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TK102B External Mounting Options - Where Did You Mount Yours

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by LuvMyTJ, Apr 9, 2014.

  1. LuvMyTJ

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    Looking for external mounting ideas for my TK102B on a P2 w/Zenmuse and Immersion TX. Not looking to internally mount at this time. Looking for pics if ya got them. :)

    Also, has anyone had any interference issues?
     
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    Re: TK102B External Mounting Options - Where Did You Mount Y

    Mines just stuck on the bottom. Nothing exciting but it works.
     

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    Re: TK102B External Mounting Options - Where Did You Mount Y

    Not sure what I'm looking at here. The immersion has the smaller antenna right? Is the box the TK102? What's the smaller board with the bigger antenna?

    Oh, is the smaller board a flytrex?
     
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    Re: TK102B External Mounting Options - Where Did You Mount Y

    Xgeek, thanks for the pic.

    Not sure what the white board is. It appears to have a micro slot.
    I have considered this mounting method. My concern was all the antennas in such close proximity.

    EDIT: Your right Jondrew, it is a Flytrex.
     
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    Re: TK102B External Mounting Options - Where Did You Mount Y

    I have no issues with the mounting locations and it flys great and hovers perfectly.
    Not a lot of space on the bottom so my options are limited unless I mount inside, but I prefer to have everything external.

    Correct the smaller board is a Flytrex. The larger antenna is a Horizon 2.4 SP for my control of my Phantom. It is not connected to the Flytrex.
     

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    Re: TK102B External Mounting Options - Where Did You Mount Y

    Thanks, I went to the trouble of mounting my IOSD internally. While I like the "clean look", I now have to update it and that requires I open the Phantom up again. I have a ground station arriving today and I think I'm going to figure out an external mounting arrangement for everything so I have access without having to open the shell up. I have extended landing gear I bought on ebay and will probably put some sort of equipment shelf so I can position everything and have the ground station, transmitter and Phantom antennas unobstructed by the gimbal.

    Not to hijack the thread, but have you seen any improvement in range with the 2.4 SP antenna?
     
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    Re: TK102B External Mounting Options - Where Did You Mount Y

    I just ordered an original Xexun tracker. Its pricey but worths it, since i have received 2 (!!) defective clones so far (ebay-different sellers). Last clone was seemingly working, but when my phantom crashed into the forest, the gps coordinates were showing me...China! :lol: (no joke, it was stuck) . Anyhow, this is what i am going to do with it.. will remove the heavy casing, and wire a connector for hubsan batteries! (3.7v) Will be good for a full day flying.
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    As for the installation location, i am using a CF mount from ebay in the front of the phantom. It never gets in my gopro view no matter the angle (wide mode).
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