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 Post subject: The best yet
PostPosted: Fri Feb 07, 2020 6:04 pm 
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Hi , Just as I thought that I would never get to play anymore with " exotic " kit , a nice man came to see me from NY for a health consult .
I have just spent 3 days flying a Ultra High Definition Hassleblad camera on a drone . It has Ir for at night , @ 8 km range , and obsticle advoidance , return to base , follow the target ... real time Gps ( down to 1 meter !!! ) and much ,much more . I am totaly blown away by the whole thing .Fast ,agile silky smooth ..its a perfect camera platform , the Stills and video are such high quality that you Have to have an Apple Mac to do it justice and and two editing suits . The up / down link is real time and is glitch free...just as well if you think obout it . :lol:
The funnyst story I heard was about a guy with his new 4k drone forget to read the manual because he knew about these things . Up went the drone to 300 m ,and then off it went into the distance never to be seen again . :lol: And he was left holding the now no longer needed , expensive ,flight control . :lol: :lolabove: .
The Drone is called a Mavic 2 ... Its on open sale , unlike the er ...um... "exotic" version which is not on sale , despite my pitiful begging ..
Love to all...Chopper.


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 07, 2020 10:43 pm 
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I have the Mavic Mini... It's 2.7K but I challenge you to tell the difference... Great piece of kit and so small and unobtrusive you can patrol a large area with it's 24-27 minute battery life and three batteries... and the controller and drone fit in the cargo pockets of my trousers... :niceone:

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 09, 2020 2:22 pm 
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Hi Ginge ...You lucky bastard ..I am very new to drones and am looking at all of the excuses to buy one ...the Mavic 2 pro probably . I my circumstance I need the highest definition posssable ...and the editing suits ,and apple compu . Fucking expensive ..x 3 as compared to the states . Its sickening . Still , I need to have a bit of fun sometimes..to forget my money worries :lol: . I dont know what your opinion is about the computing side .. Windows running Adobe etc dont cut the number crunch and cant cope with the resalution . When I have a few files ready I will put a bit of stuff up ...And you will see the visual difference between the mini and its bigger brothers . Understand that the nice chap gets paid 54 K(Usd) a month to produce world class piccies and video ...and I for one have never seen anything like them ... The stuff is simply awesome .
Any nouse on the compu side would be more than usefull ...I cant really afford a Mac ..and my compu skills ( Sic ) are not good . Still with the incentive ...well ..i guess a bit of quick learning is coming up !!.
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 09, 2020 8:20 pm 
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Mac has always had the reputation of being the graphic artists choice but nowadays both Windows and Linux can function at the same level... IIRC Photoshop was written on Windows and ported to the Mac years ago.

Google Best 4k editing software and best 4k editing computer to see the price range etc. you are looking at and work from there...

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 09, 2020 9:59 pm 
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Thank you ... :hero: ... So a mac running Linux is the bizz ?


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Mac has been running Linux since Leopard? a decade or so ago... But they are still Mac... <snigger>

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 09, 2020 11:50 pm 
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Gee ..I dont know ...I guess that the issues are complex .I wouldnt want any bill gates stuff or Google smarts in anything that i want to fly . That would be Zero . Compatability and ease of editing is a heavy factor . Fuck all to do with using a camera on a flying platform .
I am so happy that you dont have to run down range to see what is left of the target any more ... :lol: .Send the drone , and edit the footage to make it look like you hit something :roll: :salute:


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 Post subject: Re: The best yet
PostPosted: Mon Feb 10, 2020 8:56 am 
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chopper wrote:
.Send the drone , and edit the footage to make it look like you hit something :roll: :salute:
:lol: :lol: :lol:


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