The RX will work fine especially if you put one of the cloverleaf antennas on it. The RX has nothing to do with higher power signal. No matter what RX you use, the quality will only be as good as what's being sent by the TX
The range is set by the transmitter so, everything else being equal, this tx should get you longer range, but ratio is not linear: to double range you have to cuadruple power, or inversly, the increase in range is proportional to the square root of the increase in power , so this gives you 54% more range, agsin, everything else being equal.
Defintely (that's my set up), but clearer image? You get the same image quality, as that depends on your camera and your goggles, but yes, you get a stronger signal. Pair it up with cloverleaf antennas for best results.
I just got this tx but it's range is only about 100 feet! Obviously somethings wrong. My 250mw Immersion works fine with the same antenna and plugs (12v in, 5v & video out). When close the video is normal but quickly goes to static and then white. Any suggestions?
Are you positive on having the exactly same set up? I did something stupid (blush) when using a wrong side polarized antenna **double stupid because it had been discussed here, but my antenna was already on the mail and when it arrived I forgot to verify I got the correct one** and the effect was that: near distances were ok, but the moment I flew away signal quality dropped rapidly. Check your antenna and its connectors, and also check your channel: neighboring channels, with strong power output, may overlap (quality may look almost normal), specially if there are near echoes from metallic surfaces, and as you move away signal disappears, but it was not really signal, only interference.
Check that there is a pin in your antenna fitting, if not it means you have a rp-sma connection, it will connect but it will have a very poor central connection.
I found this out the hard way, fried a transmitter.
If you ever ran your video transmitter with out an antenna it will damage the transmitter and reduce its range massively
Thanks for the suggestions. The first thing I did was to swap antennas (matching set of RP-CP blue beam ibcrazy antennas) and the 600mw tx hardly put out a signal with either. The 250mw tx is back on the plane, but I'm disappointed to lose $70 . Haven't tried getting a replacement...
It is vital to have a antenna attached to these transmitters when ever they are on or you will ruin it.
2 thumbs up!
This TX cost me my plane today! I was using a my 6ch futaba. No OSD. No RTH. Just this RX and my Fat Sharks with a really cheap and nasty Camera from here. It was going fantastic! I got cocky and went a bit too far. Then the sun hit the camera and for about 10 seconds I counln't see a thing. I turned out of the sun and waited for the picture. There it was crystal clear. A view of fields and 2 rivers. And, I was lost! I followed what I thought was the river back to me and I was going the wrong way. The futaba cut out and I watched the ground and tress coming up to meet me. Nothing I could do:-( If this TX didn't have such good range I would never have gone too far for my Futaba. I'm going to have to beef up my controler and fit the FY21AP that's been gathering dust. I really do recomend this Fat Shark TX.
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would really like hobbyking to restock this item so i can buy it in the near future.
the 100mw transmitter that comes with the fatshark goggles i just bought from hobbyking will probably prove its not enough for long range plane flights
Absolutely amazing piece of hardware for any FPV-enthousiast. Small yet powerfull. The builtquality is excellent. The instructions on the back of the packaging easy to understand. What i also like is the wide range of voltage that can be used to power the transmitter (2S-6S). All in all a very satisfied user. Now if only HK would start selling cloverleaf-antenna's for this...