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#1 James Rydings

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Posted 07 August 2010 - 07:10 PM

Does anyone know where I could buy a replacement antenna for a Preston Hand unit 2?
I think the antenna on a Bartec, and on a Cine Tape iLink would also work on a Preston. I imagine I could buy it directly from Preston, but Im wondering if there is somewhere else I could get it, probably for a lot cheaper.
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#2 Louis Smith

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Posted 08 August 2010 - 12:24 AM

Does anyone know where I could buy a replacement antenna for a Preston Hand unit 2?
I think the antenna on a Bartec, and on a Cine Tape iLink would also work on a Preston. I imagine I could buy it directly from Preston, but Im wondering if there is somewhere else I could get it, probably for a lot cheaper.

James, I think the antenna is only 26 bucks directly from Preston.

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#3 William Coss

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Posted 09 August 2010 - 11:56 PM

The Preston operates in the 2.4 Ghz band and therefore a Bartec antenna should never be used because it runs at 900 Mhz.
Just because an antenna will physically fit the connector does not mean that it is matched and will reduce the efficiency of the transmitter and may even damage it. This is especially true with video transmitters.

I think you should call Howard, they have the low profile version also.
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