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Vision 2+ convert to use GoPro 4

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by Birds-iView, Oct 7, 2014.

  1. Birds-iView

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    I have a vision 2+ and would like to have better resolution/definition videos.

    Does anyone know the difficulty to take my camera system off and replace with gopro supported gimbal?
     
  2. Meta4

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    At present it is not possible.
    The short answer is that it won't work but someone may suggest this ...
    http://dronexpert.nl/product/pre-order- ... -2-vision/
    It's not released yet, will cost more than a new gimbal and camera and have less functionality.
     
  3. rrmccabe

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    What do you lose in functionality? Just the ability to start stop cam in the air right? I am thinking about going this route I think shipping is 2 to 3 weeks. In the end I think it's about 1200 bucks by time you had the GoPro, gimbal and dronexpert
     
  4. Birds-iView

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    The link you sent doesn't go to anything but page not found. Can you try again?
     
  5. Dirty Bird

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    You can't start/stop the cam, adjust settings in the air, switch settings or change between video & photo modes. In photo mode you have to set up an interval for your shots and it will snap a photo every XXX number of seconds.
     
  6. Meta4

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    To take stills Gopro users have to set their camera to take photos at intervals (like every 5 seconds) for the whole flight.
    That's not satisfactory for a photographer. You want to be able to take the photos you want, when you want and not have to sort through hundreds of pictures you never wanted.
     
  7. Birds-iView

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    I thought that the gopro has its own app for taking photos and videos on demand like the vision 2?

    Anyone know what the price of this pre-order is in USD?
     
  8. Panamon Creel

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    Very limited/short range for the GoPro App
    Edited to add: And maybe better to wait for the GP4+ to be released so they can fix hardware issues like they did with the GP3 ;)