Mavic Range Better Than Phantom 4 Pro?

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  1. FlyGuy8675309

    FlyGuy8675309 Active Member

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    Or are they pretty much the same range-wise? Thanks!
     
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    sprtbkrydr Well-Known Member

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    Can't speak for the P4P because I've never owned one but I can assure you the range is good on the Mavic Pro.
     
  3. Porto

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    Stock vs stock, yes Mavic has longer range than P4P. At least in the city environment.
     
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    Per the Mavic specs and P4P specs, the FCC range is equal. The CE range is a little further for the Mavic.
     
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    Which may or may not be of any significance in the real world.
     
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    I suppose the same could be said about your comment above too. The range has only been proven to be good in your real world ;)
     
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    Where the ONLY place it can be proven.:)
     
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    You got it.

    Keep in mind that the specs are only showing the range that should be achievable when flying in a location that has zero interference. If your real world location has zero interference, then you should also be able to match (or exceed) the specs.
     
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    I got ya.
     
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    I think the best way to put this is, in the "real world" where there are lots of signal interference, Mavic has a slight range advantage over P4P 5.8GHz.

    In a big city where I live with lots of signal interference, with CE and everything stock, I can only get less than 600m with P4P 2.4Ghz.
     
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    The closest I have come to matching the factory specs with the box stock Mavic is 3.4 miles out.
     
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    Doesn't the P4P use lightbridge technology between the RC and drone? If so, yes, the Mavic's range is far superior with its occusync.
     
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    Yes, you are correct.
     
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    Yes, by far.
    We have both, and you can expect about 2-3x the range with the Mavic.
    (CE region, P4P on 2.4)
     
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    In an area with lots of interference, P4P 2.4GHz-CE-stock antenna is almost useless. However, it's 5.8GHz is quite good. I can get about 3x the range with 5.8 compared with 2.4. It's only slightly less than what I can get with Mavic CE stock antenna.
     
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