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WiFi question

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Pyrojim, Jun 1, 2014.

  1. Pyrojim

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    Why is it that we can fly multiple Phantoms side by side but we cannot turn the WiFi on the GoPro on? If the GoPro causes problems by being on the same frequency, why doen't the other Phantoms cause problems?
     
  2. ElGuano

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    Phantom TX/RXs frequency-hop, which is part of the reason why you bind them together. They're made to work with multiple models in the air. The problem with the GoPro is it's a 2.4ghz transmitter sitting inches away form your RX antennas and can swamp it out completely (and also isn't designed to place nicely with RC radios).
     
  3. madsonp

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    I and others I have heard use the Wifi on my Gopro and haven't had any problems at all.
     
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    have fun gambling with all that money :D
     
  5. AnselA

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    ... and what WiFi range you have got?
     
  6. madsonp

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    Gopro say's you can control your camera up to 600" away under perfect conditions, http://gopro.com/support/articles/wi-fi-range I've found it to be less, maybe a couple hundred feet at the most.
     
  7. KG4MXV

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    When you have a TX in close proximity to a RX you can cause the RX to de-sense and loose the signal.

    I.E if you test two "walkie talkies" too close to each other you might not hear the Transmitting radio.