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RC Controller vs Phantom 2 vision+ and phantom 2

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by airdrone, Aug 15, 2014.

  1. airdrone

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    What is the best of the 5.8 GHz Remote Controll and 2.4GHz Remote Controll?
    Why not use the 5.8GHz that video link?
     
  2. QYV

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    The Vision models use wifi for FPV and all that. Wifi runs in the 2.4Ghz band so the Vision's RC controls operate in the 5.8Ghz band

    The NON-Vision Phantoms are the opposite... their RC's run in the 2.4Ghz band so we can't use the wifi on a gopro or any other device in the 2.4ghz band because that will conflict with the RC... that's why on non-Vision Phantom those of us that add FPV do so with 5.8Ghz devices

    can't speak about aftermarket controllers sorry, I'm just using stock controller
     
  3. sidebox

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    There really aren't any 5.8 controllers that I know of out there. You need a 5.8 for the visions. I did some searching and all TX appear to be 2.4, which should work just fine for the non-vision. Oh... he beat me to it... what he said!
     
  4. quality control

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    I have a Phantom 2 with H3-3D that uses a Boscam T353 5.8 Ghz downlink for video. I have added the Frsky X8R control RX with a Frsky Taranis Radio and TX. Changing stuff on the Phantom 2 non vision is not hard.

    I also have a Vision + that has to remain stock for the reason of video being 2.4 Ghz and radio being 5.8 Ghz. I cannot add an 8XR because my wifi extender might make it go wonky, and I am not willing to try.
     
  5. Silicastorm

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    This may be a noob question,,,

    ... but with the DJI P2V+ going with a Futaba Controller and a FatShark video would be a correct upgrade.

    Then in the future if upgrading from Phantom UAV series; the Futaba Controller and FatShark would be compatible ?