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Max range on phantom 1.1.1.

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Ozzyguy, Apr 15, 2014.

  1. Ozzyguy

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    Anyone know what the max control range on the version one is. Stock Tx and Rx.
     
  2. Jebus

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    I've only did one distance test run with my v1.1.1 (stock) with FatShark goggles (Predator v2 w/ 250mW Tx) and made it out 1500m at a height of 100m in a wide open field before I turned around after I noticed my battery getting low (was horsing around too much on the way out there!). The goggles broke up here and there, but overall, I was pretty happy that I got that distance. Once the weather gets nicer, I'll try for the 2000m mark.
     
  3. ElGuano

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    As with everything, depends. DJI says 1000m. In really radio-saturated or obstructed conditions, it can be far less. Some people have gotten 1.5 to nearly 2km stock. Others have thrown a windsurfer on and get over 2km.

    Bone stock, my 1.1 single antenna gets 800m to 1.2km depending on phase of the moon.
     
  4. BrandenB2

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    Super noob question, but how do you know how far you've gone?
     
  5. kydan

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    They buy add-ons to signal back to them how far they've gone. iOSD mini for example is one you can put on your quad.
     
  6. ElGuano

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    IOsd mini is the easy way. You can also point your camera straight down and straight-line the distance in a mapping app.
     
  7. BrandenB2

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    Awesome! Gotta try that. Thanks ;)
     
  8. htownphantom

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    LOL,In my case I had the wife drive down the beach a 1/2 mile and flew it to her and back.I didnt test to see if it would go further than that.
     
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