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Controlling a Xiaomi Yi camera from Solo

Started by Kelly Schrock. Last reply by CarlaJackson Dec 1, 2018. 32 Replies

Aside from Thanksgiving, I had a fun weekend.I've been using a Feiyu-Tech gimbal on my Solo (because I wanted to see if I could get it to work), and wanted to be able to control the camera from my…Continue

4K Action Camera Wifi WiMiUS L3 2.45'' LCD Touch Screen $42 off

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WiMiUS L2 4K is an impressive affordable action camera [Review]

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There are lots of affordable action cameras on the market, but not many of those…Continue

Win A Wimius L1 Action Camera Giveaway(08/15/2017)

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3D Robotics
Comment by Vu Tran on November 16, 2015 at 11:15am

@DG

How long did you wait?  Factory resets wouldn't fix that.  I'd love to walk you through the update.  We can reach out to you if you'd like.  Solo has improved by orders of magnitude from when we launched.

Comment by DG on November 16, 2015 at 10:57am

So I bought a 2nd Solo to give it another try since the gimbal is now available. Amazon has $200 off for the bundle, and BB matched it.  

It will not update Solo; stuck on "This app will disconnect from Solo WiFi during the udpate" and that's it.

Did a factory reset several times but nothing.  Back it goes.


Developer
Comment by Philip on November 4, 2015 at 1:42pm
Hi Craig
I am hopeful of some positive movement on that topic soon, and will publish some details as soon as I have some.
Comment by Craig P. on November 4, 2015 at 1:15pm

Anyone heard any news on the optical flow sensor (vision sensor) for the Solo? 

It would be nice to get more stability and safety in some locations surrounded by taller vegetation, such as creeks, rivers, rapids, small waterfalls, under difficult to reach abandoned trestles, ect.. that have large areas, however still emphasizing safety (for the environment) and stability (safety for the solo itself). While I know there is always the option to fly in manual worst case scenario, however having an increase in stability on the sensor end would be a lot more beneficial incase of momentary gps loss...

Comment by Wahapainan on October 29, 2015 at 4:24pm

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Finally got my refund from Paypal in my favor. DSLRPros was nothing but uncooperative in giving a refund after having my item for FIVE WEEKS. I'm thankful Paypal was able to very quickly see through the BS. I'd advise anyone that isn't getting a refund in a timely manner from DLSRPros to open up a dispute and if you are shipping something back to DSLRPros, to get signature confirmation (required by paypal).

Comment by Dennis Masel on October 28, 2015 at 5:01am

The only thing that I have been able to do with the Solo/GoPro combination is to start and stop the recording on the GoPro, remotely (haven't tried any other implied features (changing recording formats, fps or taking photos while shooting video).  I never have been able to record video directly on my Android Device.

Comment by Joseph Bruno on October 27, 2015 at 6:50pm
Everyone is waiting for the gopro controls update which should be out soon. You have to stop recording before powering off solo since the new feature to also turn off the camera was implemented which is nice. That's not solos fault.
Comment by Fish on October 27, 2015 at 12:44pm

Yikes. I haven't updated any software yet so not experiencing THESE problems...This sounds pretty bad Mike (Boland). Anyone else having these issues?

Comment by Mike Boland on October 27, 2015 at 11:36am

Does anyone know when we might get the GoPro control that was advertised?

I am not even getting responses from 3DR now, they have just gone dark on the issue.

With the latest update of GoPro firmware and Solo software/firmware I now can get the GoPro to start recording but have now found if I turn off the Solo the GoPro trashes the currently recording file on it's card as the Solo turns it off.

My iOS devices won't record footage anymore as they would with the earlier software. 

This is starting to get really frustrating.

I still love you 3DR but please keep us in the loop about your software development and troubles. We WILL understand.

Comment by Dennis Masel on October 27, 2015 at 8:07am

Short Answer: Yes

Long Answer:  Originally placed order for Solo and Gimbal with DSLRPros during the free battery give away period (7/15/15).  Finally Cancelled the order (per directions) on 9/28/15 and ordered directly with 3DR (on 9/28/15).  Solo Received 10/6/15.  Gimbal received 10/13/15.  Battery not yet received.

 
 
 

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