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Argtek antenna

Discussion in 'Standard/4k Discussion' started by Dave Walters, Sep 24, 2016.

  1. Dave Walters

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    Hi all. Something of a newbie with the phantom so started with the DJI 3 standard.

    I've flown drones and heli's for years and years and this is super easy to fly, I love it.

    I researched as much as possible and thought the Standard was a great price (Mrs Disagrees) !!

    I didn't realise that it won't go as far as the Pro and so when I'm in farm land, I lose signal at about 300 meters, I can barely get to 120 altitude. I understand there are issues with interference etc but I was saddened as my mates post flight logs of theirs that go for literally miles.

    Has anyone tried the Argtek replacement on the Standard 3? YouTube videos have shown to work well?

    Thanks in advance

    Dave in Essex
     
  2. captainmilehigh

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    I'd recommend going with the Itelite DBS mod antenna. My standard was about the same with the stock R\C. With the DBS mod I get 2-3 miles at 400+feet altitude with no dropout. This works well here in the US. Not sure the limitations in Essex.


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  3. Dave Walters

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    Thanks for the info. I've not seen or heard of that.

    I'll do some research.

    I don't want to go crazy or be irresponsible but I'd like to be able to go further than the borders of my local park
     
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    There's another thread running now, OP is b_rad. I think they are in the UK. They are discussing the ARGtek and DBS and where to get them. Might help you decide.

    Thread is ARGtek I believe.


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    DBS here as well, good advice.
     
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