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4 Compasses?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Fantomas, Apr 10, 2015.

  1. Fantomas

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    Anyone knows why there is 1 wire running from the main board to each and every leg of the P3, meaning 1 wire per leg...could it be that the P3 uses 4 compasses?
     

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  2. gppms

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    No man it's just antennas.There is only one compass like the previous phantom.
     
  3. leekiya

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    I was wondering about the antennas and were they were and have never seen that picture, so happy to learn they are on all 4 sides of the bird. Hopefully no more FPV cut on the return to home journey. cheers gppms
     
  4. gppms

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    Yes my friend and hopefully Fpvlr make antennas for long range flight similar to the lightbridge.I install them to the lightbridge and fly for 5 KM without breaking the only limitation to go further was the battery.
     
  5. leekiya

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    I hope so george i really do. Im hoping for a controller side antenna upgrade first, for ease and so not to add more weight to the bird. Actually the arrival of the bird it self is the thing i am looking forward to the most, at the moment i cant stop looking at pics and info about, im obsessed. LOL
     
  6. ianwood

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    Would that require 4 compass dances? :)

    Multiple compasses wouldn't provide much benefit. It wouldn't make their output much more precise as each one would be subject to the same external interferences as the others. It's not a common component to fail so redundancy isn't really a pressing need either.