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Can you record with Goggles to the SD card on board?

tjcooper

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I have tried about six times now to record a Mavic Pro stream to the goggles SD card. While the record makes an "DJI_record" directory on the SD card, all of
the directories are empty. No video stream appears anywhere.

So can I hit the record button on the goggles during flight and get the video on the goggle's SD card?

I have noticed that on the SD card in the Mavio Pro that the video goes to directory: DCIM / 100Media

I have created that directory structure on the goggle's SD card and put a .mp4 video there.
The video shows up on the "local storage" of the goggles, but I cannot get the video (a movie theater video) to play. It says that the video cannot be played. It is less than 1.1 GB in size and I have tried both exFat and Fat32 cards of less than 64GB in size.
Anybody been successful at taking a MOV or .MP4 video from their computer on putting it on the goggle SD card and getting it to play on goggle screen?
tjcooper
 

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To my knowledge any ‘record’ or ‘take picture’ command will only record video/photos only to the aircraft SD card.
 

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I have tried about six times now to record a Mavic Pro stream to the goggles SD card. While the record makes an "DJI_record" directory on the SD card, all of
the directories are empty. No video stream appears anywhere.

So can I hit the record button on the goggles during flight and get the video on the goggle's SD card?

I have noticed that on the SD card in the Mavio Pro that the video goes to directory: DCIM / 100Media

I have created that directory structure on the goggle's SD card and put a .mp4 video there.
The video shows up on the "local storage" of the goggles, but I cannot get the video (a movie theater video) to play. It says that the video cannot be played. It is less than 1.1 GB in size and I have tried both exFat and Fat32 cards of less than 64GB in size.
Anybody been successful at taking a MOV or .MP4 video from their computer on putting it on the goggle SD card and getting it to play on goggle screen?
tjcooper

One of these is from page 7 and the other from page 19 of the manual.


RE Goggle SD.PNG RE Goggle SD2.PNG
 

rangemaster728

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RE must have different feature set than original (white) Goggles...OP did not specify which set he owns.
Per the latest (white, not RE) manual, V1.6 you can only save a local screenshot on the SD card from the Goggles.
 
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tjcooper

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rangemaster728,
your estimation is correct. I have the "poor man's goggles from DJI". In its manual there is no mention of saving "record" to the SD on the goggles. I will check in V1.6 to see if anything has changed. I have hit the "record" two finger tap on the x,y panel and nothing has been recorded.

Does anyone know if you can import a non DJI video on the the goggles to be played from local storage?
tjcooper
 

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tj - I have the ‘original’ goggles as well...the 1.6 manual added info on screenshots.

Yes, I believe I have exported a movie to an SD card and used the goggles as a player; later this morning I’ll haul them out, pull the card and let you know the file format/location.
 

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I checked just now...
I was able to load an .mp4 file (a movie) to the \DCIM\100MEDIA folder and it plays fine...

BTW the file is 1.01GB, 2hrs, 2 minutes long with a frame width of 1280, frame height of 532.

I loaded a second movie as well; 1.17GB, mp4, 2hrs 10 mins, 1280x580... it played as well with no problems.
 

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Much thanks for data. I will try again to see if my movie will play in the "local storage" area.
tjcooper
 

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