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combining a 550 and p-1with fpv set up?

Discussion in 'Other DJI Multi-Rotors' started by thumpinhard, Oct 25, 2014.

  1. thumpinhard

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    i have friend with a p-1 with fpv set up on it but it has only about 8 minutes flight time..dont know much about the flame wheel series but was wondering if everything on the p-1 would mount on the flame wheel and if it made sense to do?
    thanks.
     
  2. Gizmo3000

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    It's been discussed many times in the past, and while some parts are compatible, most would argue that it's not worth it to sacrifice a Phantom towards building another larger quad or hex.
    the NAZA inside would work,. same with the motors and the rx- but the ESC's and GPS are specifically made for the Phantom (they're bare electronics), so wouldn't really be ideal.

    You're probably better off buying a F550 (or F450) kit really. But even then ,. those would get you only about 10-12 minutes of flight time.

    8 minutes isn't too bad,. but if you're really just looking for longer flights, look into all the modifications people do to add larger batteries to a P1,. and switch to the new Vision style props.
     
  3. thumpinhard

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    thanks for the input..good point about the g.p.s. i know she had it rigged for twin batteries but it was so heavy you didn't get much better time if at all and it didn't fly well.
    i was wondering if there were more efficient motors that would work with it..?