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P3S - is there a difference between UK and US spec

Discussion in 'Standard/4k Discussion' started by PHB1969, May 12, 2016.

  1. PHB1969

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    Hi - I am UK based but have the opportunity to buy a new US spec P3S reasonably priced.

    Is anyone aware of any differences in the specs between the 2 - I did read someone that the controller is more powerful (range???) on US models than UK models - would this be right? And if it is more powerful, are there any benefits?

    Thanks Paul
     
  2. Tony B

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    FCC mode and CE mode yes.

    FCC you will get more range, from what I have read the CE is about 75% of FCC mode, another member posted that number, sorry forgot who but he gets the credit for that !
     
  3. PHB1969

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    So a US spec one is FCC so has better range? With it being a standard am I likely to hit issues with video dropping out?
     
  4. Tony B

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    again from my understanding is that the mode will change automatically based on GPS location. Im in the US so I'm FCC If i take it to the UK it will automatically change to CE. Thats my understanding....

    as far a video... not sure I'm sure there are more informed members here that can answer that, sorry
     
  5. PHB1969

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    Ok, thank you
     
  6. rockydog

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    Your understanding is correct...wherever you are, the controller will automatically set itself to comply with the regulations for that country.
     
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  7. Tony B

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    California !! for now... thanks ! I'm learning !
     
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    UK spec fly's on the left


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