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1800M with Phantom 3 Standard!!! (Windsurfer CE)

Discussion in 'Standard/4k Discussion' started by JamesG2571, Mar 15, 2016.

  1. JamesG2571

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    Hello,

    I did a range test of my phantom 3 standard.

    I flew out until the drone lost signal and came home, once without a windsurfer and the second run with one.

    Here are my flight logs.

    First flight
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    Second flight
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    I filmed a video for youtube.




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  2. AngryBird

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    Great results!
    I`ll try my windsurfer this weekend.
     
  3. Multicoptertec

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    only 1.2 miles?
     
  4. henrydavis

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    The windsurfer really does work. I've taken my P3S out to 6100 feet over a field at around 200 ft elevation. Without it I was getting around a third of that distance.
     
  5. JamesG2571

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    I'm in the UK so my controller is set to CE which is less powerful than what you get in USA


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  6. JamesG2571

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    I'm in the UK so my controller is set to CE which is less powerful than what you get in USA


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  7. Multicoptertec

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    Ahh, ok.
     
  8. JamesG2571

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    Yeah CE mode sucks, CE is 500m max (Supposedly) and FCC which is US is 1000m max. So if im able to get around 1000m in CE mode that means that you can get even further with FCC mode without windsurfer:)
     
  9. JamesG2571

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    Yeah it really does work!! don't see why DJI don't supply the phantom 3 with one as they don't cost much to make
     
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    love the NASA jacket. I want one.
     
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  11. JamesG2571

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    It's pretty cool and also very warm! Great for England haha


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  12. Nabzo

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    Great video you windsurfer does a good job share your diy windsurfer build. ..

    I see you recording 1080p 30fps ?
     
  13. JamesG2571

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    Thanks for watching.

    My Windsurfer build is from here - DIY Antenna Booster for Phantom 3

    Im a Video Production Student and I shoot in 1080p 30 because its easier to work with in post as I will have multiple cameras footage all at 1080p and no need to rescale or upscale therefore keeping constant quality throughout :) Hope that answered your question.
     
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  14. Nabzo

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    Nice keep it up
     
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    Yes windsurfer works well on my P3s too, I am in Australia so ce mode got out to 2500m
     
  16. JamesG2571

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    Wow that's really impressive for a windsurfer!! Did you loose wifi connection?


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