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Old Sep 08, 2012, 12:35 AM
Just trying to get a nut.
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I've never heard of a girl flying fpv yet. Anyone?
Camille Lands (2 min 34 sec)
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Old Sep 08, 2012, 01:45 AM
cool, how high does it go?
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Is that you with the ground station on?
No women in this hobby! LOL

Edit: just saw that vid,I guess it's one girl.
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Old Sep 08, 2012, 03:54 AM
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why in my childhood, there was no such?
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Old Sep 08, 2012, 12:43 PM
aka Helidaho
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No the wife
Just wanted to make sure before I... well never mind

I was sure hoping there was a woman flying FPV. Anyway, you're a lucky guy!

I just got my wife to take some photos of my quad in flight. I'm a loooonggg way from getting her to model some of my gear for me

Paul
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Old Sep 08, 2012, 03:24 PM
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I see your 1080p 45 degree field of view, and raise you 110 degree field of view.

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/...-into-the-game

And its a full funded project (funded 10 times over)
Nice I had not seen these, and prototypes look available NOW! Very interesting!
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Old Sep 08, 2012, 03:48 PM
Multi rotors=No Paycheck left
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Question....should i add in any inline fuses for safety at all? I think I'm going to run a main power line to a distribution block and then run individual switches off of that to each component....
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Old Sep 08, 2012, 06:10 PM
FPV ADDICT
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Just wanted to make sure before I... well never mind

I was sure hoping there was a woman flying FPV. Anyway, you're a lucky guy!

I just got my wife to take some photos of my quad in flight. I'm a loooonggg way from getting her to model some of my gear for me

Paul
Nothing's ever free, my cost was drinks, dinner, and a movie!
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Old Sep 08, 2012, 09:05 PM
FPV in Hawaii
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No the wife
It looks like a Baby Björn.
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Old Sep 09, 2012, 01:56 PM
My Karma ran over my Dogma
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Here is my newest GS.

Pelican style case


Simple clean install, not fancy, but very functional.


7" Haier LCD


Behind the top cover are the 2 rx's. Signal and power come through a Cat5 cable. 2 5.8ghz rx's shown. Can be swapped out with any 900, 1.2, 2.4 rx.


SMA pigtails extend the antenna connection to the top of the case.


Aiptek DVR, MyVu Crystal control box, Aux RCA connection, power switch and voltmeter.


Under the bottom cover shows the Cercom Diversity unit (works great), 7ah SLA battery, MyVu crystal video glasses case, case for 1.2 CP set, case for 5.8 rx's and CP set, 900mhz rx set.


900mhz rx set, ready to use with Cercom diversity via Cat5 connections.


1.2 CP set


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Old Sep 09, 2012, 05:21 PM
Nakelp
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Nice job,
dont you just love CAT6 cable?
Im working on my 4th GS LOL
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Old Sep 09, 2012, 05:59 PM
What goes up...
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Here's my second GS. I will tell you I've had almost as much fun building this then I do actually flying

Antenna for VRX http://www.readymaderc.com/store/ind...roducts_id=540

VRX http://www.readymaderc.com/store/ind...roducts_id=448

Video Splitter/amplifier http://www.ebay.com/itm/PYLE-PLV2-PY...ht_1499wt_1139

Led Screen http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824723017 , I just removed the components from the case and mounted them inside my case

Goggles Vuzix 920 in ski goggles http://www.ebay.com/itm/Vuzix-Corp-W...item5ae7db20dd

RCA to VGA ( to connect vrx to laptop monitor http://www.ebay.com/itm/120815660308...84.m1439.l2649

DVR http://www.readymaderc.com/store/ind...roducts_id=538

CASE
18" x 12-3/4" x 6" Aluminum Case #39196 (1 min 44 sec)
(Link doesnt seem to work on their site right now, in store only anyways. Great case for the money and comes with pick and pluck)
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Old Sep 09, 2012, 06:13 PM
My Karma ran over my Dogma
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Nice job,
dont you just love CAT6 cable?
Im working on my 4th GS LOL
Yes, cuts done on the mess of wires!

@acuralegendz- Looking good! Glad to see more and more people are using the Harbor Freight cases. I used it for my first GS about 2 years ago and seems the have become very popular since then. Cheap and effective!
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Old Sep 09, 2012, 06:16 PM
What goes up...
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Saw this case the other day. Looks like it would work well. Pelican-like. http://item.mobileweb.ebay.com/viewi...d=110178096213
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Old Sep 09, 2012, 06:28 PM
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Ok, I'll let you see what real Pros use

This is in addition to a 15" led hdtv on a tripod.
In the upper left you can see the 2.4ghz gear I will be upgrading to, the tx might be a different one, still in the mail...
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Old Sep 09, 2012, 06:48 PM
FPV in Hawaii
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You guys using Ethernet cable, do you double up on the wires for power? They seem pretty thin.
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