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Archive for January, 2013
Posted by askman | Jan 08, 2013 @ 04:37 PM | 6,959 Views
Happy New year everyone.

It has been almost a year since I've restarted building selling camera gimbals and now multicopter AP specific frames. it has been good run and we have made lot of progress. We have been very open in our development work and we are continually making improvement to make our products the best it can be.

As we get better result, we've always want bit more performance. It seems like never ending push for performance.

Key to Performances:

1) Use proven system and camera. Unless you are into fiddling and testing different stuff, you can save lot of head ache and issues with using proven setup. This goes for camera, gimbal/controller and multicopter. (as well as props and motors) use multicopter specific esc if you can, as it will help give extra stability.

2) vibration control, vibration control, vibration control. I cannot stress this enough. Especially if you are using camera that is more susceptible to vibration. Early CMOS cameras are really bad for rolling shutter and jello issues.


3) Practice, Practice, Practice. whether it is flying, taking picture or editing, you need so many skills for success that practice is paramount.

4) pick a right tool for the job and practice safe flight rules. sometimes small quad with gopro may be better tool than full rig. Use good common sense.

Now, I will talk a bit about setup. since most of us use DJI controllers, I will...Continue Reading