Author Topic: T2 vs T3 (I know, I know) hate these topics but need 1 for RC helicopter  (Read 4150 times)

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Right, so as the title suggests, this will be a dedicated Video Shooter on a Remote Controlled Multirotor. Sooo light weight, good image quality and I vaguely recall a ML build with continuous autofocus???? At some point this will transition to a Pana GH3 but in the meantime, which would you recommend, the T2i or the T3i??

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Re: T2 vs T3 (I know, I know) hate these topics but need 1 for RC helicopter
« Reply #1 on: October 20, 2012, 09:06:14 PM »
T3i hands down.

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Re: T2 vs T3 (I know, I know) hate these topics but need 1 for RC helicopter
« Reply #2 on: November 05, 2012, 07:09:28 AM »
I guess you already looked at GoPro3 and rejected it.
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Re: T2 vs T3 (I know, I know) hate these topics but need 1 for RC helicopter
« Reply #3 on: November 05, 2012, 06:45:14 PM »
GoPro probably the best choice for this application. SLR is waaaay heavier.

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Re: T2 vs T3 (I know, I know) hate these topics but need 1 for RC helicopter
« Reply #4 on: November 05, 2012, 07:40:33 PM »
T3i seems like the best choice for video given all the recent development. Check out this thread where a T2i was used. This certainly shows that the weight can be supported given when paired with the right RC copter. As far as autofocus goes, you'll have better luck settings the focus manually to the hyperfocal distance. That will give you your infinite DOF as long as you are not flying very low or very close to things.