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Mounting Tx to Phantom

Discussion in 'Phantom 1 Help' started by jonysan, Aug 5, 2013.

  1. jonysan

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    Hi
    hope someone can give me some advice,
    Just ordered a 5.8Ghz 600mw Transmitter Gold Edition, (the one with the heat sink and fan)
    and know that I've seen some close up photos of it
    I'm not sure how to secure/fit it to the DJI Phantom shell, was hoping to use adhesive backed Velcro, and that would mean mounting it on it's side, or do I need a carbon extension/mounting plate. if so, anyone know where I can get one in the UK.

    thanks in advance.
    john
     
  2. MKheng

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    I've got

    1 x 4201006 - 7" Screen with built in Diversity
    1 x 3801001 - Balancer to JST/ BEC lead - Power cam from balancer plug 3S
    1 x 4701001 - ImmersionRC 5.8GHz Long Range Transmitter
    1 x 3801144 - GoPro 3 to ImmersionRC Plug and Play Live Out Cable
    1 x 4201008 - 4600mAh Li-Battery for 7" Screen

    All from http://firstpersonview.co.uk/

    I've attached the transmitter with Velcro and also put a Velcro strap around the unit as a secondary precaution.


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  3. MKheng

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    Here's how

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  4. jonysan

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    thanks for the reply,
    The Transmitter I've ordered is a bit bigger than the one in your photo,
    with heat sink (gold coloured) and micro fan, also the bottom of the unit has exposed circuitry, so it's difficult to see how to attach it, I suppose it depends how warm it gets in use, whether the adhesive on the velcro melts if I attach it to the side of the heatsink ?
    mounting plate maybe !
     
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  6. jumanoc

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    I've seen velcro melting by VTX heat. Better way is to use a small CF mount and zip tie VTX to it.