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You should Sell your P2V's Now!

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision Discussion' started by semaj, Apr 17, 2014.

  1. semaj

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    You should Sell your P2V's Now! Sell before the word about the P2V+ gets out too much... Sell to get as much as you can as fast as you can... I say this because the prices are about to fall through the floor... The Phantom Vision + Plus is that freaking GOOD....

    And for those who wanted P2's with the 2D gimbal... Yes, those will all show up now online for sell... The P2V+ has arrived and it's kicking some serious ***!!!
     
  2. BenDronePilot

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    Only improvement in the plus is the gimbal and better out of the box WiFi range, negatives include the V3 firmware which makes the v plus a Fail for anyone living near an airport. Buy a gimbal for your p2v and mod your antenna setup, leave the V2 firmware and you've got a vision plus plus that's not crippled with a crap new feature no one wants.
     
  3. JimDE

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    Looks down right perfect to me

    http://youtu.be/hB9THQ8FxRA

    No thanks.... have fun as paying beta testers for DJI.....


    As a still photographer the P2V works...........if you can find a good one which is a condition that does not seem to be different in the plus as shown above. We just have not seen the whole new set of items that have issues with this new release. You can bet some of the old ones will carry over as well. I have no desire to get the plus and will stay with stable flight with Ver 1.08 and decent display with 1.38 android vision app. These two things beat a 3 way gimbal hands down ...... extended range to me just means greater possibility that you get a fly away. As far as the prices tanking.... they will only tank due to panic sellers just having to satisfy their desire for GAS at any cost.
     
  4. WeaponsHot

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    :) Oh no its the iPhone of drones…. Of course I bought one, sold my P2V and canceled my RP. Hope I did the right thing. Mine arrived today and will be putting it through pre-flight and maiden flight tomorrow. Geert, that why i have not been on your RP topic. I did not want to add to the negatives by the fakes on there. If I can contribute something useful I will. I still go there for the folks like you that I can learn from.
     
  5. hotstink626

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    I wrote this on another thread but I think it's best suited here.
    I feel most of us phantom vision v1 have been left out to dry with the release of the v+ been watching ebay since the release and seems that there's quite a few trying to off load relatively new visions with the hope to get enough to either buy a p2 or a pv+ without being to much further out of pocket.. I would of thought dji would at least sell or make it possible to install the new pv+ camera to our pv so we also dont have to have obsolete flying quads .. dji would still get a $hit load of money cause I dont think there wouldn't be one pv owner out there that wouldn't go for such an upgrade and they still would get newbies buy the pv+..
    I wonder when they sat to market the pv+ at dji someone said ..." what about the pv owners the ones that help put the phantom vision with its crappy camera on the map ?" The reply was " F them we got there money ha ha ha ha " but thanks for the question dr evil
    Next......
     
  6. yawnalot29

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    What's different between the P2V and P2V+ (ie. what we are beta testing on)?

    The 3D gimbals.

    So if I am only beta testing 3D gimbals, that's fine for me especially the 3D gimbal does seem to be working good. Or do you have reason to believe the 3D gimbals won't work as well?

    These video looks great (or at least shows the gimbal is working great). Are there more to "test" on gimbals? They look smooth as silk.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nTa86p6jQQs

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WiKwiUX2OLw

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=twYcMaSA2XU

    http://vimeo.com/92190355

    http://vimeo.com/91839295

    http://vimeo.com/92122965


    http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2147694
     
  7. grochester

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    In about 4 months from now you'll be calling for all P2V+ owners to immediately sell theirs when the P3 comes out with a better camera. Then the P4 with firmware that actually works. I'll be ready to buy again at about P6.
     
  8. RCRookie

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    You want me to sell my Vision for this?
    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hB9THQ8FxRA[/youtube]
     
  9. Bucsfanatic59

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    I know technology is constantly upgrading. I was a little disappointed I researched and found nothing about a new phantom, so I bought a vision 2 5 weeks ago. I love my vision, but I live in florida where it is always windy so video quality is very shaky. I pretty much only fly my vision when there's no wind because it drifts everywhere and the video is shaky. I figure the plus would suit me better living near he ocean with the winds we get year round.
     
  10. JimDE

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    Yawnalot the difference is I am not doubling down on DJI profiting from me being a paying beta tester. DJI has bitten me once and got the profit one time from my ignorance. For this I have sent two of their defective products back and this third one may join the other two if I can get some decent flying weather and test this POS they call a camera in RAW and use PS to convert and lens correct. If I have no focus issues it stays if I do this one goes back as well for another P2V and not adding money to the deal for a plus. I am not looking for slr or MF quality but I do expect at least cellphone quality.

    The plus is being shipped with ver 3.0 which when I had it on my second one was horribly unstable compared to 1.08 and that is a huge issue as a still photographer. My current p2V is loaded with 1.08 and the 1.38 android app and there it will stay. I am not sure the plus can function taking the versions back. And that right there is a deal breaker. The 3way and range improvements mean nothing to a still shooter.

    I see panic sellers unloading their visions for pennies on the dollar (saw one go for $500 with extras and it was 6 weeks old) just so they can get in line for another new DJI to beta test on their dime. It reminds me of seeing crackheads outside a methadone clinic every morning. GAS is addictive to some as crack cocaine. The p2v prices tank because of selling GAS addicts.... We eat our own! As long as DJI has a waiting list to buy there not ready for primetime products they have no reason to alter the way they do business. If sales dropped and profits decreased they may start listening to the major complaints. I just do not see that happening with what I see as their customer base. They could come out with a new whatz'it tomorrow and the hordes would line up to shower them with money whether it worked or not. The only lesson their customers are teaching them is the faster they can get their crap to market the more profit they will make... The customers will fix what we didn't make work right in time and we will put those improvement on our next version.
     
  11. sergiocinquestelle

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    wonderful!! it works really well! ahahaha
    my vision is a very good quadricopter!! If I can do this, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uG5awn2Uc28I do not need the version plus!
     
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    lot of plus haters here i see.. im keeping my PV and my PV+.
     
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    Don't get me wrong I am not a Plus hater specifically.... I have no idea how good or bad it may be over time. I am just much wiser with DJI products and business model now that I have experienced it first hand for the past month. I have learned plenty and unfortunately most of it has me extremely cautious about investing further into DJI products or in fact this technology as a whole. As I see it, as a old manufacturing manager, this DJI business model would never of flown in my industry and our customers would one never of been so forgiving to just plain poor quality and rotten firmware/software updates and two there is no way in H___ they would of lined up in hordes to buy newer products to be abused even further. It truly is a unique customer base for sure.......

    I do know I will most likely not invest further into this as I still am having a hard time just finding one good P2V I can use as it's design intent proclaims. Very possibly I am 0 for 3 so far....... to be this level of poor quality in a $1200 photographic product is inexcusable! Period! If it was in my company I would be doing some serious house cleaning and the front door and security would be busy helping dud's out and conscientious potential employee's in. Sadly I feel this corporate mentality they seem to have is based at the top which makes it almost impossible to change.

    But as I stated I am not specifically a Plus hater in any sense just too cautious to move forward with what I have experienced and my P2V has not lost a dime of value until I decide to sell it which if my possible 4th one is a lemon too won't ever happen either because I will just take store credit and call it a lesson learned.
     
  14. JimDE

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    Version 3.0 instability very obvious,..... no gimbal can compensate for that

    http://youtu.be/ptVJGrOpyok

    Version 1.08 is much more stable imo


    I see these as photographic tools others may see them as RC models with cameras...... these are very different view's of this product. As a photographic tool it must be stable to be useful. Plus it must have sufficient image quality to be considered. As a photographer distance and speed mean next to nothing if I was a RC modeler those things have greater value.
     
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    Do you have any footage from the camera/gimbal combo? That to me would be the true comparison.
     
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    Really...?
    I understand the basic human need to always have the best widget, but at some point it's okay to settle down and enjoy what you have in hand. If you agree with the title and preliminary thought in this thread, then you will NEVER own a V1, V+, V++, V+++, V3, etc... as you're going to find yourself in a never ending vortex of "waiting for the next best version".

    Think about what your getting by selling out & moving to the Plus...
    I like the analogy comparing the iPhone to the Vision. I would say the additions to the Vision+ are comparable to moving the headphone jack from one side to the other on the iPhone - not really that big of a deal. After all, I can add a gimbal to my Vision if I really need one. Not enough reason to jump ship for me.

    Overall -
    I am in no hurry to sell off of my Vision just because the Plus came out - aside from some very minor glitches, it has always been reliable and just plain awesome! If you find yourself in the "one up" category of folks, then have fun with whatever you settle on. The whole point is to just enjoy your quad - no matter what version you fly! ;)
     
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    I don't plan to sell my Vision2 either if I can I am going to keep it and get the Vision 2+ and have 2 :)
     
  19. gunslinger

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    I'll wait for the PV3+++ :D

    -slinger
     
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    Sigh. It would be so nice if I could find a hobby that doesn't always descend into a war when discussed online. :(

    PC/Console ? Mac/PC ? Nikon/Canon ? PV2/PV2+ ? Can't we just accept that some will always need the latest thing, some may want the latest thing but not be in a position to have it and some will be happy with what they have ? Nobody is right, and nobody is wrong, we own what we want to own. There's no need for 'willy-waving' on here is there - I just want to read about others experiences, seek advice when needed and just enjoy flying.

    Is that really not possible ? :?:

    Happy Easter

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    Mind you, Macs ARE better...... :twisted: