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Discussion in 'Phantom FC40 Discussion' started by FCPhantom, Jun 28, 2014.

  1. FCPhantom

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    Hi

    I have read lot of flyaway incidents. I bought mini GPS tracker to my FC40.
    It weight only 27gr. You control it by SMS. It has got GPS chip, so the accuracy is very good. Tracker send direct location link to google map.
    Stand by-time is 50 or 350 hour.

    I have test it and accuracy is about 10 meter. http://www.ebay.com/itm/350921226030?ss ... 1439.l2649

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  2. Bradr19

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    Do you have to have a sim card to put in it?
     
  3. JoeyD

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    subscribed
     
  4. FCPhantom

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    Yes, you have must got GSM network-based Micro-Simcard. It is not necessity to have GPRS, you can get position and control the tracker by SMS. My GSM Simcard cost me only 3€/month.

    Tracker send back SMS like this: http:/maps.google.com/maps? q=N66.xxxxxx,E025.xxxxxx.
    Then you hit the link and you can see, where your Phantom is...
     
  5. Wedeliver

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    If you are flying in an area with no cell towers and no phone service can it still work?
     
  6. FCPhantom

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    No, it needs phone service.
     
  7. J.James

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    Ive been wondering every sence some ones phantom dropped and bounced off some ones roof from over 100feet up after a fly away then it trying to return and running out of battery before it was able to auto land.

    But have been wondering just how rugged one of them trackers are and if they would even survive any kind of hard crash.