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FPVLR Stage 4 Antennas New Record - 3.1 Miles, 16469ft, 5km

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Mods' started by allemtura, Oct 1, 2014.

  1. allemtura

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    Hi All,

    Had a great flight the other day, managing 3.1 miles with my Phantom 2 Vision+

    Couldn't have done it without Tony's amazing antennas - pure quality they are!!

    Here's the vid to prove it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WHFp8sEI7K0 (Updated to be x8 faster than before so easier to see the whole flight)

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WHFp8sEI7K0[/youtube]

    Stage 4 kit: http://fpvlr.com/shop/index.php?route=p ... uct_id=114

    I also used the excellent FPV Booster App by PVFlyer on my iPhone: viewforum.php?f=27&start=25

    This was with only the 2.4Ghz booster as well (battery issue, new one on the way)!

    How-to:

    Lots of information/photos/tutorials can be found at my post here: viewtopic.php?f=54&t=27060
     
  2. tizzl10

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    Re: FPVLR Stage 4 Antennas New Record - 3.1 Miles, 16469ft,

    nice flight..awesome distance.
     
  3. Julius717

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    Re: FPVLR Stage 4 Antennas New Record - 3.1 Miles, 16469ft,

    Ordering one now!!! I've been waiting to mod mine I've only had my PV2+ for a couple weeks and already want more distance. This is perfect. Awesome kit.
     
  4. kondorfpv

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    Re: FPVLR Stage 4 Antennas New Record - 3.1 Miles, 16469ft,

    Congratulations!
    'Bout time someone documented 5km with this kit.
    Now it's time to document 6km since the guy who did 6km with the phantom vision (non plus)
    didn't have dashware or flytrex.
     
  5. jefferykell

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    Re: FPVLR Stage 4 Antennas New Record - 3.1 Miles, 16469ft,

    This is great.. Can someone post a link on how this is install ? I am looking to but one. thanks
     
  6. kondorfpv

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    Re: FPVLR Stage 4 Antennas New Record - 3.1 Miles, 16469ft,

    There is an install video here
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OMEsdj2 ... QbI2N.dpuf

    that video is for the bir'ds side,
    you can just search for FPVLR on youtube to find 3-4 install video for the pilot's side (extender and rc transmitter)
    :D
     
  7. allemtura

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    Re: FPVLR Stage 4 Antennas New Record - 3.1 Miles, 16469ft,

    Your post inspired me to create this how-to page with various tutorial links: viewtopic.php?f=54&t=27060
     
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    Re: FPVLR Stage 4 Antennas New Record - 3.1 Miles, 16469ft,

    That's fantastic! I've only had my Vision 2 for about a month now, but I'm already starting to get the antenna upgrade urge. I hear a Stage 2 kit calling my name soon I think (for starters :) )
     
  9. allemtura

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    Re: FPVLR Stage 4 Antennas New Record - 3.1 Miles, 16469ft,

    Stage 2 is a great start and you should easily be able to get 8000ft if there's no interference.

    This page is a handy reference for tutorials and photos: viewtopic.php?f=54&t=27060
     
  10. kondorfpv

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    Re: FPVLR Stage 4 Antennas New Record - 3.1 Miles, 16469ft,

    absolutely! Stage 2 is the perfect starting place when the long range bug bites.....
     
  11. kondorfpv

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    Re: FPVLR Stage 4 Antennas New Record - 3.1 Miles, 16469ft,

    Hi allenmura,
    I am curious what you'll be able to get with this one.
     

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  12. allemtura

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    Re: FPVLR Stage 4 Antennas New Record - 3.1 Miles, 16469ft,

    Me too, thanks Tony!

    Just got to hope for a quiet still day when it's not raining now!
     
  13. jefferykell

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    Re: FPVLR Stage 4 Antennas New Record - 3.1 Miles, 16469ft,

    Hey Thanks. I just got my kit today ..
     
  14. jefferykell

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    Re: FPVLR Stage 4 Antennas New Record - 3.1 Miles, 16469ft,

    What did you use to get the onscreen data to show?

    Thank you
     
  15. allemtura

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    Re: FPVLR Stage 4 Antennas New Record - 3.1 Miles, 16469ft,

    Hi Jeff,

    It was a combination of Flytrex Live for the telemetry data http://www.flytrex.com/shop/ (though a cheaper Core v2 will work just as well), Dashware to combine the video and data, and the actual dashboard you see in the video was created by rrmccabe which he kindly emailed me (I can sent it on to you too with his permission).
     
  16. jefferykell

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    Re: FPVLR Stage 4 Antennas New Record - 3.1 Miles, 16469ft,

    That would be great. if you can . I am guessing that the Flytrex Live will just plug into the on the drone side and I will pick up the file after I land?
     
  17. allemtura

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    Re: FPVLR Stage 4 Antennas New Record - 3.1 Miles, 16469ft,

    Send me a PM with your email and I'll forward it on.

    Flytrex Live transmits telemetry data using a GPRS data connection on the phone network during a live flight, though I've heard that it doesn't work too well in the US where 2G is more limited. However there is a mission uploader tool if your flight is somewhere with no signal. Once data is uploaded, you then grab the data from Flytrex's website.

    Both the Live and Core v2 plugs in-between the GPS connection cable, with the Live needing it's power cables soldered to the board.
     
  18. allemtura

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    Re: FPVLR Stage 4 Antennas New Record - 3.1 Miles, 16469ft,

    I'm still waiting for decent weather to try this out - not had a day when there's been very little wind and no rain when I'm free yet... :)