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How's your Wifi Module since heat sink mod?

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by RichWest, Jun 20, 2015.

  1. RichWest

    Nov 1, 2014
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    Houston, Texas
    Was curious, how others that performed the heat sink (thermal compound) mod to the wifi module, if everything is holding up to expectations.

    Me, I went with a thermal pad (FujiPoly) and so far in +90F days I've had no loss of video signal at full resolution. Further I drilled the module's cover to replicate the V3 holes. I also installed an actual heat sink to the wifi module to further rid the module of its heat. Finally I opened up the factory body vents further by removing every other vertical support in the openings.

    I know the majority went with Artic Silver 5. And then some replaced the module with new and applied AS5 prior to using. Again just curious...
  2. MapMaker53

    Aug 17, 2014
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    Long Island, NY
    Haven't had any wifi issues since heat-sinking my P2V+_v2 solid wifi module with the Arctic Silver -- but I hadn't had any before, either. I just added the Arctic Silver as a precautionary measure. And now with some of the flying apps providing the capability of boosting wifi signal, I'm glad I did to help prevent overheating. So far so good. Removing every other vent strut to help increase air flow is an interesting mod and I'll consider doing that.
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