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P3S with Argtek Mod Test flight #1, Android Nexus 7 (weird flight)

Discussion in 'Standard/4k Discussion' started by prendy35, Mar 27, 2016.

  1. prendy35

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    Yesterday I tested my Argtek antenna mod for its first distance flight. I initially took off to 150 feet in my neighbor hood just to capture a quick flight and picture of the house. The DJI GO app started having issues and once I reached 100+ feet after I took a picture. It started trying to play the picture back that I just took. I exited out of it and relaunched the app but it was not back in FPV mode. It went back to preview the same photo. (so I guess I didn't kill the app) I landed it LOS then moved to my test field in a rural area.

    Relaunched my P3S with the nexus 7 (after a restart) and it started having issues connecting again and capturing FPV. I switched over to my iPhone 6S and ran DJI go without any issues. Actually runs really solid. But, during the flight I experienced some weak signal issues pretty close by, maybe 500-1000 feet at around 100 feet high. So I adjusted the Argtek and pushed on. Signal came back and I reach near 2,000 feet out. No other issues.

    I believe I will be able to get good distance once I can sort through my tablet issues. I have an Ipad air that I can use but I really wanted to keep an Android tablet for Litchi.

    Just wanted to post this to get some feedback..Thanks
     
  2. flpholt

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    shield tablet no issues
     
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    little tip I learned put paddles at 45 degree angle even get better distance
     
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  4. prendy35

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    Nice, will make sure I do that! I been looking at the Shield tablet a lot! I think they are only $200.


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    yes only problem I had was finding sunshade for it then looked on ebay found one just for that tablet
     
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    I think most tablets have reflection issues right? Or is there some that aren't so bad?


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    flpholt...do you have a link for the tablet sunshade?
    Does it work good? I am having a horrific time with my Shield in the sun.
    I have tried even putting a baseball cap on it. Then it started chewing tobacco so I took it off. LOL

    Can you post a pic of the paddles at 45 degrees? Thats for the video right? 2.4Ghz.
     
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    What sunshade did you get?? Still trying to find one for my shield (with inspire mount).
     
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