Product Review: “GPS Booster” easy fit GPS shield for DJI Phantoms

March 3, 2015

This quick fit, quick remove GPS shield from is well priced, well made, and works well as my tests show! If you want to improve your GPS reception without busting your warranty this is worth a look.

Available for £8.95 delivered to UK, £9.95 rest of world from it’s a sensible price, too. Rather more preferable than covering the inside of the shell with sticky foil tapes or similar(especially given the short risk if you don’t insulate), if you have any version of Phantom other than the very latest Vision+ models (where DJI have beefed up the shielding themselves) then this should see you improve satellite reception and speed up home lock acquisition if you sometimes have difficulty – it might even be the difference between flying or not in certain locations.

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