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GPS Locator/Black Box

Discussion in 'Phantom 1 Discussion' started by jem_389, Jan 28, 2015.

  1. jem_389

    Jan 28, 2015
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    Has anyone had any experience with add on devices (GPS) to track your Phantom should it get away from you. I recently lost my Phantom for about a week (eventually found it) and I'm wondering what's out there that's good. I'm thinking something that's not too expensive and fairly easy to install.
  2. Great Pumpkin

    Feb 23, 2014
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    Santa Barbara County, California, USA
    Your question has come up on this forum at least a dozen times. My answer has been the Drone-Mods tracker, which weighs just 50 g, attaches with high strength velchro, and has a battery life supposedly of 14 days. You do have to pay $5/mo for the tracking service, and the device itself plus tax and the service for one year will cost you about $200. Put that cost against a lost Phantom. So far I've not had a flyaway with or without the tracker, but I've ground tested it and it really works well. Not so well underwater I'd guess. You may be able to search for the other threads and find other recommendations. Try this site