Adding to the handheld gimbal stabilizers after last year’s Movi introduction, DJI has ventured into the market with the Ronin. It is designed to deliver stabilization for a number of cameras ranging from the Red Epic to Micro Four Thirds Cameras. [click to continue…]
The DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ was announced at NAB this week and upgrades the previous Phantom 2 Vision with the complete package of quadcopter, camera and gimbal. [click to continue…]
A ruling last week by a National Transportation Safety Board judge declared that the FAA’s ban on commercial use of aerial drones carries no weight under federal law. [click to continue…]
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In July 2013, I posted an article detailing the numerous flyaway reports for the Phantom quadcopter that many users had experienced. It proved to be a very popular topic and users are still reporting issues and addressing possible solutions in this forum thread.
When I asked DJI about the issue via email last year, I received what seemed to be a basic troubleshooting response. Later in 2013, DJI released the Phantom 2 Vision and Phantom 2 quadcopter with additional features; however, the documentation for the Phantom 2 did not allude to any flyaway concerns relating to the original Phantom.
I attended DJI’s press conference at CES 2014, which highlighted the Phantom 2. After the press conference, DJI opened the floor for questions, at which time I presented the question from Photography Bay forum member and reader concerns regarding the original Phantom flyaways and whether the Phantom 2 takes into account any of these concerns with new safeguard to prevent flyaways. [click to continue…]
DJI’s new Phantom 2 Vision quadcopter is getting Adobe DNG RAW file support for its built-in 14MP camera. The update should be available later in December. [click to continue…]