Aibao control range

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    Aibao's manual mentioned the controller has 1.5km range. However, I fly Aibao for some months and find the maximum distance is about 500 meters. I lost FPV signal when over 500 meters with iOS device. There is no indication before the FPV signal lost. The Android device seems worse as I lost control to photo and video just around 300 meters. The video signal also become unstable. The battery status, distance and high data even not updated in very close distance. I fly on open space and not seeing any radio source around. Would like to know from other in this site how far their Aibao can fly.

     
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    Hi
    In my case the image distance fpv is about 700-750m
    But the signal meter of the walkera drone application in ios is useless
    Always the maximum signal appears until you suddenly lose the image
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    Looks like Aibao very difficult to go to 1km range. The FPV only works for few hundred meters. I really not comfortable to fly it beyond visible range.
     
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    Update your location in your profile.

    If you are in Europe you will have a CE transmitter. Less than half the power of the FCC rest of world version.
     
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    I am located in Hong Kong and should have the FCC controller. Is any place on the controller I can check it's FCC or CE?
     
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    Not that I am aware of. Its normally in the TX firmware revision number. ?.?A for FCC and ?.?B for CE.
     
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    How can I check the firmware version? Do I need download special app on mobile device or PC to check?
     
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    On this radio I don't know. On all their others its available on the display in the System About menu.
     
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    When I use Walkera Drone with Android device the FPV connection lost over 200 meters. When using iOS device it can go to around 500 meters. Is the FPV signal connect with directly from the aircraft to mobile device? Or connect to the radio controller and relay to mobile device?
     
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    It depends which app you are using. and if you connect to ground or air.
     

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