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Distance Question

Discussion in 'Standard/4k Discussion' started by dotcomray, May 2, 2016.

  1. dotcomray

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    Is this normal? Should I be impressed or concerned? Manual says this thing is good for 500m, so I should be impressed right? I guess I just need some reassurance. [​IMG]


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  2. RodPad

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    Need, more info, what happened?
    Lost it,
    Lost Video (Camera View),
    Lost RC signal,
    RTH was activated,
    How many flights?
    Sorry, just some questions that will come up.
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  3. finalfantasyfan

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    My distance is about 1800 meters in city and can go 2300 meters on a lake. With windsurfer, mine can go 3.8km. You might be in a WiFi congested with a lot of interference.


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    If you expect a small piece of pie and they give you a big piece, be happy.
     
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  5. dotcomray

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    Lost video feed, then it asked me of I wanted to initiate RTH, naturally I said yes and back she came. I actually don't think RC signal was lost, does it ask you for RTH if the video feed goes out? I've done maybe 15-20 flights since I bought it a couple of weeks ago.
     
  6. dotcomray

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    I am in a suburban area with probably 50+ wireless routers, one in each house. You can go 1800 meters with the P3standard? Which windsurver are you using?
     
  7. Squirrel!

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    Been over 8700', 100% stock P3s...it can be done.
     
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    Rest assured nothing is wrong. I get those same distances (or LESS) with mine, while in my home location which is surrounded by houses / wifi signals, etc. I took it to the country and it flew 1.3 miles on my first try.
     
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  9. dotcomray

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    Thank you for this confirmation, I have never taken it out to the country yet. I look forward to distance tests when I can find a nice spot.
     
  10. finalfantasyfan

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    Yes. 1800m(city) and 2300m(lake) completely stock. I use 3D print windsurfer $5 from eBay and it usually give me 70-100% additional range.


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    Sounds like Wifi interference to me:)
     
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    Will this do the trick? http://www.amazon.com/SKYREAT-Parab...&redirect=true&ref_=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00

    It's a copper Skyreat product for the RC. 1800m stock in the city seems crazy, I only got 629 as seen in the picture.
     
  13. RodPad

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    Windsurfer, isn't going to help on imaging on a Standard.
     
  14. finalfantasyfan

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    I think your distance is normal if there are many interference. 500-700m is good enough for normal photography and videography.

    Distance is not a big deal. I was just testing it once or twice and have no interest to do it again. I know I can go further in some rural area but it has no meaning. I rarely take video at that kind of distance. Just enjoy flying your bird around you and take good photo and video. I enjoy learning smooth aerial videography than doing long distance flying.


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    Distance is a HUGE deal. How else can one earn the right to say "neener, neener" to the other P3 owners? :confused:;)
     
  16. Squirrel!

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    Oh! I forgot, 8706 feet;

    Neener, neener... :eek::D:po_O;)
     
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    What RC mod are you using?
     
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    100% stock. And DJI Ultimate Flight app. P3 FW1.4.6