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NEW POWER/RANGE MOD IN THE UK!!!

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by clivek_77, Jan 23, 2016.

  1. clivek_77

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    I have been using my P3A with it elite antenna (as used by dbs) for a while now, and have been looking to add power Amos to the setup as I live in an open, but WiFi congested area.


    Whilst searching the Web I found Horizon FPV Antennas

    They are based in the UK but also have a setup in the USA where they sell the dbs mod also, over here they are the only authorised dealer for itelite panels in the UK.

    I have been dealing with will who has been very helpful, and thoughroulhy checked my controllers outputs and signal strength before modding as I was concerned something was not right.

    I have attached some photos and look forward to giving a review on the performance! !!
     

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  2. Wibble

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    Looks like a great setup - how much did that set you back?
     
  3. exit 4

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    That looks like a serious setup. Can't wait to hear your results.
     
  4. clivek_77

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    Just over £200 but I had purchased the itelite antenna already so expect to pay a little more don't quote me but I think it was in the region of £90-100
     
  5. Frankc

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    I assume its to extend your range but what are the claims of distance improvement, signal strength etc?
     
  6. clivek_77

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    I have asked will at horizon your questions, as for range you will all have to wait for my test results! I'd be surprised if I wasn't getting well over 5 miles. Next stop battery mod!!
     
  7. clivek_77

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    Clive ,

    this kit is capable of 10 miles as it was the same setup we used but the antennas were the Horizon Dual ELRS and tripod mounted .

    this has already been proved see this link .

    this is what it is capable of .




    Changing to the ELRS antenna kit will give better results.

    point them to this PAGE ,

    Phantom 3 Enhanced kit V1

    Then they can purchase what they need if the have some of the items already.


    so with the power from the RF amp kit using 9 db antenna the EIRP would be 3.97164

    if we use the 14 db ELRS set then it would be 12.55943 EIRP ( thats what we used on the 10 mile Flight.)

    There a three kits in this range , different Amps , Lipos so a few combinations.



    getting 5 miles you need power on the UAV , power is everything , we have a mod of that as well.
    By the way the 10 mile flight did not use the power mod on the UAV just the normal lipos but a 50/50 mod to the UAV by Horizon.

    Thanks

    Will



    William
    Horizon FPV Ltd UK
    The World leaders in FPV antenna technology 07521 177668
     
  8. clivek_77

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    For anyone not sure what ELRS is its a extra long range antenna made by horizon. I will be getting my Controller back Monday Tuesday but probably won't be able to test until the weekend ☺
     
  9. Pcdeveloper2014

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    Here is the latest for the phantom . We have proved it at over 34 mins a few days ago , see the images on the product. get 25 % off this product duringFebruary.

    Phantom 3 Power Mod V3,
    Combine with the enhance kit and power mods and your good to go.
     
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  10. clivek_77

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    Still waiting for good weather! Hopefully test next week ☺