iRangeX iRX-IR8M external antenna mod

Oh boy, I had high hopes for iRangeX iRX-IR8M. Got disappointed badly. So, to make it a little better, let’s get our hands dirty and install an external antenna using an SMA pigtail. Maybe it will make this not so cheap s**t a little better! So let’s have a nice talk in a workshop and learn a thing or two. Maybe even three. Who knows.

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iRangeX IR8M: when you clone too much, but that is not a bad thing after all

I love chinesium and admire chinese manufacturers very much for a simple fact: some time ago they stopped just cloning. They started to create new things based on “legit” ones. Just look at iRangeX iRX-IR8M 2.4G 8CH Multi-Protocol Transmitter.

iRangeX iRX-IR8M multiprotocol radio transmitter

Doesn’t this thing looks almost like Team Black Sheep Tango radio transmitter? Well, it is at least similar. But this is a bad thing? The way I see it, definitely not. It is similar on the outside, but it’s not the same. Just the way TBS Tango has similar shape to Sony PlayStation 3 DualShock controller. Continue reading iRangeX IR8M: when you clone too much, but that is not a bad thing after all