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Dbs just so much better than fpvlr.

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Fanti, May 21, 2016.

  1. Fanti

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    Did some testing between the dbs, dbs maxx range, and fpvlr. All unboosted.

    The dbs smokes the fpvlr, the maxxrange burns it. Tested both in the open over water and congested areas.

    Where the fpvlr starts loosing signal, even the standard dbs remains rock solid.

    So dont fall for fpvlr and his fake comrades posting here. Not to mention his LP style management of groups.
     

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  2. dirkclod

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    Oh really ..
    da girls.jpg I like them also and have used FPVLR's and still do his dipoles on my Standard .
    Now this is just my preference .You want to see some real test comparing them you need to read some of dirtybum's threads on that .
    Now Tony and I have our issues from here but I do not think it's fair to say anyone using Tony's stuff is his comrade .
     
  3. Mark The Droner

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    OP - you didn't mention your bird side antennas. So I assume they're stock which means they're linear.

    For a fair comparison, you really need matching polarity, which means you'd need CP antennas on the bird since FPVLR uses CP on control.
     
  4. Fanti

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    Correct, birdside is stock. Birdside mod would improve video transmission, but not RC. And thats what I loose as well with fpvlr.
     
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    I'm sorry. I'm not trying to defend FPVLR. And I think most people would agree with what you say in your thread title. But the things you say in the thread are not correct.

    You said, "Birdside mod would improve video transmission, but not RC."

    This is not correct.

    If your bird side antenna polarity matches the polarity of your control antenna, you will have a better connection. It doesn't make sense to exclude "RC."
     
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    Yes it will if you add the stage 3 from Tony.
    Been there .
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    Ha, you get kicked out of his group too? Don't dare post anything about other antennas that's for sure.

     
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    OP - If you want to compare two antenna systems - it's unreasonable to handicap one of them by forcing it to use unmatched polarity.
     
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    Who's group are you referring to ?
     
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    I think he's referring to FPVLR's FB group...
     
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    Gotta ya :)
     
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    Lol that's my video. Done 9.23mi as well. I will say that penetration is better with the Maxxrange in my experience.
     
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    Well, they are totally different antennas, which comparing them, the Maxxrange is getting better penetration for me than the FPVLR gets. Sure I can fly forever over open water with the FPVLR and it is still a great antenna but comparing the two for performance, the Maxxrange has been better for me. Regardless of design/size.

    Who are you "new member" who's just signed up today? ;)
     
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    I don't know anything about the disrespect/mobbing that you speak of. Myself, and the other guys with the farthest distance have never bashed FPVLR and I've never seen a post on it. Maybe on the bird-side antennas there was some bad blood but not the FPVLR. And I bought FPVLR because I wanted to go as far as possible ;). Just sayin' you seem to be protecting a corporate image. It's obvious you are someone "in the know" who just setup an account to defend FPVLR.
     
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    Surely! I'm not here to debate which is better. It doesn't matter. All I am saying is what worked for me. I honestly responded because you linked my video and I even mentioned I went even farther than the 7mi flight you linked with FPVLR. I'm not interested in debating. I know what works for me. I don't argue about these things, or which cell phone carrier is better, Apple vs PC, Fios vs Comcast... It's all irrelevant. So go ahead and stick up for FPVLR. I have no issues with them.
     
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    You flying a Standard RK ?
     
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    Also, I have never deleted Tony's comments plugging FPVLR on all of my videos...Just sayin' :)
     
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    Whoops I see know :)