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Video output board question

Discussion in 'Zenmuse H3-3D/H4-3D GoPro Gimbal' started by Beckman, Dec 29, 2014.

  1. Beckman

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    I'm setting up my Phantom2 V2 and wondering if I need to use the video output board that connects from the H3-3D to the gopro? I'm not using first FPV just taking video.
     
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    "video output board" from h3-3d to the... gopro? The H3-3D only connects to the gopro via a little USB connector usually.

    There is a little "board" called the anti-interference board which sits inbetween the Phantom mainboard and the H3-3D... it takes the grey ribbon cable with white connectors on both ends... is that what you're referring to, or something else?
    pictures may help here :)
     
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    Yes the video output board that connects with the USB plug. That's the one I'm wondering if it's necessary since I'm not doing FPV or anything like that.

    I did install the anti-interference board inside the Phantom.
     
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    oh just the USB plug... in addition to video it carries power to the GoPro which is technically not necessary if you want to run off battery. I suppose you could not use that plug if you wanted.
     
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    Thanks for the reply!
     
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    Some folks see issues of electronic interference when the GoPro is getting power from the copter. You could try with and without and see if it's an issue for you.