It does seem apparent that people are still miffed and upset about the introduction of the flimsy USB ribbon cable on the recently released DJI H3-3D gimbal and many had even sacrificed an old H3-2D so they could salvage the original Hero connector and use that on their new H3-3D gimbal to save having the inevitable “broken ribbon cable in the field” issue.
We came across this video of a GoPro Hero 4 Silver being stripped down by published by EEVBlog and we just had to share it! You can see the new Generation of GoPro is an engineering masterpiece and worth every penny you pay for it!
After almost a year of rumours and speculation GoPro have finally released the official specifications for the much anticipated GoPro Hero 4 Black with many new features that will be massively beneficial to us FPV & AP users.
The introduction of the Mobius Action Camera ushered in a new expectation of FPV and general RC video quality that prior to that had been only with-in the grasp of those who had plenty of cash to splash; however while the video quality of the Mobius is on-par with the higher priced entry-level GoPro 3 White unlike the GoPro options for using your Mobius with a Gimbal have been few and far between, normally involving lots of custom building and questionable results.
The first version of the H3-3D we saw on the market (the V1) retained the same ‘Hero Bus’ port that was used on the original H3-2D gimbals which allowed you to simply ‘click’ your GoPro 3 or 3+ onto the camera plate and fit the retaining bracket; it was extremely tidy with no extra cables or connectors.
DJI have now released the V1.1 H3-3D and the first thing you’ll notice is that the Hero Bus has been dropped (rumour is DJI didn’t want to pay GoPro the license fee to use the Bus) and replaced with 10pin USB connector to provide power and live video output. Continue reading
DJI have just announced the release of a 3-axis GoPro gimbal, again its under the Zenmuse brand so we are pretty much guaranteed it will be simple to install, insanely reliable and perform flawlessly.