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Splicing cable in the transmitter for antenna mod?

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Mods' started by Brammo, Aug 27, 2014.

  1. Brammo

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    Hi guys,

    I'm interested in modding my transmitter with an after-market antenna. I've read that removing the epoxy isn't a good idea as it can lead to damage. However, I've also read that you've got to be very careful with splicing the existing wire (correct location etc) - so I'm wondering if anyone has seen a good video that shows somebody doing this? I don't want to mess it up.

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  2. Brammo

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    Thank you
     
  3. randywf

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    Splicing is very difficult and often doesn't work well. You can get a modified 5.8 transmitter at http://r.ebay.com/yEJ6Lo with the antennas removed.
     
  4. RedBaron

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    That link is for the receiver not the transmitter. I would rather take my time and remove the silicone then to splice into the existing antenna
     
  5. DBS

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    yeah i was thinking the same thing... brammo asked about the transmitter and the replies were referencing the reciever...

    The transmitter doesn't use the same "rock hard" epoxy as the reciever... it's a much softer white electronics silicone adhesive... much better to take your time and slowly carve it away with a sharp Xacto blade rather than trying one of those sketchy splice jobs... :ugeek: