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Old Mar 06, 2012, 05:22 PM
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5.8 GHz 200mw Tx from FPVHobby

I'm trying to get my hands on a 5.8 GHz 200mw Tx from FPVHobby. Apparently, the ones from FPVHobby have voltage regulators built-in. (I already burned up a non-regulated one). Unfortunately, FPVHobby is sold out! I'm willing to pay really good money if you've got a Tx to spare. I live in San Francisco, USA. Thanks!
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Old Apr 12, 2012, 12:44 PM
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I advise not to buy from FPVHobby. I've been stung for no reason after a couple of orders and so have others. Just search google for FPVHobby and rcgroups and read the bad rap for yourself. Adnan, the owner, has serious issues dealing with customers.

As an alternative you can buy a tiny and cheap 3.3V regulator from flytron.com
http://flytron.com/camera-transmitte...regulator.html
and a 5.8Ghz 200mw module without built-in regulator for half the price from foxtechfpv.com or rangevideo.com:
http://www.foxtechfpv.com/tx5823-200...ers-p-272.html
http://www.rangevideo.com/index.php?...roducts_id=217
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Old Aug 29, 2012, 02:52 PM
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Thx for the info!
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Old Jun 06, 2013, 12:13 AM
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Awesome! Double thanks
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Old Jun 06, 2013, 04:53 AM
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For those looking for a small PCB board for the 200mw module, you can buy one here:
http://www.eyefly.info/index.php?rou...product_id=113
I'm not sure if it has a voltage step down on it though, so you'll need to ask them.

B.t.w. you can order the modules from Boscam:
http://www.boscamhobby.com/
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Old Dec 24, 2013, 12:49 PM
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I have one but the antenna pad is burned up, other than that it works fine, about 100 yard range with out antenna
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