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Antenna amplifier DIY

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Dima, Feb 14, 2016.

  1. Dima

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    Hi,
    I'm just wondering if anyone has got one of these antennas installed. Your feed back would be highly appreciated. Thanks.
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  2. With The Birds

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    No. Whats the story with these?
     
  3. Dima

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    I've seen it on Ebay. If it performs as they are describing, I would buy it.
     
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    How is it supposed to perform? Link?
     
  5. alokbhargava

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    Some one has to try first, why don't you?

    Give more details of the mod.
     
  6. With The Birds

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    First time i have seen them so possibly nobody here will have tried them. Do you have a link?
     
  7. Dima

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    They promise flight distance increase up to 7km. But what makes difference, this antenna is multi directional, not a narrow beam as standard reflectors would provide.
    The only problem is you need to take RC apart to fit the antenna.
     
  8. Dima

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    Well, if nobody has tried these yet, I wouldn't mind to be first to try. But if someone already has this antenna, it would be logic to get a feedback before purchasing one.
     
  9. alokbhargava

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    Ask the supplier to provide more details such as the trial results on a P3, pictures etc. what's the price? Do you have links to the selling site?
     
  10. KyleMaxxUAV

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    I had asked about these a week ago ... Got no reply really. They come in black and white it seems.
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    After not really getting much info ... I decided to buy a set off banggood last night (was about half the price of Amazon & eBay) and figured I'll just test them. So the slow boat from China wait begins !


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    Been eyeing these for a while. Love the look of them. Subscribed looking forward to reviews
     
  12. KyleMaxxUAV

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    I figured at that price I can't go wrong, the cables from eBay that allow you to install the itelite setup without drilling are $21 used. And I'm hoping I can play around with some different antennas and possibly get a little better connection. Lots of interference where I am.


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    Nice price. Paid about that much for my windsurfers
     
  14. KyleMaxxUAV

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    I'll post as soon as I can get them here / installed / tested. China to Toronto is probably a month unfortunately


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  16. KyleMaxxUAV

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    No increase at all ? What did you end up doing ? Keeping it ? Swapping antennas ? Switching back to stock ?


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  17. dsd317

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    Yes, no increase at all. In fact, may be worse than stock. I used it that one time and just said "screw this" after losing signal a little less than where I went with my stock setup.

    I kept the internal cables because they allow me to attached properly through my stock antenna holes. I added new Sunhans amps and battery and attached to my DBS antenna that I've already had since December last year.
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  18. KyleMaxxUAV

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    Hmm .. I wonder if some high gain wifi router type antennas would have made any difference ? Ps .. Thanks for the reply !!


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  19. Neil McRae

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    doubtful you would ever get an increase from an antenna change, you need to tx more power from the remote and from the drone, this is just a great way to waste money.