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Old Jul 20, 2009, 11:24 AM
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Heres my setup: I recommended it to a coworker and wrote it up in a neat list. It has everything you need except the R/C transmitter and receiver.

Plane: Multiplex Easy Star: http://www.hobby-lobby.com/easystar....hQueryId=90986

Brushless Motor: This will give you a few seconds of vertical performance- http://www.hobbycity.com/hobbycity/s...idProduct=5203

Brushless Electronic Speed Control (ESC): http://www.hobbycity.com/hobbycity/s...eed_Controller

Cheap 9g servos if you need them (Can be used for Rudder / Elevator, and Pan/Tilt of Camera):
http://www.hobbycity.com/hobbycity/s...idProduct=8995

2500 mah Battery for Motor / Receiver:
http://www.hobbycity.com/hobbycity/s...idProduct=9348

500 mah Battery for Camera/ Video transmitter:
http://www.hobbycity.com/hobbycity/s...00mAh_2S1P_20C

Cheap, very useful Battery monitor:
http://www.hobbycity.com/hobbycity/s...y_Monitor_2-6S

Lipo Battery charger:
http://www.hobbycity.com/hobbycity/s...alance/Charger

Great video transmitter/receiver combo:
http://www.nghobbies.com/cart/index....roducts_id=102
Upgraded 8dbi Patch antenna for Receiver:
http://www.nghobbies.com/cart/index....roducts_id=303

My video glasses:
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...m=220362975372

My CCD onboard camera: Cheap and works great:
http://cgi.ebay.com/NEW-Panasonic-Co...3A1%7C294%3A50


You will need a 5v regulator for this camera:
http://www.radioshack.com/product/in...ductId=2062599

Convenient pod that snaps right into the plane and houses the camera and transmitter: (I made my own though out of cardboard and foam and saved some $$.)
http://rangevideo.com/index.php?main...roducts_id=106

Remzibi’s On Screen Display: You just have to join the forum and private message him (Remzibi) that your interested. Then send him paypal of $117 and you should have your OSD within 2 weeks.
Here is the entire thread about this system: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=921467

Here is a video from one of the users (everyone is very happy with the system thus far):
Remzibi OSD Test flight (9 min 58 sec)



Total Price:

~$650
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