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Filming from a golf buggy

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by RPA, Jun 27, 2014.

  1. RPA

    RPA

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    I've offered to film a hole on my Dad's golf course to see if it's worth offering to do it properly.

    I plan to follow the PV2+ in a golf buggy as I'm still not happy flying FPV.

    Are the buggy's electronics likely to cause any issues with the control system? I can cope with lack of FPV but I'd rather not have the control process interfered with.
     
  2. Alib

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    its very hard to fly smoothly in a golf buggy. you get bounced around trying to go at any speed.. if its an electric buggy they go about 4m/s max, which is fairly slow.

    better getting FPV.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0e1Yz_ZGhWc
    [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0e1Yz_ZGhWc[/youtube]
     
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    I doubt the standard electrical cart's electricals will affect the Phantom. There is nothing of any significant frequency in most carts (unless some aftermarket toys). It's almost all DC.

    -- edit --
    Let me qualify that: If the cart uses brushed DC motors, there could be all kinds of arcing going on that could create all kinds of noise. I can't say for sure that you will or will not encounter that.
     
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    Ok. Thanks all.
     
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    Well the buggy didn't make it spin out of the sky but Alib is right. Buggy movement plus trying to fly is too hard for me. I walked and let it fly ahead. If it's smooth enough I'll speed the footage up when I edit it.
     
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    Arrived late to find the sun just where I didn't want it. Never mind. It was still fun.
     

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