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Waterproof Hand Controller for P3 series

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by MobileImageryDJI, Sep 3, 2015.

  1. MobileImageryDJI

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    Though flying a P3 in rain or snow is probably not recommended, does anyone know of a case to go on the hand controller to protect the controller from the elements? Some type of after market mod? Something more sophisticated than a plastic covering? Thinking like a life proof type shell.
     
  2. msinger

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    You can get a silicon remote controller cover on Amazon or eBay.
     
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  3. flyNfrank

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    You for do not want to fly when there is any moisture involved!
     
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    "not recommended" is quite an understatement.

    You do realize that it's all exposed electronics inside, and the shell has big holes everywhere for venting, right?

    The remote is the last thing I would worry about. You can 'waterproof' the remote with an umbrella. The actual unit... that's harder.
     
  5. MobileImageryDJI

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    This is for an instance where I don't care if I lose the platform but don't want to have to worry about the controller and an umbrella isn't practical
     
  6. 4wd

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    You'd appreciate having ungloved hands shielded from windchill once it gets near freezing - worth looking into
     
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    I have used a plastic carrier/shopping bag in the past in my old R/C days. Flying in the rain wasnt a problem for a model covered in solar film and castor oil from the engine exhaust!!!