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DBS antenna mod - worth it?

Discussion in 'Standard/4k Discussion' started by tonyt76, Dec 3, 2015.

  1. tonyt76

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    Hey guys,

    Before I hack up my controller and make my P3S non-returnable, does the DBS antenna mod increase the range of the P3S by a lot?

    For those of you that installed it, are you happy with it?

    Does the range after install exceed what a stock P3A/P3P can do or is it still less?

    Thanks so much!
     
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  2. LuvMyTJ

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    Hi Tony. Look up @dirkclod as he has through a lot of trail & error & money has figured out a sweet setup for the P3S. He is getting well over 10,000' with his. I know he uses an Itelite antenna on the TX side.

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  3. zrherda

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    Sent mine off for install. If you wait a week or so I'll
    Let you know!
     
  4. tonyt76

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    I actually bit the bullet today and ordered one. I will let you know my results once I get it installed.
     
  5. zrherda

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    What range are you getting stock?
     
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    I believe Dirkclod was quoting 6 -7000' stock.
     
  7. tonyt76

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    I honestly havent flown it stock yet. I ordered this kit to get the maximum range possible from my phantom
     
  8. zrherda

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    I've pushed mine maxed at 2200-2400' but I also have a ton of interference. Hoping to get this thing over the mile mark and then possibly even adding Amps for better penetration.
     
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    I hoping to get some flight time in this weekend, but since my install, all my signal bars are maxed most time. I have flown 2700ft stock before DBS mod, never had a prob, just wanted little better set up.