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Gopro interference

Discussion in 'Phantom FC40 Discussion' started by FCPhantom, May 26, 2014.

  1. FCPhantom

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    Hi

    Have you encountered any GPS locking problem with Gopro? There is lot of talking Gopro interfere with Blade 350QX.
    Interfere is caused by Gopro RF signals. They have made EMI shield for Gopro. http://www.hovership.com/2013/03/26/shi ... -rf-noise/

    It is not WIFI issue. They have problems without WIFI connection, like loosing GPS lock.
    Has the Phantom better "shield" on GPS?
     
  2. darwin-t

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    I saw a test using a Garmin GPS unit. Turning on a GoPro cut the GPS signal to the Garmin. I did the test myself with the same results.

    I printed out the template and used spray adhesive to sandwich aluminum foil between 2 sheets of a plastic shopping bag.

    It eliminated the interference.

    For others reading this, the GoPro does this even if it's wifi is turned off.