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Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Tkeefe, Feb 14, 2016.

  1. Tkeefe

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    I have heard from friends the cameras on the phantom 3 are all capible of zooming in and out, but dji has it locked out. Can anyone verify this and is does anyone know if they may unlock it.
     
  2. msinger

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    They cannot zoom.
     
  3. With The Birds

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    Your freinds have misinformed you im afraid, at least with respect to optical zoom. All the p3's have a fixed focus optical system, no moving groups let alone elecrronics and sevo's to move anything. Its a 20mm fov 35mm equivalent fov and thats it.
     
  4. CaptainDrone798

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    The only zoom a Phantom camera could do is a software zoom which is the same as a zoom on a tablet or cell phone. In simple terms, it just crops the picture tighter to fill the screen. DJI doesn't add this feature, most likely because people fly FPV and this would really mess things up with drones crashing into everything.