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2.4ghz FPV Kit for FC40

Discussion in 'Phantom FC40 Discussion' started by PaCharger, Oct 14, 2014.

  1. PaCharger

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    Looking for thoughts on the following product list.
    I posted this on the FPV subforum as well, but NO reply or comments on if it will work.

    I found this one:
    This is a pretty strong 2.4ghz tx and rx kit.

    http://hobbywireless.com/24-ghz-systems ... -p-21.html
    This is 1000mW, they have another one that is 500mW

    ....and they have a plug and play go pro hero 3 wire for $3-4.00

    For Monitors I was looking at these two:
    http://www.ebay.com/itm/7-inch-LCD-TFT- ... 3a95bfb8c5

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/7-HD-800x480-TF ... 35dce61233

    Any thoughts?
    My only gut hunch is that I'll need a bigger more powerful antenna for the receiver.
     
  2. BlackOpsTeamster

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  4. darwin-t

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    I have a 400 mw system on mine. I could go 500 yards, no problem. I added a better vertical antenna on the receiver and got out to 790 yards with no loss of signal. That was with the best possible circumstances, though.
    I'd go with the 1,000 mw version
     
  5. PaCharger

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    How did you power your receiver? 1000mW might drain the battery pretty quickly as well
     
  6. darwin-t

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    Mine is 400 mw. I suppose it does drain the battery more quickly. The weight of my gimbal and GoPro drain it pretty quickly, too.