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Old Jan 30, 2012, 10:22 PM
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Upgrading my FPV transmitter - good source for purchase?

Hello, I have a FatShark Aviator system with a 100mW transmitter. I'd like to upgrade the transmitter to something more powerful and I picked out (with some help from my RCGroups.com friends) an ImmersionRC 600mW 5.8 GHz transmitter. It is compatible with my goggles, Bluebeam antennas, and affordable. I was going to get it from ReadMadeRC.com but they have been out of stock for quite some time. Is there another favorite place I can order a similar transmitter from? Thank you!
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Old Jan 31, 2012, 07:49 AM
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Anyone? I found a store in Turkey that sells a 200mW and 500mW transmitter but I didn't want to order from overseas if I didn't have to. Where can I get a more powerful 5.8 GHz transmitter besides ReadyMadeRC.com? FutureHobbies is also out of stock.
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Old Jan 31, 2012, 08:13 AM
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Popular products are going to have to be backordered. You will just have to wait on them. I often face this very problem stocking my antennas.

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Old Jan 31, 2012, 08:16 AM
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Thanks Alex, I'll just keep checking back.
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Old Jan 31, 2012, 08:21 AM
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I know overseas but there is a 800mw!!!! option too

http://www.electronicarc.com/catalog...02982b9ac0e3be

http://www.electronicarc.com/catalog...02982b9ac0e3be
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Old Jan 31, 2012, 08:37 AM
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Anyone? I found a store in Turkey that sells a 200mW and 500mW transmitter but I didn't want to order from overseas if I didn't have to. Where can I get a more powerful 5.8 GHz transmitter besides ReadyMadeRC.com? FutureHobbies is also out of stock.
beware than fatshark rx's only works with immersion tx's.. i think they only come in 10mw, 100mw, (600mw most powerful one they have).... immersion frequency #'s ends with "0"'s where as the others ends with a "#"'s..
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Old Jan 31, 2012, 09:25 AM
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beware than fatshark rx's only works with immersion tx's.. i think they only come in 10mw, 100mw, (600mw most powerful one they have).... immersion frequency #'s ends with "0"'s where as the others ends with a "#"'s..
I have been trying to pay attention to the channels and/or whether they state FatShark compatibility, so thanks for the reminder. I'm working on my 2nd FPV vehicle and I wanted to install an upgraded transmitter from the get-go but I'll go with the 100mW for now. Still trying to figure out where I'm going to put it.
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Old Jan 31, 2012, 09:38 AM
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You could make your own using the 500mw airwave module

http://www.dpcav.com/xcart/product.p...cat=249&page=1
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Old Jan 31, 2012, 10:38 AM
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You could make your own using the 500mw airwave module

http://www.dpcav.com/xcart/product.p...cat=249&page=1
Thanks for the suggestion. I'm pretty adept at soldering but I'm not that good! That would be way out of my comfort zone.
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Old Feb 03, 2012, 01:30 AM
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Got a reply from ReadyMadeRC. It's going to be a few more weeks but more should be on the way. I will be keeping me eye out for them. My FPV EasyStar is almost done.
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