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Can't configure Tarot T-2D gimbal

Started this discussion. Last reply by George Mason Oct 25, 2015. 5 Replies

I've been trying to get the Tarot T-2D configuration application to run for a couple of weeks in a VM with no luck. I've tried VirtualBox with:Windows 7Windows 7, running the .exe in WinXP…Continue

Tags: t-2d, tarot, gimbal, video, gopro

RSSI on OSD through DSMX

Started this discussion. Last reply by nickthecook Jul 29, 2014. 1 Reply

I've got the MinimOSD from 3DR and a Spektrum DX6i with AR610 receiver. I would like RSSI info in my OSD.I can get DSMX out of my receiver, but can APM read this input, or do I need to get DORA and…Continue

Tags: fpv, video, osd, dsmx, rssi

Questions for videographers

Started this discussion. Last reply by Justin H. Aug 1, 2014. 23 Replies

I am close to getting a Y6 with GoPro and T-2D gimbal in the air, and I'm hoping to eventually get some great footage of friends on mountain bikes. To that end, I have some questions for…Continue

Tags: gimbal, gopro, camera, photography, videography

Power gimbal and video tx from one battery

Started this discussion. Last reply by nickthecook Jul 29, 2014. 1 Reply

I have a 3DR Y6 with a small 3S battery powering my video Tx. I'm adding a Tarot T-2D gimbal.How can I power the gimbal from the video Tx battery?Alternatively, how can I power the gimbal from the…Continue


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Moved from Y6B to Alien 560 Quad. Working on telemetry over cellular and videography.

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First Y6 -> GoPro -> LightWorks -> YouTube workflow test

Posted on August 11, 2014 at 12:45pm 3 Comments

This is my first attempt at producing something with drone video that is not boring or painful to watch. The footage I captured with my new Tarot T-2D and GoPro had some vibration and lighting issues, but this edit is the best of what I did get.

I used LightWorks to edit the video, add the music, and to increase the contrast - the raw video from the GoPro was a…


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