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Transmitter lower "pot" control??

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Discussion' started by djscoutmaster, Feb 8, 2014.

  1. djscoutmaster

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    What does the lower of the 2 pots in the phantom 2 transmitter do? Top one is tilt but klis the lower the same as the p2v? Does it control transmitter strength?
     
  2. Bill_Burkert

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    Nothing in the manual but typical for DJI. I have offered to write a technical manual for them/us but that would be customer service which DJI stinks at. The 3DR community does it well but the APM quadcopters just don't handle like the Phantoms.
     
  3. djscoutmaster

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    soo it does nothing?
     
  4. jtw29

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    I'm looking for the answer to this question as well. Does anyone know if the lower pot on the Phantom 2 transmitter controls the tx output like in the P2V?

    J
     
  5. DKDarkness

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    The lower pot swithes between CE and FCC signal strength. CE = 300 meters (one beep at startup), FCC = 500 meters (two beeps at startup)
    Startup = switching transmitter on.
     
  6. jtw29

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    The transmitter for the Phantom 2 (non-vision) does not beep like the Phantom 2 Vision transmitter does. That's why there is a bit of confusion on this issue.
     
  7. DKDarkness

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    I could be wrong of course, the Vision transmitter runs 5.8 ghz, the non-vision 2.4. Just checked the manual for both, and sure enough, no mention in the non-vision manual. Furthermore, the latest firmware upgrade to the transmitter has introduced a software switch for CE/FCC mode (page 54)
    Page 12 in the vision manual still shows the CE/FCC setting though.
    Could be a unused 8th channel?