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Waypoints - cannot see camera recording status ?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by jamesb72, Dec 7, 2015.

  1. jamesb72

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    Playing with waypoints, which is still very strange to me to hand over control !

    Once you store and play the waypoints, I cannot see if video is recording, as the waypoint box covers the camera status on right of screen which normally shows recording/counter.

    I've been listening carefully as one boing is starting camera, 2 boings is stopping, but this isn't ideal - am I missing something ?

    Am hoping they will improve this next release, along with being able to name/delete waypoint routes to avoid confusion, also ability to adjust altitude during replay, as currently height is locked, and not very accurate between runs, I flew first test run from about 4Metres, and when I replayed a second time it almost bounced on the ground, I flicked flight mode to P to stop the waypoints, but not very elegant, would be nice if you could adjust the height during replay, as you can with POI !!
     
  2. kirk2579

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    I would use more altitude when testing, the IMU sensors will hold elevation pretty well but the margin of error is +/- 5 or 10 m.
    that could put you into the ground easy at your test route.
    at 100m it matter not!
    at 15 m it is an issue
     
  3. jamesb72

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    For testing I will, I was just surprised by the inaccuracy of barometer - I expected back to back runs would be much closer in height (ie +/- a metre or so), I also don't understand why DJI didn't use VLS for altitude under 10Metres which would be much more accurate (and avoid risk of a ground bump!).

    For me the appeal of waypoints is to make interesting shots, ie accurately track into a certain position, ie descending round an obstacle accurately, and 100M is too high for that shot to be particularly interesting.

    I appreciate this is the first release with waypoints, so I'm sure they will add more features/improvements over time - not being able to see if Camera is recording or not though is just annoying.
     
  4. kirk2579

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    try the Litchi app if you use android,
    it seems to be ahead of the game for way points etc.