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Whats your Range on your P3P ?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Harleymhs, Aug 30, 2015.

  1. Harleymhs

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    Hey guys, I went out flying today I was getting aprox 2100' out before I was getting some weak signal on the camera, the controller signal was full strength.. Is this a normal range ? What are you guys getting.. Thanks!
     
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    5.2km at 200m altitude. Haven't tried it since but I bet I could get further if I was at 500m altitude
     
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    I had my p3a out 5900ft friday. I lost video and dropped 2 bars on rx. I decided to turn around. About 206ft high and lots of trees.
     
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    My longest has been about 1.4 miles, but could have went further with plenty of signal strength. We were chasing hot air balloons that day but the wind was away from us! image.jpg
     
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  5. Harleymhs

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    U are getting 5 mile range from the camera feed with stock antennas?
     
  6. Harleymhs

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    When did u loose video feed ?
     
  7. Harleymhs

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    U had video feed at 1.4 miles?
     
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    Yes, direct LOS since I was at an elevated point (reservoir).
     
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    This was a pic of the hot air balloons as they were moving away. Video feed was perfect that day; however, my picture taking was not!
     

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    Got u ! Thanks I got 2100 feet today not line of sight vid feed was descent plus I had full 5 bars on the controller could of went much further and brought it back on map view but I oh had 30% battery left ! Thanks for getting back to me
     
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    If had video feed at just over 2 miles stock setup down a river at about 80 ft
     
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    2.2 miles stock. Full bars.
     
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    Actually scratch that I've had over 18k feet over water as well stock setup
     
  14. III% Streve

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    Last weekend I did 2km at 400ft. Never had a drop in signal. The only reason I stopped was because the flight out was all against a pretty strong wind. Battery limitations are a PITA!
     
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    This was my farthest so far. Im sure I can go farther, but haven't really pushed it.
    This was 1.3 miles to and from... I had total control. Just a little apprehensive to let it completely lose control and for rth to initiate(or me to hit the button)
     
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    Sure thing! I've done over 6000 ft over water and had full signal strength for both vid and control.
     
  17. Harleymhs

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    If u guys are going so far why did I start loosing video signal at 2100 feet over water ?
     
  18. III% Streve

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    If you would have pushed that flight to a point that you lost video, you would still have RC signal. Most people seep to think that a long term loss of video means they have lost control. That is VERY rarely the case! Typically, rotating the bird slowly, or climbing a bit, will regain a video link and you can fly on.
     
  19. III% Streve

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    Poor antenna alignment, You looking the wrong direction. Something else blowing out your signal. Something ON the P3 that might be interfering. The list can go on and on.
     
  20. Harleymhs

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    U are correct , once I turned the bird a bit I re gained video I should of climbed up a bit but battery was at 30% , I did in fact have full signal on the controller the whole time! I was in a area that had a lot of houses near md and a fence in front of me but the bird was over water !