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Spare phantom 1.1.1

Discussion in 'Phantom 1 Discussion' started by cshaw, Jul 25, 2014.

  1. cshaw

    Apr 28, 2014
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    New Plymouth, New Zealand
    I have upgraded to a Phantom Vision 2+ and still have my old Phantom 1 and a bit of FPV gear. Any suggestions on what I could use it for?

    Maybe buy a frame and build another quad with the parts? I like the Reptile/alien style frames. How easy would it be to Switch the Phantom guts to a frame like that?
  2. ElGuano

    Sep 4, 2013
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    The phantom 1 is almost all off-the-shelf parts. It'd be quite easy to do transplant.

    The two main considerations you'd have to deal with are:

    1. Mainboard with voltage reg and sensor on x3: do you move that to the new quad, cut out the voltage regulator, or buy a pmu or VU to replace it? Do you get a new PDB?

    2. Unprotected GPS and leg-mounted compass: you would need to find creative ways to mount these, particularly the very sensitive compass module.