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INTRODUCES S-TUNED PHANTOMS-worth the price?

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by familyman5821, Oct 14, 2014.

  1. familyman5821

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    Anybody have any thoughts on this


    INTRODUCES S-TUNED PHANTOMS: FLIES FASTER, QUIETER AND LONGER

    The S-Tuned DJI Phantom comes equipped with Tuned Propulsion System motors and 9450 thrust boosted props for superior performance-- better lift, reduced propeller noise and up to 20 percent longer flight times. Along with added performance, the UAVDirect technicians update all firmware, enable advanced flight modes, fine tune gains and calibrations, and lastly perform a certification flight test. The S-Tuned Phantoms are "hot rods of the sky." They are fly faster, quieter and longer. When we test fly the S-Tuned Phantoms against the stock units, the difference is stunning. The S-Tuned Phantoms are much quieter and more responsive-- a joy to fly. Available as Phantom 2 and Phantom Vision 2+, and in our complete packages shown below:
     
  2. Meta4

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    I suspect it's just marketing spin for the people that want to spend more so they feel they have something better.
    Like carbon fibre props.
    They fit 9450 props - like you can
    They update all firmware, enable advanced flight modes, fine tune gains and calibrations, and lastly perform a certification flight test - like you can
    I'm sceptical about why anyone would want to replace their motors with "Tuned Propulsion System motors". Arent they the same as original Phantom 2 motors? http://www.dji.com/product/tuned-propulsion-system
    Their claim of "up to 20 percent longer flight times" should be taken with a grain of salt
    And they charge $249 for it.
     
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    +1
     
  4. Mori55

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    Motors are the same. Props you can just buy.
     
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    Sure looks nice for when it's time to change motor.
     
  6. Mori55

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    It's the SAME MOTOR , you have on you pv2+ !
     
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    But plugged in instead of soldered I really hate soldering and have done a few motors now.
     
  8. Mori55

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    I've never understood the soldering issue some people have. If you have the right soldering iron it's pretty simple. Some of the low power one are a pain in the *** to use.
    I know there has been issues with the plug in bullet connectors failing.
     
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    If this is true, its good feedback from all the mods (and tweaks) that you mentioned. It's not something I'm going to let someone else do however. If I were to let someone have all the mod fun with my bird they would have to pay me for that (rent it from me - and pay me for the risk that they didn't screw it up). I don't know about the rest of you, but one of the reason I enjoy my Phantom is to do the mods, and it's been that way with every hobby I have had.
     
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    Same with landing on the ground, what's so difficult?

    As far as bullets failing... it's all about the workmanship.
    Used them for years on CP Helis w/100A ESCs.
     
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    What I'm saying is dji had some there bullets failing , do to bad solder joints. Just remember this is the same motor as your running now. Just looks different. I followed that thread in RCgroups for awhile.
     
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    OK.

    I never found any bullet connectors in my Phantom???
     
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    So what have you guys experienced as far as changing out just the blades to a 9 In on a stock phantom 2 with zen-mus is the flight time dramatically reduced?
     
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    Not worth it for $249.00 IMO, it seems like marketing.
     
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    I was kinda interested in the propellers, after going through their packages, wouldn'e be a bad value to get the 4 motors and 8 of propellers and 4 esc units for $119.00, considering 2 propellers cost you #20+ dollars.

    Just for DIY backup parts... ;) ;) ;) ;)
     
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    sorry I meant my 450 :oops:
     
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