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Video doesn't link to iphone

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by bubbaganoosh, Oct 3, 2014.

  1. bubbaganoosh

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    Hi all
    Newby here. Kindergarten level. I have flown twice. I recorded video on my intitial 5 minute flight however it only recorded to the SD card. Why doesn't it record to my iphone? What am I missing or doing incorrect?
     
  2. nintendrone64

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    You have to import it to your phone from the album when the app is open.
     
  3. bubbaganoosh

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    ........does the bird and controller have to be powered up to have the initial video dl'ed to album? I have opened album in the app and it's blank
     
  4. 4wd

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    It's a poor way to download anyway, much better to connect the camera to a computer later, or pop out the card and use a card reader so you don't have to start the phantom.
    It takes a very long time to send video clips over wifi and I imagine it is quite hard on the electronics to do it while stationary - heat issues?
     
  5. nintendrone64

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    Yes, they need to be on. The chip needs to be in the camera unit to transfer it to your phone via the Wifi connection from the extender.
     
  6. bubbaganoosh

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    Thanks all. Tried it yesterday an behold, I could watch the video on my iPhone. Just disappointed I couldn't save the video there to show friends.