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Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision Help' started by buffalomike, Feb 16, 2016.

  1. buffalomike

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    Anyone know the best way to modify the internal antennas on the birdside of the P2V? Also is it worth changing the GPS antenna on the shell? I have the itelite panel MOD done on the controller, I'm thinking of getting the Dipoles from fpvlr. The camera mod seems fairly straightforward, however I'm not sure how to do the 5.8 ghz MOD. Any input is appreciated.
     
  2. Mark The Droner

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    Hi Mike,

    Here's how to do the bird side 5.8 mod.



    Be careful, most people screw this up and have to buy a new receiver board.

    To not screw it up, follow these instructions: Black Glue of Death removal instructions

    Here is how to do the bird side FPV mod:



    I've found the easiest way to get the ufl out/in there is to bend the board down with your fingernail to make room so you can remove/insert the old/new ufl off/on the jack. Also, I drilled a small hole in the camera plastic near the connection to route the cable through. I've found this makes it easier to route the cable and eliminates the risk of pinching when you reassemble the camera. I use a 6 inch cable.

    Re the GPS antenna, I haven't seen the need to do that yet but I might do it someday - it seems pretty straight forward.

    Hope this helps!
     
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  3. buffalomike

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    Thanks Mark, appreciate your help
     
  4. buffalomike

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    How's the stock antenna(birdside)distance on the P2V? I am more concerned with the FPV. How far can stock go before the remote control loses contact with the bird? I know interference will affect distance, but will stock work at 5000 feet? Thanks again
     
  5. Mark The Droner

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    Stock vision is 500 meters for control and 300 meters for FPV.

    Phantom 2 Vision - Specs | DJI

    If you upgraded your RE, then you should have 500 meters for FPV.

    If you want 5000 feet, you're gonna need to do some mods.

    Hope this helps.
     
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