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Just picked up boscam monitor and iosd mini.

Discussion in 'FPV (First Person View)' started by Pickeringchris, Sep 14, 2014.

  1. Pickeringchris

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    All I need now is a great transmitter and great antennas.

    Currently looking at immersionrc tx based on all the forum reviews and either fpvlr or Ibcrazy antennas.
    I am also thinking about upgrading my phantom controller antenna. Why you ask? Cause I like tinkering. The cable to convert to standard sma connection is only a few bucks. If you have done this please share your experience.

    Cheers
     
  2. mr_3_0_5

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    I have seen some people upgrading the radio range with a 2.4ghz half sphere helix from FPVLR. He also has the correct cables in stock , I believe. You'll easily double or triple your rc range with the tiny half sphere.
     
  3. Pickeringchris

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    No one in Canada has the immersion tx in stock in Canada. A local dealer stocks the Black Mamba tx @ 2watts. Probably way overkill but I like the fact it comes with plug and play cables. I also try and support the local dealer whenever possible. It's heavier and draws more power but I will most certainly never have range problems. I wish I knew the math required to figure out how the weight will effect flight time. If it's only 5% I wouldn't care. What do you guys think?
     
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    If it's any comfort, I too have the ludicrously over-powered 2W Boscam Thunderbolt, and I get flight times of 14-15m which realistically is all I'd want.
     
  6. Pickeringchris

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    Never heard of the thunderbolt but just looked at the specs. Ity is about 10 grams lighter than the black mamba if that matters. I am getting 15 minutes new with the gimble and gopro and 84 grams of prop guards. I guess I can remove the prop guards to make up for the weight of the black mamba. I basically got the guards to learn with.
     
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    I ordered the much overkill black mamba 2watt transmitter. Maybe it's so overkill I will save a few bucks on top of the line antennas, or wishful thinking? Lol