Video Drone – 3D Printing an Antenna Mount for the Syma X5 Transmitter!

Please visit for more information on this and many other projects! As in this episode, we will be 3D printing an antenna mount for the Syma X5 style transmitter to add range extending Antenna allow it to reach out even further! Links to the 3D printing which I used as well as to the part on Thingiverse is below 🙂

Check out the Monoprice MP Select Mini 3D Printer here:

Syma X5 Transmitter Antenna Range Mod

HUACAM HCM16 2 x 2.4GHz 6dBi Indoor Omni-directional Antenna 802.11n/b/g RP-SMA Female Connector + 2 x 12cm U.FL Mini PCI to RP-SMA Pigtail Antenna WiFi Cable

4X 2.4GHz 3dB WiFi Antennas with 12″ IPEX U.fl Connector Cables

TP-Link 2.4GHz 8dBi Indoor Omni-directional Antenna, 802.11n/b/g, RP-SMA Female connector (TL-ANT2408CL)

Cheerwing Syma X5HW-I Wifi FPV Drone with HD Camera Live Video Altitude Hold Function 2.4Ghz 4CH RC Quadcopter, Blue:

HOBBYTIGER 3.7V 1200mAh Lipo Battery 25C ( 5PCS ) + 5 in 1 Batteries Charger for SYMA X5HW X5HC RC Quadcopter:

Syma X5HW X5HC RC Quadcopter Spare Parts Main Blade Propellers / Propeller Protectors Blades Frame / Landing Skid / Mounting Screws:

4pcs Original Syma X5HW X5HC RC Part CW/CCW Motor for RC Quadcopter:

GoolRC Carrying Bag for Syma X5C X5SC X5SW RC Quadcopter:

Teenitor® 5 Colors Syma X5HW X5HC New Upgrade Spare Parts 16pcs Main Propellers & 16pcs Protectors Blades Frame & 8pcs Landing Skid Included Screws for RC Quadcopter Toy: