"The 2.4Ghz receiver/transmitter is for the radio to control the Iris. 915MHz is to allow laptop/DroidPlanner to communicate with the Iris for mission planning or configuration. You need 2.4ghz so you can control the Iris using the radio."
"I just watched the Iris+ video and Colin mentioned that the FlySky controller has been upgraded to display telemetry data https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7IO2Zcq9y-A. This explains why I could not figure out how to get telemetry on my current FlySky."
"Wow! Thank you for such detailed reply. I am glad that it worked out very well for you. I really want one but due to the heavy workload trying to launch new products at work, I probably won't have time to do that anytime. Besides, 3DR just released…"
"Hehehe... this is an expensive hobby. I bought my Iris 7 weeks ago. As I said, I have experienced some problems with it (gimbal shaking, poor flight time). But I guess I sort of expected that. I was deciding between the Phantom 2 and the Iris. I…"
"As part of Mission Planner setup, you could choose what to do when the Iris lost connection with your laptop/tablet. It can either RTL, land, or continue the planned path. The question is more whether the battery can handle the 4 miles round trip…"
"There are a few million people with that last name and not everyone works for 3DR. Although it might be a nice company to work for. Keep in mind that they are a startup. And like many other start ups, they probably have challenges introducing new…"
"Haha, what are you talking about? I am not a 3DR employee and have never been. I don't know how you came to that conclusion. I am just another Iris owner. I have experienced some issues with the Iris and hope that Iris+ will get me the flight time…"
"I have yet to see if the Iris+ could get 15min with gopro, gimbal and 3dr osd/fpv. I don't know how that could be possible. I tried the Multistar 3s 5200mah 10c battery (330g vs 3DR 370g 8C) from HK with tha same setup and a lighter set of 3D…"