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    Very low power, only 1 milli-watt. States you get 10-20 meters distance.

    Recommend a 10 to 100 milliwatt minimum transmitter.
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    I've used the same transmitter for several years and plan to use it again this year. The listing says up to 20 meters (60 feet). Mine goes to a home made dipole antenna in my attic. I get a clear signal for over 500 feet which is more than I need. It starts cutting out after 500 feet but I can pick it sometimes at over a mile a way. I think it depends on what's between my location and the antenna. I had good range with the dipole sitting in front of the house but I like keeping the radio, antenna and FPP Master in the house.

    I would say it's a good option for our application, given the range and price. If you have a large property (rural/farm) then you might need something with more power.

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    Search for this on eBay-
    DSP PLL 87-108mhz Digital Wireless Microphone Stereo FM Transmitter Board Module
    Yes I know its super cheap. Trust me, it works. Very well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Randomaker View Post
    Search for this on eBay-
    DSP PLL 87-108mhz Digital Wireless Microphone Stereo FM Transmitter Board Module
    Yes I know its super cheap. Trust me, it works. Very well.
    I am using this as well. It definitely works great!
    I use a Soundblaster Play 3 plugged into my RPi, and then use a 3.5mm audio cable from the SB3 to this transmitter.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Randomaker View Post
    Search for this on eBay-
    DSP PLL 87-108mhz Digital Wireless Microphone Stereo FM Transmitter Board Module
    Yes I know its super cheap. Trust me, it works. Very well.
    These do work well but have a short range. I had one for a couple of years. It's not easy to connect an antenna that needs a ground so you're limited to what you can get from a single wire. That transmitter PCB has no place to solder a ground unless you tack it to a random spot on the ground plane.

    The USB connector on mine broke during December one year and another member hooked me up with the one you linked on e-bay. I'd suggest picking up a spare if you get the cheap Chinese PCB type. Now that I'm thinking about it, I'll also pick up a spare transmitter.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Randomaker View Post
    Search for this on eBay-
    DSP PLL 87-108mhz Digital Wireless Microphone Stereo FM Transmitter Board Module
    Yes I know its super cheap. Trust me, it works. Very well.
    Purchased. Will give this a go. Anyone have a good pic of their antenna for this?

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    Quote Originally Posted by virgil1 View Post
    Purchased. Will give this a go. Anyone have a good pic of their antenna for this?
    Just solder a 75cm wire to ant and tape it up a wall.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Randomaker View Post
    Just solder a 75cm wire to ant and tape it up a wall.

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    Thank you! I should get the unit next week. I can't tell from the pictures on the eBay site where I would solder the wire, looks a bit different from yours. I'll post a pic once I get it. Here is the link to the one I purchased. I'll keep this thread updated:

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/254951432769

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    On the board there will be a small hole marked Ant - that's where you solder the wire antenna.

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