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Anybody tried (or witnessed) a dual remote set-up?

Discussion in 'Inspire 1 Discussion' started by danvet, Jan 7, 2015.

  1. danvet

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    Call me cynical but it crossed my mind whether the delay shipping the dual remote version wasn't actually short supply of the remotes but more that this functionality is still being worked on.

    This is based on absolutely nothing at all - though the fact that the firmware updates seem to be frequent and the app isn't yet on v1.0 which makes just a little concerned that maybe the I1 isn't quite ready for market. Not that it affects me, as I'm still waiting for my Chinese santa to make his delivery!

    Has anybody seen a dual remote set-up in action?
     
  2. worldsoutro

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    I know the ease and usefulness with a second person but it it near 100% functional without one?
     
  3. danvet

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    I believe so - my understanding is that you tap and hold the live video feed to pan and tilt the camera - and it works well.
     
  4. shockwave199

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    Not much I realize, but I happen to catch this yesterday.

     
  5. danvet

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    Cool - thanks for sharing!
     
  6. Tahoe Ed

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    I used a dual Tx when I shot video in Lake Tahoe. It works well and I was relaxed just being the Pilot.
     
  7. Wiski23

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    Can you rotate the camera 360" with the 1 controller?
    Do we know the limitations of 1 controller compared with 2 yet? Besides ease of use.

    Cheers wiski
     
  8. Tahoe Ed

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    The limits are 320 in each direction. The gimbal will not freely rotate 360 degrees but will rotate 360 from a single point if that makes sense to you.
     
  9. Morgon

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    @shockwave199 just posted a video of a Night Flight he found that uses a dual-controller setup. Curious if they somehow got a dual-controller package, or simply borrowed a controller from a second Inspire.
     
  10. Mohan

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    I have a 2 controller setup and it works as per the manual. The slave controller is identical to the master controller in terms of hardware. However when you make a controller a slave it asks to pair to a master controller within the app software

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  11. deftspyder

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    I flew camera on an inspire at DJI USA a couple days ago... it works great.
     
  12. gruvpix

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    What he said, it's a bit tricky and disorienting at first, but is needed to achieve complex shots that are simply impossible with one operator. For a static subject I prefer flying the drone myself and leaving the cam in follow mode as this way I can get the shot I want, but for complex tracking shots i.e. if you are following a moving target and keeping them centred in the frame this is much easier to accomplish with two people.