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Posted by oomodel | Oct 20, 2014 @ 08:41 PM | 820 Views
Walkera Scout X4 & Walkera Tali H500, Which is better?

We have had quite a few friends asking us should they choose the walkera scout x4 or walkera tali h500, which is better. This is actually not a very complicated question, it depends on how you want the copter to be, we will just state some of their differences.

The Walkera Tali H500 is 6 axis, 6 axis is more stable than 4 axis, this is unquestionable; both of them are compatible with gopro camera; both of them are using a 22.2v 5400mah battery; Walkera Scout X4 is more expensive, but it’s equipped with ground station, you can even control it with ipad if you like or your transmitter is taking a break…

In conclusion, the Carbon version Scout X4 looks really cool, powerful and more expensive, H500 is more stable, and it depends on which you like
Posted by oomodel | Sep 24, 2014 @ 09:46 PM | 1,535 Views
During the setup procesure of the tarot zyx gyro, the first step is to check if the copter could fly normally, then we will set it up step by step following the instruction.


1. Set up for Helicopters
Firstly, check the body of the rc helicopter to make sure all the components on it work properly.
Secondly,Check if the main shaft and tail shaft are even before install the central part of the main shaft;put the throttle at the lowest position, turn on the transmitter and receiver; Hold the skid landing of the helicopter with one of your hands while put the throttle up little by little, the motors are working now, you need to check if the main shaft and tail shaft are even, if there is no shakes then it’s normal.

2. Set up the zyx gyro

1. Set the transmitter up according to the manual;
2. Set up the gyro step by step according to the manual.
3. You will finish it smoothly.


Set the medium point pitch to 0 degree;
1. Enter the throttle curve menu on the transmitter and put the throttle up to 50%;
2. Adjust the linkages to make sure the pitch will be kept at 0 degree.
Posted by oomodel | Sep 22, 2014 @ 10:20 PM | 1,708 Views
The Walkera H500 Quadcopter is known as a very good all-in-one fpv set, it’s well-equipped and very stable, a middium size 6 rotors multicopter, a few days ago, one of our customers run into a problem in unlocking the walkera h500, he tried quite a few hours in different method with no success. Finally we decide to try this copter with another radio and it worked properly which made it looks really wired. We then compare the parameters in the 2 radios and finally found out the problem. Note: the radio we were using were walkera devo f12e(http://www.oomodel.com/walkera-devo-...o-p-66903.html), but it will be the same for other walkera radios.

There are a few trimmers on all the walkera radios, and each of them performs different functions. We tried out that when we turned the throttle trimmer to a certain value, such as 80 or above, then it’s unable to unlock the quadcopter, but when we turn it to 50 or bellow, we have no problem unlocking it.You may try it if you have problem in unlocking your walkera quadcopters
Posted by oomodel | Sep 18, 2014 @ 09:45 PM | 1,436 Views
Walkera has designed the Walkera G-3S brushless gimbal after the Walkera G-2D,G-3D , this gimbal perfectly supports Sony RX100II cameras, high-accuracy brushless DC motordirect-drive control, compact design, made in aluminum alloy.

Walkera G-3S brushless high precision brushless gimbal: make simple, stable, perfect support Aony RX100II camera.
Light weight design: aluminium alloy, high strength, light weight and so on, and precise control of pitch and roll angles.
Pitch angle:-130 ° – +90 °
Roll angle:-45 ° – +45 °
Brushless motor: brushless motor specially designed for G-3S, compatible with the latest attitude control system, timely and correct flying attitude, make the footage more stable.
High precision control system: new attitude control systems, can greatly overcome thechattering during the shoot, make the images to achieve the best results.
Supports online upgrade: support programs online for free upgrades, shoot flying more secure.

Technical parameters:
G-3S characteristics and technical parameters:
1. Sony RX100II video camera aux output
2. supports supply voltages compensate
3. support motor driver-side short circuit protection
4. to support the initial pitch or roll angle custom
5. supports joystick mode and speed mode
6. support for conventional receiver
7. Working voltage: DC 7.4V~28V (recommended for 12V, three lithium battery)
8. current: 600mA-700mA (associated with the supply voltage and motor power)
9. working environment temperature:-15 ˇć ~65 ˇć
10. sensor: three-axis MEMS gyroscopes and three-axis MEMS accelerometer
11. Control accuracy: 0.02 °
12. control range:-135 ° ~90 ° (elevation) and-35 ° ~35 ° (roll)
13. equipment: Sony RX100II
14. dimension: 134x166x147mm (length x width x height)
15. weight: 340g (without camera)
16. the controller program through the Hua Cole official website online upgrade (UP02and UP02 adapter is needed)
It’s coming soon…
Posted by oomodel | Sep 11, 2014 @ 09:49 PM | 1,567 Views
Many people told us they've been thinking about get an all-in-one FPV multicopter, not sure which one to go, especially don't know if the dji phantom 2 vision + or the walkera tali h500 will be better, here bellow we will make a basic comparision between them.

We do think DJI is more reliable as there are more people are flying them, they've been tested more than enough. But it's hard to make a final decision as the dji phantom 2 vision + is 4 rotors, while the walkera tali h500 (http://www.oomodel.com/tali-h500-wal...1-p-66922.html) is 6 rotors multicopter, the 6 rotors will be more powerful and also bigger in size.

Walkera h500 also has its advantages, such as it's camera can be changed to gopro, while dji phantom comes with it's camera and can't be changed, and the walkera radio is more professional than dji,but the dji phantom is compatible with futaba radio. Also it adopted 22.2v 5400mah battery which will provide a 20+ minutes flying time, while dji phantom adopted 11.1v 5200mah battery which provides around 15 minutes.

People say if we say the dji phantom 2 vision + is like iphone 5s, then the walkea h500 will be note 3
Posted by oomodel | Jul 18, 2014 @ 09:57 PM | 2,653 Views
Walkera G-3D brushless gimbal installation Instructions

The walkera G-3D brushless gimbal is finally available now, and here is a installation instruction, hope it would be helpful for some new pilots.


1.Use 2 M3*8 screws to install the gimbal fixing block into the bottom of the fuselage.

2. Align the gimbal chute with the fixed block, then install it into the bottom of fixing block in the direction of the arrow.

3. Fix the spring into M3*12 screw, then align the screw with the threaded hole and tighten to fix the gimbal.

4. Install the camera to the gimbal, fix it with the camera fixing frame(make sure the gap close to the lens), then use 2 M2*4 screws to tighten the camera fixing frame.

Welcome to message us if you have any suggestions or questions about this gimbal.
Posted by oomodel | Jul 04, 2014 @ 11:21 PM | 2,287 Views
Walkera G-2D Gimbal Troubleshooting

Many friends are using the walkera g-2d gimbal, and meet different problems in making it

work properly, most of the time it's just because they didn't set it up correctly, and

some of the rules are not included in instruction, here we have listed some of them:

1. If you do not need to use radio to control the gimbal, please set the SW switch to 0,

and adjust V1 V2 to 0 as well;

2. If the remote control can only control one channel of the gimbal(usually choose to

Control PIT-pitch), please switch SW to 1, and adjust the direction + of V1 or V2 to the

right angle, if you don't use the channel, please have V1 or V2 at 0. For example, if only

control PIT channel, just adjust certain angle in the direction of V1+,while the unused V2

must be set in 0;
3. If you want to use the PIT and ROLL channel, please switch SW to 1, adjust direction +

of V1,V2 to a certain angle, the larger the adjusted angle is, the wider the angle to the

steering of the gimbal and the angle will be increased to a max of 90 degrees accordingly.


This gimbal is a good choice for the x350 and x350 pro, you sometimes just need to give it

a bit more patience, and it's economical anyway!
Posted by oomodel | Jun 16, 2014 @ 09:34 PM | 2,956 Views
Nine Eagles Galaxy Visitor 3 Review

Nine Eagles Galaxy Visitor 3 has many features as other similar UFO. A function return automated its starting point, so you can make it return whenever you want to avoid hitting something and damaging. To this is added a “Following ” mode: it is hoped that this is a function of monitoring the radio, which could be very interesting to shoot oneself in the practice of a sport. It keeps the characteristics of Nine Eagles galaxy visitor 2 , including size, weight, type of engine ( they are probably brushless) , battery, availability and still at the most favorable price.


This model will be the hottest RC quad in this year. The most important is that the Nine Eagles Galaxy Visitor 3 works greater than you can believe,fast response,high speed,cool appearance!
Posted by oomodel | Jun 09, 2014 @ 03:20 AM | 2,922 Views
2 Years after Walkera Devo 12s been, there comes new 12 Channel Devo series Walkera Radio Devo F12 and walkera Devo 12E. The biggest difference between these two radio is the color and the appearance.


Devo F12 Specifications:

12 channel micro computer system
5.8G FPV Real Time Image Monitor
4.7”Color Touch Screen
Telemetry Function
Three aircraft Models
Six swash plates
Eighty model data storage
Four Stick Modes stick modes switchable
USB online update
Control range: more than 1000m 2.4G
Image range: more than 300m 5.8g
Channel selection: 8 channels
Output power: less than or equal 100mW
Current consumption: less than 1000mA
Battery: 3.7V 3000mAh Li-Po
Size: 200 * 201 * 79mm (L*W*H)
Standby time: 10h

Devo 12E Specifications:

RF transmitter powers adjustable
12 channel multifunctional settings
Multi languages optional
Both auto code binding and fixed code free settable
4 stick modes switchable
Telemetry function
USB update online
Posted by oomodel | May 29, 2014 @ 01:27 AM | 2,457 Views
Walkera Ilook+ Preview

We all know the walkera ilook camera, which looks like the gopro,works great with the walkera qr x350pro and qr x350, there are basically some disadvantages with it, such as the Pixel,Resolution,range and so on.

First of all, the pixel, this new walkera ilook+ is 13 million, while the older version walkera ilook was 1 million;


The Range(image transmission range), the walkera ilook+ is 1km, while walkera ilook is 500m-1000m;

The walkera ilook+ will support as much as 64G Micro SD Card, while the walkera ilook is 32G;

It's not available yet, but will be soon, the price will be higher than the older version as well though, we are waiting to test them.
Posted by oomodel | May 20, 2014 @ 07:36 PM | 4,530 Views
Walkera QR X350 Pro Problems & Troubleshooting

The newest walkera phantom-like quadcopter, you know the walkera qr x350 pro http://www.oomodel.com/walkera-x350p...r-p-66617.html
performs really nice, we seen some friends flied them and found there are a few problems which actually are not problems that can’t be shoot, we will just list a few common ones:

The first one we noticed was that some friends forgot to connect the little signal wire which goes cross the skid, this way the quad will not bind to the radio whatever you do, the signal light will flash at the first moment, and then keep blind.

The second one was that you may use your radio for different models, and you were playing 3d lasttime, so the 3d stick was positioned at a totally wrong place for quadcopter, this will cause a crash actually an upside down, so don’t forget to place it at the right position.

The last but most important one is, many friends experienced a very annoying phenomenon,they have to power the quadcopter up everytime after they landed, they don’t understand what’s the problem is, we tested the same quadcopter and it did in a different way. Actually that’s because they landed too harshly, and the quadcopter take it as a crash and powered off automatically to protect the quadcopter. It’s very easy and might be hard for some others to handle.

We will update when we found more common problems…
Posted by oomodel | May 03, 2014 @ 08:01 PM | 3,753 Views
The newly designed big size copter walkera qr x800 (http://www.oomodel.com/qr-x800-devo-...r-p-66700.html) is very much like the dji s800, in designing, also there are differences.

In apperance, as you can see they both have 6 frames, but the walkera qr x800 is foldable.

Battery, the x800 used 15000mah battery and it advertised the flight time will be up to 60 minutes, and s800 it said hover time 16 minutes, the s800 uses 10000mah battery.

Flying weight, the x800 is 3.5kg while the s800 is 4.3kg, got to say if the s800 use 15000mah battery, will the flight time be longer?

We do hope walkera or any other company will provide us with good copters with excellent performance and longer flight time and better not too costly
Posted by oomodel | Apr 16, 2014 @ 09:52 PM | 2,924 Views
The DJI phantom 2 vision+(http://www.oomodel.com/phantom-2-vis...p-p-66657.html) is actually the first ready to fly version fpv quadcopter from dji company, it doesn’t need any kind of diys.

Phantom 2 Vision+ ushers in a new era of aerial cinematography with its brand new and incredibly stable 3-axis gimbal, combined with the sharp, powerful DJI-designed camera, making professional imaging tools easily accessible to everyone.

Phantom 2 Vision+ Main features:

Ready to fly
3-axis camera stabilization
Precision flight and stable hovering
Radar positioning & return home
Onscreen real-time flight parameters
High performance camera
Camera tilt control
Film straight down
Supports Adobe DNG RAW
Adobe lens profile support
Camera parameter settings
Album synchronization

This is the upgraded version of dji phantom vision,looks similar to the dji phantom, but as you will see the difference is actually sharp.
Posted by oomodel | Mar 31, 2014 @ 08:52 PM | 2,690 Views
This is actually wrote by a friend.

i was surely not a professional in fpv things, but always try. firstly started with f450, practised for more than 1 month, finally i was ready for a bigger one, the fy690s(http://www.oomodel.com/tarot-tl68c01...t-p-65575.html) should be a typical model of tarot quadcopter.

Item list for the combo:
frame: tarot fy690s
motor: sunnysky 4108/380kv
propeller: apc1238
battery: 6s 5000mah
radio: wfly 9
Gimbal: Tarot t-2d
Image Transmission: 600w 5.8g
Monitor: FPV 7 inch
Others: charger, bec,cables,etc.

Hope this list will be helpful for those who are not sure about what will be needed for the assembling.

I changed the motor seat so that it will be suitable for my motor.

The ESC seated very well on the other side of the motor seat.

Assemble the cables with rubbers.
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Posted by oomodel | Mar 18, 2014 @ 02:54 AM | 4,744 Views
Walkera iLook FPV Camera Review

The Walkera iLook FPV Camera is a Built-in video transmitter and Fatshark goggles compatible,an all-in-one FPV camera.No extra video transmitter to install or extra battery to carry; this can translate to space saver, value for money.It’s available now, the retail price is 119usd, it is the same size as gopro 3, maybe that’s why walkera’s g-2d gimbal supports gopro 3 and ilook camera both.


It weighted 125g, and don’t need extra battery, you can connect it to the main battery of the quadcopter, and you can use Gear Switch from DEVO F7 and DEVO 10 to control the video directly.
Posted by oomodel | Mar 11, 2014 @ 09:07 PM | 3,232 Views
As much as we are waiting for the walkera qr x350pro quadcopter, especially expecting it's 25 minutes flight time, the walkera x350pro parts(http://www.oomodel.com/walkera-qr-x3...5_110_550.html) are arrived already, this means the quadcopter i mean complete sets are arriving soon too...

This looks like a real breakthrough for walkera, but only the basic version available until now, the parts has brought us some good news
Posted by oomodel | Feb 28, 2014 @ 02:21 AM | 2,982 Views
DIY Align Trex 150 DFC

Align Trex 150 is surely another success for mini 3d helicopters,there are too many reviews about it already, and we just found a good save for money for this helicopter, not to diy the whole helicopter, but the servos, actually also some other parts.

The Align trex 150 that everybody knows, a little picture about it:

As we know,the ds150 servos has 6mm coreless motors,when we disassemble them,found the gears are completely compatible with the other ones that we have, this is a real great news, as these gears are really cheap.

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Posted by oomodel | Feb 19, 2014 @ 09:51 PM | 3,361 Views
Walkera QR X350PRO,Another DJI Phantom?

The dji phantom has been a very successful fpv flyer during the last months, it performs really nice though priced not that nice

The other company walkera has offered us a qr x350 last year, that’s to be honest a good flyer,looks beautiful,very stable,economical, but the flight time is not too long. Now they just worked out the qr x350pro, it hasn’t been finally released yet, but it’s reported to be a time-lasting flyer, flight time will be up to 25 minutes lol

The main feature for the new version qr x350pro:
Latest GPS control system
2KM Control range & video range
flight time will be up to 25minutes, this is amazing
Equipped with brushless gimble, now you can have it work with your gopro hero

Looks like it would be another dji phantom?
Posted by oomodel | Dec 25, 2013 @ 03:04 AM | 4,826 Views
The long expected tarot 680PRO has finally arrived, it's a pro version of the fy680. Has been improved in many aspects, with gopro gimbal and image transmission, the total weight will be 2.76kg, tested flighting time 14.5min in the air.

Also with new version motor seat, they also designed a few special canopies for it if you like.

If you are going to try it, don't forget the xmas discount coupon: XMAS2014 .

Merry christams and happy new year.
Posted by oomodel | Nov 27, 2013 @ 01:25 AM | 3,311 Views
Tarot T960A Set Up with DJI Naza

Tarot t960a is surely a good quadcopter, not only of carbon frame, but also foldable, the lift weight is also perfect. These photos are from rc pilot who has just fishied tarot t960a set up with dji naza-m v2, i think it might be useful for other friends.

Tarot-t960-set-up-1 t960-set-up-2 t960-set-up-3 t960-set-up-4

2 of the ESC cable in the middle go under the center plate. The flight controller is seated on the IMU.

It’s incredibaly stable with 22.2v 5000mah in the air for 10 minutes.