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Any genuine 3dr radios with Ftdi chip?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Troy Daigrepont Jan 23, 2017. 1 Reply

I bought a chinese clone radio and it had a different usb chip that wouldnt work with my smartphone drivers. So i am trying to find a genuine 3dr usb telemetry module or one with a genuine Ftdi chip.…Continue

Is it possible to add a 5 watt RF amplifier to a 3DR/Hope radio module?

Started this discussion. Last reply by john Dec 28, 2015. 14 Replies

I have upgraded to a 1 watt radio, but even with good dipole antennas I am only getting around 800 meters through trees and buildings (much more when up in the air of course). Better antennas may…Continue

Can 3DR radios be used to build a gps tracker?

Started this discussion. Last reply by john Nov 7, 2014. 2 Replies

I have a few Mediatek gps modules that I am not using and I would like to build a small gps tracker (not to use on a UAV but something else). The gps trackers that use radios like Garmin dog trackers…Continue

Crash when ground station signal was lost and using joystick

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ben Mar 9, 2016. 4 Replies

I was flying Arducopter 3.2 today with the ground station telemetry failsafe parameter enabled and set to RTL. It was hovering stably on guided mode and using a usb joystick when my ground station…Continue


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