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Posted by oomodel | Jul 18, 2014 @ 09:57 PM | 1,571 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.

http://www.oomodel.com/walkera-g3d-b...a-p-66838.html

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 | 1,575 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.

http://www.oomodel.com/walkera-g2d-b...3-p-66523.html

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 | 2,192 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 ďFollowing Ē 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.

http://www.oomodel.com/nine-eagles-g...r-p-66809.html

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 | 1,878 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.


http://www.oomodel.com/wakera-devo-1...r-p-66628.html

Devo F12 Specifications:

12 channel micro computer system
5.8G FPV Real Time Image Monitor
4.7ĒColor 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
Helicopter/airplane/Glider
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 | 1,816 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;

http://www.oomodel.com/walkera-ilook...s-p-66788.html

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 | 3,194 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 canít 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 donít 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 donít understand whatís the problem is, we tested the same quadcopter and it did in a different way. Actually thatís because they landed too harshly, and the quadcopter take it as a crash and powered off automatically to protect the quadcopter. Itís very easy and might be hard for some others to handle.

We will update when we found more common problemsÖ
Posted by oomodel | May 03, 2014 @ 08:01 PM | 2,867 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 | 2,384 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 doesnít 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 | 2,122 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 | 3,732 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.Itís available now, the retail price is 119usd, it is the same size as gopro 3, maybe thatís why walkeraís g-2d gimbal supports gopro 3 and ilook camera both.

http://www.oomodel.com/walkera-ilook...d-p-66531.html

It weighted 125g, and donít 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 | 2,699 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 | 2,395 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 | 2,812 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, thatís 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 hasnít been finally released yet, but itís 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 | 4,123 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 | 2,762 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.

Itís incredibaly stable with 22.2v 5000mah in the air for 10 minutes.
Posted by oomodel | Oct 31, 2013 @ 04:21 AM | 5,924 Views
Itís actually not a very difficult job to install the tarot t-2d gimbal to phantom, take the following steps and you will make it:
1 Find two studs or aluminum cylinder which has srew on one side, hole on the other side,the screw is 3.0mm.

2. Get 2 scews like the one bellow, and make it this way with glues, screw them into the bottom of phantom.

3. Drill 2 holes on the carbon board in the tarot gimbal package, the shape like in the picture will be perfect.
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Posted by oomodel | Oct 23, 2013 @ 10:46 PM | 3,779 Views
The tarot gopro brushless gimbal is a good gimbal for gopro hero 3, many friends are asking how to set it up, how to connect all the cables, here bellow are some pictures show the setting ups:

1. Control board: connect to pc, please install the driver when you use this usb for the first time.


2. Motor driving connector, to set up and revise motor parameters.


3. Connect common seperate receivers, if you are using a common seperate receiver, please connect the cables as bellow, you can choose channels by your requirements, but please connect the Power(black) cable.

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Posted by oomodel | Oct 22, 2013 @ 10:14 PM | 4,041 Views
Tarot has worked out quite a few good quadcopters, the fy680, fy650, fy690s, iron man,etc, each one are similar but has their different features. Here now comes the tarot 685pro which will be the pro version of fy680, or you can say itís version 2 of the most popular one, its upgraded to a PRO.

This will be available in a few days, we do believe it will be another good deal for 6 axis quadcopters.
Posted by oomodel | Oct 16, 2013 @ 01:24 AM | 6,953 Views
The tarot zyx is a good gyro for helicopters, there are normal version tarot zyx-s which is used for normal receivers, also the zyx-s version for the receivers with satellite, both are for helicopters.

The newest one which is arriving soon tarot zyx-s2 will also be for helicopters, from 200 to 800 helicopters, including multirotors are compatible. It uses new MEMS angular rate sensor and 32-bit microprocessor, new control algorithms
and computer setup software, greatly enhanced the spin stability , vibration resistance and flight performance.It also comes with Built-in supply voltage detection function, to ensure flight safety.

They are quite similar in apperance though, main specifications for the 2 are as follows:

the tarot zyx-s
1) Dimensions: 37.2mm*25.2mm*13mm
2) Weight: 9.8g (not including connecting wire and adaptor)
3) Operating voltage: DC 3.5V-9V
4) Operating current drain: 60mA
5) Operating temperature:-15C~65C
6) Maximal angular velocity: 800 degrees/sec
7) Tail servo compatibility: 1.52ms analog servo, 1.52ms digital servo, 760us digital servo, 960us digital servo
8) Swashplate servo compatibility: 1.52ms analog servo, 1.52ms digital servo
9) Radio compatibility: PPM, PCM, 2.4G
10) Supporting firmware upgrade
11) Supporting Multi-Blade Rotor Head

tarot zyx-s2

Dimensions: 37.2mm*25.2mm*13mm
Weight: 9.8g
Operating voltage: DC 3.5V-9V
Operating current drain: 40mA
Operating temperature:-15℃~65℃
Maximal angular rate: 2000 degrees/sec
Tail servo compatibility: 1.52ms analog servo, 1.52ms digital servo, 760us digital servo, 960us digital servo
Swash plate servo compatibility: 1.52ms analog servo, 1.52ms digital servo
Receiver compatibility: Conventional receiver, S-BUS, DSMJ, DSM2, DSMX(will support more by firmware upgrade)
Supporting firmware upgrade,Supporting Multi-Blade Rotor Heade

We can see the difference will be
4) Operating current drain: 60mA vs Operating current drain: 40mA
6) Maximal angular velocity: 800 degrees/sec vs Maximal angular rate: 2000 degrees/sec
We hope this will be a real improvement from the version 1, and more stable, with enhanced performance.
Posted by oomodel | Dec 27, 2012 @ 09:47 AM | 38,363 Views
Hello guys,

Welcome to oomodel, we will update coupon codes regularly.

Contest Rules:For example, if the winner is #99(means No. 99 floor. If it's the same user with #98, then it will be #100 analogically, until we get the first different user), the rest will be done in the same manner.
And here comes an exciting campaign, there are 3 guys from this thread will get a walkera 3d helicopter(genius cp v2 or mini cp or other newer one optional) for free. They will be the #99(means No. 99 floor. If it's the same user with #98, then it will be #100 analogically, until we get the first different user), #199(ditto), #299(ditto) who posted reply.

5% for Tarot zyx-S2 Newest 3 Axis Flybarless Gyro, coupon code: XMASD12

10% for walkera infra x infrared quadcopter, Infrared Obstacles Avoidance, coupon code: MXARCG2013

5% for all walkera parts , we offer full range of Walkera Parts, coupon code:WALKERAPDST

15% off for WLtoys WL V959 4ch Quadcopter 4-Axis UFO with 2.4G Gyro and Camera, coupon code: c64570


6% off for all Tarot parts and Tarot gyro, Coupon Code: HLRG12

10% off for walkera ladybird, the first and best 6 axis mini quadcopter that can do rolling, a very best gift for kids or beginners. coupon code:LDDSTQR

5% off for Tarot parts Coupon Code: XHYTAR

8% off for tarot zyx13 3 axis Gyro for Camera Mount, newest tarot products, three axis stabilization. Coupon Code:TZYX13

5% off for the gopro
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