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3D printed windsurfer for P3S

Discussion in 'Standard/4k Discussion' started by jointeffort, Jan 25, 2016.

  1. jointeffort

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    [​IMG]

    Anyone try this? For the price I will. Just ordered. Love how it fits.


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  2. Tony Cowan

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    I ordered one. But it was only 4.99. I'm still waiting for it to arrive.


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  3. P.Lindblom

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    I too paid $5 for mine. With it I managed to get 2153m before the signal was lost. Without it, just a few minutes earlier and in the same place, I couldn't go further than 1740m. The windsurfer added 400m of range, but it certainly interfered with the 2,4GHz antennas and made the video feed extremely choppy at 1500m+. Without the windsurfer my video feed is usually flawless until the RC signal is lost, so I don't think I'll use it again.

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  4. jointeffort

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    Well, $11.99 seems fair. I have guaranteed delivery via Amazon by this Friday. I'll let you guys know how it goes.


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  5. Maverick81

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    I got mine but haven't got to test it yet. Got the same one as you off amazon seller...[​IMG][​IMG]


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  6. Maverick81

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    Thinking about lining it with copper instead of this aluminum do you think it would make any difference? Good or Bad?...


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  7. Tony Cowan

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    Everything I ever read said with copper the range was even better. Where will you get a thin layer of copper from? I might do the same.


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  8. jointeffort

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    I used it today but am still a noob. My second battery worth of flight. I am still to afraid to take it out to far but noticed much better video lag and quality and felt the rc signal was more stable.


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    Hawks Copper Foil Engraving Art | Hobby Lobby | 123810
    Hobby lobby. Go to their website and dload a 40% off coupon
     
  10. Jay H

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    windsurfer on the p3s would only help the rc signal.... like P.Lindblom said, it blocks the 2 wifi antenna panels that are in the remote if the windsurfer extends too low.
     
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  11. jointeffort

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    But in full disclosure, I just ordered this too. :/[​IMG]


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  12. jointeffort

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    I should take a pic of mine when it's on. It didn't seem to sit to low or block the wifi antenna. Will post tomorrow when I go out to fly.


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  13. Maverick81

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    I was going to get a roll of 3in copper tape from amazon or local hardware or fabric store...


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