Month: December 2017

Thermal Vision Zenmuse XT on Phantom 4? This is the closest one you could get w/ HD Digital Video & Control App

– HD Digital Video gimbal+control system for FLIR Vue Pro to work on Inspire 1/2, Matrices, Phantoms… and other drone
– Range: 1-2km LOS (up to 5km with high-gained antennas – sold separately)
– Runs on its own batteries – run time about 45 minutes per set – batteries swapped easily
– All-in-one Tablet App for viewing and controlling gimmera (pan & tilt, change color palettes, record, zoom, FFC….) (more…)

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7 Tips on Photography

If you’re new to photography and looking for some simple tips and tricks to get your photos looking better, this article will give you 7 tips on photography!

These tips are all compositional based and help you use your “eye” more when taking photos.

Tips on Photography #1 – Avoid the Center

The rule of thirds is what they call it in the photography books. Basically, this advises people taking photos to avoid the center when photographing subjects or objects. This is a great tip to start following your photos. Simply avoid placing people, animals, or anything of interested dead center. Instead, move it to the left or right, or even to the top or bottom.

An example of this is when you take a picture of a person. The main point of interest is their eyes. So, simply avoid placing their eyes dead center. Place them somewhere else! (more…)

How to Maintain the Right Water Pressure in Your Plumbing

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Improper water pressure is a common plumbing problem. If you have such a problem, the first step toward diagnosing and remedying it is measuring your static water pressure.

This is easy enough to do with a water pressure measuring gauge, which most hardware and home improvement stores carry. This simple device consists or a measuring gauge and a standard hookup like those on a garden hose that you can screw onto an exterior hose bib or your washing machine’s cold or hot water bib. To check your house’s static water pressure level, just screw on the measuring gauge, open the faucet, and the gauge will show how much pressure you have on whichever floor the faucet you are using for the check is located (the water pressure on a home’s second floor is typically 8 psi lower than on the first floor). (more…)