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installed 5dbi tplink antenna on extender

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision Discussion' started by tizzl10, Mar 21, 2014.

  1. tizzl10

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    nice out today, so I took the vision out for a quick test of the 5dbi tplink antenna..not satisfied with the result..video dropped out continuously at around 600ft distance so I took it back to stock. has anyone had success with these antennas?
     
  2. amkorp

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    I think most people are using the 8dbi version of that antenna and they are reporting 1000ft+ distances on the video link.
     
  3. mr_3_0_5

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    I got 1500 ft with the 5 dbi
     
  4. Duke131

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    I tried the TPLink 5dBi and it did nothing for me, but others have had success with it. I think it may have even made my range worse. :cry:
     
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    the sad thing is I get 1620 with my stock stuff so this mode will not help me

    thinking of a half sphere and a pinwheel
    looking for stable 640 out to about 2000-2500
     
  6. tizzl10

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    I don't understand why the results from different people are so widespread. does it matter which port to plug the tplink into?

    at any rate, I ordered the 2.4 GHz LHCP Parasitic disk helix from fpvlr..will give that a shot whenever it gets here.
     
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    I installed two TP Link 8db
    I average 1200-1500' before the video cuts out.... And I always fly around 300' up...
     
  8. mr_3_0_5

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    Having the extender fully charged seems to be making a difference I suspect some just aren't fully charged when testing
    Causing the numbers to be inconsistent.
    Also with a 8 dbi omni for instance the shape of your signal coming out is flatted out so that it can reach further like a donut
    So you have to aim it in a sense