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Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision Discussion' started by rfernandez, Mar 11, 2014.

  1. rfernandez

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    I have read somewhere that the extender and camera's Wifi antenna is LHCP, Am I right?

    Now here is my Idea, I ordered a GoodLuck Gimbal which will arrive on Thursday, and, I will modify it to fit the Vision camera. I figured I install a 2.4 GHz LHCP Pinwheel on the phantom and one on the extender and leave the other stock antenna like it is.
    The reason for this is I am anticipating some loss of wifi range because one gimbal motor with be covering one side of the cameras antenna.
    Now, if i can I get a slight increase in range i will be happy. Is this feasible?

    Thanks in Advance,
     
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  3. mr_3_0_5

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    The camera does have LHCP micro patch antennas if you cover them with the gimbal you will get some signal loss not sure yet how bad it will be
    Adding a pinwheel to the extender may not extend the range but will make it omni directional so you won't have to aim at it as much. for added distance you want a directional antenna there are some small ones being tested here real shortly
    You can also increase range with an omni directional with higher gain then the pinwheel
     
  4. rfernandez

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    which on e a spironet?
     
  5. mr_3_0_5

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    As far as I know the spironets are for 5.8g your control signal
     
  6. rfernandez

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    you are not in the 305 area code are you?
     
  7. mr_3_0_5

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    I used to be but have moved to central Florida now
     
  8. rfernandez

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    i will remember that when I go up in that area..

    Planing to do some flying in on around Lake okeechobee some time soon
     
  9. mr_3_0_5

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    I about 45 min north of orlando
     
  10. GneeChee

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    Duh ... color me dense, but I just got it ... "mr_3_0_5" ... are you Pitbull? LOL

    (Now I bet we see a Vision in one of his new videos :)
     
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    Hi, I will be like on the same boat in a few days, yesterday (03/12/14) my Vision finally arrived,
    and my Hobbypower Gimbal is on its way from China.

    I was wondering that, maybe a)installing the gimbal upside down on a floor and the camera on top,
    or b)placing the gimbal -90º so the camera sits a little forward than the motors, or c)somehow placing
    the antennas out of the shell of the camera.

    Would like to hear how you solve it.
     
  12. rfernandez

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    I abandoned the idea of the good luck gimbal and ordered the 3Dpower gimbal.. will have to wait and see what the range is once i install the new gimbal. I am selling the still in the box goodluckbuy gimbal in your are interested see my post or know of someone.
     
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