YouTube. The original is much lighter
     
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    You can disable front LED lights to eliminate some of the reflections. Good work by the way.
     
  4. John MacNeill

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    Tks. Yes i was aware of the lights. This was not a serious video. It was just to demo the p3 on the
    tripod.
     
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    Nice job. Would be good for shooting outside ground level vids.
     
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    I noticed the same problem, when I posted a video to youtube. It seems much darker....
     
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    Hi
    I'd like to see a video of the actual phantom on the tripod to
    See how it reacts
     
  8. John MacNeill

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    It reacts pretty much the way a camera would. It is a bit top heavy so the vertical locks must be tightened as soon as the p3 is attached.
     
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    Why would a person connect it to a tripod and not just hold it to pan around? After all, this is what it's designed to do.
     
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    Cool idea. You must have been bored

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    Nope, just was googling for retractable landing gear. It would be funny to see those on a Phantom 3!
     
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    Hey John, I thought this was a great idea for some indoor shots so I made one myself. If your panning up and down how do you get the camera to stay straight, is there a setting? When I pan up it stays straight looking ahead. Any help would be great.
     
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    How does the compass react to the aluminum? Any weirdness?
     
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    Never noticed anything about the compass as it is not used when on the tripod.
     
  18. John MacNeill

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    Somewhere in the settings you can set the camera Gimbal tilt. I looked but can't find where it is. Sorry. The panning is controlled using the left wheel on the rc