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Dbsmods.com is absolutely the best in long range antennas

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by phantom13flyer, Aug 17, 2015.

  1. phantom13flyer

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    I couldn't be happier with the amazing results I'm getting from the dbs itelite antenna. I still can't believe it was only 100 dollars for the antenna. The range is maxed out because of battery limits . Three to four miles no problem just depends on your nerves. Peace mind knowing my signal will be solid just about any where I fly. Amazing
     
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    This is only for the phantom 2, right?
     
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    Oh man if it's only for the P2 why is this in the P3 section?
     
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    No, there is one for the phantom 3 now.

    And yes it is great!
     
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    One problem with that mod is fitting the controller into my backpack and hardcase. I have an ST10 controller (Q500+) with the FPVLR.com antenna. It's big a doesn't fit in the case anymore. Removing the antenna is a hassle, not to mention the controller count accidentally be turned on without the antenna, which can blow the RF amps inside.
     
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    It looks like you have to open up the controller and install a pair of SMA connectors. You don't use the existing antenna connections, correct? Did you do the SMA connector install yourself?
     
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    I want a set, but I'm not technically savvy, I can Jumpstart a car, change a tire, and jailbreak my cell...is this mod doable for the likes of me or do I need to cough up the $100 to have them do it?
    I have never soldered.
     
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    Easy install. No soldering. He has a step by step video. I have only ran mine out to 14000 feet
     
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    Mine is on it's way! I can't wait, yesterday I had my P3A out at 6309', but there is this one area I want to fly into that for some reason the signal just drops out at about 2300', weird, I live in the sticks, but this one area.......
     
  10. phantom13flyer

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    It's very clean and compact and fits in any case !!
     

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  11. phantom13flyer

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    I had chuck at dbs go ahead and do my mod . I didn't want to mess with a 500 dollar controller . He does awesome work , well worth the 100 bucks .
     
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    Where did you get the caps for the holes left by the original antenna?

    (oops didn't see the part where you had them do it... sorry)
     
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  13. phantom13flyer

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    No its for the phantom 3 , that's why it's being discussed in the phantom 3 section .
     
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  14. phantom13flyer

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    Chuck from dbs did the mod for me. It's the little things like that , that made me decide to have him do it for me.
     
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    I'll have to email him to ask, the video isn't very specific and those really look nice, enjoy your flights, I'd be interested to hear what distances you get.
     
  16. phantom13flyer

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    It's funny how the forum police are so quick to try to bust people but they don't know s#\/# . Get a life!!
     
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  17. phantom13flyer

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    I just got 3 miles but I had full bars but I chickened out and turned around with 63% and returned with 27% so there's plenty more distance there I just need to get my nerve up to go further. Lol
     
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    NICE-- post some flight results with the video if you have some time--

    -- got mine in-- planning on installing this week, if the HDMI board ever gets here-- wanted to do both at once.
     
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    Yeah, I'm a new flyer and going just over a mile my nerves were tweaking a little. I could see someone getting into real trouble though if they don't account for headwind..
     
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    Yeah its been a slow process slowly moving out. But it's a good adrenaline rush though and the sound when you hear it getting closer. A lot a guts fly in atti mode because it's apparently faster but I still just fly in GPS and use the RTH to get back . I like being able to speed it up on the return flight which you couldn't do with the p2v+. I'd much rather be overly cautious .
     
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