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Hardware upgrade from DJI P2 to DJI P2V+

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by iceryan, Nov 3, 2014.

  1. iceryan

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    I own a P2V+ bought a few months ago.

    I decided to buy a new P2 with the improved motors, thrust etc - it was similar cost to buying all upgrades separately and allows resale options.

    I want to take the parts off the P2V+ that the P2 is missing (camera, gimbal and related guts) and put it on the new P2 - that shouldnt be a problem right? What internal guts must be moved if any?

    Otherwise I would have to swap parts from the new P2 to the P2V+ and that seems like the backwards method.

    Input?
     
  2. AnselA

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    Having same frequency on WiFi and TX?
     
  3. Meta4

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    The P2 and the P2+ are a lot more different internally than what you would guess.
    You need to start here ...
    viewtopic.php?f=39&t=28027&p=261654
     
  4. CityZen

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    The P2's 2.4Ghz RX would need to be changed for the P2V+'s 5.8Ghz RX.
    Then you'd need the Wifi transmitter, antennas, gimbal voltage stabilizer, and associated ribbon cables from inside the P2V+.
    Of course the gimbal bracket, gimbal, etc.
    You'd have to decide what to do about the hole for the cables. Not sure what the P2 has in this regard.
    You'd need to swap the stickers with the QR codes, too (or make photocopies and tape them over the others').

    It would probably be easier to move the motors and ESCs from the new P2 to the P2V+.
     
  5. iceryan

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    Thanks all. CityZen, I think I agree with you that I will strip/swap the motors/ESC units and then try and sell p2 as a non-upgraded phantom...