Review: TrueRC X-Air MKII Antennas Upgrade for DJI Goggles 2

by Oscar
Truerc X Air 5.8ghz Mkii Directional Patch Antenna Dji Goggles 2 Fpv

Finally, the long awaited antenna upgrade for your DJI Goggles 2 has landed – TrueRC X-Air MKII with MCX connector. I bought their antennas for the DJI FPV Goggles V1/V2 and they have been working exceptionally well (much better range than the original antennas), so I have high hope for these new antennas for the G2 as well.


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Where to Buy?


USD$59.99 for a set of two antennas, that’s all you need. Note that the two antennas are mirrored, not identical.

Truerc X Air 5.8ghz Mkii Directional Patch Antenna Dji Goggles 2 Fpv Close Up Back

Closer Look at the TrueRC X-Air MKII Antennas

The DJI Goggles 2 have two foldable antennas on top, they use MCX connectors and are easily removable.

Dji Goggles 2 Removable Antenna Mcx Connector

The new TrueRC X-Air antennas are designed specifically for the DJI Goggles 2, and they also have MCX connectors. Truerc X Air 5.8ghz Mkii Directional Patch Antenna Dji Goggles 2 Fpv Mmcx Connectors

They are a direct fit for the DJI Goggles 2 in place of the stock antennas. Simply pull out the stock antennas and push the X-Air in.

Truerc X Air 5.8ghz Mkii Directional Patch Antenna Dji Goggles 2 Fpv Not Foldable

There are two more linearly polarized antennas inside the goggles (also omnidirectional). But to replace those you’d have to disassemble the goggles which isn’t something most people are willing to do. So we probably would have to leave those two internal antennas untouched, and just swap out the two antennas on the outside, which still shows massive boost in range.


The TrueRC X-Air 5.8GHz MKII antennas appear to be identical to the previous patch antennas they released for the DJI FPV Goggles V1/V2, Walksnail Avatar Goggles and HDZero FPV Goggles. This time it seems they just changed out the connector to MCX so they are compatible with the DJI Goggles 2.

The X-Air is a circular polarized patch antenna, you can choose between LHCP or RHCP. If you are going to use it with a Vista (which comes with LHCP antenna), then you should definitely want to choose LHCP.

Each antenna weighs at exactly 10.0g, double of the original antenna’s 5.0g, it’s still pretty light.

Specs from the manufacturer:

  • Bandwidth: 5.1GHz-6.7GHz
  • Gain: 9.5-10.5 dBic
  • Polarization: RHCP or LHCP
  • Beam-width*: 120deg
  • Beam-width @-3dB**: 68deg.
  • Connector: MCX male
  • Dimension: 34 x 34 x 24mm
  • Weight: 10.0g per antenna

*Coverage where reception is at least equivalent to an omni.
**Coverage where at least 70% of the max range is obtained.

Range Improvement

I am looking to testing them shortly, but according to a comment by TrueRC on Facebook, they have successfully tested at up to 30km range with the original DJI FPV Air Unit (not the O3) using these antennas. They also tested with the O3 Air Unit and got 23Km. That’s mind blowing if that’s true.

Get yours now before they are out of stock :) GetFPV:

Truerc X Air 5.8ghz Mkii Directional Patch Antenna Dji Goggles 2 Fpv


These antennas are not foldable, and certainly not as compact as the original DJI antennas. You can remove them from the goggles pretty easily though. A quick google reveals that the MCX connectors have a minimum 500 mating cycles lifespan, so it shouldn’t be a huge issue.

The X-Air patches are directional antennas, they replace the original DJI antennas which are omnidirectional. As a result, you will gain more range directly in front of you, but lose range on your sides and behind you. When using these antennas, you have to be aware of where the quad is and possibly turn your head more often for optimal performance. They are certainly great for long range and penetration, but if you are just flying close to yourself in line of sight, there’s no need to upgrade to be honest.

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Greg 7th March 2023 - 10:51 pm

Hey Oscar, I am just wondering, how did you confirm that the original DJI antennas were omni directional? Did DJI release that info?

Only asking because I heard they were directional. If they are omni, that would be much better for me, because I would have 2 different antenna configurations to choose from.

Thanks in advance!

Neil 7th March 2023 - 9:19 pm

Do these help with both transmission and reception? I use an ELRS radio with my O3 quads, so I think I only need to boost reception of the video signal. But I’m unsure what these antennas do exactly.

Oscar 7th March 2023 - 10:24 pm

Yes they boost transmission and reception range.

Rick 22nd February 2023 - 2:39 am

Be careful you don’t loose your antennas, they come out easily and it’s hard to get replacements at the moment.