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Feb 08, 2013, 11:34 AM
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Really curious to see what you think of that camera + lens. I am hearing good things about the OIS of the lens - plus a lot of other good things about that combo. If I had the money - that's where I would spend it
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I too am really curious about this camera/lens combo. Now that you can be our guinea pig, Cedric, I can wait a bit until they become available locally. I can get the lens here now, but since it is as much as the camera body, I will wait until I have something to mount it on.

Anyway, looking forward to the videos.
I'll let you know . It should be good, I keep reading that it beats the 5d Mk lll for video!!!
Waiting for the post man (and gimbal parts from Andrey), I'll post some footage once it is all set up...
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Feb 08, 2013, 11:41 AM
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Nice review: http://www.yonderbluefilms.com/blog/...gh2-video.html

These guys are probably my favorite pros right now. Great bunch of guys.
Feb 08, 2013, 01:47 PM
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there was very little difference between 500 and 600 except for camera tray. with tube camera tray base design, we decided that there is very little reason to offer separate 500 and 600. what we will do is offer gopro mounting kit for 600 and shorter tube set(or you can cut it down) if someone want to make it narrower. this way, you will have greater flexibility.
Great, I'd like to order one with the GoPro mount and tube. How do I do that?
Feb 08, 2013, 03:26 PM
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I am doing a batch of 600 at the moment. it will ship to gary early next week. I can either set one up as gopro or include a short tube kit (if you want both) at a nomical cost. let me know and I will set it up.
Feb 08, 2013, 03:44 PM
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I am doing a batch of 600 at the moment. it will ship to gary early next week. I can either set one up as gopro or include a short tube kit (if you want both) at a nomical cost. let me know and I will set it up.
I'll take one that is already set up for the GoPro. Thanks. But I do have a question. You no longer offer the AG500 which was already made for a GoPro but you do offer the AG600 which costs more and you are charging to make it fit a GoPro? Or is it a choice of how the customer wants it setup with no additional charge? I plan on buying it but I was just curious. Thanks
Feb 08, 2013, 04:41 PM
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well, there was really not much price difference between 500 and 600, which was 25 bucks. with the adjustable camera tray, we thought it was better way to go.
Feb 08, 2013, 04:50 PM
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well, there was really not much price difference between 500 and 600, which was 25 bucks. with the adjustable camera tray, we thought it was better way to go.
OK, thanks. PM sent.
Feb 08, 2013, 05:51 PM
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I'll take one that is already set up for the GoPro. Thanks. But I do have a question. You no longer offer the AG500 which was already made for a GoPro but you do offer the AG600 which costs more and you are charging to make it fit a GoPro? Or is it a choice of how the customer wants it setup with no additional charge? I plan on buying it but I was just curious. Thanks
It should only cost more if you want multiple setups. Frankly, I would just use the standard AG600 adjustable baseplate, with either the GoPro tripod adapter, or by just sticking on one of the flat GoPro supplied adapter plates. This way you can get the GP centered and balanced perfectly.

-- Gary
Feb 08, 2013, 07:35 PM
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Nice review: http://www.yonderbluefilms.com/blog/...gh2-video.html

These guys are probably my favorite pros right now. Great bunch of guys.
I had actually seen that... Thanks though
So I got the beast earlier today, it looks and feels really solid. I tried to fit it onto the AG600 but that was pretty hopeless . I took a few vid samples earlier and the picture is absolutely amazing...

Now all I need is for DJI to come out with a Z15 frame for the GH3, and the AG700 parts for the Lobster

Andrey, Did you manage to send the new plates out today?
Feb 08, 2013, 08:03 PM
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I had actually seen that... Thanks though
So I got the beast earlier today, it looks and feels really solid. I tried to fit it onto the AG600 but that was pretty hopeless . I took a few vid samples earlier and the picture is absolutely amazing...

Now all I need is for DJI to come out with a Z15 frame for the GH3, and the AG700 parts for the Lobster

Andrey, Did you manage to send the new plates out today?
It turns out one of our local camera chains (www.samys.com) has been getting a couple of the GH3s in a week so I went ahead and paid for one. I got the lens as well, as they had that in stock. Anyway, I should get it sometime in the next 3-4 days, I'm guessing.

Mine will be going on my AG700/Lobster setup, which really is the perfect size for it. Can't wait to see the videos, Cedric.

-- Gary
Feb 08, 2013, 11:40 PM
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It turns out one of our local camera chains (www.samys.com) has been getting a couple of the GH3s in a week so I went ahead and paid for one. I got the lens as well, as they had that in stock. Anyway, I should get it sometime in the next 3-4 days, I'm guessing.

Mine will be going on my AG700/Lobster setup, which really is the perfect size for it. Can't wait to see the videos, Cedric.

-- Gary
Nice Gary!

You'll probably be getting everything ready to fly before me
Andrey should have all my Gimbal parts ready tomorrow (Thanks Andrey!), but shipping from the States always takes long from some reason...
Looking forward to seeing your footage too, and maybe we can share HFG gain settings and remote shutter solutions

-- Cedric.
Feb 09, 2013, 08:20 AM
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Any comparison between the Lobster and a Carbon Core y6? Looking to build a 6s Y-config camera ship. Motors will be tiger 400kv motors, 40 or 60 amp esc, 2x5000 mah 6c batteries. Original plan was to build carbon core y6 and mount a 3xpt photoship one gimbal to it. But looking at options before ordering everything next week. We want to stick with 5000mah 6s batteries since that is what we run our single rotors on.
Feb 09, 2013, 09:28 AM
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Any comparison between the Lobster and a Carbon Core y6? Looking to build a 6s Y-config camera ship. Motors will be tiger 400kv motors, 40 or 60 amp esc, 2x5000 mah 6c batteries. Original plan was to build carbon core y6 and mount a 3xpt photoship one gimbal to it. But looking at options before ordering everything next week. We want to stick with 5000mah 6s batteries since that is what we run our single rotors on.

Awesome question! Cant wait to hear what answer you get:-)

Link to those motors?
Feb 09, 2013, 10:09 AM
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http://www.rc-drones.com/rct-MT3520.php
Feb 09, 2013, 04:54 PM
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gary has set of 400kv pancakes (sunnysky 3508) that he want to run on the x8, but I don't see it being an issue. it is very stiff frame. CC frame is very good frame (pim nuts were bit painful, but I guess they come factory installed now) i think weight will be similar by the time you add the LG/isolation though even though CC frame itself is lighter. lobster is bit heavier in the frame, but integrated LG/isolation system saves weight of external lg.

frankly, y6 is y6. as long as it is stiff and reasonably light they should fly the same.


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