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P2 Controller Antenna Mod Distance

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Mods' started by Reoscorpio, Jun 27, 2015.

  1. Reoscorpio

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    Alright another question for you:

    Has anyone upgraded the antenna on their tx and had range either stay the same or decrease? I did this mod today on my controller after finding an open box new one on eBay for 34.00.

    On the new controller, I get 1200 meters before FailSafe. On the modified one, I get about 1050-1000m. This is using a Tp-link 8dbi omni direction or an Alfa 7dbi panel. I've even replaced the u.fl RP-SMA cable just in case.

    I was just expecting some gain, however marginal. I was meticulous during the removal of the silicone and the connector within the tx seems perfect.

    Anyone else have a similar experience?

    Scorp
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  2. maxwell smart

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    I did what you did. I get 1300 meters with no problem. That is as far as I have gone.
     
  3. go fast

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    I got 2 km with the stock controller , some have gone 3-4 km , did you tweak the FCC screw ?
     
  4. dirtybum

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    What hcp is p2 rhcp???
     
  5. dirtybum

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    Found my answer, its rhcp, and this black cannon will take it to the next areacode ImageUploadedByPhantomPilots - DJI Phantom Forum1441126632.695777.jpg
     
  6. kenjancef

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    Holy moly!! Do you need to wear a lead vest when near that thing??? lol...
     
  7. dirtybum

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    I do think i saw a parked car getting closer to me
     
  8. go fast

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    I hit 2 miles today with FPVLR antennas.....
     
  9. kenjancef

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    That's just crazy... (in a good way)
     
  10. go fast

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    Hey reoscorpio I also tried the TP link 8dbi antenna I didn't get any better range over the stock antenna it was about even distancewise (is that a word) even tried a homemade windsurfer on it with the same results .It does look impressive though :)
     
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    ImageUploadedByPhantomPilots - DJI Phantom Forum1442232591.361788.jpg ImageUploadedByPhantomPilots - DJI Phantom Forum1442232632.715613.jpg hey man, I just did this a few weeks ago n no problems at all im not fly too far but is good
     
  12. Joshrosa79

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    This is the mod I got do on my controller wifi booster I disabled the original antenna just kept it in there as I wanted to keep my controller looking really high tech lol
     
  13. cubandrone

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    Daaaaamn man, cool send a link from where I can check that out, thx....
     
  14. Joshrosa79

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    As soon as I can get the YouTube link I'll send it but you can look it up on YouTube as phantom 2 controller mod I'm sure you'll find what your looking for
     
  15. cubandrone

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    Thx a lot man....