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How far of a range does the Phantom have?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by stevefromsd, Feb 6, 2014.

  1. stevefromsd

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    I read 300 meters but I have flown mine almost out to the quarter mile buoy where I swim.
     
  2. GMANNZ

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  3. ElGuano

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    The max usable range seems to be about 1000m, just where DJI puts it. Some people get less in some circumstances, a few people have gotten way farther than that without modding the antennas or tx. I know I'm pretty safe out to 600-800m in clear skies, past that some of the control gets intermittent. My vtx and tx will both lose signal around 1200m.
     
  4. socman

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    people have reported being able to fly over a mile away with the stock transmitter.
    however, this was with the early versions of the phantom.

    would never recommend you try it though =)
    i never fly mine out of sight.....
     
  5. freyjoel

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    1200 meters for me so far before chickening out and turning around. Stock P2 and Tx. Only addition is Attitude goggles and mini iosd.