Tarantula X6 Drone Long Range Flying
Although the $55 YiZhan Tarantula X6 quadcopter transmitter has excellent range at 300m, my modified WLToys transmitter has even better range at 600m. Find the Tarantula here, $55 with free shipping http://shrsl.com/?~96gp Tarantula parts (including batteries and motors WOOHOO!) http://shrsl.com/?~88um
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Here’s the mod http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1873198&page=43
You’ll need this http://www.banggood.com/Wholesale-FrSky-2_4G-V8-Series-5dB-Module-Antenna-p-68703.html
And this http://www.banggood.com/5-Inch-Male-to-SMA-Female-Nut-Bulkhead-Crimp-RG316-Coax-Cable-p-924951.html
The reflector really does help. It only takes about 10 minutes to make one of these from aluminum foil, some thin cardboard, and glue and scissors: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YwW26jNWAQE
and here’s the template http://www.aegisarts.com/wifi/ez12.pdf
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