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itelite dbs antenna availibility

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by nick231, Aug 20, 2015.

  1. nick231

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    I see that the website says they are out of stock but someone on ebay has 6 or 8 of them. How does that happen? They are the same price and free shipping...has anyone gone this route yet? Im asking about the p3 antenna...sorry for not mentioning sooner.
     
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    I was going to buy one of these myself and was disappointed when I found out they were sold out. Do you have a link for the ones on ebay i cant seem to find them
     
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    I just typed in itelite antenna and it came up
     
  4. bobmyers

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    Those are not for the Phantom 3-- Intelite makes various antenas for different platforms.
     
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    Message @DBS and ask him-- he is the supplier of the antenna
     
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    Good thinking
     
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    I bet he had committed those to Ebay before he sold out. It was posted with 6 available and shows 2 remaining. They are a little higher than direct.
     
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    That is Ogura Corp.

    Legit... they have been a dealer for itelite antennas for years now with everything from 500MHz to 5.8GHz antennas covering applications from 4G LTE to Long Range HD Video conferencing etc...

    They are showing 6 left now... I don't think they would bullshit that for any reason...
    Horizon Antennas UK may still have some left as well...

    I don't track other dealers inventory and itelite has quite a few but not all of them carry the DBS Phantom models.
     
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    There you go--
     
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    :D
    I already have mine but these lads were asking
     
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    5 left now thanks for the conformation on this dbs
     
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    looks like the first 3 pictures are of phantom 2 setup. Last picture shows antenna on inspire controller. Hopefully description is correct, just about to click buy now....

    Is that correct part #?
     
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    They have two listed one is for the p2 and other is for p3 they just have their pictures messed up. They also use the same youtube videos as dbs does
     
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    It is correct... they ain't too savy with the promoting stuff :oops:
     
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    Thanks for the swift reply, much appreciated. Quick question, apologies if already asked. Is there anyway to retain the stock antennas and be able to switch back and forth without having to crack open RC?

    Lots of posts with people saying they are going to purchase a second controller to have both options. At $590 for the RC, I am wanting to snag another battery $149, almost makes more sense to just pick up a P3A complete and after the RC and Battery I am wanting to purchase, I'm only in $260 to own another bird..... Or P3P in another $520 (although that's a good bit more)

    Thank you
     
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    There is a way I guess but it's ugly... you would have the stock antenna wires pulled to the outside of the case and figure a way to store them neatly while not in use... then get an adapter like this... http://www.ebay.com/itm/1pce-RP-SMA...r-connector-/360512120643?hash=item53f0326743
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    Then do the mod as instructed in any one of the tutorial videos... your extended range antenna would plug into a set of RP-SMA Jacks... and your stock antennas would plug into those same RP-SMA Jacks using the adapters linked above.

    However...

    With all the cable length involved... and all the connectors being used... I'm sure the prformance of the stock antennas would be compromised somewhat.

    Maybe better to get a good set of dipoles to use when you are not using the larger long range antennas and just ditch the stock ones... these would look nice... http://www.ebay.com/itm/Dual-Band-2...-11ac-n-g-b-/131166018630?hash=item1e8a1a9c46
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    Thanks so much for the detailed info and explanation DBS, much appreciated! the latter idea of a good set of dipoles to use when not running long range antenna sounds like best option to look into.

    Taking this into consideration and how much more versatile the RC could be having both options (when you needed to fit in hardshell backpack, aren't running long range,etc.), I don't know the reason to opt for additional stock controller there is.

    Thanks again, awesome info!
     
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    Keep an eye on Ebay. I picked up another P3 controller for just over $200 from someone parting out after a crash. Looks brand new.