I have received my first bixler plane in the mail, and now in the process of researching radios. I am wondering what type of radio would be the best to buy? i am also in need of a battery, i was…Continue
Hey, I have been trying to get an APM2 from 3drobotics and the service guy I talked to today says that they aren't producing the assembled version. I am new to this and not sure I can tackle the…Continue
"Kieth, Have a Can SX260 which I am going to load CHDK and in the process of removing red lenses and installing blue lenses that I purchased from event 38. Any thoughts? Also worried about payload issues on my bixler. Any experience?"
"I am also new at this. i spent a lot of time getting to know ppl on here and trying to decide my budget and then what i wanted to do. I am thinking of posting on youtube videos of progress. Research is your best friend! ppl on here are very…"
"I too really like the 9x. So much that I started a business selling them, along with upgrade and battery kits. (shameless plug, sorry) Whether you get the radio from us or not, I'd be happy to help you get your 9x setup and upgrade the…"
"+1 for the Turnigy 9x.
My current radio + mods...
Turnigy 9x ($60) - the stock Turnigy battery holder must be replaced immediately, it's dangerous
1500mAh LiFe battery ($7) - lasts for weeks between charges
FrSky DIY kit ($22 + $25 for a…"
"I use a $55 Turnigy 9X transmitter. It has more capabilities than anything else out there since you can load open source firmware onto it. It's also far cheaper than anything else out there. You can get several of them…"
"I would recommend the Futaba 10C.
It's the last of the Futaba 72MHz units which has an advantage of using Tx modules. So you can get the range of a 72MHz system, or you can throw in FrSky 2.4GHz modules and take advantage of all their…"
"Understood. After shopping around and trolling ebay I ended up with a Spektrum DX6i, no receiver, lightly used by a heli beginner. It was modern (DSMx) and less than I would have paid new. On the other hand, most local hobby shop now have the DX6i…"
I don't want to have to sell a car to buy a radio but other than that I am pretty flexible when it comes to price, i plan on taking some pictures and I am going to get an APM2 for the plane. As for telemetry I was wondering your…"
"Hello Jake! I think 'best radio' depends on your budget and plans.
It is all too common to purchase a transmitter that just barely does what you want only to quickly wish you bought one withe more stuff (channels) in it. Will this Bixler…"
I have received my first bixler plane in the mail, and now in the process of researching radios. I am wondering what type of radio would be the best to buy? i am also in need of a battery, i was thinking of going with a 2200mAh. Wondering what the flying time would be and if it is getting to heavy? Any help would be great?See More
I am a mid 30s male and I have been interested in electronics since i got my first cell phone. I would classify myself as a novice when it comes to this stuff, but on the other hand it only peaks my interest even more
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
I read an article in wired magazine and I became very interested when I learned that there are people out there that have the interests I do. The possibilities are endless!