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Night flying vs day flying

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by lawman0210, May 14, 2016.

  1. lawman0210

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    I have experienced this with all my quads but I really would like to know specially about the I1. Last night I was to fly it 4200 feet. It started have "weak remote signal" at 1600 feet but I would stop gain a bit more height and signal would come back and I would continue on. I was able to get out to 4200 feet but today I couldn't get past 2100 feet. Solar activity etc looked ok today. Anyone have experience with this?
     
  2. flpholt

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    yep seems at night can get more distance weird but happens
     
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    Most likely because the air is thinner and the signal can transmit easier.
     
  4. flpholt

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    plus more fun at night
     
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    Youre going to make me get a set of those lights **** it!

    3. Questions

    1. Where and how much?
    2. Battery life substantially decreased?
    3. Can they be turned off remotely as well as changing the colors so that they dont interfere with still photos at night? Light bounce.
     
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    Thanks Flip.

    Range to turn off the lights will be pretty short. Did you wire directly into the Phantom battery?
     
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    If you look inside the battery bay you will see two terminals. You wire them directly to that it think.
     
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    slip over terminal 2016-02-26 15.39.57.jpg
     
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    how mine look 20160513_163439.jpg
     
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    Ok that makes sense. I was wondering where the control box was!
     
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    Ahh I see. Makes sense. Amazon no longer has the part though so I will wait till they do.