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Posted by oomodel | Jan 11, 2015 @ 10:47 PM | 2,093 Views
The Tarot 250 Mini Shuttle Rack is the newly released creative design from tarot, a mini size flyer, flexable and funny as compare to the bigger size flyers, and it's much cheaper ( http://www.oomodel.com/tarot-mini-25...a-p-67176.html ). However the installation of this little thing need a bit time, and you have to do some creative work to make it work properly.

First of all, you need to weld the speed controller, motor.

Secondly, you need to change the plug on the battery, you may not need to according to your battery type.

There are some extra holes on the rack which hopefully are designed for future upgrading,for the controller, osd, camera and other fpv equipments.

The total weight with a 11.1v 2200mah battery make it around 420g, ideal for fpv, the flight time could be around 15 minutes.
Posted by oomodel | Dec 29, 2014 @ 08:28 PM | 1,712 Views
DJI Dropsafe System FPV Assistant

We’ve been worrying about crash flyers during flight which always bring us loses, on time and money and finally funs. The DJI company has just worked out another excellent products: DJI Dropsafe which will help us to avoid this loses greatly.

The new design DJI Dropsafe : http://www.oomodel.com/dji-dropsafe-...0-p-67248.html

The main feature for DJI Dropsafe: when emergency occures, the dropsafe system will work automatically, or you can control it by your controller. Then an unbrella will come out which will decrease the dropping speed of the flyer greatly, this is important during a crash time!

The DJI Dropsafe supports DJI S1000+, S1000, S900 DJI A2 system.The umbrella will open in 0.5 seconds when emergency occures, and the lowest working height is 6 meters, while the total weight for it is only 550g. We believe this indicates a trendency in the FPV field and hope it will be better than our expects.
Posted by oomodel | Dec 15, 2014 @ 01:55 AM | 2,202 Views
The DJI Inspire 1 (http://www.oomodel.com/dji-inspire-1...e-p-67224.html) as you know is the best ever fpv equipment with all in one function, many people said it’s upgraded phantom 2 vision + , actually it’s more than upgraded P2V+.

First of all, DJI Inspire 1 is equipped with 4k camera, 360 degree 3 axis gimbal.

Secondly, the DJI Inspire 1 has reformmerable apperance.

Thirdly, the DJI Inspire 1 has adopted the newestcamera and ultrasonic technology, thus it can perform altitude hold even indoor without GPS signal.

Fourthly, the DJI Inspire 1 equipped with intelligent high volume battery, you can view the datas of the battery during the flight.

Lastly, the DJI Inspire 1 has built-in lightbridge which allows you to view the excellent pictures timely.
Posted by oomodel | Dec 10, 2014 @ 01:00 AM | 1,621 Views
DJI Inspire 1–Everything you need for aerial filmmaking

dji inspire 1


DJI’s newest and best ever design– dji inspire 1,si a high-tech, flexible four-rotor aircraft. dji’s most advanced technology comes together in any easy to use, all-in-one flying platform that empowers you to create the unforgettable.The main features of this quadcopter:

First of all, Highly integrated, ready to fly. Inspire 1 ensure powerful at the same time, minimize weight, ensuring the flexibility and stability of the system. Assembly can be completed in just a few minutes.

Secondly, Strong carbon fiber arms lift out of sight, transforming the way you shoot. Get a full, unrestricted 360°
view of the world below and create images like never before.

Thirdly, Shoot up to 4K video and capture 12 megapixel photos with the Inspire 1 camera. The lens consists of 9 seperate elements, including an aspherical element, for extreme clarity, while Adobe DNG RAW support gives you the power to make every shot a masterpiece.

Fourthly, Live HD view. This is made possible by an all new and improved version of DJI’s Lightbridge technology which can transmit video from up to 2km away.

Lastly, Wireless HD videolightbridge technology built in.

It’s in the last testing stage, will be available in 1 week.
Posted by oomodel | Dec 02, 2014 @ 10:12 PM | 1,849 Views
Times Top 10 Technology ProductsJI Phantom 2 Vision+

The Times top 10 technology products has been released, the well known dji flying camera–dji phantom 2 vision + was NO.3.

The 10 are:

No.1 Apple Watch
No.2 SmartThings Starter Kit
No.3 Phantom2 Vision +
No.4 Oculus Rift Development Kit 2
No.5 Iphone 6 Plus
No.6 Hero4 GoPro
No.7 Mophie Space Pack
No.8 Jawbone UP3
No.9 iPad Air 2
No.10 The Ring Video Doorbell

All the 10 are High-tech products, and the dji phantom 2 vision +’ excellent flying function and powerful photo taking performence helped a lot for this.
Posted by oomodel | Dec 01, 2014 @ 01:00 AM | 2,218 Views
How to install Walkera G-2D on Cheerson CX-20 Quadcopter is a newly oftenly asked question, we recently have a friend bought a walkera g-2d, he worked on it for more than 1 hour and luckly got it works, we are talking about some tips, hope it will be useful for other friends.
First of all, you need to talk to the seller before you buy the g-2d gimbal, asking them to help you to change the installation slot, this is because the cables on G-2D are not compatible with CX-20.


Secondly, the connection cable on the g-2d is too wide for cx-20 slot, so need to cut a bit to plug into cx-20, or you can just use 3 pieces of Dupont Circle line,then don’t need to do any changes.


This is how do the G-2D look like on a cx-20, it’s working properly after testing.

cx20-3This article was originally posted on:http://www.oomodel.com/blog/how-to-i...uadcopter.html
Posted by oomodel | Oct 27, 2014 @ 06:17 AM | 4,404 Views
The tarot electric retractable landing gear has just been released, and very soon this tarot 650 sport 4 axis quadcopter which is equipped with electric retractable landing gear also been released.

The main feature of this tarot 650 sport is also the biggest advantage of it is that it comes with the electric retractable landing gear, this makes areial photography more easier, and won’t affect taking good quality photos.

For more detailed information of the tarot 650 sport, please check them from:http://www.oomodel.com/tarot-650-spo...1-p-67144.html
Posted by oomodel | Oct 25, 2014 @ 07:01 AM | 2,528 Views
New Arrival: Tarot Electric Retractable Landing Gear

We've all know about tarot's quadcopters, and we also know the problem with the landing gears when we want to make better videos with them, or with other multicopters, now this will no longer be a problem at all, the tarot electric retractable landing gear has just come out, for detailed information:

This new retractable landing gear has the highest degree of product integration among similar products at present , the overall design is simple, easy for installation, with small space. Exclusive ordered large torque motors, reliable and durable.

It's suitable for Tarot T810 / T960 / T15 / T18 / 810sport / 960sport and other multi-axis aerial vehicles, so this will definitely be a good news for many fpv lovers.
Posted by oomodel | Oct 20, 2014 @ 09:41 PM | 3,025 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 @ 10:46 PM | 2,646 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 @ 11:20 PM | 2,748 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 @ 10:45 PM | 2,846 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 ¡æ ~65 ¡æ
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 @ 10:49 PM | 3,344 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 @ 10:57 PM | 4,925 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 05, 2014 @ 12:21 AM | 3,640 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 @ 10:34 PM | 4,231 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 @ 04:20 AM | 4,545 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 @ 02:27 AM | 3,572 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 @ 08:36 PM | 9,172 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 @ 09:01 PM | 5,199 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