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Posted by DJO | May 31, 2015 @ 10:21 AM | 1,595 Views


What's up guys,

Updated the website for Custom FPV Setups, domain finally completed transferring this morning.
http://www.customfpvsetups.com/

Custom FPV Setups is now on Twitter too!
https://twitter.com/fpvsetups



Dan
Posted by DJO | May 24, 2015 @ 02:27 PM | 651 Views
Converted a brushless HERO3 gimbal from eBay (~$45) to accept the Mobius camera. Results came out great:

#74 - [RAW] Mobius Gimbal Tuning PERFECT (& GUI Settings) (3 min 11 sec)

#67 - Mobius Setup on Brushless HERO3 Gimbal (4 min 34 sec)
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Posted by DJO | May 17, 2015 @ 02:49 PM | 1,904 Views
Wassup guys,
Took some aerial shots recently for the high school. Nothing pro, but may appear on their website at some point.

Made a quick video - gimbal is working well!
East Catholic - Spring Aerial Shots (1 min 17 sec)






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Posted by DJO | May 09, 2015 @ 08:45 PM | 1,082 Views
EPIC EDIT

Opteka 6.5mm SAMPLE (EPIC EDIT) (2 min 16 sec)


So far so good, great clarity, well constructed and awesome FOV.

Hermitude - The Buzz

I build Custom FPV Setups for customers globally:
http://www.customfpvsetups.com/

Also check out my R/C site at:
https://sites.google.com/site/djoproductionsrc/



Dan
Posted by DJO | Apr 30, 2015 @ 07:11 PM | 1,475 Views
http://www.customfpvsetups.com/

Recently updated my business website, Custom FPV Setups. Put on some new information, and working on the mobile site as well. Business is in full swing, spring time is a great time to get ready for the summer flying season!



Dan
Posted by DJO | Apr 23, 2015 @ 08:45 PM | 1,761 Views
#71 - Wireless FPV Ground Station Complete (Repeater Part 2) (3 min 45 sec)


Episode 71 of THE FPV PROJECT II

Part 1 wiring info here:
#70 - FPV Repeater Wiring (Wireless Ground Station) (10 min 17 sec)
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Posted by DJO | Apr 22, 2015 @ 06:55 PM | 2,213 Views
#70 - FPV Repeater Wiring (Wireless Ground Station) (10 min 17 sec)


Episode 70 of THE FPV PROJECT II

FPV repeater, initial wiring and testing.

I build Custom FPV Setups for customers globally:
http://www.customfpvsetups.com/

Also check out my R/C site at:
https://sites.google.com/site/djoproductionsrc/



Dan
Posted by DJO | Apr 18, 2015 @ 09:41 PM | 1,602 Views
Unboxed some HAM / Amateur Radio gear today in celebration of World Amateur Radio Day 2015 (April 18th!).

For those who are unaware of this interesting hobby, check it out!

Enjoy

Yaesu FT-2900R Unboxing // 2015 World Amateur Radio Day (11 min 22 sec)


Dan
Posted by DJO | Apr 06, 2015 @ 04:27 PM | 2,137 Views
Song: Birdy - Skinny Love (Fareoh Remix)

SCX10 Deadbolt: Rocks, Mud & Snow Rivers (EPIC EDIT) (4 min 6 sec)


My Axial SCX10 Deadbolt (only upgrade is aluminum steering pushrod). Spring is coming... eventually... and everything's melting. WARNING: the RX box in the stock Deadbolt is NOT WATERPROOF, it has a big hole in the side (LOL) for the RX wires. You have to waterproof it yourself. I used a balloon, zip ties and a little hot glue to completely seal both the box and the RX itself inside the box just in case.

The truck performs VERY well though in these conditions. SUPER torquey.

I build Custom FPV Setups for customers globally:
http://www.customfpvsetups.com/

Also check out my R/C site at:
https://sites.google.com/site/djoproductionsrc/



Dan
Posted by DJO | Apr 01, 2015 @ 04:55 PM | 3,054 Views
Tackling some steep terrain with the Deadbolt!

SCX10 Deadbolt - Tackling Steep Terrain (1 min 44 sec)




Dan
Posted by DJO | Mar 22, 2015 @ 10:42 AM | 1,720 Views
Tackled some good sized snow banks today with the Axial Deadbolt
Can't wait till these start melting too, that'll be good fun!

Axial Deadbolt SNOW CRAWL // EPIC EDIT (1 min 17 sec)




Dan
Posted by DJO | Mar 20, 2015 @ 06:23 PM | 2,782 Views
Checking out a brand new "Caliber" kit from Snipe Air Industries.



Dan

Caliber by Snipe Air Industries: Unboxing (7 min 7 sec)

Posted by DJO | Mar 19, 2015 @ 08:26 PM | 3,007 Views
Thermal with the Radian on it's maiden flight!

Maiden Flight THERMAL w/Radian (EPIC EDIT) (2 min 17 sec)




Dan
Posted by DJO | Mar 18, 2015 @ 08:58 PM | 2,273 Views
Unboxed it and ran it today real quick in the front yard. I have some great rock crawling areas in my front and back yards, and tons of terrain to tackle this spring/summer. Looks great so far!

Axial SCX10 Deadbolt RTR Unboxing, First Thoughts (7 min 43 sec)




Dan
Posted by DJO | Mar 13, 2015 @ 08:41 PM | 2,123 Views
Looking into getting into the crawling scheme of things (maybe). Haven't been too big into trucks over the past years, but I have a great backyard and areas for them... we'll see.

Can't wait to get back on the road (I bike a lot in the spring/summer).

March Update 2015 (3 min 49 sec)


Some other recent videos:
#68 - Mobius Brushless Gimbal: First Test (in snow) (1 min 49 sec)
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Posted by DJO | Feb 22, 2015 @ 04:35 PM | 3,468 Views
FINALLY got to actually get to the field and fly, the weather was AMAZING today.

And check out that hand catch landing...

Radian Soaring in Snow! (& epic catch landing) (5 min 10 sec)




Dan
Posted by DJO | Feb 17, 2015 @ 08:47 PM | 3,297 Views
Full FPV beginners guide here:
https://sites.google.com/site/djopro...nsrc/fpv-guide

-----CONTENTS-----
More Mw = More Range? 0:27
Lower GHz = More Range? 5:36
OSD w/RTH = Necessity? 8:14
Diversity = Perfect? 10:38
Flying behind obstacles? 15:05
Long range = More fun? 16:23
Spektrum = OK for FPV? 19:13

#33 - Common Newbie FPV Misunderstandings (21 min 44 sec)


My thoughts on 1.3 GHz for FPV. 99% personal experience.

1.3 GHz for FPV: Setup Notes, Range Expectations, Filtering, Interference (16 min 50 sec)
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Posted by DJO | Feb 15, 2015 @ 04:50 PM | 3,042 Views
For anybody who's interested in pure gliders, here's a ready to assembly high start kit for about $30, called the "Up Start" by Dynaflite. Looks good to me so far.

~300 feet of launching space needed for a 200 foot launch. Takes up to 3m wingspans from what I've read so far. There also is a 2m or less version with 1/8'' tubing compared to this one which has 3/16'' tubing.

Dynaflite Up-Start R/C Glider High Start Launching Setup (4 min 15 sec)




Dan
Posted by DJO | Feb 14, 2015 @ 04:57 PM | 3,188 Views
Simply put, modified a GoPro gimbal to accept a Mobius - because I'm too cheap for a GoPro. Video example in second video. Just about perfectly tuned so far, will fine tune it sooner than later.

#67 - Mobius Setup on Brushless HERO3 Gimbal (4 min 34 sec)


Thumbs up for flying in the snow.. in my pajamas
#68 - Mobius Brushless Gimbal: First Test (in snow) (1 min 49 sec)
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