Is Mavic's focus firmware driven, or more on the actual hardware?

Discussion in 'General Discussions' started by Fireblade, Nov 6, 2016.

  1. Fireblade

    Fireblade Well-Known Member

    Oct 25, 2016
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    So I'm curious, if DJI wanted to, can they set up the Mavic so that the focus is similar to the phantom series just by updating via firmware (ie everything in focus)? Or is this more camera driven and you have no choice but to pick a focus. I'm thinking it's the latter but just curious what you guys think.
  2. 4wd

    4wd Well-Known Member

    Oct 12, 2016
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    North York Moors
    I think the need to focus has come about due to the narrower field of view.
    They could possibly have a firmware update have it default to infinity.
    I'm not quite clear why it tends to focus on something a few feet away at take off anyway - it's almost as if during start up it self focuses on centre of screen?
    In that case if you raised it up on a table for example it might start focused on something further away.
    (don't have one yet to try)
  3. schpenxel

    schpenxel Well-Known Member

    Oct 28, 2016
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    Seems like they could make it auto focus or do some kind of infinity by default at least..
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