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Butt naked mod !

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Fdnyfish, Oct 3, 2013.

  1. Fdnyfish

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    Found this interesting.

    [youtube]http://youtu.be/lsRnveNaYg4[/youtube]
     
  2. miskatonic

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    I think that the only difference between the GPS pucks is the color. Unless somebody can post a different hardware ID.
     
  3. DeweyAXD

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    My only worry with this mod is why DJI didn't do it themselves in the first place? When the Phantom was being developed they were already mass producuing 'all in one' GPS pucks so creating the leg mounted compass just for the Phantom would have added to production costs due to the need for bespoke circuit boards, cables, compasses and mounting brackets. From a pricing perspective that doesn't makes a lick of sense unless they had experianced a known issues using the pre-existing all in one board under the plastic shell when they were testing?

    It does look cool like that with no legs... personally if I were to do it i'd want to poke it out of the top of the shell on a small pole just to be safe but then I'd likely do the 450 conversion if my GPS packed up anyway.
     
  4. PJA

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    I brought this issue up awhile back when I found out about it...

    http://www.phantompilots.com/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=2853

    I only know of one person who was going to do the mod, but I never got to ask him how it worked out...

    I'd really like not to deal with the compass on the landing leg anymore if I don't have to... Hopefully, this will catch on and be a worth while investment for the Phantom...

    Here is where you can get it cheap on eBay:

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/NEW-DJI-NAZ...ol_Parts_Accessories&hash=item2c73120652#shId