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Vision Plus Question

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by tstowe, Aug 10, 2014.

  1. tstowe

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    Unfortunately, I had a Phantom 2 (non vision version) stolen from my truck. Normally, I lock my truck every time I leave it...even for a few minutes. But I also volunteer for a local festival and you'd be surprised what you'll forget after three hours of sleep a night for a week.

    Fortunately, I think I'm going to be able to swing the purchase of a new Phantom and I'm looking at getting the Phantom 2 Vision Plus.

    So the question…While using the app and plotting way-points can you make it fly sideways? Say I want to fly past a bridge and pan a shot. Can I use the app and make the Phantom fly sideways? Or do I have to fly forward from one point to another?

    Thanks for the help!
     
  2. skyhighdiver

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    Not at this time
    It films the way it flies forward
     
  3. tstowe

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    Could I mount the camera sideways?

    Would the landing gear be in the way?
     
  4. planedr

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    You could just point it at the bridge and fly sideways. I've seen videos on YT on how to do it with course lock.
     
  5. tstowe

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    So, turn everything on, switch to Course Lock, set the points and it will fly to them keeping the same orientation?
     
  6. Mako79

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    Yup.
    NAZA on and IOC box checked on the Phantom assist.

    Just a note..
    Before 3.06 firmware, I was able to easily reset CL direction lock in mid flight by flicking the s2 from position 1 to 2 x 5 and wait for the flashing lights. This helped with doing nice bridge side ways shots or chasing an object like a bike on a foot path.
    It still works but it takes 10 attempts and 2-3 minutes of flight time/batteries. DJI needs to address this..

    Show us some footage when you're done :)
     
  7. tstowe

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    Is the NAZA on by default with the Vision Plus?
     
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    Just to make sure you understand. There are no points to set on course lock - your just navigating based on the course that is either set before take off or if you reset the course using S2 switch.
     
  9. Cocoa Beach Kiter

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    The Phantom mode is the one the quad is on when you receive it.
     
  10. Mako79

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    Before turning on the phantom. Point the nose to the direction you wish to travel fwd.
    Power up and wait for flashing green lights. there are 2 sets of fast rapid green lights. I cant remember which is first, but 1 is for the GPS lock and the other is the Course Direction Lock.
    Flick to CL yaw the phantom 90 degrees and push fwd.
     
  11. tstowe

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    You cannot use the DJI Vision app in NAZA mode? Hope so because I just made the changes.

    Just to make sure...

    1. I launched the assist program and changed it from Phantom to NAZA at the top.
    2. Under Advanced and the IOC tab, I checked the Intelligent Orientation Control box.

    Did I do it correctly?

    thanks for the help!
     
  12. tstowe

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  13. Mako79

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    Correct.

    BTW, are you running 3.06 firmware??
    Thanks
     
  14. tstowe

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    I'm running whatever the very latest is. It updated tonight when I plugged it in to switch to NAZA mode.

    So really? No app in NAZA mode? That sucks. :cry:
     
  15. Mako79

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    No no..
    I was answering:

    "Just to make sure...

    1. I launched the assist program and changed it from Phantom to NAZA at the top.
    2. Under Advanced and the IOC tab, I checked the Intelligent Orientation Control box.

    Did I do it correctly?"


    DJI APP doesn't care if you are NAZA or Phantom.
     
  16. tstowe

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    Awesome. I'll test it today!