Possibly the lightest NEX sized camera gimbal you will find on the market. Completely assembled with two brushless motors and control board/IMU, the entire gimbal weighs only 345g.…Continue
Can someone confirm if the magnetometer code in most flight controllers can work out the bearing if the mag is on a permanently level surface (i.e. attached to a brushless camera gimbal) and the IMU…Continue
Not sure what deals, if any, 3DR has with the Chinese wholesale market, but it is interesting that one wholesaler has a "genuine" 3DR APM V2.5.2 board with a jumper pad to enable / disable the…Continue
Just spent a couple of hours getting my head around the MultiWii V2.1 serial protocol. This involved looking at EOSBandi's MW-WinGUI Visual Studio c# code and adapting the essential bits I need to a simple test VB 2010 app. The app sends the commands to get the GPS bearing and distance to home as well as the…Continue
Was getting annoyed by the stupidly heavy frame of the Scorpion Y650 which is made of thick fibreglass sheets (available from Hobbyking). With the GoPro sitting on the camera gimbal and a 4S 3000mAh battery I was only getting 6-7 min flying time.
Had a look at the price of CF sheets and CF 450 size heli…Continue
I might go a step beyond this and get a new 2.4GHz Tx module and add that to the joystick to make it a transmitter.
Fly-Dream make an affordable and reliable…Continue