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Vision Camera Tip

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision Discussion' started by gbshovel, Feb 16, 2014.

  1. gbshovel

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    Prevent Camera damage...

    Get yourself a couple small zip ties use 2 or 4 on the gimble going through the dampening rubbers .
    If you have a crash it will save the camera from being ripped off the mount causing damage to plugs, wires and everything else camera.
     
  2. nav66

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    Got it! I wish DJI had thought of that as a factory design. When mine crashed yesterday I was surprised at how easily the camera popped off. As I have written in another post, my gimbal motor cable was severed (rather cleanly, in fact) about a half inch behind the white connector on top of the camera.

    I've ordered the cable pack from DroneFly. Lesson well learned.
     
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    I have some fitted diagonally, loose enough not to affect the dampeners, tight enough to not allow much movement if the rubber grommets popped in a crash. I prefer the black ones as they are easier to confirm they are in place, that said I think I have some bright yellow ones which might be cool... :cool:
     

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  4. gbshovel

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    Yep, 2 is all you really need. They keep you from crashing also !

    I haven't crashed since I put them on :D
     
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    LOL.

    Sent from my Nexus 7 using Tapatalk
     
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    Blutak stuck on the bottom of the landing gear can help stick the P2V "betterer" to your car roof when you drive off ..... a hint I hope will never need again :shock:
     
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    Good tip. I put two on a couple of weeks ago.
     
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    I did this before the first flight. Old habits are hard to break.