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Posted by DJO | Sep 14, 2012 @ 04:24 PM | 2,925 Views
2.4GHz FPV CamTXRX Range Testing - Through Trees, Houses, etc. (3 min 37 sec)


Episode 97 of the RC Foam Show (RCFS)

MUCH better range than my first test when I had the vRX way too close to the house and in like a corner where the signal couldn't go far much... if that makes any sense, LOL

Once these are up in the air I'll get much better range too.

Music from: http://beatsroyaltyfree.com/



Dan
Posted by DJO | Sep 13, 2012 @ 09:27 PM | 3,346 Views
The MOST GENEROUS R/C DONATION IN HISTORY (19 min 33 sec)


Episode 96 of the RC Foam Show (RCFS)

I sound really blah, but seriously I was crazy excited! Just a bit tired after the school day... Stay tuned for more! Range test on 500mw 2.4 GHz got a whopping 100 feet, so it looks like I won't be flying very far. Hmm... maybe it was just the environment, I'm not sure. Hopefully it performs better with a range test at the high school or something...?

Also check out my R/C site at:

https://sites.google.com/site/djoproductionsrc/



Dan
Posted by DJO | Sep 12, 2012 @ 07:59 PM | 3,383 Views
Huge 80''+ Wingspan R/C 3D Airplane Flight (2 min 32 sec)


This thing was BIG! Loved the colors!



Dan
Posted by DJO | Sep 11, 2012 @ 02:56 PM | 3,139 Views
Modded FPV Laptop Setup (2 min 44 sec)


Episode 95 of the RC Foam Show (RCFS)

Everything is held on by velcro and it's completely removable! Stay tuned for more FPV stuff in the future! My FPV plane will be arriving shortly!



Dan
Posted by DJO | Sep 10, 2012 @ 04:13 PM | 3,191 Views
EasyCap Unboxing (6 min 13 sec)


Episode 94 of the RC Foam Show (RCFS)



Dan
Posted by DJO | Sep 09, 2012 @ 04:03 PM | 3,693 Views
RMRC Camera Not Working, FPV Aircraft Info, etc. (6 min 9 sec)


Episode 93 of the RC Foam Show (RCFS)

Lots of rambling about FPV and my camera batteries died halfway through... you just GOT to love technology! LOL...

Also check out my R/C site at:

https://sites.google.com/site/djoproductionsrc/



Dan
Posted by DJO | Sep 08, 2012 @ 03:29 PM | 3,044 Views
FUN FLY COMPILATION :: Rocket (EPIC EDIT) (4 min 8 sec)


Episode 92 of the RC Foam Show (RCFS)

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https://sites.google.com/site/djoproductionsrc/



Dan
Posted by DJO | Sep 08, 2012 @ 08:17 AM | 2,959 Views
Ready-Made R/C 600 TVL FPV Camera Unboxing (9 min 29 sec)


Episode 91 of the RC Foam Show (RCFS)

Update: cam is not working or giving out any video signal. More testing to come, but I will most likely have to send it in for maintenance or a replacement, it simply doesn't work at all. Stay tuned for more of my FPV setup and other awesomeness! And SUBSCRIBE!

Also check out my R/C site at:

https://sites.google.com/site/djoproductionsrc/



Dan
Posted by DJO | Sep 07, 2012 @ 08:24 PM | 3,420 Views
Hitec Laser 4 Channel 72mHZ TX Unboxing (10 min 49 sec)


Episode 90 of the RC Foam Show (RCFS)

THANK YOU to the generous person who donated this radio to help me with my FPV setup!!!!!



Dan
Posted by DJO | Sep 06, 2012 @ 05:00 PM | 2,896 Views
License Free (?) FPV Setup TX/RX Unboxing (9 min 36 sec)


Episode 89 of the RC Foam Show (RCFS)

NOTICE: THERE IS SOME DEBATE over whether this is license-free or not. I was told that it was, but who knows it probably isn't LOL... so I can't be held responsible for anybody if this does turn out to be needing a license, or if it is illegal in other countries.

First stage of my FPV setup! Need some more stuff that's coming in the mail, as well as actually getting a plane for FPV! LOL... stay tuned!

Get this equipment from:

http://hobbywireless.com/

Also check out my R/C site at:

https://sites.google.com/site/djoproductionsrc/



Dan
Posted by DJO | Sep 04, 2012 @ 04:04 PM | 3,489 Views
HUGE R/C Model Cessna - IMAA Fun Fly (1 min 44 sec)


I'm almost positive that this was the LARGEST R/C airplane at the IMAC Fun Fly event... and certainly the largest that I've ever seen fly!

Also check out my R/C site at:

https://sites.google.com/site/djoproductionsrc/



Dan
Posted by DJO | Sep 02, 2012 @ 09:04 PM | 3,653 Views
THE BEAST by Hangar 9: Crazy 3D Performance! (7 min 30 sec)


THE BEAST by Hangar 9 is flown at a fun fly! Enjoy!

Also check out my R/C site at:

https://sites.google.com/site/djoproductionsrc/



Dan
Posted by DJO | Sep 01, 2012 @ 05:22 PM | 3,478 Views
So... thanks to anixs I got a free 600TVL FPV camera right here on RCG! That helps me out a lot in getting an FPV setup together, and I finally put my foot down and said that this year I'm GOING FOR IT. Was hoping to do it last year... but with no R/C flying experience, BAD idea... That was also the time when I had done a report for my school's Science Fair on FPV and UAVs that actually got published on Team Blacksheep's homepage!

I'm going to fly a little FPV with some license free equipment first just to see if I like it and if I want to go long range. I have a feeling that I really won't want to go too far, because I really don't know much about what's more than 2-3 miles away from a given point around here, and there's no big landmarks like huge lakes or mountains to go by... plus without an OSD or RTH system, flying in places that my brain hasn't charted yet isn't a good idea in my opinion.

The camera that I got for free is:


http://www.readymaderc.com/store/ind...roducts_id=582

So, here's what I ordered!

The vTX:


http://hobbywireless.com/index.php?m...roducts_id=141

The vRX:

...Continue Reading
Posted by DJO | Aug 31, 2012 @ 07:15 PM | 3,397 Views
3DHS 41'' Edge Maiden Flights: Fast, Slow, High, Low, Tricks and Awesomeness! (5 min 27 sec)


Episode 87 of the RC Foam Show (RCFS)

Personally I think that it's very nice quality but flies OK... in my opinion. I'm not a hater of 3DHS but I've only flown foam and this just doesn't feel right, I'm just not really happy that I spent so, so, so much money on this.

Hit your face on the like button, and comment if you can hear the kid that was talking to me and watching me fly the plane. He said something about the Red Baron...? Not sure.

See him at about 2:18 on takeoff.

Also check out my R/C site at:

https://sites.google.com/site/djoproductionsrc/



Dan
Posted by DJO | Aug 29, 2012 @ 03:37 PM | 3,040 Views
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Posted by DJO | Aug 27, 2012 @ 09:14 PM | 3,497 Views
RCFS#86: Edge 540 Build Update (3 min 23 sec)


Episode 86 of the RC Foam Show (RCFS)

Why am I including a balsa build in the RC FOAM show? Because I want to show the foamy people how it is to move up to balsa! Stay tuned for the maiden flight - hopefully soon!

Also check out my R/C site at:

https://sites.google.com/site/djoproductionsrc/



Dan
Posted by DJO | Aug 26, 2012 @ 06:05 PM | 3,293 Views
Still needing 21 to make my goal of 100 for this month!!!!! So please subscribe!

http://www.youtube.com/RCDJO

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wkdZUWejoOA



Dan
Posted by DJO | Aug 24, 2012 @ 06:15 PM | 4,458 Views
Hey Everybody,

I'm trying to hit 100 subscribers by the end of August! I currently have 76 and I need 24 more to hit my goal, so subscribe away! Here's my most recent video, I'm getting real good at video editing.

Channel:

http://www.youtube.com/user/RCDJO

Most recent upload:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wkdZUWejoOA



Dan
Posted by DJO | Aug 23, 2012 @ 03:20 PM | 3,531 Views
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wkdZUWejoOA

I'm celebrating ONE FULL YEAR OF R/C FLYING!!!!!

Subscribe for more!!!!!

Also check out my R/C site at:

https://sites.google.com/site/djoproductionsrc/



Dan