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Wide landing gear

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Mods' started by Ethan, Dec 17, 2015.

  1. Ethan

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    Hi, I just bought wide landing gear for my phantom. I'm scared to put it on because I don't want to mess up the GPS signal and the other thing ( not sure what the other thing is ) please help. Is there a video that I could watch or some tips and how to remove the GPS and the other thing to put on my wide landing gear?
     
  2. kenjancef

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    I think you mean the compass... the GPS module is under the center of the top shell. The compass is on the landing gear. I would think that if you were going to replace landing gear, keep the compass in the same approximate position and on the same side, and try not to use a magnetic screwdriver because if it gets too close it could do wacky things to the compass.

    I know others here can help too...
     
  3. Ethan

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    OK thank you
     
  4. jason

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    If you have the newer P2 v2 version with the molded compass to the rear leg of the landing gear you may have a problem with placement on wider landing gear.
     
  5. Ethan

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    Ya I have the v2
     
  6. Ethan

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    How can I in mild the compass
     
  7. jason

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    ?? Don't under stand your question.
     
  8. Ethan

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    Oh sorry auto correct
     
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    How do I un mold the compass?
     
  10. Qoncussion

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    I don't believe the compass bracket can be removed from stock landing gear, as it's part of the mold.
     
  11. Ethan

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    Then what should I do? I already have the landing gear but I got them for $13 so its not like I'm down that much money
     
  12. Qoncussion

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    Wish I knew. I've had to stay with stock landing gear, as my case won't accommodate the wider gear. Wish it did :(
     
  13. jason

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    Are you changing to the wider landing gear for stability or to keep from seeing the left gear in your video??
     
  14. Ethan

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    From the camera seeing the landing gear
     
  15. jason

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    What about the props there just as annoying.

    I went about it in a different way which was more expensive by changing the cameras stock lens to a 5.4 mm f/2.5 60° 10 mp lens no fisheye, no landing gear or props in the video to crop out and the results for me were great.
     
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    I know on phantom 1 there was 4 mini screws and I removed it and mounted it to the wide. Not familiar with p2 or higher
     
  17. Qoncussion

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    Jason, I've been interested in doing the same mod to my Hero 3+ Black. Do you have a link to the lens you got?
     
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    I suggest that you order the lens and the lens mount that way all you have to is exchange as complete assembly. Total price including shipping is $157.22. To focus the lens you would need a micro mini to standard HDMI cable which you can get at Best Buy.

    GoPro Hero 4/3+/3 Lens Mount – Peau Productions

    5.4mm f/2.5 60d HFOV 10MP(No Distortion) – Peau Productions

    Insignia™ - 6' Mini/Micro HDMI Cable - Black
     
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    Are you over the sticker stock??
     
  20. Qoncussion

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    You can't scare me :)