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Re: Drone for filming Kiting?

Postby alexrider » Sun Aug 20, 2017 2:17 pm

The Staaker, good features compared to AirDog, rather basic too, but one main drawback: cannot control start/stop GoPro remotely. Might not be even be released yet.
https://www.dcrainmaker.com/2017/02/sta ... drone.html

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Re: Drone for filming Kiting?

Postby vannibombonato » Mon Aug 21, 2017 11:18 am

Just filmed my wife kiting in Madagascar with the Mavic, it was fantastic and wind was in the 25-30kn range.

Had to fly it in sports mode, and rigorously filmed only upwind of my take off location so to be prepared in case of wind increase.
Kept it at around 25-30meters altitude so not to worry about kite lines etc.
to note, it was an ideal location as we are talking about a remote bay with no one else on the water.

The Mavic is absolutely unbeatable to me for its portability factor, I can go anywhere with it, remote and 3 batteries and the whole package is as big as my dslr: just unbelievable.

The downside is that I'll never film myself, as I would only let a pro pilot use my drone.
I am honestly waiting for Dji to finally enter the sports market with something a-la Airdog.

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Re: Drone for filming Kiting?

Postby john a » Thu Aug 31, 2017 8:45 am

alexrider wrote:
Sun Aug 20, 2017 2:17 pm
The Staaker, good features compared to AirDog, rather basic too, but one main drawback: cannot control start/stop GoPro remotely. Might not be even be released yet.
https://www.dcrainmaker.com/2017/02/sta ... drone.html
The Staaker is out, I have it and have bin filming kiting with it. It does work, easy to control while riding. Also have Dji Phantom 2 and Mavic pro...

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Re: Drone for filming Kiting?

Postby Black_Cat » Thu Aug 31, 2017 9:22 am

Has anyone tried filming with the dji spark? The cost is more in my price bracket, but more concerned with short flight time and being lighter weight maybe it's less stable too?

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Re: Drone for filming Kiting?

Postby john a » Thu Aug 31, 2017 7:53 pm

Black_Cat wrote:
Thu Aug 31, 2017 9:22 am
Has anyone tried filming with the dji spark? The cost is more in my price bracket, but more concerned with short flight time and being lighter weight maybe it's less stable too?
Haven´t tried it but have heard it can´t take as much wind... so was not an option for me when I bought the Mavic

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Re: Drone for filming Kiting?

Postby f2020 » Fri Sep 01, 2017 7:55 am

DJI has released yesterday the Mavic Platinum. 30mn airtime and 60% less noise. It seems a good candidate for me.

http://www.dji.com/mavic-pro-platinum?f ... nding_page

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Re: Drone for filming Kiting?

Postby jorg » Fri Sep 01, 2017 6:42 pm

hey can u share any footage with Staaker?
john a wrote:
Thu Aug 31, 2017 8:45 am
The Staaker is out, I have it and have bin filming kiting with it. It does work, easy to control while riding. Also have Dji Phantom 2 and Mavic pro...

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Re: Drone for filming Kiting?

Postby john a » Sat Sep 02, 2017 1:41 pm

jorg wrote:
Fri Sep 01, 2017 6:42 pm
hey can u share any footage with Staaker
Well have to find time to go through all and edit, but for sure soon. A photo for now at least
Skjermbilde 2017-08-30 kl. 20.10.37-01.jpeg
Staaker shot
Skjermbilde 2017-08-30 kl. 20.05.25-01.jpeg
Staaker shot2
Need uv filter on the gopro here though...

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Re: Drone for filming Kiting?

Postby deniska » Tue Sep 05, 2017 3:15 pm

my revolutionary working prototype..
Should I go indiegogo or kickstarter? :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Drone for filming Kiting?

Postby maffhieu » Tue Sep 05, 2017 5:29 pm

deniska wrote:
Tue Sep 05, 2017 3:15 pm
my revolutionary working prototype..
Should I go indiegogo or kickstarter? :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
phpBB [video]
:lol: :lol: :lol:

Good one :thumb:

You should, people give their money for nothing in return these days :rollgrin: :rollgrin:


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