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Range Extension

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Help' started by Pier Italia 1, Oct 3, 2015.

  1. Pier Italia 1

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    Hi, I get 70meters of range, then is says Connection Lost.
    Now i want to buy a new antenna, and find an easy solution.

    I want to buy just a 5 or 8dB antenna for my remote controller with related cable.

    Question: if i do so, will i increase range control? But i will not be increasing the video signal range, since i am not modifing anithing on the wifi range extender..?

    Does it make sense?
    Please answer
    Thanks
    Pier
     
  2. tcope

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    May not be legal in your area but do you have the controller set to the higher FAA output? You may want to review some YouTube videos on this. It's a screw on the back of the controller.
     
  3. RoyVa

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    Pier, any improved DBI antenna of the proper Ghz will extend the range. I used a single 8 DBI 5.8 ghz Omni directional and improved my range to 400+ meters, I then read about the itelite antenna for both the controller and wifi. No I can fly as far as I can see with no loss of either signal. That antenna and all connectors to do the mod was $99.00 US. Just remember any mods, void the warranty. I purchased a used controller of ebay and mods were done on it. Warranty still good that way.
     
  4. AzDroner

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    With the Litchi app, about $10.00 or so, I've gone out to 3200 feet with my stock PV2+V3 and never lost connection. Don't know what the limit would be.