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Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by woobisah, Dec 29, 2014.

  1. woobisah

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    1: Antenna perpendicular to the ground or parallel with the range extender? The manual says perpendicular, but I've seen videos saying it should be parallel to the range extender.

    2: Swapping Batteries. Mine came with 3, can I keep swapping them for continuous flying or will it over heat?

    3: Recording FOV: 110 or 80?

    4: Protection guards? Do you use any? Prop guards, gimbal guard....

    5: Vision+ Utility Pro? Worth the price?
     
  2. msinger

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    I keep mine parallel with the range extender. Whichever way you go, make sure the tip of the antenna never points directly toward your Phantom.

    3 in a row should be just fine. Just don't recharge the batteries until they cool down.

    I use these:
    http://www.uavbits.net/store/p4/Carbon_ ... _P2V_.html
    http://uavbits.weebly.com/inertia-guard.html
     
  3. woobisah

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  4. Meta4

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    1. As much as you can, long side of the antenna directed toward the Phantom
    2. The Phantom has 4 big fans that stop it overheating. DJI did a 72 hour test to show what a Phantom can handle.
    3. Whatever works for you
    4. Propguards can cause more (and potentially worse) problems than the prevent