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Installed Strobe Lights on Mavic Pro

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I installed the strobe light kit from Firehouse Technology on my Mavic Pro this morning. They're not ARC2 but are they ever bright! I am looking forward to my first illuminated flight soon. It's raining now, will have to wait. 😭 Should help VLOS flying greatly.
 

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I installed the strobe light kit from Firehouse Technology on my Mavic Pro this morning. They're not ARC2 but are they ever bright! I am looking forward to my first illuminated flight soon. It's raining now, will have to wait. 😭 Should help VLOS flying greatly.
Pictures! Send pictures of the new set up
 
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Consider some strobes facing rearward. Much easier to see your bird outbound. White is proven to have the easiest visualization and longest visual distance.
 

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I installed the strobe light kit from Firehouse Technology on my Mavic Pro this morning. They're not ARC2 but are they ever bright! I am looking forward to my first illuminated flight soon. It's raining now, will have to wait. 😭 Should help VLOS flying greatly.
Reelman67, very cool! Thx for sharing. Do you any concerns the strobe lights will affect flight quality in any way? I will check the website link, but if your in the group chat right now, what was your cost? Thx!!
 

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Will the front strobe be picked up in the camera while doing night videography??
 

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I use the Strobon and have them attached to the Pro Platinum with Command Velcro Strips.20190301_202027_HDR.jpeg
 
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Reelman67, very cool! Thx for sharing. Do you any concerns the strobe lights will affect flight quality in any way? I will check the website link, but if your in the group chat right now, what was your cost? Thx!!
I shouldn't think they will affect flight in any way. Paid $80 (on sale currently)
 

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Will the front strobe be picked up in the camera while doing night videography??
Don't know. Haven't flown at night. Technically a 107 rule item. I am not 107 rated (yet!)
 

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Don't know. Haven't flown at night. Technically a 107 rule item. I am not 107 rated (yet!)
I had interference in camera from front mounted light.Especially so if a bit of humidity or haze in the air.
 

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I installed the strobe light kit from Firehouse Technology on my Mavic Pro this morning. They're not ARC2 but are they ever bright! I am looking forward to my first illuminated flight soon. It's raining now, will have to wait. 😭 Should help VLOS flying greatly.
I use the same type of strobes. One on top and one on the bottom. The only concern is that it make my MPP more visible for a nutcase or two to try and shoot down.
 

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How are you mounting/ attaching?
I was using the supplied double backed tape which came with the kit but now am going to use outdoor rated velcro. The tape seems flimsy.
 

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Not the best looking but I am trying to see what's the best way to fit so when doing video at night it don't get into final recording. I have yet to test but hopefully it will work

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Switched over to velcro. Much better! Have yet to see if placement will affect video.
I am using good old tie straps, its not the best only when i test it i will see if it affects my video at night.
 

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