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What is the best ( controller. & FPV Range mod ? ) too many?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by J Dot, Apr 15, 2014.

  1. J Dot

    Apr 10, 2014
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    Sarasota, FL. USA!
    Hello everyone,
    First , I know there are several posts on this, but mostly talk with not much info or pics?
    I can only get about 525 feet ( FPV ) where I live, before lost signal, also I'm not sure my range
    On P2V, , but scared to fly farther than FPV!

    And I don't want to have to lug around a huge setup! Just want something small
    And affordable, that works!

    I tried looking back, and doing some research, but every time I think
    I got it, I see a new setup. ( cheaper with more range )

    I was just wondering what is best( range to cost )

    If you reply can you please post PICTURES and/or PARTS LIST?
    Also people talk about RP-SMA, and SMA ( revered polarity, normal polarity )
    This is where I get lost? ( what is the difference? ) ( just want good range, that is not going to cost me $500 or more )

    I'm leaning towards this:
    Sun mans 2w wifi amp with a ( FPVLR ) antenna ( not sure which yet? ) and power bank
    ( mod for range extender ) 2.4ghz
    As for controller ,
    I was looking at a double cloverleaf setup? ( fatshark set black ones ( 5.8ghz )

    Does this sound ok ? Or am I completely off track?
    I want to cloud fly, but cannot seem to get there, unless the clouds are really low!

    Thank you,
    ( I'm sorry, I know this has been talked about a lot,
    But I just want a straight forward answer, pic, or parts list
    On an AFFORDABLE, I'd like to at least DOUBLE, my range! ( at least WIFI-FPV )
    As I said I never really got to test my controller range? So may be ok?

    Your friend,
    Jerry D
    ( J Dot )
  2. RichardWendt

    Mar 19, 2014
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    Re: What is the best ( controller. & FPV Range mod ? ) too m

    SMA:The SMA connector employs a 1/4"-36 thread. The male is equipped with a 0.312 Inch (5/16 Inch) hex nut.
    In SMA connectors, the terms "male" and "female" refer exclusively to the male center pin and its female sleeve counterpart rather than to the threads that are used to hold the connection in place. The male connector has inside threads while the female connector has outside threads.

    RP-SMA:Reverse polarity SMA (RP-SMA or RSMA) is a variation of the SMA connector specification which reverses the gender of the interface