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Upgraded Antenna

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Mods' started by volt5015, Apr 16, 2015.

  1. volt5015

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    I'm very interested in extended my Phantom's range. I would like to do it very inexpensive. What is the best way to go?
     
  2. mohan

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    Have you tried the various fpv boosting apps? It will extend fpv but no effect on control range. If you want to extend both you need to modify your handset / wifi extender with an aftermarket antenna

    Go for the DBS phantom - relative economical in price, effective and compact. Best bang for your buck. You will need to mod your controller and wifi extender

    http://www.phantompilots.com/threads/itelite-antenna-owners-thread.31622/
     
  3. RoyVa

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    Do a search on YouTube. You can see videos of how it's done. The standard antenna are approx 2.2 dbi gain. I changed both my RC and my wifi extender to 8 dbi and now have full video and control for over 1,675 ft in tree line areas.
    I did go on eBay and purchase a second RC And wifi extender as to keep my warranty effective with original equipment. Which I ended up needing after the last upgrade. Search you tube for phantom 2 wifi extender antenna upgrade and the same for the remote control. Took about and hour to do both. The antennas can be found from anywhere from $5.00 to 12.00 for the 5.8 ghz and the 2.2 ghz antenna. Extension cables needed aroun 8-10 bucks all for less than $25.00. The most expensive is the RC $45-65 and wifi extender up to $99.
     
  4. volt5015

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    Thanks. I'm hoping to get more range than 2000ft. I'll check out yt
     
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  6. volt5015

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    What setup did you use for your Antenna
     
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    Flipped the mount holder, so the controller with Extender antenna mod goes into the Case. 6 dbi antenna.
     

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