Re-positioning antenna HR-4 and FS-i4 receivers for Elke and Irene
Re-positioning of the antenna for Elke and
Irene is necessary because the antenna of the receiver sticks out too
much and will not fit in the 46.5 mm availabe space.
The receiver is very easy to disassemble. Just remove the 4 screws and you end up with the parts below.
Receiver without casing and top&bottom of case with 4 screws.
You can either use the receiver without its casing. Wrap the receiver in insulation tape.
you can re-use the casing but then you need to cut
away the plastic lip and increase the exit hole of the antenna. This
allows re-positioning of the antenne wire along the casing where it can
be held by some tape. The
pictures below show the idea.
In both cases be very careful not to over-bend the antenna wire coming from the receiver's printed circuit board !
Left: receiver in half-casing with cut-out for the antenna wire.
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Right: full casing with tape to hold the antenna wire.