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RE700 ANTENNA MOD QUESTION

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision Discussion' started by markstoys, Jun 19, 2015.

  1. markstoys

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    HI all have a question does it really make a difference doing the antenna mod to the re700/exetender need to know if its worth doing or not
     
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    I say yes Mark .Just using the extender modded though you will be able to see farther than you can go .
     
  3. markstoys

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    Thanks I will order antenna and sma cable as far as my controller I found a upgraded controller with the side wheel same freq 5.8 on eBay for 50.00 so I ordered it I have one already for my vision 2 I will be using with my fc40 I have the walkers g 2 works great
     
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    Good price for that TX ! Good find
     
  5. markstoys

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    Yes it was a good price.had that controller on my fc40 then when I received my vision 2 it came with the other controller that had no tilt wheel and had to use as batteries so I swapped controllers now I have had issues using the level in the back very hard to keep from moving to far up and down never had problem when I was using the upgraded controller that's why I am getting another upgraded controller
     
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    Been looking at antennas for my mod seen this on amazon Anbee® FPV 5.8Ghz Circular Polarized Clover Leaf is this better then the 6 dbi Omni antenna what would be better thanks and what should I get a 5.6ghz or a 2.4ghz or the mushroom ant im confused
     
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    Hopefully someone that used one will chime in mark as I have not. All I ever have used since I did the TX mod was the FPVLR ones and the itelite
    one . I did try some rubber ducky ones just to see a little but never could match those from Tony so that's all I got for ya buddy !
    I got a box full of stuff I have tried over the last year and didn't care for and most likely will have another one this time next year :eek:
    Be nice if more than me had one of these here as me have a yard sale !! ;)
     
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    So what's better, keep the rubber duck or order the clover maybe I'm being a worry wort over this or should I say over critical ??
     
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    hope I don't make to many people laugh but here I go can I spary paint a t link black antenna white without losing signal sorry for sounding dumb but thought I would ask/make someone have a good laugh
     
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    Sorry mark, couldn't resist....:D

    I'm not sure but I bet someone will help out;)
     
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    I deserve that I'll bye a white one does anyone knows who offers one
     
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    Has anyone used the clover leaf antenna and if so which one , has to be better then or antenna in the re700 not looking to travel to the moon just something decent even a t link rubber duck thanks all
    Also what ghz should I get I see 2.4 ànd 5.8 thinking I'm going to get the cloverleaf once I know what freq to get from you guys
     
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    Need to know which cloverleaf to get should it be a 2.4 ghz omni 5.8ghz or what?
     
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    Also this link Mark;)

     
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    Thanks guys I will check it out I know how to do the mod .was more interested in an antenna besides using rubber duck I liked the helix don't know cloverleaf looked good more compact has to be better then stock should I get a polized or onmi
     
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    Your more than welcome my friend, hope the above posts help you out;)

    Let us know how you get on with the mod:)

    Porky
     
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    im hacking my extender up right now. aren't the antennas in the craft LHCP? that's important when looking at cloverleafs and etc.
    Im making a 3 turn LHCP helical and haven't decided if I will buy a patch or make a crosshair for the other output yet - but ya
     
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    those little antenna u.fl niblets are a pain to seat on there. 20150621_111407.jpg

    I got to give props to ib crazy and the other dudes that have posted all the antenna theory up on the webs. amazing work.
     
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    So what antenna are you going to use