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Can Photos be taken during video recording?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by dysan911, Jun 16, 2015.

  1. dysan911

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    I was just curious if it were possible to click the Shutter button on the remote and take a photo while a video recording was in progress. I couldn't find anything in the manual about this.
     
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    That explains why I didn't have a photo on my MicroSD card. ;) Thanks for the confirmation!
     
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    No, however, frame grabs from 4k video produce great results. (4000x3000, 12MB)
     
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    Not sure if thats a firmware thing or not . . . .but in VID mode I can take a still by pressing button on TOP Right. Any1 else? {P3P}
     
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    If you are not recording at the time.
     
    Falcon900 and AG Drone Works like this.
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    If the bird is flying on a mission in the "curve" mode and recording video ... can you "pause" the mission ... stop the video and then take a photo?

    If this is possible is there any unforeseen problems?

    What if signal is lost about this time ... will the bird RTH?
     
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    Yes you can.

    Nope,

    The bird will only RTH if the battery gets to low to complete the mission.
     
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    Thanks for the reply ... next time I go flying I will give it a try
     
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    If you want a picture but don't want to stop the recording, you can put the video in windows movie maker (other editing softwares will probably work too) and you can do what's called a "snapshot". Here's a video on how to do it...
     
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    Tyson ... thanks for the great tip! I will give it a try.

    Question ... is the quality equal to the quality if you were to take a separate photo?
     
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    I think so. It should be. If the video it the same quality as a separate photo then doing it that way should be.
     
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