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Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by eagleseye, Sep 3, 2014.

  1. eagleseye

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    I should be receiving my Phantom 2 V+ this week. I'm putting a GPS on it just to make my wife feel better about the large investment. (well maybe me too a little)

    Anyways, has anyone had any issues with interference from a tracker?

    Where is the best place to mount one so it doesn't interfere with say the GPS of the quad itself?

    Don't expect to have to use it, but I found a TAGG on Craiglist for $45 and figure it's worth it for peace of mind.

    Any thoughts?
     
  2. Happyflyer

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    You will find lots of discussion(s) on trackers. Search around and read.
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    I have never found any problem with mine. It is very small and mounted under the battery with Velcro. I have read where it has been suggested not to place it on top. Could cause a problem with the quads GPS.
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    Read manual and watch many videos. Do not "fly out of the box." You will enjoy your new device much more and have much less problems.
    Welcome to the forum! :)
     
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  4. eagleseye

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    Thanks Happy! I've done as you've suggested, in fact I've been reading, watching, re-reading, re-watching and researching for at least a month now. I TOTALLY agree with that recommendation, especially after seeing some of the new guys posting their "problems" after flying right out of the box!
    I'll search around a little more to see what else I can find.

    Thanks again!
     
  5. Redwood

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    HappyFlyer beat me to it... didn't see that post.

    Just remember the antennas for the TAGG are in the short grey straps so don't cut those off!
     
  6. eagleseye

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    Thanks for the links Redwood.
    I guess I should have searched for the TAGG specifically.
    My search for GPS tracker brought back over 200 pages, many of which were specific to the quads GPS so I took the lazy route and started a new thread.
    Will look a little harder next time!
     
  7. Happyflyer

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    Eagleseye,
    In your browser's search engine type in phantom pilots a space and then your question. You will find it works MUCH better than the search here.