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Wrong date/time on latest videos

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by dannytroy, Jun 17, 2014.

  1. dannytroy

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    I had the correct date and time for all videos prior to today. I just took two videos and new videos are dated 12/31/2007. What would make the date change? My Android device (Epson Moverio glasses) has the correct date/time. Please refresh my memory on this. Where can the date be set on the Phantom?
     
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    I get that if I turn off the Phantom without stopping the recording first. Could that be your case?

    Geo
     
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    Yes, that was what I did, but I tried it again using the button on the camera (didn't have the Moverio booted up) and it did the same. I'll try to do more testing tomorrow.
     
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    Every once in a while I will get a video that winds up with that generic time stamp. Never figured out why it happens?
     
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    I searched the manual and DJI makes no mention of setting the date/time. Oh well, if it continues to happen I'll just re-label the file with the date as part of the file name.
     
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    Its gets the date/time from the GPS, hence no need for a manual setting.
     
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    Thanks.... definitely didn't know that.
     
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    I got a couple of those out of date videos also until I formatted the SD card in the camera. I'm not sure if that was what caused it but it has not happened since.
     
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    This weird 2007 date issue happened to me once. Not sure what caused it as I turned off the video recording before turning off the phantom. I haven't seen it in a long time, however.
     
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    Yes, I definitely did turn it off without stopping the recording, but I also followed up with another video by just using the record button on the camera itself. I'm finally getting around to doing some flying today and will re-test. This time I'll try to remember to use that record on-off procedure.

    BTW, I did the opposite last week & forgot to hit record, and missed two very nice looking babes in bikinis that waved to the camera as I hovered near their boat.....****!!!
     
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    I used to do that years ago, except then I was in a Coast Guard helicopter. :cool:
     
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    I've been having the same issue with my Phanton 3 Adv. However, my dates are way off. Mine are showing January 26, 2098! I thought that it was because I formatted the SD card in the drone without benefit of having GPS active. So i just went back outside, acquired GPS and then reformatted the card using the DJI iPhone app (using iOS 9.1). I still get the year 2098 on all my videos. Plus, I'm properly turning off video before turning off the drone. Any ideas?
     
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    Hi bmeighan, I'm having the same issue with my P3 adv. Did you manage to find a solution? Thanks in advance.
     
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    Same issue here with my P3 4k ..... Anyone can help ? thanks
     
  15. Ricardo Camargo

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    Hi, the problem has gone after i change the control board of the gimbal for a new one.
     
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    Thanks for your answer. And where did you find the new control board ? Dji support ?
     
  17. Ricardo Camargo

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    There's no Dji support here in my country. After a few days trying everything I notice that one component of the board was damaged (because of a small crash). I bought one complete gimbal (used), and took only the control board. It was an expensive solution, I know, but now I have also a spare camera and others gimbal parts. Sorry about my english.
     
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    Yes, it's definitely an expensive solution especially if the only impact is the files timestamps :)

    I'll stay like this for the moment.
     
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