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Discussion in 'Q500 Discussion' started by Tacticool, Jan 24, 2017.

  1. Tacticool

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    Anyone know the true range of the Q500? I see lots of conflicting articles
     
  2. Wingshooter

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    I have been in open area, about 300' Elevation and 500' Distance Out. It would still fly, but I would loose my video feed. I have not tried it much further.
     
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    Everything on my Q is stock and I have been out 2,760ft and still had video...modifications take them a whole lot further
     
  4. NRRTRAINS

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    in stock form and set to factory setting it is 400' up 300' out
     
  5. Jafo

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    Without mods, your probably looking at about 600-700 feet on your video feed.
    With the added extended range antenna I get out about a mile and a half and that's far enough for me.
    At that distance, control gets "Iffy and intermittent" but still flyable.

    Good luck and happy flying,
    Jafo
     
  6. Chewman

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    At a mile and a half that pretty much takes the LOS out of the equation
     
  7. Jafo

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    That's for sure.
    Kinda like your getting out to 2760 feet with no mods.
    Kinda hard to see from that distance huh ?
     
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    was a speck until I took my eyes off it, then I lost it
     
  9. Tacticool

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    Any recommendations for MODS. Websites, where to look? Price is not really an issue
     
  10. Jafo

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    Google... Yuneec Q500 mods and have a look on You Tube too.
    Search the threads here too and you'll find plenty of info.
    Good luck
     
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    I got out to 827 feet before I lost the video. Even at that range, I could see it, but my wife had trouble until I showed it to her. As far as I am concerned, that is far enough for me.
     
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    I've been out to over 1500ft at 200ft altitude with no loss in signal or video feed.
     
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  13. DronePiX

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    My property = 300ft

    Neighbors = 500 ft

    From shore to salmon traps = 900ft HBS00082.JPG HBS00098.JPG
     
  14. DronePiX

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    Those salmon traps are over 80ft in diameter!
     
  15. Jafo

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    With my mods, I have gone out 5000' in distance and 1200' in altitude while climbing beside a mountain/hill. I also crashed one on the mountain/hill and it remains there to this day.
    That was far enough for me.
    :)
     
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