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TX Modification for thumb sticks to lock in dif positions?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by sidebox, Aug 7, 2014.

  1. sidebox

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    Has anyone seen any type of fitting that might snap or glue on to the face of the tx to allow us to lock the control sticks at a specific angle? We all ***** that DJI hasn't opensourced or provided us with the ability to fly in a nice preset curve. If just one control stick could be locked at a variety of angles, this would allow us to focus on the other stick more precisely. I have practiced, and can handle curves just fine, but when I am shooting for a short, or a film job, it can be difficult to focus on maintaining the full frame I need and also get the sweeping pans and zooms that I want. Thoughts?
     
  2. ProfessorStein

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    Re: TX Modification for thumb sticks to lock in dif position

    The other option is to have an assistant; you fly the sticks, and your assistant handles the framing and vid control. That's how all the "big boys" do it.
     
  3. N017RW

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    Re: TX Modification for thumb sticks to lock in dif position

    Never seen something like that in use.

    I have seen swash rings used to prevent stick 'cornering' but now that can be programmed 'out' with new programmable radios.