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Phone holder on original Phantom

Discussion in 'Photos and Video' started by skywise, May 4, 2014.

  1. skywise

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    I'm guessing there is no problem with this but thought I'd check.
    Does the Phone holder for the Phantom 2 fit on the Phantom 1's transmitter?
    I've just picked up a Phantom 1, a gimbal from ebay and a gopro 3 silver and I'd like to get FPV working.
     
  2. panhygrous pantler

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    - The GoPro's wifi range is very limited - bad for FPV
    - The Gopro App has significant lag - bad for FPV
    - The GoPro's wifi operates at 2.4Ghz, just like your RX, and may cause control problems
    - DJI's manual specifically states that you shouldn't use 2.4Ghz transmitters (like the GoPro)

    Test in a controlled environment first.
     
  3. skywise

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    Ok, I can see how having two 2.4Ghz transmitters within an inch or three can mess things up. (didn't realize the Phantom used 2.4)
    I better be careful flying near my house, I've got 6 Airport Expresses running. :)
    What are the options for FPV? (that won't cost an arm/leg)
    Or is it best just to be good at flying? :)
     
  4. OI Photography

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    There's lots of options for FPV using 5.8GHz (most common) as well as 1.3GHz and 900MHz.

    Many many threads around here have input from owners of various popular FPV setups that work fine on 2.4GHz Phantoms. Immersion/Fatshark and Boscam are the two brands you'll see referenced the most.