phantom flex 4k

Phantom Flex 4K
Phantom Flex 4K
Phantom Flex 4K setup instructions for stop motion animation or time-lapse photography with Dragonframe

Supported Versions

Requires Dragonframe 4.3.4 or newer. (5.x, 2024.x are newer).

Live View

The Phantom Flex 4K provides a live view via its USB connection. The live view size is 1920 x 960.

Camera Settings

Dragonframe controls the Phantom Flex 4K ISO, shutter speed, capture format, and size.


The Phantom integration is only available on Windows.

Product Info

You can find the Phantom Flex 4K manual and specifications at the Phantom website.

Setup Instructions

  1. Create a new scene or open an existing scene. (Dragonframe will not connect to your camera unless you have a scene open.)
  2. Power your camera by AC power if possible, or use a fully charged battery.
  3. Close any other applications that might connect to your camera.
    • - For macOS, Open Image Capture, select your camera, then in pop up area in lower-left select Connection camera opens: No application. (See Picture)
  4. Make sure Dropbox is not a client of the camera.
  5. You may need to quit Google Backup and Sync, since it can interfere with the camera even if you turn off syncing.
  6. If you have anti-virus software, white-list Dragonframe so that it may access your camera.
  7. In Dragonframe's Preferences | Capture, select Enable Phantom module and restart Dragonframe.
  8. Adjust shutter speed and ISO in the Camera Settings area of the Cinematography workspace.
  9. Proceed to the Cinematography workspace to adjust the camera exposure settings, check focus, and take test shots.