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  1. Drone On

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    I purchased the first generation Q500 when they first came out a couple of years ago. I have enjoyed flying it and have never had any trouble with it. I decided to upgrade to the H pro with real sense. After doing research and hearing good things about Carolina Dronz and the owner Frank I ordered the Typhoon H realsense Pro Package from him today along with the FPV skyview, ND filter pack and a couple of his balance charging cables for the H batteries so I can use my iCharge smart charger.
    Well anyway the other reason I ordered from Carolina Dronz is because I wanted them to do the external antenna mod to the drone before they shipped it. I talked to Frank on the phone about doing the mod when I placed my order and he told me that I don't need the mod because the Typhoon H pro pack with real sense now comes with 2 external antennas from Yuneec. He said that they are just behind the landing gear on each side. I've look at many pictures of the H with real sense on the net and on Yuneec website and I don't see any external antennas in any pictures.
    Can anyone who own's the H with real sense pro pack confirm that there are 2 external antennas on the drone? Mine is scheduled to be delivered on Sat. Maybe this is a recent change to the H Pro due complaints of people losing telemetry info.
     
  2. Steve Carr

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    I does come with two antennas. That isn't a change. It is how they are all shipped. Enjoy your H and, of course, take it slow and easy until you get the feel.
     
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  3. Drone On

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    Ok thanks for the info. In all the pictures I never noticed/seen the antennas or have I heard anybody mention them. I'm glad I didn't have to do the mod. I did order the 3 FPVLR antennas for the ST16.Yes, I will be very careful. It is a big investment. I will take it very slow but at least I have a couple of years experience flying my Q500 so I know the basics. I thought I was crazy for spending $1300.00 on my Q500 a few years ago. I almost doubled that for my H Pro with all the extra's...:eek:.
     
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    on the first series the antennas was more inside. now they have put a housing near landing gear to given them a better signal and that they can't hided by the Battery of the H
     

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  5. ArnhemAnt

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    I could be wrong, but possibly Yuneec is now building the H with the antenna upgrade as standard?
    From what I understand, this antenna upgrade is also available through Carolina Dronz and also through Carlos (Yuneec Typhoon UK)

    I've just ordered this kit for my YTH.
     

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  6. Drone On

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    Yes, I personally talk to Frank at Carolina Dronz yesterday and ordered my H pro real sense Pro pack from him. I confirmed with him twice, to make sure we were on the same page, before I placed my order. I wanted him to do the antenna upgrade before he shipped it. He said there is no need. The H pro with realsence comes from Yuneec with the 2 external antennas. Then I asked him again if it is the same type of mod that he does with the 2 antennas sticking down from the bottom of the drone. He again said yes it is. It is not the exact same antennas that he installs but Yuneec builds the H pro' s with 2 external antennas sticking down right behind the landing gear..like Steve and Eric confirmed. I will post a picture when I get my H or if someone else who has the H pro can post a picture of the factory antennas it would be greatly appreciated, Thx
     
  7. Drone On

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    Ok, after much searching the net I finally found a picture of the factory installed antennas right next to the landing gear.. Steve or Eric can you please confirm, thx
     

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    I happen to have a pic handy.
    antsproh.jpg
     
  9. gwhuntoon

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    Yup that's them. Basically plastic antenna guide tubes the wire antenna's slide into.

    Greg
     
  10. Drone On

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    Great thanks....ok so they are guide tubes for the antenna wires.
     
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    Yeah, the antenna tube are simply bolted on with the LG legs.
     
  12. alsey7

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    The reason that Yuneec decided to make the antenna extend out was because of my design when i thought up using external Antenna.
     
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    ^^Please don't take this the wrong way, but, either you are Carlos or you have had the same idea as he did.
     
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    Thats me next to Bo Came up with the idea. I went on the FPVGUY ( BO ) and we made a how to video, carlos created and optimised the antennas carlos is a good friend Untitled-2.jpg Untitled-2.jpg
     
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    ^^ Thanks. Figured this may have been the case. Thank you for bringing your ideas to the rest of us, and yes, Carlos is a great guy - very humble.
     
  16. Drone On

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    Just curious, does anyone know if the optimized (solid) antennas, from Carlos or Carolina Dronz, preform better than just having the antenna wires sticking down in a hollow tube? When I ordered my TH pro pack from Frank at Carolina Dronz a few day ago I wanted him to do the external antenna mod on it. He told me that there is no need to because the H Pro comes from Yuneec with external antennas. I asked him are they the same type that he puts on, the solid ones. He said yes. I was a really disappointed to find out that they are not. That Yuneec just extended the antenna wires outside the drone and placed them in plastic tubes to protect them. If I would have known this when I placed my order I would have had Frank do the antenna mod anyway. I really wanted the solid screw on optimized antennas on my H..:(
     
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    I'd like to add the tubes and swap for the extended antennas on mine. Like to see what benefits you get. Just need to find someone who sells them or maybe a 3d printed copy. Right now those and other simulair parts are not sold from yuneec.
     
  18. Drone On

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    Carolina Dronz sells the external antenna kits. They will also install them if you ship your drone to them. Give them a call. Here's the link to the antennas kit they sell:

    Yuneec External Antenna Kit for Typhoon H, & Pro Upgrade Kit
     
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    Drone On, I'm not looking to do the exterior antenna mod that Bo does yet. I'd like to transform my H to a Pro and see what advantages I can get over what I currently have. If you decide to do the Carolina Mod, I'll buy your pro tubes and extended antenna leads.
     
  20. Drone On

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    Ray, Did your H come with the antenna wires sticking out of the bottom of the tubes?. I just received my H pro today and was looking at the antenna tubes and noticed that my antenna wires do not extend out the bottom of the tubes. My wires are about 1 inch up in the tubes. Did you pull yours down so they would stick out the bottom?