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Posted by jkishan16 | Dec 26, 2014 @ 03:38 PM | 1,043 Views
Hello all
As the title says, I want to get a taste of Mini multi rotors as they provide good thrills for cheap. Been a fixed wing man for almost 2 years, flown Bixlers and wings mostly and I want to get a quad for FPV in tight spaces sometime soon.
After doing intensive research I have narrowed my choices to:

Frame:
ZMR 250 CF version
OR
HK/Diatone FPV 250 Low Hung

Motors:
DYS BE1806 2300 KV (what's the difference between these gold ones and the black ones?)
OR
SunnySky 2204 2300kv
OR
Baby Beast Afro ESC Combo

I want to use 6x3 or 6x4 as they are more efficient and that's why I the DYS is my first choice, but change my mind if I'm wrong

ESC:

OR
The Afro ESCs mentioned above

I need help on picking a flight controller as well
I was considering the KK Mini Board from HK but I see many people use the Naze32 or DrangonFly 32 or something like that, I've seen videos and desire something that I can grow into, the DragonFly has this feature to plug into the MinimOSD which is a BIG plus point for me (Although I don't know how to do that yet). So if you could help me pick of the many that are out there, that would be awesome ^^

Will be using the Frsky 4ch Micro Rx with my 9XR in the beginning.

So yea, that's about it, A few wise words to help me decide would be fantastic
I'm looking for maximum flight time of upto 20 minutes and am going to save as much weight as I can using PDBs and cut wires to only what's needed, so you get an idea of what I mean ^^

Will have standard FPV setup of those micro Tx and 2 Mobii (one forward and one downward) but that's once I can manage these things
Have flown a v911 long ago but that's about it (in terms of exp.)

Alternatively, if this is not the first quad to start ( like how 200mph jets aren't good first planes) should I get one of those cheapo CX-10s from china to train on to manage throttle well and stuff and then jump on these mini quads later on?
Posted by jkishan16 | Dec 23, 2014 @ 08:06 PM | 1,382 Views
You guys out on the internet are some of the best people I know.
Being a uni student in a foreign country, you guys are the next best thing to family and I love each and everyone of you

Stay safe and have a great Christmas and New Year.

-Kid who can't go back home and is stuck in Uni
Posted by jkishan16 | Jul 17, 2014 @ 09:25 AM | 1,403 Views
Hi Guys
Just wondering if someone can recommend a good alternative to HobbyKing
Been a HobbyKing loyalist all this while,but knowing a few other alternatives wouldn't hurt.
Started using RCTimer for all my motor needs now,
But so far HK is my only good bet
Posted by jkishan16 | Jun 23, 2014 @ 06:16 AM | 1,798 Views
Ok,Now,presuming you have read my other post and/or are already above the Noob status,you are quite likely to have conquered your flight already and want more out your Bixler 2...

The first thing that probably comes on everyone's mind is probably SPEED.
We all want to go 200mph,but sadly the Bix won't take that kind of stress,but have no fear,we can go Significantly faster than stock for the cost of flight times
( and sometimes puffed LiPos )
All my options work well with the Plush 40A
Some of the Power set-ups you can opt for (along with some boring math) are:

Option 1 :
Turnigy 2200 Kv Motor along with a 6x4 UPTO a 7x5 Prop shall do fine,the High Kv will spin the prop (relatively) faster and this lead to a faster Bix
This is the most common option amongst people who want speed out of the Bix,
The motor is also very well compatible with the Cheapo 2200 mAh mentioned earlier

An alternative,you may also opt of the NTM 2200 Kv for a bit more power and also 4S compatibilty

The 2 options above give good speeds for shorter flight times, but hey,who cares, hit 50+ MPH

Option 2 is to opt for a Lower KV motor:
The Turnigy 1400 stands a top competitor here as it gives excellent flight time along with decent speeds and good climb rates (works well with a 7x5 prop)

FPV people often opt for Option 2 most of the time...BUT...
HobbyKing (after seeing ample demand) have decided to make a Motor Mount Upgrade for the Bixler, allowing for Larger motors (upto...Continue Reading
Posted by jkishan16 | Jun 23, 2014 @ 05:18 AM | 1,814 Views
Hey Guys
So,a lot of free time and some dedication has led me to this
A KIND-OF beginner info for people starting out
I am going to be focusing on the Bixler 2,as this is the thread I follow most and I believe MANY need this info so as to AVOID re-asking questions.

So,Beginning off:
For an absolute NOOB,I would recommend getting:
1)Bixler 2 ARF
OR
2)Bixler 2 RTF

Don't even THINK about getting the KIT,if this this your first ever plane or something,unless you are ABSOLUTELY confident you can make that work well

Most of the above comes ready will almost everything you need to get up in the air.
For the ARF you need :
1) A Speed Controller,to give yourself the option to upgrade later on,be extra safe and get a 40 AMP PLUSH (((or similar))) (Any from that list should do just fine,but do a bit of research before finalizing you options, TRUST and the BLUE series are most preffered). They are almost bullet proof and will last as long as your plane and is compatible with 90% of the motors that you will be able to use with the airframe (some motors may consume more than 40A on WOT)

2) A Radio System - The RTF Radio is crap,so this is for the RTF guys as well
You can Opt to go all in and get a TARANIS,this is ALL the radio you will EVER NEED for your ENTIRE life in the hobby,truely awesome...
Going a bit lower (and the most preferd option) is a TURNIGY 9XR along with a FRSKY DJT SYSTEM (for FPV and an EXTREMELY reliable link and performance) OR you could opt for the ORX...Continue Reading
Posted by jkishan16 | May 27, 2014 @ 11:59 AM | 1,578 Views
BEST Jasmine rice I have ever eaten :P
Posted by jkishan16 | Apr 02, 2013 @ 04:30 AM | 2,271 Views
Peace my fellow RC people and other homies