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Antennas & RotorPixel Gimbal

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision Discussion' started by Happyflyer, Oct 22, 2014.

  1. Happyflyer

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    Has anyone installed the FPVLR antennas on their P2V for better FPV and have the RotorPixel gimbal also installed?
    I am wondering with the antenna wires coming out of the camera to the antennas, they may cause problems with the RotorPixel gimbal's moving.
     
  2. Happyflyer

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    Geert,
    Where did you bring the wires out of the camera?
     
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    Yes, I did watch that video at one time. It also brought up my thoughts of the cables messing up the great operation of the RotorPixel gimbal. I was able to get to around 5,500 feet away at 420 feet up in a wifi free area yesterday, but lost FPV on an intermittent basis. At least I know now that with your install it can be done without any problem.
     
  4. Noël

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    Not a RotorPixel, but this is how I did mine (same idea).
    (Small slit in the camera case where both ends come together.)
     

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  5. Happyflyer

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    That is interesting. Another good idea.
    I just came back from the beach. A wifi free area. At 420 feet up and the quad sideways to me so the camera antenna was facing me, I got to 8,000 feet with control and FPV. As soon as I turned the quad, FPV died. So a camera mod sure would make a difference.
     
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    If that "little green wifi board" is the one I am thinking about, it looked like a real bummer of a job. That is where you have to move the lens out of the way, bend two plastic posts out of the way to get to the U.fl connectors?
     
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    Only when DJI puts "black goo of death" on them. Or puts them under a bunch of other parts making it hard to get to. :cool:
     
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    That would be a much better way to go.