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Do I need external battery

Discussion in 'FPV (First Person View)' started by nor500, Aug 28, 2014.

  1. nor500

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    I am planning to setup and fpv system on my phantom 2 h3-3d gimbal + gopro setup. what I already ordered:
    lilliput 664w with built in high sensitve 5.8ghz receiver
    t832 600mw video transmitter
    mini iosd

    My question is, do I need external battery for this setup to power ts832?
     
  2. Mike

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    No. There should have been some bare wires coming out of the p2 body along with the gimbal cable. Those are video and power leads for your vtx. There are a multitude of YouTube videos that explain how to wire everything.
     
  3. QYV

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    +1 Mike.
    Nor500, get ready to do some soldering there are no pre-made plug and play cables for Boscam transmitters. Don't forget heat shrink for the connections!

    there were 2 cables taped to the bottom of your Phantom when it came new.. the large grey ribbon cable obviously went to the Zenmuse gimbal. the other 2-pair cable runs up and attaches to the Phantom main board.
    The yellow/brown pair is a video (yellow) and video-ground (brown) output signal that will attach to the yellow/brown input pair on the iOSD Mini cable

    The Red/Brown pair is power (red) and power-ground (brown) that will attach to the red (power) and black (power-ground) cable that goes to POWER your TS832, plugs 5 and 4 below

    Your final solder is the last pair (orange/brown) on the iOSD Mini cable, the output to your video transmitter. The orange iOSD cable connects to the yellow video-in on the TS832 video cable (plug 3 below). The brown iOSD cable connects to the video-ground on the TS832 cable (plug 1 below)
    The below diagram should help
     
  4. nor500

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    Thank you for fast reply. I will receive the parts in one 1 month, then I 'll put everything together.
     
  5. QYV

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    happy to help. I would also highly recommend an internal iOSD Mini install... you should be able to youtube it if you don't already know what that means, basically you just move the CAN-BUS port from the leg of the Phantom up into the body so that the iOSD and all the wiring is nice and neat up inside the shell