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Posted by the_bunker | Mar 21, 2016 @ 12:13 PM | 34,616 Views
This was a quick test I made last year & thought it worth posting here - imho the filter gives better colours & more contrast vs no filter in bright light.

P3 - test with taco nd8 filter (4 min 22 sec)

Posted by the_bunker | Sep 29, 2015 @ 02:52 AM | 35,522 Views
A short automated flight test with Litchi Ground station, which includes camera automation as well, so it was hands off during the entire flight !
No editing - just a clip. This is my first attempt at using Litchi & I'm quite impressed with the features. It's a shame DJI have nobbled their GS (presumably to avoid lawsuits), but there are some good developers out their making the best of the SDK & imho Litchi appears to be the best...

Litchi - Ground Station test Phantom 3 Advanced (2 min 46 sec)

Posted by the_bunker | Aug 23, 2015 @ 12:58 PM | 35,351 Views
Some video footage I took in Madeira whilst on holiday - it's a fantastic place to film from the air.

The Madeira Files (2 min 27 sec)

Posted by the_bunker | Oct 12, 2013 @ 11:49 AM | 36,221 Views
After reading MO's blog on modding the v949/212 to make it lighter, I wondered if there was anymore weight savings to be made - below is the results of my efforts:

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v212/222 Main body - and the 808#16 camera attached by 4 screws (holes in the camera case aligned to the v222 skid screw points), and a bit of foam underneath for protection on landing. The camera is powered from the Quad battery.

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Here's the complete quad - with P799 props (unfortunately can't get from BG anymore ) and notice I have removed all protection from the prop gears & trimmed the motor holders to the absolute minimum (inc removing motor holders & using wire wraps to hold the motors in place).

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