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Old Jan 04, 2013, 10:36 PM
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RC EYE One Xtreme (brushless) by RC Logger- Discussion, updates etc.

PLEASE NOTE: I have put together a Tips, Tricks, How-To's and More thread in order to keep any helpful information regarding the Xtreme all in one place. Here is the link: EYE One Xtreme Tips, Tricks, How To's, & More...

NOTE #2: RC Logger with it's outstanding customer service has a RC Logger Customer Support Desk to help anyone that needs support on any RC Logger product as well as any general inquiries you might have. Communication will always be available here on the forums, however to get the absolute best support/quickest response I encourage you to fill out a support ticket via
http://support.rclogger.com/ or you can send an email to support@rclogger.com. Both paths will create a unique ticket number automatically and have a responder notify the ticket creator as well as the team member, related department or manager.

This Thread is dedicated to the RC Logger EYE One Xtreme. The Xtreme sets a new bar for quads with how many amazing features are jam packed into this mini size quad at this pricepoint.

If you are unfamiliar with RC Logger, they are a company that is dedicated to providing the highest quality in their products and incredible customer service. Their involvement here on the forums for their products blows out any other company period and many changes are made to their products based on the interaction of users input here on the forums. A personal thanks goes out to MatLi (Chris) and Adam.RCLogger (Adam) for their overwhelming involvement in listening to the consumers to make changes for the better.

So read on to get Information, specs and see some pics and video.








Adam giving us a taste of what the Xtreme can do in pro flight mode:
RC EYE One Xtreme flying stock TX in expert mode crash testing included (RAW UNCUT) (6 min 37 sec)


Another flight video in Xtreme mode with rates dialed up:
Xtreme flight in expert mode PPM Rx rates dialed up (RAW-UNCUT) (3 min 25 sec)


Here's a video showing this 180 size quad carrying a gopro hero 3 and doing it very well!
RC EYE Xtreme @ IRCHA 2013 - Fun Test Flight (6 min 3 sec)


Xtreme PPM Explanation:
RC EYE One XTREME, PPM option explained [12102013] (13 min 31 sec)


You can find many more great videos on the RC Logger youtube channel:
http://www.youtube.com/user/matli1965?feature=watch

Info & Specs below, but first a few pics of the model (many more pics below):




As you can see, this quad is certainly a whole new thought in design and engineering in a package this size.

Information:

”RC EYE One” micro-quad series has elevated to its next level – RC EYE One Xtreme. Latest 6-axis gyro stabilization technology, outstanding brushless motor driven flight control, all embedded within a robust yet stylish frame design. The sturdy light weight construction is an ideal platform for flight applications ranging from aerial surveillance, imaging or simply unleashing acrobatic fun flight excitement – ‘flip it’ if you dare! 3 selectable flight modes provide for beginners and experts flight enjoyment alike.

2.4GHz, “OneLINK” and PPM Ready

The RC EYE One Xtreme is ready to fly straight out of the box. An ergonomic 2.4 GHz transmitter, available as Mode 1 and Mode 2, ensures interference free piloting control. Optional available is an ”OneLINK” adapter allowing experienced RC pilots to bind their selected transmitter with the RC EYE One Xtreme’s onboard 2.4 GHz receiver. Supported are selected models ranging from Futaba, JR, Spektrum and others. Install your PPM receiver to connect your preferred transmitter.

Pilot Assist Features

Flight assist features such as an automatic altitude hold function provide pilots with an ideal platform for aerial imaging from video to still photo and air surveillance. 3 flight modes ensure stable flight characteristics for each application, where a stable flight with fully enabled gyro and accelerometer flight control is required or where full performance is released for acrobatic fun flights. 2 sets of different propeller designs are available to support each applications requirement. A front pointing white LED aids as orientation indicator complementing two flashing position lights located port and starboard of the craft.


Specs:

RC EYE One Xtreme
Xtreme Admissible humiditymax. 75 % rel. humidity, non-condensing
Xtreme Admissible temperature range+32 to +104 Fahrenheit (0 to +40 Celsius)
Xtreme Diameter without propellers7.09 inches (180 mm)
Xtreme Flight time5-7 mins (800 mAh battery without payload) or 9-11 mins (1150 mAh battery without payload)
Xtreme Operating ConditionsNo to light wind
Xtreme Operating environmentIndoors and outdoors
Xtreme PayloadApprox. 3.53 oz (100 g) (excluding Xtreme unit, battery and all accessories)
Xtreme Propeller diameter5.43 inches (138 mm) (with small propellers) 5.91 inches (150 mm) (with big propellers)
Xtreme Rechargeable battery7.4 V LiPo
Xtreme Total height3.15 inches (80 mm) (with standard legs) 4.53 inches (115 mm) (with long legs)
Xtreme Weight (without battery)5.54 oz (157 g) (with standard legs) 5.68 oz (161 g) (with long legs)

RC EYE One Xtreme Charger
Xtreme Charger Charging current500 mA per charging channel
Xtreme Charger Required input currentmin. 1.5 A
Xtreme Charger Supply voltage5 V/DC

RC EYE One Xtreme 2.4GHz Transmitter
Xtreme Transmitter Dimension (W x H x D) 5.91 x 3.94 x 2.76 inches (150 x 100 x 70 mm)
Xtreme Transmitter Number of channelsAuto selection by frequency hopping
Xtreme Transmitter rangemax. 400 ft (122 m) (free field)
Xtreme Transmitter Supply voltage3 V/DC (2 x AAA batteries)
Xtreme Transmitter Transmission frequency2.4 GHz
Xtreme Transmitter Weight4.59 oz (130 g)

RTF Package Includes:

1 x RC EYE One Xtreme
1 x 2.4 GHz Transmitter
1 x LiPo Battery (800 mAh)
1 x USB LiPo Battery Charger
4 x Propeller (5.43 inches / 138mm) (2 x black, 2 x red)
2 x Spinner
2 x Spinner Washer
2 x AAA Battery for Transmitter
1 x Sticker
1 x Trigger Cable
1 x PPM Cable (for optional PPM receiver)
Operating instructions


The RTF Package is $129



Another feature I would like to present is OneLink. This will be a box that plugs into your Transmitter allowing you to fly the EYE One Xtreme (or EYE One/ EYE One S) with your transmitter. There is also a package available with the OneLink

With the amount of time spent on the development of this quad and the excellence that's come to be expected from RC Logger, I think most will agree this is going to be a big success in the RC World and will set the trend for the next line of releases in the mini quad realm.

Here is a direct link to the RC Logger distribution page to help you find the best place to purchase/order the Xtreme for your location:
http://www.rclogger.com/Where-to-Buy...r-Distributor/

For those that live in the US, I highly recommend purchasing RC Logger products from rc-drones.com and also massiverc.com. Both Z06 Tony (owner of rc-drones.com) and MassiveOverkill (owner of massiverc.com) are extremely active here on the forums and heavily involved in communication on this specific thread. I have always had great experiences with both companies and wouldn't hesitate to recommend them in a heart beat.

Also if you are looking for any specialty adaptors for the Xtreme and also the EYE One/S check out rc-connectors.com. They have a section dedicated to the Xtreme and Eye One/S. Glenn2626 is the owner and is also an active member here on the forums.

I encourage you to jump on over to the RC Logger Forum found on their website where you can keep up with information and give your thoughts and opinions on all the RC Logger products including the EYE One Xtreme:
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Old Jan 04, 2013, 11:33 PM
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Great stuff, I look forward to hearing more about this awesome little quad and possibly buying one for myself! Thanks for starting the thread Jamie!
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Old Jan 04, 2013, 11:37 PM
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Helpful How To's, Tips & Tricks:

Transmitter Setups:

OneLink setup tutorial for Spektrum Radio's (thank's Adam)
RC EYE One Xtreme - OneLink setup tutorial for Spektrum Transmitters (9 min 16 sec)


DX6i Setup for OneLink/PPM:
Quoted from bensven:
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Although page 31 of the Xtreme manual describes how to program the DX6i (OneLINK or PPM makes no difference) I thought it might be handy to share a simple instruction sheet. These setting work for me (nothing else needs to be changed of the standard aircraft model settings), the only thing I noticed is that I had to trim rudder (I don't need to do this if I use the stock Tx).

Models can be copied to make other combinations available (e.g. Sports/Expert Alt-Hold & Sports/Expert Auto Flip)

KC, thanks for testing and verifying correct settings!
Download link: http://www.pdf-archive.com/2014/02/1...dx6i-settings/

Important Information for Those Using PPM and Lemon Rx:
Please make sure to test your failsafe in order to keep from any mishaps.
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I want to emphasize the importance of failsafe, especially many that are coming from RTF 'toy' grade transmitters into the realm of hobby-grade\discrete receivers\transmitters. Lemon RX states that throttle failsafe works but I'm going to confirm it myself before I stand behind that statement.

Everyone not using the EOE transmitter, before their first flight should remove their propellers, and bench test failsafe. Run your motors up to 50% and then shut off your transmitter. What do the motors do?
Futaba and sBus setup
XTREME Futaba SBUS to PPM EXPLAINED [1st March 2014] (22 min 42 sec)



[B]Flight Controller Board Replacement Tutorial:
RC EYE ONE Xtreme Flight Controller replacement tutorial Revised (11 min 55 sec)
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Old Jan 05, 2013, 12:12 AM
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*subscribed*
(and stocking up the funds in advance)
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Old Jan 05, 2013, 12:32 AM
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Doing the same.
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Old Jan 05, 2013, 12:34 AM
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I will take it!

Hey Adam, put me down for one..
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Old Jan 05, 2013, 12:48 AM
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interesting prop design, they almost look like they melted in an oven

I really like the simplistic/minimalistic overall design. but I wish the legs folded up!

edit: also, I have always admired the HT-FPV and QAV500 style frames that mount the camera setup in the front and balance it with the battery in the rear. if RC Logger made something like this one day I'd be all over it.
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Old Jan 05, 2013, 01:10 AM
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yeah think I'll take one too. It looks too interesting to pass on :P
I agree with beerassassin... if the legs fold up, that'd make it even more portable!
By the way, is that a new version of the EYE One? The landing pods look a little different
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Old Jan 05, 2013, 01:18 AM
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Same EYE One, just different skids. Chris said they pop right on and will be added to the accessories for the EYE One. I really like them and will be picking up a set for sure when they become available.
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Old Jan 05, 2013, 01:28 AM
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Old Jan 05, 2013, 01:29 AM
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Chris said they pop right on and will be added to the accessories for the EYE One.
100% correct
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Old Jan 05, 2013, 01:59 AM
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Perfect! That's going to be better protection for the motor pods indeed Will add that to my review
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Wonderful explanation Jamie! Thanks for all the effort and support!

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Old Jan 05, 2013, 09:28 AM
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Dang, Is it April yet?
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Old Jan 05, 2013, 09:48 AM
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Is there anything like beginner (or sport) modes? The altitude hold makes it attractive for those still climbing up the learning curve.
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