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FCC vs CE which one do i want?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by mtsoule, Jul 31, 2014.

  1. mtsoule

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    i have just upgraded the firmware in my P2V, and noticed that it is in CE mode. is this what I want? I live in the US

    Whats the difference?

    ok, just an update - when I turn my RC on I get 2 beeps, according to the software that means that I am in FCC mode, but the software has CE mode selected.. confused!!
     
  2. ProfessorStein

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    If you live in the US, you want FCC. It will give you greater range, anyway.

    CE is for Europe, et al. Tougher restrictions over there mean shorter range allowed.

    Don't know about the beeps, though. That is odd. Trying to remember how many beeps I get on mine...
     
  3. DKDarkness

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    The beep thing is a hardware setup (screw on the back) the software however overrules this (meaning hw can be set to FCC, if software is in CE, you get CE). If HW is set to CE and software is set to FCC, you get... CE. So: HW and SW must both be set to FCC to get FCC range. (From my own experience).
     
  4. mtsoule

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    ok, the software was set to CE and I was getting 2 beeps (fcc mode) then I just changed the software to FCC, and I am still getting 2 beeps. and when I restart the software it come up in FCC mode now and 2 beeps.
     
  5. ProfessorStein

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    And the hardware is set to FCC also? (just checking)
     
  6. mtsoule

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    yes it is! I just checked!
     
  7. Mal_PV2_Ireland

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    Simples, you want fcc no matter what jurisdiction you are in ;)