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Fly a phantom from a PC?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by WhopperRC, Sep 7, 2016.

  1. WhopperRC

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    Hello,
    I have just gotten a phantom 3s and its my first drone(I own other rc's and high tech robotics). The only problem it that the app DJI GO wont launch on my Samsung Tab 3 apparently its a problem allot of people have from the recent update 2.9.0 and I know that it will work on this device because I can launch the 2.8.4 version on my Samsung Tab and it works perfectly. So I was wondering if I could just use my computer as the app. I was looking at the DJI ground station but the last update was in 2014 and I dont even know if that was a drone application. Im thinking about downloading a emulator like Nox and seeing how that works im just worried about delays. Any ideas thanks.
    ~Whopper~
     
  2. longdog

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    I suppose technically this would be fine. Connecting a computer via wifi to the controller won't be a problem. The issue will be your portability moving around the computer, and if staying stationary; configuring an antenna setup from the controller that has full/sufficient signal range to the drone throughout your flying zone.
     
  3. flyinghost

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    Wonder if an antenna like the maxx on the roof plug on the computer and a software to make app work on pc if it would work proprely

    Matt sent from note 3.
     
  4. Mark The Droner

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    One of your big problems will be significant RF signal loss due to the length of your antenna cable...
     
  5. WhopperRC

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    Id just use a laptop I wont be moving my 2000$ desktop anywhere.
     
  6. longdog

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    Just buy an iPad before your Samsung blows up. Lol
     
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  7. WhopperRC

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    Seeing how my 150$ Samsung from 2013 has better specs then an iPad 4 mini im just going to stay with Samsung. Plus that dose not matter because I want to use a computer which is better that both ipad and Samsung combined.