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Purchase P4 or Range Extender for P3P

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by hangloose, Jun 29, 2016.

  1. hangloose

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    What should I do? I can't decide if it's worth spending $1300 for a P4 to get more range or purchase a range extender for my P3P. Has anyone been in a similar situation and just drop the coin for a P4? Based on what I can tell from reading the specs, $1300 may be a little steep for about twice the range.

    Best,

    Hangloose!
     
    #1 hangloose, Jun 29, 2016
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  2. msinger

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    The P3A and P4 range is the same per DJI's specs, so definitely go for the range extender.
     
  3. hangloose

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    Really, huh. So the P3 is advertised at 3.1 miles,
    Ah, you're right. Thank you. I must have misread something.

    Thank again for the clarification.
     
    #3 hangloose, Jun 29, 2016
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  4. msinger

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    But, at 1.5 miles out, you've already violated the FAA's "keep your UAS within sight" recommendation.
     
  5. hangloose

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    Good point.
     
    #5 hangloose, Jun 29, 2016
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