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Transmitter Upgrade - have you considered it??

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by voodoo, Nov 28, 2014.

  1. voodoo

    Jul 31, 2014
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    I'm going to want to upgrade transmitters soon or eventually into the future. For reliability, protection and safety, and peace of mind. I know people use brands like Futaba and Spektrum. My questions are these:

    1. I can upgrade / replace the transmitter for my 5.8Ghz Phantom 2 Vision +, correct? I know this is possible with the 2.4Ghz Phantom 2.

    2. What is the recommendation for a quality industry transmitter at a good price? I do not think I want $800 or higher controller for a quad that costs about $1k. I'd like to stay at $300-400, have better protection against radio interference, but not absolutely break the bank.

    Cheers! Thanks!!
  2. rstekeur

    Jan 27, 2014
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    Ft Myers, Florida
    I don't know what choices that you have available to replace the 5.8 tx. You can't use 2.4 as the WiFi extender uses 2.4 . the phantom naza only supports sbus. I like to know the same thing.
  3. PhantomFanatic

    Nov 14, 2014
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    USA, GA
    As you already know, Futaba's Fasst system works for 2.4Ghz, but I don't know about 5.8Ghz. I hope someone, with the knowledge will chime in.

    I assume that you want to keep the receiver. If so, you might see if Futaba has any offerings in the 5.8Mhz spectrum. If you swap out both, then your options are increased.
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