P4 Lightbridge + Slave Remote

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I am confused. The P4 supposedly has lightbridge, and some threads talk about joining a slave remote:

Second Remote for P4... Options?

Yet, I cannot find the P4 remote for sale separately and DJI seems to think it cannot be done:

Dear XXXXXk,

Thanks for contacting DJI customer support.

We are sorry that Phantom 4 is not supportive with a slave RC.

Thanks for choosing DJI.

Regards,

DJI Customer Support​

Are they wrong? Has anyone bound a slave remote so that one controls the camera and another controls the drone?

-iWombat
 
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Right again. Guess no-one has tried Slave with P4, maybe DJI support is right.

Still confused about why though. Thought lightbridge implied slave support.
 

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Lightbridge is just a long-range, spread-spectrum radio link that handles control, telemetry and video. It doesn't imply anything beyond that - other features are platform dependent.

In any case, on a P4 the only camera control is pitch, so a separate controller for that doesn't make all that much sense.
 
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Control is not what I really wanted anyway, I was just hoping to use hdmi output on a modded slave remote for an "untethered" connection to a television 50 yards away from the real controller flying the copter.

Is there some lightbridge receiver I can use instead?

Otherwise, I need to hook up a 50-ft hdmi cable to my hdmi-modded P4 remote and tether myself to the house.
 
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That's true. I use an iPad Air 2. I guess there is also the YouTube Streaming option if I can figure out how to stream it through a wi-fi connection so it doesn't eat all my cellular data.
 
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Certainly doesn't have to be an Apple device, my Asus 8s works with my new curved Samsung TV without using an app. I am an apple guy tho, my IPhone shoots YouTube right to it too without an app.
 
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