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Posted by benedikt | Apr 07, 2014 @ 07:51 AM | 1,481 Views
If you have a great video showing off the brute force of your Chaoli-powered micro quad,
post it here and Ill send you some free spares, so you can continue to "fly it like you stole it"

Here is the video contribution that kicks off the thread:

Nano QX - above the skyline of Toronto (2 min 30 sec)

Thank you Karol, please pick your next poison
Posted by benedikt | Jan 14, 2014 @ 05:01 PM | 3,966 Views
I recently got obsessed with a Hobbyking Pocket Quad, and started tuning it to the max like all my other RCs. I quickly had to learn that micro coreless motors are a mine field with low quality and expensive booby traps everywhere.
I could not get any good micro motors unless buying them in thousands. That got the obsession really going

Here is the new line-up, going to hit my mailbox soon:

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Posted by benedikt | Jan 05, 2014 @ 05:54 AM | 2,535 Views
This is the German translation of my blog post "The Flying Eye":

-- work in progress --

Einkaufsliste und Bauanleitung für einen fliegenden Microcamcorder.
Ungefähr so gross wie ein Auge mit 4 Propellern.
Fragen oder Anregungen sind gerne willkommen.

Pocket Cam - Pylon Racing on the Playground (4 min 2 sec)

  • Video-Auflösung: 1280x720
  • Sichtwinkel: 120˚
  • Abfluggewicht: 48g
  • Flugzeit: >3min

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Posted by benedikt | Dec 26, 2013 @ 11:48 PM | 8,327 Views
Shopping list and build instructions for a flying micro camcorder on a budget (airborn parts: $120), capable of shooting smooth and stable HD video. Its about the size of your eye plus propellers..
You are most welcome to post your question or suggestions into this thread, but dont be offended when I work the answers into the first page and delete your posts to keep all info concise.

Pocket Quad - Somersby Falls (2 min 31 sec)

quick specs:
  • video resolution: 1280x720
  • field of view: 120˚
  • AUW: 48g
  • flight time: >3min
to get:to do:

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