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Mystery Interference with Fatshark spiroNET Antenna

Discussion in 'FPV (First Person View)' started by THOM FERRELL, Apr 3, 2015.

  1. THOM FERRELL

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    My set up.
    1) DJI Phantom 2 with Zenmuse H3-3D 3-Axis Gimbal and GoPro.
    2) Immersion RC 600mw 5.8 GHz A/V Transmitter with a 5.8GHz Fatshark spiroNET Antenna attached
    3) RX-LCD5802 5.8GHz 7" LCD Diversity Receiver Monitor with a 5.8GHz Fatshark spiroNET Antenna.

    I get interference lines and static on the monitor, even when the Phantom is only a few yards away.
    When I wrap my hand around spiroNET Antenna, the interference lines goes away.

    Any clues?
     
  2. jason

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    The interference is coming from the P2. Here's something that might resolve the problem.
     
  3. bburnflyer

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    I had the exact same problem with a Black pearl screen. It was suggested to add an earth wire to the gopro plug
    (Do a search for it on here and youtube) but it didn't work for me, so i bought a immersionRC uno 5800 receiver and it
    Completely cured the problem.
     
  4. jason

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    I really do not see the monitor as the source of the problem as I to have interference but in my case I'm using a H3-2D gimbal using a 30 pin connector. Also when using a AVL58 TX and a standard video monitor with a AVL58 RX I had the same interference. So I dismiss the monitor as being the source or the problem. But for me it really isn't a problem as I fly LOS and only use the monitor to align the camera for a video shot and the telemetry.
     
  5. THOM FERRELL

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    Thanks For the info. I'm going to try some other things be for I start messing with the GoPro connector.
     
  6. THOM FERRELL

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    -- I removed the monitor from the controller and put it on a tripod and the interference disappeared.

    I found the interference lines and static was being caused by the DJI controller antenna.
    I shielded the monitors antenna with a piece of heavy aluminum foil between the controller and the monitors antennas interference disappeared.