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Weak video signal

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by garrettshurling, May 30, 2016.

  1. garrettshurling

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    Hey everyone. I'm having problems with weak video signal on my phantom three professional. I'm using an iPad running the latest version of iOS and a phantom using the latest firmware.

    I see a lot of folks on the Phantom 4 side are having the same issue, but I'm not hearing a lot about it with a Phantom 3 pro

    Any ideas?


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  2. GadgetGuy

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    What version of the P3P?
    W323, W323A, or W323B?
    The video power output from the aircraft was reduced by 18% and 30% respectively on the A and B versions of the original W323, reducing the FPV range by approximately the same amount.
     
  3. Ptr

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    Is this firmware related or when you bought
     
  4. bobomet

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    Grab a pair of these .....

    http://www.amazon.com/Parabolic-Professional-Advanced-Controller-Transmitter/dp/B017IP2P98
     
  5. GadgetGuy

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    It's written in black ink on the back lower right side of the P3P aircraft itself, based upon manufacturing date, not purchase date, and is completely firmware independent.
     
  6. garrettshurling

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    It's been having the problem since I've purchased it. Doesn't matter wether it's 7 yards away or a mile away.


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  7. GadgetGuy

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    I would return it or exchange it. Sounds like a manufacturing defect of some sort. They are mass produced and not every defect is discovered during QC. If an exchange doesn't fix the problem, then we'll have to look for a problem elsewhere, but that's my educated guess, with very limited information and very few specifics to work with.
     
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    Thanks I have W323 ordered beginning of May 15 received mid May 15, had no signal issue for a couple of months so so disheartening, now I'm on ImageUploadedByPhantomPilots1464728297.971057.jpg & everything ok, would love to try out a few 3rd party apps but need latest every update installed, stay where I am or jump in, your thoughts will be appreciated, iPhone 6+ on iOS 9.2 all auto updates off & off again
     
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  10. garrettshurling

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    Looks like the app has been updated today. We'll see how it goes


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    For some reason, the update made it worst for me. I'm getting more weak signal alert than ever before.


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  12. garrettshurling

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    It fixed mine... Wierd


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  13. StratocasterDave

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    Update made it worse for me as well. I talked to them and they advised against using a iOS device. Android is preferred.
     
  14. GadgetGuy

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    Really? What a crock! "We broke the perfectly working iOS app, so we now recommend you buy an Android tablet instead!" :rolleyes: