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Phantom 3
Vision+
Vision
Phantom 2
All Phantoms
 
Must-Haves
Battery (get a few spares so you can fly longer)P2VV+
Cable - Lightning (connect Apple device to remote)P3
Cable - USB (connect Android device to remote)P3
Camera Guard (protect your camera)P2VV+
Case - Go Professional (high quality & built well)P2VV+
Memory Card - SanDisk (64 GB card & 90MB/s write speed)P3
Memory Card - SanDisk (64 GB card & 40MB/s write speed)P3
Memory Card - SanDisk (32 GB card & 90MB/s write speed)VV+
Memory Card - SanDisk (32 GB card & 40MB/s write speed)VV+
Prop Balancer (for smoother flight)P2VV+
Props (get an extra set in case you damage them)P2VV+
Remote Controller & Identity StickersP2VV+
Screw Pack (to replace stripped/lost screws)P2VV+
Screwdriver - 00 Phillips (needed to open Phantom)P2VV+
Screwdriver - 2mm Hex (needed to open Phantom)P2VV+
Screwdriver - T6 Torx (needed to open Phantom)P3
Screwdriver - T8 Torx (needed to open Phantom)P3
Ultimate Phantom Guide (lots of good tips)VV+
Weather Watcher (check the weather before flying)


Fixes
Prevent Loss of Satellites
5mm Ferrites (reduce camera lead interference)V+
7mm Ferrites (reduce camera lead interference)V+
Buzzcam GPS Booster (reduce GPS interference)P2VV+
Copper Foil Shield (reduce GPS interference)P2VV+P3
GPS Antenna (connect to more satellites)P2VV+
Tighten GPS Plug (fix loose GPS plug connectors)V+

Prevent Wi-Fi Module Overheating
Thermal Compound (apply to GPS module chips)V+

Protect Camera/Gimbal
Camera Guard (protect your camera)P2VV+
Gimbal Protector - Gimbal Saver (aluminum)V+
Gimbal Protector - Inertia Guard (plastic)V+
Gimbal Protector - Phantom Fix (aluminum)V+


Upgrades
Anti-Static Compass (protects compass)V+
Anti-Static Compass (protects compass)P2V
ESC (v2.1)P2VV+
GPS Antenna (connect to more satellites)P2VV+
Motor (2312 CCW)P2VV+
Motor (2312 CW)P2VV+
Props (9450) (quieter & increased lift)P2VV+
Remote Controller w/Tilt Wheel (rechargeable)V+


Modifications
Antennas - FPVLR (increase remote/lightbridge range)P3
Antennas - FPVLR (increase remote/Wi-Fi range)P2VV+
Antennas - Horizon (increase remote/Wi-Fi range)P2VV+
Build Your Own Range BoosterP2VV+
Camera Slow Tilt Switch (reduce camera tilt speed)V+
Camera Tilt Joystick (progressive camera tilt speed)V+
Copper Foil Shield (fix low satellite count)P2VV+P3
Dye props (change color of your props with Rit dye)
Increase antenna range by 50%P2VV+
Remote Camera Pitch LeverV+
Remove Remote Control Throttle LockP2VV+
Slow Yaw Lock (maintain consistent yaw speed)P2VV+
Slow Yaw Switch (reduce yaw speed)P2VV+


Accessories
Batteries
Battery - DJIP2VV+
Battery - Limefuel L54PP2VV+
Battery - Limefuel L60P (2-4 mins extra flight time)P2VV+
Battery Storage Bag (prevent battery fires)

Battery Chargers
Battery Discharger (discharge DJI batteries)P2VV+P3
Car Battery Charger - DJI (cigarette lighter plug)P2VV+
Power Inverter (charge batteries in your car)P2VV+P3
Wall Battery Charger - DJI (charge 1 battery)P2VV+
Wall Battery Charger - SmartPower (charge 4 batteries)P2VV+
Wall Battery Charger - Smatree (charge 3 batteries)P2VV+
Wall Battery Charger - VicTsing (charge 3 batteries)P2VV+

Camera & Video
Camera - GoPro HERO4 BlackP2VV+
Camera - GoPro HERO4 SilverP2VV+
Camera Lens Filters - Polar Pro (for GoPro camera)P2VV+
Camera Lens Filters - Rosco (for Vision+ camera)V+
Camera Lens Filters - SRP (for Vision+ camera)V+
Camera Lens Filters - SRP (for GoPro camera)P2VV+
Camera Lens Filters - UAV BITS (for Vision+ camera)V+
Camera Lens Hood - DJI (prevent flicker in videos)V+
Camera Lens Hood - GoPro (prevent flicker in videos)P2VV+
Camera Mount - GoProP2VV+
FPV Glasses - CinemizerP2VV+
FPV Glasses - Epson MoverioP2VV+
Gimbal - Quickrelease (attach GoPro camera)V+
Gimbal - Rotorpixel (attach DJI camera)V
Gimbal - Zenmuse (attach GoPro camera)V
Gimbal Lock - DWet (DJI gimbal lock alternative)V+
Gimbal Lock - Toledo Aerial (DJI gimbal lock alternative)V+
Memory Card - SanDisk (64 GB card & 40MB/s write speed)P3
Memory Card - SanDisk (64 GB card & 90MB/s write speed)P3
Memory Card - SanDisk (32 GB card & 90MB/s write speed)VV+
Memory Card - SanDisk (32 GB card & 40MB/s write speed)VV+
Memory Card Adapter (access from your computer)VV+P3

Cases
Backpack - Action Xtras (compact & foam lid)P2VV+P3
Backpack - DronePacks (padded foam top)P2VV+
Backpack - Fearless (comfortable & spacious)P2VV+
Backpack - Go Professional (precision cut foam)P2VV+
Backpack - Kalevel (adjustable shoulder strap)P2VV+
Backpack - Koozam (hard outer shell)P2VV+
Backpack - Microraptor Pro (room to store a tablet)P2VV+
Backpack - Think Tank (compact & customizable)P2VV+P3
Hard Case - Aluminum Case (keep prop guards on)P2VV+P3
Hard Case - Go Professional (precision cut foam)P2VV+
Hard Case - HPRC (room to store a tablet)P2VV+
Hard Case - Microraptor Pro (long handle & wheels)P2VV+
Hard Case - Military Spec (virtually indestructible)P2V
Hard Case - Nanuk (customizable foam insert)P2VV+P3
Hard Case - Red Rock (room for prop guards)P2VV+
Hard Case - Seahorse (customizable foam insert)P2VV+P3
Soft Case - HPRC (keep prop guards on)P2VV+

Landing
Landing Gear - Hobbypower (taller & wider)P2VV+
Landing Gear - Spider Legs (for more stable landing)P2VV+
Landing Gear - Summitlink (taller & wider)P2VV+
Landing Gear - Switchblade (for more stable landing)P2VV+
Landing Pad (land in grass/dirt/rocks)

Maintenance
DeoxIT Cleaner Spray (keep battery contacts clean)

Props
Prop Balancer - Du-Bro (for smoother flight)P2VV+
Prop Balancer - SpeedyTM (for smoother flight)P2VV+
Prop Balancing Rod - EJH (use on can or glass)P2VV+
Prop Balancing Rod - Orion (use on can or glass)P2VV+
Prop Balancing Rod - SpeedyTM (use on can or glass)P2VV+
Prop Guards - Bestem (quickly snap on/off)P2VV+P3
Prop Guards - DJI (attach with screws)P2VV+P3
Prop Guards - Summitlink (quickly snap on/off)P2VV+P3
Props - DJI (9443 white tips) (carbon fiber)P2VV+
Props - DJI (9443 yellow tips) (carbon fiber)P2VV+
Props - DJI (9443) (older style)P2VV+
Props - DJI (9450) (quieter & increased lift)P2VV+

Remote Controller
LCD Monitor Bracket (mount monitor to remote)P2VV+
PhantomKnob (better control & reduces fatigue)P2VV+P3
Phone Sun Shade (eliminate glare)P2VV+
Phone Sun Shade - E-accexpert (folds flat for storage)P2VV+
Phone Sun Shade - ShadeO (eliminate glare)P2VV+
Remote Control Neck Strap (white)
Remote Control Neck Strap (black)
Remote Control Shoulder Strap - DJI
Tablet Mount & Sun Shade (fits 11" tablets)P2VV+
Tablet Mount & Sun Shade (fits 7" tablets)P2VV+
Tablet Mount - DJI (fits all phones/tablets)P2VV+P3
Tablet Mount - MR Droneworx (fits all tablets)P2VV+
Transmitter Tray (securely mount a tablet)P2VV+

Safety
Anti-Glare Screen Protector Film (for iPad Air)
Anti-Glare Screen Protector Film (for iPad Mini)
Anti-Glare Screen Protector Film (for iPad)
Battery Storage Bag (prevent battery fires)
Case Lock (TSA approved)
GetterBack (rescue your Phantom in 100 ft of water)
Gimbal Lock - DWet (DJI gimbal lock alternative)V+
Gimbal Lock - Toledo Aerial (DJI gimbal lock alternative)V+
Headlight & Light Strip (easily spot your Phantom)P2VV+P3
Prop Guards - Bestem (quickly snap on/off)P2VV+P3
Prop Guards - DJI (attach with screws)P2VV+P3
Prop Guards - Summitlink (quickly snap on/off)P2VV+P3
Remove Before Flight Keychain (hook to gimbal lock)V+P3

Stickers
Arm Band Stickers - DJI (OEM DJI)
Arm Band Stickers - LeeMac Design (vinyl)
Arm Band Stickers - UAV Stickers (vinyl)
Battery Labels - LeeMac Design (vinyl)
Phantom Wraps/Skins
Remote Control Stickers - Artopia (vinyl)P2VV+
Remote Control Stickers - UAV Stickers (vinyl)P2VV+

Tools
Screwdriver - 00 Phillips (needed to open Phantom)P2VV+
Screwdriver - 2mm Hex (needed to open Phantom)P2VV+
Screwdriver - T6 Torx (needed to open Phantom)P3
Screwdriver - T8 Torx (needed to open Phantom)P3

Trackers
Flight Tracker - Flytrex (record flight data on microSD)
GPS Portable Receiver (add GPS to your iPad)
Tracker - Drone Mods (location tracker)
Tracker - Flytrex (data logger & location tracker)
Tracker - Marco Polo (2-mile range & no mobile fees)
Tracker - RF-V16 (location tracker)
Tracker - Savior (waterproof location tracker)
Tracker - TK109 (location tracker)
Tracker - Trackimo (location tracker)

Weather
Wind & Temperature Meter - Ambient
Wind & Temperature Meter - Pyle
Wind Meter (plugs into Apple/Android phone)
Wind Meter - La Crosse


Replacement Parts
Anti-Static CompassV+
Anti-Static CompassP2V
Cable PackV
Camera & GimbalV+
Camera & GimbalV
Central Circuit BoardVV+
Drop Protection Kit (secures camera to gimbal)V+
ESC (v2.1)P2VV+
Gimbal Holder & Camera Lens CoverV+
Gimbal Ribbon Cable - AmazonV+
Gimbal Ribbon Cable - DDM RacingV+
Gimbal Yaw ArmV+
GPS AntennaP2VV+
Landing Gear (without compass)V+
Landing Gear (without compass)P2V
Motor (2312 CCW)P2VV+
Motor (2312 CW)P2VV+
Props - DJI (9443 white tips) (carbon fiber)P2VV+
Props - DJI (9443 yellow tips) (carbon fiber)P2VV+
Props - DJI (9443) (older style)P2VV+
Props - DJI (9450) (quieter & increased lift)P2VV+
Remote Controller Phone HolderP2VV+
Remote Controller S1/S2 Toggle SwitchP2VV+
Remote Controller Tablet MountP2VV+P3
Remote Controller w/Tilt WheelV+
Screw Pack (to replace stripped/lost screws)P2VV+
Shell BodyP2VV+
Wi-Fi ModuleV+
Wi-Fi Range ExtenderV+
Wi-Fi Range ExtenderV
Wi-Fi Range Extender BatteryV+


Software
Data Logger
Vision+ Utility (log your flight data)V+
Vision+ Utility (log your flight data)V+

DJI
DJI Assistant (setup firmware/settings)V+
DJI Assistant (setup firmware/settings)V
DJI Assistant (setup firmware/settings)P2
DJI Pilot (FPV for your mobile device)P3
DJI Pilot (FPV for your mobile device)P3
DJI Vision (FPV for your mobile device)VV+
DJI Vision (FPV for your mobile device)VV+
DJI WIN Driver (needed to run Phantom Assistant)P2VV+

FPV
Autopilot (DJI Vision alternative)V+
DJI Vision (FPV for your mobile device)VV+
DJI Vision (FPV for your mobile device)VV+
FPV Booster (DJI Vision alternative)V+
FPV Booster (DJI Vision alternative)V+
Ultimate Flight (DJI Vision alternative)V+
Unofficial DJI Vision (DJI Vision mod)V+
Vision Pilot (DJI Vision alternative)V+
Vision Plus (DJI Vision alternative)V+

GPS
GPS Essentials (calibrate mobile device compass)
GPS Plan (see available satellites)
GPS Status (calibrate mobile device compass)
Solar Monitor (see solar & geomagnetic activity)

Image/Video
Adobe Lightroom (edit photos)
Adobe Photoshop Express (edit photos on the go)
Adobe Photoshop Express (edit photos on the go)
Arcsoft Panorama Maker (stitch photos)
Autopano Giga (stitch photos)
Dashware (overlay logged data onto video)
GIMP (free image editor)
GoPro Studio (free video editor)
Panotour (create virtual tours)
ProDrenalin (edit video)

Mapping
Pix4Dmapper (mapping & measuring tool)

Screen Recorder
SCR Screen Recorder Pro
Shou

Weather
Hover (weather, news & fly zone maps)
Hover (weather, news & fly zone maps)
UAV Forecast (current weather & forecast)
Weather Watcher (real-time local weather conditions)

Wi-Fi
FPV Booster (improve Wi-Fi connection)V+
FPV Booster (improve Wi-Fi connection)V+
FPV Booster (improve Wi-Fi connection)V
FPV Booster (improve Wi-Fi connection)V
Wi-Fi Prioritizer (stay connected to Phantom's Wi-Fi)


How-Tos
Execute CSC to start/stop motors
Fly a perfect circle around an object
Setup flight simulator (requires remote w/tilt wheel)P2VV+
Setup waypoints in DJI Vision applicationVV+
Switch from Phantom mode to NAZA modeP2VV+

Battery
Check remaining battery life
Easy way to remove battery

Build It Yourself
Tablet Sun Shade
Yaw Lock (maintain consistent yaw speed)

Calibration
Adjust gains to improve controlP2VV+
Calibrate compass on Android device
Calibrate compass on Apple device
Calibrate compass on Phantom (when to recalibrate)P2VV+
Calibrate IMUP2VV+
Calibrate remote controller with software (best way)P2VV+
Calibrate remote controller without softwareP2VV+

Firmware
Downgrade Phantom firmware (install 1.x or 2.x)P2VV+
Reset Phantom firmwareP2VV+
Update the Phantom firmwareP2VV+

Image/Video
Beginner's guide to editing photos in Adobe Lightroom
Best camera settings for photosP2VV+
Best camera settings for videoP2VV+
Remove fisheye lens distortion from photos with GIMPP2VV+
Repair corrupt video file

Installation
Bind camera/range extender to PhantomVV+
Bind remote controller to PhantomP2VV+
Install & use the Phantom Assistant softwareP2VV+
Install DJI LightbridgeV+
Install Wi-Fi moduleV+
Steps to setup brand new PhantomV+

Maintenance
Balance props

Repair
Fix erratic gimbal movementV+
Fix yaw driftP2VV+
Open the Phantom shellP2VV+
Re-level camera after a crashV+
Remove metal/dirt from motors
Replace camera/gimbalV+
Replace damaged gimbal cableV+
Replace OEM camera with different camera/gimbalV+
Replace Phantom body shellP2VV+

Safety
Avoid and recover from Vortex Ring State (VRS)
Prevent a flywayP2VV+

Troubleshooting
Use FPV Booster to confirm bad DJI smart batteryV+


Videos
Drone Camps RC
Simon Newton (On the Kitchen Table)
Tom's Tech Time


Forums/Groups
DJI Forum (official DJI forum)
DJI Guys (UK forum)
DJI Phantom 2 Vision Owners V
DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ Owners V+
DJI Phantom 3 Owners Group P3
DJI Phantom Products (find new Phantom products)
Phantom Pilots (forum)
SkyPixel (share your aerial photos & video)


References
Common Quadcopter Acronyms
DJI Dealers
DJI Warranty
LED Blink CodesP2VV+
Naza-M Intelligent Orientation ControlP2VV+
Naza-M Quick Start GuideP2VV+
No Fly Zone Map - DJI (your Phantom will not fly here)
No Fly Zone Map - MapBox (you should not fly here)
Old Phantom Assistant releasesP2VV+
Optimal Antenna Position (for maximum range)P2VV+
Understanding RC LiPo Batteries

FAA
Drone Law Journal
Exemption Process Explained
Hobby Flying Rules
Instructions for Requesting Authorization to Fly Commercially
Summary Grant to Speed Up Exemption Process
TFR List (temporary no fly zones)
What Can You Do With Your UAS?

Phantom 2
Phantom Specs
Phantom Wiki

Phantom 2 Vision
Firmware Release Notes
Phantom FAQ
Phantom Specs
Phantom Wiki
Ultimate Phantom Guide (lots of good tips)

Phantom 2 Vision+
Firmware Release Notes
Phantom FAQ
Phantom Specs
Phantom Vision+ Version 3 Changes
Phantom Wiki
Pre/Post Flight Checklist
Ultimate Phantom Guide (lots of good tips)

Phantom 3
Differences Between Phantom 2 & 3
Phantom FAQ
Phantom Specs
RC Groups Owner's Thread
Review (by Jeff Cable)
Review (by Aldryn Estacio)


Manuals
Phantom 2
Phantom Manual
Quick Start Guide

Phantom Vision
Phantom Manual
Pilot Training Guide
Quick Start Guide

Phantom Vision+
Phantom Manual
Pilot Training Guide
Quick Start Guide


Practice Quadcopters
Cheerson CX-10 (no camera)
Hubsan H107D (FPV flight)
Hubsan X4 (0.3 MP camera)
Hubsan X4 (HD 2MP Camera)
Hubsan X4 (no camera)
Syma X12 (no camera)
Syma X5 (HD camera)


Repair Shops
ATKdrones (Salt Lake City, UT)
UAV Repair Shop (New Brighton, MN)
US Drone Repair (Fort Bragg, CA)
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