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Maxed out P2 thinking of F450 Build

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Discussion' started by Chris0275, Feb 8, 2014.

  1. Chris0275

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    Anyone else now thinking of building a F450 or larger now that you've been around the block with the Phantom and maxed it out?
     
  2. thongbong

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    Go larger, maybe a 650 or above from another company other than dji if you want to see different flight characteristics.
     
  3. Bill_Burkert

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    I want heavier lifting. GoPro, FPV, OSD, and Mission Planner with external power (seperate power). Not looking for SLR cameras but need to adopt a FLIR Tau 2 IR camera with FPV and OSD at a minimum, MP would be even better.
     
  4. ladykate

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    I bought an F550. Flight times are 9 minutes in very cold weather. Other than that, it will lift a lot more and it is a nice stable platform that you can easily glue/tape/screw a lot of stuff to without making it look bad (it already looks bad ;-} ). I'm going to add lights so I can get easier orientation at night and farther away.

    Edit: Still haven't added the lights but did add a Futaba 8fghs and rx, different gear than the stock DJI. Works great (first flight with the mods this morning).
     
  5. rmklaw

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    I started with the Phantom 2 Vision, then I bought a Phantom 2. Afterwards I put together a F550. Quite a difference in stability and carrying load.