Hi its my first time on the forums.I am looking to buy a quadcopter for FPV and some video recording, I have done some research but wanted a different opinion on which quadcopter to buy. My budget is…Continue
"Thanks again - I agree completely with regard to learning to fly first. That spreadsheet I linked to is divided into two categories such that I can get the thing built and flying before I spend any money on the FPV side of the project."
"Wow, that's very useful info. Thank you. I'm about to move up to a 3DR hexa from my quad so great timing for me. I do have a question. In your first photo I don't understand how the motors are attached. Or is that a 'before'…"
"First, I am far from an expert or authority.
I was also confused with the huge array of batteries available but I bought six Turnigy 3s 2200mAh batteries and two Turnigy 3s 5000mAh batteries. The 2200 batteries were on sale a few…"
I've integrated your feedback into a little spreadsheet I am putting together for a rig I am planning to build. (One that is very similar to your own.) Could I ask you to look over it and provide…"
"I can only speak from my own experience with my 3DR hex.
I have the 2.0 APM, but added the external uBlox GPS and saw an increase in GPS accuracy.
Same motors, but instead of reaming out the clearance hole in the arm as directed, I use the motor…"
"Hi Stephen, Chris, Lewis,
I was just starting a new topic and I found this one very helpful!
Im trying to start a project and Im trying to establish a budget and I have some questions:
the 3DR ArduCopter Hexa-B Frame + Motors + Full Flight…"
"I bought the 3DRobotics hex for aerial videography. The hex gives me more lift for carrying a camera gimbal and possibly a small DSLR. The Arduopilot flies better than me (but I am still learning).
Whatever you buy, get extra props,…"
"If all you want is a RC quad, there are many choices, but the DJI Naza is easy to use and reliable. But if you think you will want to upgrade to autonomous missions (full UAV), our own ArduCopter is the best choice. "
Hi its my first time on the forums.I am looking to buy a quadcopter for FPV and some video recording, I have done some research but wanted a different opinion on which quadcopter to buy. My budget is around $1200 and any help would be appreciated. See More