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Old Oct 05, 2012, 07:54 PM
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hi
here is my video fpv with a quad

thank you
Good gosh I am so jealous. Where I live it's flat and full o' gators. Fantastic video Mike. Very watchable.
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Old Oct 05, 2012, 09:59 PM
FPV it is!
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Some new pictures showing some recent additions,

HT-FPV frame
Crius AIO Pro 1.0 flashed with Megapirate NG 2.7 R4
Crius CN-06 GPS unit
Skywalker Quattro 20Ax4
FrSky D8R-II+
FrSky Telemetry Hub
FrSky FLVS Lipo Voltage Sensor
new 4x NTM Propdrive 28-26 1200 kv motors with 9" gemfans
new 3DR Telemetry Radio
3S batteries

FPV Gear:
ImmersionRC 600 mw 5.8 Ghz Tx w/ Bluebeam Whip antennas
600TVL SONY SUPER HAD CCD D-WDR

Stock Turnigy 9x Radio with FrSky DJT Telemetry module & FrSky FLD-02 Telemetry Screen.

Laptop running APM Planner with 3DR Radio







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Old Oct 05, 2012, 10:15 PM
Multi rotors=No Paycheck left
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Some new pictures showing some recent additions,

HT-FPV frame
Crius AIO Pro 1.0 flashed with Megapirate NG 2.7 R4
Crius CN-06 GPS unit
Skywalker Quattro 20Ax4
FrSky D8R-II+
FrSky Telemetry Hub
FrSky FLVS Lipo Voltage Sensor
new 4x NTM Propdrive 28-26 1200 kv motors
new 3DR Telemetry Radio

FPV Gear:
ImmersionRC 600 mw 5.8 Ghz Tx
600TVL SONY SUPER HAD CCD D-WDR

Stock Turnigy 9x Radio with FrSky DJT Telemetry module & FrSky FLD-02 Telemetry Screen.

Laptop running APM Planner with 3DR Radio








Nice Titus...you have managed to stuff a ton of electronics onto that frame dude...looking forward to seeing some fluffy vids soon
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Old Oct 05, 2012, 10:17 PM
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Thanks! The only problem I have now is that I cannot afford a GoPro... (for awhile)

I'm ready to try some FPV though! I'm a little nervous LOL
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Old Oct 05, 2012, 10:38 PM
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Thanks! The only problem I have now is that I cannot afford a GoPro... (for awhile)

I'm ready to try some FPV though! I'm a little nervous LOL
Baby steps...
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Old Oct 05, 2012, 10:52 PM
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Baby steps...
I still gotta get it dialed in, my yaw tends to drift and it takes some stick to correct it so I don't think I can FPV with it yet.
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Old Oct 05, 2012, 10:58 PM
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I still gotta get it dialed in, my yaw tends to drift and it takes some stick to correct it so I don't think I can FPV with it yet.
Yea...the ht-fpv frame does handed some yaw issues...bit I'm sure you will those worked out...you are are flying a different FC than me so i can't help you there
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Old Oct 06, 2012, 05:58 AM
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I still gotta get it dialed in, my yaw tends to drift and it takes some stick to correct it so I don't think I can FPV with it yet.
Be aware that those prop spinners may produce bad vibrations. I recommend replacing them with 5mm lock nuts.
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Old Oct 06, 2012, 09:22 AM
LOAD "FLIP-FPV",8,1
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Some new pictures showing some recent additions,

HT-FPV frame
Crius AIO Pro 1.0 flashed with Megapirate NG 2.7 R4
Crius CN-06 GPS unit
Skywalker Quattro 20Ax4
FrSky D8R-II+
FrSky Telemetry Hub
FrSky FLVS Lipo Voltage Sensor
new 4x NTM Propdrive 28-26 1200 kv motors
new 3DR Telemetry Radio

FPV Gear:
ImmersionRC 600 mw 5.8 Ghz Tx w/ Bluebeam Whip antennas
600TVL SONY SUPER HAD CCD D-WDR

Stock Turnigy 9x Radio with FrSky DJT Telemetry module & FrSky FLD-02 Telemetry Screen.

Laptop running APM Planner with 3DR Radio







Looks like you are gaining a lot of weight on the tail there with gear, be sure your CG is within the correct range. Slapping a gopro on the front would probably do it
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Old Oct 06, 2012, 09:23 AM
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I still gotta get it dialed in, my yaw tends to drift and it takes some stick to correct it so I don't think I can FPV with it yet.
If you are using the multiwii type controller, it does tend to drift in yaw quite a bit... it needs constant trimming. The Naza though for example has no yaw drift. Each flight controller is different.

One thing to check though, make sure you have no twist in your arms.. if you see one twisted just give it a good firm twist the other way and tighten everything up again.

The only issue you should ever find with yaw which is frame related is that it is slower than a smaller frame, or similar sized frame with larger props. The total weight effects this also. But for video we really want is smooth yaw, not fast yaw. Fast yaw is possible though with the right combination of props and settings. Setup is everything.

HT-FPV OpenPilot CC tuning, LOS flight (2 min 38 sec)
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Old Oct 06, 2012, 03:21 PM
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Be aware that those prop spinners may produce bad vibrations. I recommend replacing them with 5mm lock nuts.
Thanks I'll keep an eye on that
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Old Oct 06, 2012, 03:23 PM
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I'm narrowing down the yaw drift on my HT-FPV, which is alot easier thanks to the 3DR radio... hover for a sec, see what's happening... land, adjust value on laptop and write, hover, test, repeat
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Old Oct 06, 2012, 04:27 PM
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Ok finally got around to timing the 3300 3S batteries and I get about 8 minutes of hover time. It hovers at half stick.

It's crazy windy outside today, so i'm doing all these hover tests in my living room
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Old Oct 06, 2012, 05:19 PM
32 ft/sec^2 sucks
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My first real FPV Experience. I think I like it. Not sure yet. Need more practice and also need my bird to be a little more stable I think. Let me know what you think.

Hover Things FPV1 (4 min 57 sec)
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Old Oct 06, 2012, 05:34 PM
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@ yoadrian, wow that was close with those powerlines!
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