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Purchase Suggestions & Help

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Apollo2013, Jul 6, 2014.

  1. Apollo2013

    Jul 6, 2014
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    I'm looking to purchase a Phantom 2 with a Zenmuse mount (http://www.dji.com/product/phantom-2). Some of the included options and functionality are not clear on the DJI website. If anyone could clarify that would be great.

    -Besides the Phantom 2 body and Zenmuse munt, what else comes with the kit?
    -What phone apps work out of the box with it, and what functionality do they have?
    ---Will I be able to monitor the Phantom's orientation and position via my iPhone?
    ---Am I able to program a path using waypoints on an iPhone, or do I need an iPad?

  2. OI Photography

    Sep 23, 2013
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    Clarksville, TN
    The Phantom 2 + Zenmuse doesn't have any native interface for mobile devices, but you can add DJI's iPad groundstation for a lot of that: http://www.dji.com/product/ipad-ground-station

    The Phantom 2 Vision and Vision+ do have a control and tracking interface that can be used on iPads and iPhones and android Phones/tablets as well...but there's not really any practical way to migrate that to a regular P2 + Zenmuse.
  3. Mal_PV2_Ireland

    Mar 4, 2014
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    Dublin Ireland
    You might want to hold off and see what this is like when Dronexpert release this nifty little mod. They've managed to put a h3-3d on an p2v+ and are able to connect the vision phone app with a gopro and a digital camera. It gives the best of both worlds :)
    Quickrelease Vision+ (switch to GoPro and still u…: http://youtu.be/qIY7M8lD6CM
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