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Posted by DJO | Apr 05, 2014 @ 03:19 PM | 3,596 Views
Just recently upgraded my FPV beginner's guide. If you want to start FPV, this is how you do it. I've tried to make the concepts as simple and straight forward as possible. If you need any help with a system you can always contact me to set one up for you.

CLICK HERE for full guide.

Also, maiden flights on my RMRC Penguin went very nicely. AP shots attached, taken from a Mobius camera. The plan is to equip the Penguin with a camera and 1.3 GHz TX this week and fly it next weekend via FPV.

#15 - Penguin AP Flights (EPIC EDIT) (3 min 15 sec)


Posted by DJO | Apr 03, 2014 @ 09:45 PM | 4,431 Views
Recent videos from THE FPV PROJECT II

Penguin Unboxing

FPV frequencies explained, I went through all of them... some concepts I missed but most of it is all there.
0:46 - 910 MHz
3:17 - 1.3 GHz
5:58 - 2.3 GHz & 2.4 GHz
10:38 - Linear vs. Circular Antennas
11:13 - 5.8 GHz
12:48 - High Gain Antennas
16:23 - Wrap Up
#12 - Which FPV Frequency to Choose (ALL EXPLAINED) (17 min 50 sec)

Posted by DJO | Mar 29, 2014 @ 09:36 PM | 3,998 Views
DJO Productions is now on Facebook!!!!!

I'll be updating it quite a bit, you can follow me for news on DJO Productions on my YouTube channel, and lots of FPV stuff coming real soon, stay tuned, there's ALWAYS something going on


Posted by DJO | Mar 25, 2014 @ 07:45 PM | 3,879 Views
This is a very smart part of the work that I put into each and every setup that I do to solder, test, and package up for shipment. These setups are available from me for $240 shipped ConUSA, PayPal. PM me if interested, of course there is a limited amount available.

RTF Full FPV Setup $240 (3 min 25 sec)

**Please note, most lines in flight video caused by laptop recorder, not actual live footage viewed on screen, which is much better.**

Setups include:
-700TVL FPV Camera
-5.8 GHz 200mw Video TX
-5.8 GHz Video RX
-7'' LCD FPV Monitor
-FPV Monitor Sunshade
-Two 5.8 GHz CP Antennas
-Deans on Monitor/RX, JST on vTX/Cam
-All wiring soldered and components tested

Like DJO Productions on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DJOMedia

Song: AWE - Crystals (Original Mix)

Also check out my R/C site at:

Posted by DJO | Mar 23, 2014 @ 10:21 AM | 3,519 Views
DJO Productions is now on Facebook and I'll be updating it often, shoot me a like to follow the page and my YouTube channel as well... and all my R/C adventures. Lots of FPV and aerial photography in the future so stay tuned!



Posted by DJO | Mar 16, 2014 @ 03:31 PM | 3,618 Views
#7 - HD FPV Footage Dynamic-S EPIC EDIT!!!!! (3 min 31 sec)

HK Dynamic-S & Mobius HD Cam onboard. 5.8 GHz 200mw downlink to the ground, shots came out great!

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Posted by DJO | Feb 22, 2014 @ 06:37 PM | 3,260 Views
Flying my Dynamic-S in WAY too much wind.... still a successful flight though, hasn't been this warm in so long. I was out there in a T-shirt, HA!

Durafly Dynamic-S SUPER Windy Flight (2 min 29 sec)

Posted by DJO | Feb 20, 2014 @ 03:49 PM | 3,375 Views
Having some fun with the HPI Blitz Flux on 3S. Far too much power for such little traction on the sandy roads... and wet driveway.

Thanks to Ben, my brother, for filming the speed runs video. Also check out his photography page.

HPI Blitz Flux 3S Speed Runs Footage (1 min 54 sec)

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Posted by DJO | Feb 14, 2014 @ 03:34 PM | 3,829 Views
Posted by DJO | Feb 11, 2014 @ 04:08 PM | 2,540 Views
Hey Everybody -

My brother opened up a Facebook page to promote his photography skills. He is my favorite videographer for my YouTube videos (and does much better than my dad, but don't tell him!). He specifically likes to do anything with nature and outside and has come out with some absolutely incredible photos over the years. I encourage you all to give him a like and support him in his endeavors. Along with photography this guy's in the hardest classes in school, honor roll, big achiever. He got his first DSLR about a month ago and is working with that. His photos are awesome and he's looking into making it a career some day.


You may also know him on Instagram as seasoncolors.

All photos property of Ben Oldham!

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Posted by DJO | Feb 07, 2014 @ 08:24 PM | 2,851 Views
HPI Blitz Flux RTR Unboxed, First Look + Impressions (4 min 52 sec)

Fresh out of the box. HPI Blitz Flux RTR, taking a quick look. I'll get this running soon and get some performance thoughts too, so far it looks great, stay tuned!

Also check out my R/C site at:


Posted by DJO | Feb 05, 2014 @ 10:30 AM | 2,757 Views
Flying my newly built Dynamic-S. Flies well, needed a lot of trim. Still getting used to it and will get better footage in the future. Stay tuned!

Ep. 4: Dyanmic-S Flying! (3 min 23 sec)

Thanks to my brother for these photos:

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Posted by DJO | Jan 11, 2014 @ 02:52 PM | 2,978 Views
Hey everybody -

So my second formal project called THE FPV PROJECT on YouTube is finally ending at 100 videos, just like the RC FOAM SHOW (RCFS) did. My next "project" is yet to be decided, these two were simply playlists that I created as I went to keep everything together for a single idea, project, or endeavor (if not multiple ones too!) I had a blast making the episodes of THE FPV PROJECT and hope to continue having fun flying, building, and uploading videos.

THE FPV PROJECT included everything from two FPV PopWings (one laminated one), a CrashTestHobby Titan and Pelican, to a DJI F330 quadcopter, and hundreds of dollars of FPV equipment in between, some aerial photography, camera testing, opinions, etc etc etc.

The last episode that completed this project was uploading just recently about the 9X with FrSKY, some binding tips. A lot of people use this setup for FPV so I figured it was relevant.

Episode 100: Turnigy 9X FrSKY Binding Info, Important Details (3 min 23 sec)

Subscribe to see what I do next. It's ALWAYS a surprise on my channel

Posted by DJO | Dec 27, 2013 @ 07:35 PM | 2,532 Views
2013 was a fun year for sure, and I was busy. Along with doing between 30-50 (?) FPV setups for customers here on RCG, I also built quite a few planes and helis..

-Crash Test Hobby Pelican (FPV!)
-3DHS 41'' Edge Rebuilt
-HobbyKing RadJet
-Binary 900 DLG (second one)
-Blade 300X and Tarot ZYX-S (then 3GX)
-NitroPlanes PopWing (FPV v2.0!)
-HobbyKing Wicked Wing 48'' EPP Slope Soarer KIT
-HobbyKing Versus DLG KIT
-Blade nCPX Brushless BNF
-DJI F330 Quadcopter KIT
-Crash Test Hobby Titan
-Multiplex FunJet Ultra (first 100 MPH experience!)

Biggest accomplishments:

EXCEEDED 100 MPH with the FJ Ultra!
LEARNED TO SLOPE SOAR with the Wicked Wing

...and started building FPV setups too!

I also went from a Futaba 8FG, 14SG, then DX7s, and then JR DMSS XG6.

Find all of my adventures and more on
YouTube and
My Website

It's been a fun year. More flying to come, hopefully... in 2014!

Posted by DJO | Dec 18, 2013 @ 04:04 PM | 2,962 Views
I recently build a setup for a HERO3 camera on a DJI Phantom. I know a lot of people with the Phantom are looking to get into FPV so I made a video to explain how simple this setup is!


Episode 98: Easiest FPV Setup for DJI Phantom + HERO3 (Explained) (3 min 54 sec)

You can get all of this equipment from ReadyMadeRC and SierraRC.

Posted by DJO | Dec 10, 2013 @ 04:52 PM | 3,496 Views
FPV Setups 2013 Year In Review & Overall Update (4 min 17 sec)

Planning to get back fully flying for next spring if not sometime next month. Going mostly cheap on the equipment... still lots of fun though. Stay tuned.

FPV setups continue in January (service is shut down for holidays/winter, thanks!)

Posted by DJO | Aug 29, 2013 @ 10:15 AM | 4,543 Views

New Hampshire 2013 - a few weeks of fun, hiking, and camping in NH. ENJOY!

Song: Wake Me Up by Avicii

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Posted by DJO | Aug 25, 2013 @ 03:14 PM | 3,998 Views
Small hill, light lift, but still lift!


Wicked Wing Slope Soaring - LIFT! (4 min 5 sec)

Posted by DJO | Aug 17, 2013 @ 10:26 AM | 3,391 Views
Episode 92: AP SESSION :: EPIC EDIT!!!!! (2 min 44 sec)


Song: Alive by Krewella

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Posted by DJO | Jul 29, 2013 @ 07:48 PM | 3,195 Views
My first thermal with the Versus from HK (TopSky 1.0 clone). 3 minute flight in mostly calm weather with a little bit of a breeze from time to time.