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Possible to build range extender into the transmitter?

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Mods' started by Vleestoeter, Jul 13, 2016.

  1. Vleestoeter

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    Is it possible to build the Range Extender into the transmitter? is it ever done before i'm thinking of doing that
     
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    You would have to have some type of antenna still on top of it if you did as that's where your 2.4's are .
    I added an itelite to my P2 and moved my extender here .
    IMG_3927.JPG IMG_4609.JPG Might not be what you have in mind but is what I did .
     
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  3. Vleestoeter

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    Yes i ordered 2x 2.4's and received them today and still waiting for my connectors to come
     
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    Do show what you come up with and good luck :)
     
  5. Vleestoeter

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    everything fits now i have to wait for the connectors and i have to find someway to charge the extender and turn it on
    i think i can use the usb port of the controller to charge and maybe use the s2 switch to turn it on any ideas?
     

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    A "MIA" sticker on the r/c? Hope you don't have too many of those.


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    Well you need the usb port you have for your TX and not sure if putting your battery over the 5.8 module would cause any interference or not .
    Really not sure to be honest but till ya try we won't know . Not really sure I would want to use my S2 switch but for what it's for but I use it a lot .
    When I was trying to figure out how to get it in there I just gave up and put it where I did for that panel .
     
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    No No ,You would have to go back and read this MIA / FOUND ! and then another where that bird fell 249'
    and totaled .That's where the name Mia came from :)
    I changed it from that to Mia cause after I looked at that I though what you did :)
     
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    Ok, now I get it. I've only crunched one bird so far. Full speed into a corner of a building. Total pilot error. Now a parts bird, but it kinda' gives me a different outlook on showing off too much. Gets expensive.


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    Oh yea . A member sent me that sticker . I just keep rebuilding my P2V and says Mia3 but really should say about 7 :rolleyes:
    Sorry for getting OT on ya Vlee .
    Am looking forward to what you end up with .
     
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    Yeah, sorry for the off topic too Vlee. I'm watching to see the result also. Good luck !!


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  12. Vleestoeter

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    Alright i have made a cut out and i am extending the battery power wire to put it on another place to avoind interferance
     

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  13. Vleestoeter

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    soldered the on/off switch from the range extender to the on/off switch of the controller and it works!!! moved the battery up so i have no interferance now waiting for my
    ufl to rp-sma connectors btw the white stuff is not chewing gum (idk what it is)
     

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  14. Vleestoeter

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    hot glue :D still waiting for my rp-sma connector : (
     

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    Looks good and can't wait to see how it works out inside !
    Waiting for those is like watching water to boil . I buy them in bunch's because of that . Been there and is a pain eh :) lol
     
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    thanks i'm am leaving 22th to croatia so i hope i have them before i leave. for now i am using the old antenna of the range extender (not on the picture) and it works pretty well
     
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    Fingers crossed for luck buddy :)
     
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    Just got a text message that a package got delivered currently on Amsterdam so i'll check when i'm home fingers crossed the connectors are delivered
     
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    Received the connectors going to finish it today
     
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