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Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Vignirmar, Aug 16, 2014.

  1. Vignirmar

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    Hi all.
    I have Phantom 1 with Tarot gimbal and Fatshark predator v2. I now want to update to Phantom 2 with zenmuse h3-d3 and need some advice before I go ahead and buy.
    I usually use Ebay but I can get this combo much cheaper through banggood.com so my first question is: Do you guys have experience buying from Banggood?

    This is what I'm looking at:
    http://www.banggood.com/DJI-Phantom-2-N ... 20942.html

    I already have the Fatshark predator. I got an usb cable that I could fit on the Tarot gimbal and connect to the Gopro so I'm thinking if I will need an extra cable or something to use with the zenmuse.

    I will need an extra battaery or two. Is this the one I should get: http://www.banggood.com/DJI-Phantom-2-P ... 36073.html

    Iosd mini looks like a nice thing to add. Will that work with my Fatshark and is this what I should get: http://www.banggood.com/DJI-IOSD-Mini-M ... 08007.html

    Sorry for all the questions but I want to get everything I need in one order:)
     
  2. UrAwFuL

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    If you live in the US, I think it's better to just get the Phantom from a dealer here for roughly $10 more. Plus you wouldn't have to wait for it to come in from China and other downsides such as customer support and possible return problems.

    Same thing for the battery for me. I'd rather get it from a dealer so I know it's legit and returnable if needed to (and shipping time). Another red flag for me is the fact that it's 200mAh more than usual.

    iOSD mini price is cheaper from USA eBay seller. :lol:

    Just my two cents. You have the right to buy wherever you'd like.. but that's what I would've done. :lol:
     
  3. Vignirmar

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    The thing is I live in Iceland and we have a free trade agreement with China so it will end up beeing about 20% cheeper. But then again that's not that much.
    I better just order from Bhphotovideo :)

    Anyone has comments on what I will need to get the fatshark working?