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Phantom 3 standard range extender

Discussion in 'Standard/4k Discussion' started by Dji: Damon, Mar 10, 2016.

  1. Dji: Damon

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    I was looking at range extenders and I was wondering what you guys have tried and what works best.


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  2. flpholt

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    argtek one I went with works great 2016-02-23 17.49.27.jpg
     
  3. Dji: Damon

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    Where did you get that iPad holder from


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  4. Dji: Damon

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    And where do you buy the extender at


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  5. Tony Cowan

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    Most of us has the tablet setup. I will let him tell you guys. He has a great mod.


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  6. SZNJ732

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    i guess it depends on the area where you live and fly.
    I fly in suburban area with a lot of WiFi interference.
    My stock distance was anywhere between 800' feet to 1,800'.. Once i made it to 2,200', that was my record lol..
    I got a DBS mode and some amps, now i get 6,000-7,000' no problem, and a couple of days ago made it to 11,200'.. but then i had a problem with RTH so had to come back.
    I bet a can make it to over 15,000 no problem if i go to an open area or over water. Im just concerned about battery running out because im having some problems with speeds coming back...
    When i fly in the straight line i can get up to 30mph, but for some reason coming back i cant go faster than 12mph.. almost ran out of battery on the way back the other day.

    Whats your average distance now?
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  7. Dji: Damon

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    I'll have to check what distance I get right now but I will report back tommorow


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  8. Dji: Damon

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    I get about 170 meteres In my neighborhood


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    I get 1.8 miles with just a windsurfer


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  10. Dji: Damon

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    I just got 300 meteres.


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    wow I get 2800 feet in neighborhood
     
  12. David Alvarado

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    Wow unbelievable you guys are lucky I don't get past 50m and loose signal because of this great stories is that I got my P3S unfortunately now after just 3 flights and not even a month old is just a expensive paper weight I can't get it to flight :(


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    David try re linking your remote with your P3s again.
     
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    Can you do tutorial on how to install the amps?
     
  16. David Alvarado

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    Tried that already Im getting yellow flashing lights and a warning message "invalid serial number" contacted DJI but so far they haven't helped at all


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    TY sir. It really is amazing the distance I can get now. Its a big relief knowing what great connection it has... flying far away or over water!
     
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    look forward to seeing it
     
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    I'm usually around 5-7k feet with just the itelite panel off my front porch in a very urban area. If u go out into rural areas it's easily between 11-13k feet. Plenty of distance for me!