Active track... choosing Trace, Spotlight or Profile

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  1. dgreno

    dgreno Member

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    I did a test today of Active Track, but can't figure out how to select the sub-modes (trace, spotlight, profile). In some articles and videos, a menu seems to come in from the right that allows a selection to be made, but I never saw it. What am I missing?

    Had a good day though...

     
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    Was that an otter? It looked like an otter splashed in the water in that break in the road/dam just as you were approaching it.
     
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    Yeah, it was an otter. Surprised us as we didn't know this was otter territory, but an online search confirmed it.
     
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    I was trying to figure out where in Northern California that was... I'm guessing it's Nicasio Reservoir based on your other videos, or someplace else nearby.

    I grew up and lived most of my life in the East Bay before bugging out to Texas. So it reminds me of my youth in Lafayette as well as the vast hills of Livermore.

    Otters... who would have thought?
     
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    You got it... Nicasio Reservoir. Apparently the river otters are making a comeback in Northern California.
     
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    Any native animal bigger than a mouse that is making a comeback is fine by me. The more the merrier. :)
     
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    Neat!!
    Did you see it when you were there or only later in the footage?


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    I saw it as we approached the gap in the old road. The is the second time I've accidentally caught wildlife with the drone. I was using my Phantom 3 4K to practice with Litchi and was flying up my street and over my house. When I looked at the final footage I saw a fox run out from under the deck and up the hill in the back yard. Pretty cool and we ended up having a fox with seven kits living under the deck for a couple of months and basically destroying the landscaping... cute though!

     

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    Man, I want to go flying with you some time. You seem to have some good luck! Thanks for sharing!


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