Can you fly the phantom 4 without the camera/gimbal installed?

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Hello! Is the Phantom 4 able to fly as normal without the camera/gimbal and still send telemtry data back to the rc?

Just want to confirm that the dji app/telemetry/distance and altitude wont be limited without the camera/gimbal installed as it is with the p3s.

Thank you for your help!
 
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I fly a Phantom 3Advanced regularly for air quality research with gimbal/camera platform removed to make room for an instrument cluster mounted between the landing gear legs. Everything works fine. Easy to take off and replace that assembly.

What are you doing with it?
 
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I fly a Phantom 3Advanced regularly for air quality research with gimbal/camera platform removed to make room for an instrument cluster mounted between the landing gear legs. Everything works fine. Easy to take off and replace that assembly.

What are you doing with it?
I am using it to map a network's lte/4g coverage. I have a phantom 3 professional that can fly without the camera/gimbal and still send telemetry and follow litchi routes. Just need to know if the phantom 4 can do this as well.
 
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Anyone want to remove the camera and see if they can fly it? lol Thanks!

p.s. Would be flying this with the litchi app so if you want to test that for me that be amazing.

thanks for any help!
 
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Yes. I know some who do that when teaching. That way if there is a crash, the camera isn't damaged.
 

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Pretty sure you can as long as the bird is linked to the remote. I am too sick to try it right now. You might want to cover the giant hole where the gimbal should be.
 
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Hello, I was looking to buy the phantom 2 or 3 to try to fly without the camera gimbal but what little info I found indicated I could fly but lose most of the app functionality and telemetry. But at least with the phantom3 Advanced there might be some hope.... Can you fly waypoint routes?
 

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