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Posted by scousethief | Jun 29, 2016 @ 12:16 PM | 3,826 Views

Just started it for anybody interested , just another place we can hang out and bore the world with tales of hi V and Amps blah blah snore !!!! snore !!!!

Join it ,or dont
Posted by scousethief | Jun 29, 2016 @ 08:56 AM | 3,725 Views

Brand: Eachine
Item No.: Eye500(Without camera)
Motor: X-Team 4700kv

Model: MT-303
FHSS Output Power: 100mW
Operating Voltage: 4.8 or 6V
Power supply: 4*AA(Not included)
Weight: 433g
Frequency: 2.4GHz FHSS

Receiver: MR-300 or MR303
Frequency: 2.4GHz FHSS
Operating Voltage: 4.8 or 6V
Weight: 7.4g
Dimensions: 34*26*16mm
Fail Safe: Yes(All channels)
Type: 2S-3S Lipo(Not included)

Speed: 65-70km/h
Optimum third channel swith location
Self-right function

It has rained here nonstop for 6 days @BGJim is that camera waterproof lol

All joking aside, that looks like a pretty cool boat.
Posted by scousethief | Jun 29, 2016 @ 05:35 AM | 4,093 Views

Brand name Eachine
Item name EF-01 AIO FPV Camera
FPV Camera Sensor: 1/3 "CMOS
Lens: M8 800TVL Lens
Angle: 150 FOV horizontal viewing angle of 170 DFOV diagonal perspective
Format: NTSC / PAL (switchable)
Power consumption: 380mA @ 3 7V
Power: 3.6-5.5V
Lens Mirror Diameter: 2.1mm IR coated FOV150 (horizontal)
Transmitter Support video format: NTSC / PAL
Output Impedance: 75 Ohm
Output signal strength: 23 ~ 24dBm
Output Power: 25mW
Wireless Channel: 40CH
Antenna: RHCP circular polarization clover leaf antenna
Operating voltage: 3.6V ~ 5.5V
Current: 100mA
Audio carrier: 6.5MHz

Button function
Short press (Apr. 1 sec or less): Change channels 1-8
Long press (More than 1.5 sec): Change bands A-B-E-F-R
Long + press (More than 3 sec): Change NTSC/PAL system
NTSC or PAL (selectable; Blue LED on= NTSC; Blue LED off=PAL)
Frequency Table
Frequency Band A 5865 5845 5825 5805 5785 5765 5745 5725
Frequency Band B 5733 5752 5771 5790 5809 5828 5847 5866
Frequency Band E 5705 5685 5665 5645 5885 5905 5925 5945
Frequency Band F 5740 5760 5780 5800 5820 5840 5860 5880
Frequency Band R 5658 5695 5732 5769 5806 5843 5880 5917

Body Weight: 8g
Size: 26x20x18mm (without antenna)

AIO FPV camera, transmitter , atnenna all 3 functions in one limt size and weight
150 FOV horizontal viewing angle of 170 DFOV diagonal perspective
Five bands 40 channels with Raceband

Current price 16.91 / $21.99

I was literally just saying last night that i needed a small all in one FPV cam/VTX that i could run on smaller quads and would use 1 cell ( and up). And its cheap !!!!

I think Banggood are spying on me :P

Posted by scousethief | Jun 28, 2016 @ 08:10 AM | 3,554 Views

Item name: F3 EVO Flight Controller
Weight: 5 grams
36x36mm board with 30.5mm mounting holes
STM32F303 CPU, 72Mhz inc FPU
MicroSD card slot (SD/SDHC, upto 32GB)
MPU9250 accelerometer/gyro/compass (connected via SPI)
BMP280 barometer
1 IR LED and unique code for race transponder
MicroUSB socket for configuration and ESC programming
3 LEDs for 5V, 3V and STATUS (Green, Blue, Red)
Supplied with straight and right-angled pin headers
Copper-etched Cleanflight logo
8x 3pin though-holes for pin headers for ESC/Servo connections
1x 2pin though-holes for pin headers for UART1 RX/TX
1x 6pin though-holes for pin headers for UART2/PPM/Telemetry/LiPo (for standard SerialRX/SBus/PPM lead)
1x 4pin though-holes for pin headers for UART3
1x 6pin though-holes for pin headers for IR LED/LED Strip, RSSI, Current Monitoring, and Buzzer connections
1x 3pin though-holes for JST-ZH connector for Spektrum Satellite receivers (connector supplied).
1x 4pin top mounted, JST-SH socket for I2C
1x 4pin top mounted, JST-SH socket for UART2/PPM
1x 4pin bottom mounted JST-SH socket for SWD debugging
1x 2pin though-holes for BOOT jumper

1. Sonar
Sonar support for precision low-altitude hold.
2. Buzzer
Buzzer port for audible warnings and notifications.
3. I2C Port
I2C port always powered, perfect for external sensors or always-on OLED Screen.
4. OneShot ESC
Full support for OneShot ESCs for easy...Continue Reading
Posted by scousethief | Jun 28, 2016 @ 07:58 AM | 3,436 Views

The Diatone Crusader is a Built ARF with Naze32 Rev 6 controller, 200mW transmitter, LittleBee ESCs and powerful motors! These can be very aggressive for racing or docile for learning to fly. In Cleanflight adjust your Roll, Pitch and Yaw rate to your liking.

Brand: Diatone
Item name: Crusader 165
Size: 165mm
Flight controller: Naze32 Rev6b
ESC: LittleBee 30A
Video transmitter: 200mW 40 channel
Motors: 2204 2300KV
Antenna: RHCP
Prop Size: 4 inch
Weight: 230g (all but battery, props and receiver)

Running Cleanflight or Betaflight these come fully assembled and only need a receiver and a battery! Attach the included propellers and antenna and you are off!

Package included:
1 x Diatone Crusader 165 X Racer Frame

Preorder ATM

Definitely for me though.....just need to increase my flying skills lol
Posted by scousethief | Jun 27, 2016 @ 12:16 PM | 3,354 Views


Display Description 7'' Slim Design Ultra HD IPS 1920x1200 Field Monitor HDMI input
Model FW760
Resolution 1920x1200 pixels
Dot pitch 0.07875 (H) x 0.07875 (W) (mm)
Aspect ratio 16:10
Brightness 450cd/m
Contrast 1200:1
Viewing Angle 80/80(L/R) 80/80(U/D)
Backlight LED
Support Formats HDMI Support Mode 480i/480p/576i/576p
Input HDMI 1
AV 1
Output OSD Controller 1
Audio Speaker 1
Ear Phone Slot 1
Power Power Consumption 5W
Input Voltage 7V~24V
Environment Working Temperature -20℃~55℃
Storage Temperature -30℃~65℃
Install Way 1/4"-20 Thread Socket (1 bottom side)
Dimension Unit Size 176Lx130Hx17D (mm)
Unit Weight 270g/370g (W/ Sunshade)
High Resolution: Full HD 1920x1200
High Contrast: 1200:1
High Brightness: 450cd/m2
160wide viewing angles IPS Panel
Ultra thin design 17mm thickness
Focus Assist(Red,Yellow,Blue,White four color optional highlight over parts of the image in focus)
False Color
Zebra Exposure
Squared segmentation
Embedded audio meter
Camera Mode
Scan Mode(Over, Under)
Anamorphic mode(1.3x,2.0x,2.0x mag)
Pixel to Pixel
Center Marker
Safe Area (70?0?0?br> ?Marker Type(16:9,4:3,2.35:1,1.85:1)
Marker Color(Red,Green,Blue,White,Black,Cyan,Purple,Yello w)
Check Field(Gray/Red/Green/Blue)
Image Flip (H, V, H/V)
Image Freeze
Color Tepm. Adjustment
Battery: NO

Package included:
1 x FW760 Monitor
1 x Mini HDMI Cable
1 x Sunshade
1 x Hot Shoe Mount
1 x F970 Battey Plate
1 x HDMI Plug Lock
1 x Operation Manual
Posted by scousethief | Jun 27, 2016 @ 07:22 AM | 3,373 Views

Brand Name: Boscam
Model: Bs909
Item Name: 3D FPV Goggle
Resolution: 960*240
Power Consumption: [email protected]
Lens: 3.6mm fov 60 Colorful Lens
LCD Screen: 2 Inch FTP LCD Screen
Antenna Connector: SMA Connector

- Real visual feeling
-3D channel: 4 frequency range
Posted by scousethief | Jun 27, 2016 @ 07:17 AM | 3,355 Views

Brand Name: Hawkeye
Item Name: Hawkeye Firefly Q6 4K 1080P 24FPS HD Mini Camera
Model: Firefly Q6
Size: 30(L)*21(W)*25(H)MM
Image Sensor: SONY 12M Back illumination CMOS
Wide Angle: 120 degree wide angle lens
ISO: Auto,ISO100,ISO1600,ISO400
Video Record Format: MP4
Photo Record Format: JPG
Video Resolution: 4K 24fps, 2.5K 30fps, 1080P 60fps / 30fps, 720P 120fps, VGA 30fps
Gyro Image Stabilization: Yes
Image Rotate 180 Degrees: Yes
OLED Size: 64*48MM
Videoplayer software: Quicktime
Storage Card: 8G--64G
C10 TF card needed: Yes
Microphone/Speaker: Yes
Image Resolution: 16M, 8M, 5M
Time-lapse: Off, 0.5s, 3s, 5s, 10s, 30s
Loop-cycle Recording : Yes
Loop-cycle Recording Time: 5min,OFF
HDMI Output: Yes
WDR: Yes
Weight: 50g

Main Features:
HawKeye Firefly Q6 4K mini action camera
Novatek 96660 chipset with IMX078 back illumination CMOS image sensor
4K high definition video recorder
Mini portable size, good for aerial shots and hidden shooting
Record every wonderful minute in your life
Adventure together with your Firefly Q6, bungee jumping, parachuting, riding and driving
Enjoy your crazy and lifeful youth, just go and do it
Posted by scousethief | Jun 27, 2016 @ 07:15 AM | 3,610 Views

Brand Name: Hubsan
Item NO.: H501C
Item Name: Hubsan X4 H501C Brushless RC quadcopter
Frequency: 2.4G
Channel: 4CH
Motor (x4): Brushless Motor
Quadcopter Battery:7.4V 2700mAh
Flight Time: 20 minutes
Flight Weight(included battery):435-445g
Color: Golden Black

* Built in 1080P HD camera are tuned amazingly to capture stunning pictures and videos from the sky.
* With GPS auto positioning system, accurate positioning location, perfect advanced follower.
* With unmatched brushless motor,more powerful and durable.
* With headless mode function,no need to adjust the position of aircraft before flying ..
* With one key return function, makes it easily to find the way home.
* The intelligent battery with large capacity extends the flying time last to 20 minutes.
* Precise position holding long hovering
Posted by scousethief | Jun 27, 2016 @ 07:07 AM | 3,074 Views

Brand Name: MJX
Item NO.: X906T
Frequency: 2.4GHz
Channel: 4-Channels
Axis: 6-Axis
Color: Black
Copter battery: 3.7v 380mAh
Flying time: About 6mins
Charging time: About 120mins
Control distance: about 50m
Transmitter battery: 3.7V 800mAh
Product size:13.7*13.7*3.5cm

- With 3D flips n roll,can make your flight more funny.
- Adopted 5.8G data transimmissiom system and built-in 2.31 inches LCD screen that allow you to see the live HD view from the FPV camera and keep apprised of what is happening in the air.
- 2.4G technology adopted for anti-interference.even more than one quadcopter is flying at the same time they will not interfere with each other.
- 6-Axis gyro quad-rotorcraft flight, strong stability,can easily implement various flight movements, stronger wind resistance, easier to control.
- With LED light, become more secure in the night sky.

Functions: Up/down, turn left / right, forward / backward, left / right sidewayfly, 3D flips n roll,with LED light

Preorder 51.66/$67.99
Posted by scousethief | Jun 27, 2016 @ 07:03 AM | 3,079 Views

Brand: UFO
Screen size:5"
Max Charge Rate: 1c
Lens type: fresnel lens
Antenna connector: SMA Female
Battery weight: 75g
Weight: 320g (not excluding battery)
Current consumption:[email protected]
Dimension (mm):158x155x105
Working temperature: 0C-50C
Work time: more than 120 minutes
Supply voltage:1600mah 7.4V Li-po with power display
Screen resolution:800x480HD with intensity control, contrast control on buttons
Frequency channel: build in two 40 channel 5.8GHz A/V receiver module with racing band module

1. Myopia below 500no need to wear glasses
2. Compatible with all system (NTSC and PAL) standard Video signal
3. Very high comfort, Breathe freely, can replace the face sponge, more comfortable
4. Adjustable straps: settled 3 point fillet can reduce the pressure of long time wear to the head
5. The new FPV goggles was designed from the ground up with the FPV racing pilot in mind, with quality, performance and comfort at the forefront. The goggles gently rests on the forehead/cheeks spreading the weight out evenly, which compared to many video goggles which rest on the bridge of the nose instead.

Presale price 68.38/$89.99
Posted by scousethief | Jun 25, 2016 @ 05:54 AM | 8,534 Views
Mana 295 Foldable Racing Drone PNP with 800TVL PAL/NTSC Camera 32-bit Flight Controller

Brand: Mana
Item name: 295 Foldable Racing Drone PNP
Transmitter configuration: 5.8g 40ch 600mw Clover antenna
Propeller: 5045
Motor: 2204-2300kv
ESC: blheli 20A Peak:30A
Battery: 3s 1500ma 4s 1500ma
Camera: 2800TVL CMOS camera P or N system
Transmitter configuration: 5.8g 40ch 600mw Clover antenna
Flight controller: cpu stm32f303 32-bit-cortex M4 core processor ,cleanflight controls
Altimeter: MS5611 compass: HMC5883 IMU MPU6050 3-axis gyro, accelerometer

Current Price 176.27/$239.99

Will update with more information
Posted by scousethief | Jun 24, 2016 @ 07:25 AM | 6,718 Views
For review Courtesy of Banggood.
Brand Name: Cheerson
Item No.: CX-10WD
Item Name: CX-10WD Mini Wifi FPV with High Hold Mode RC Quadcopter
Diameter of Blade: 30mm
Channal: 4CH
Transmitter type: 2.4G
GYRO: 6-axis
quadcopter Battery: 3.7V 150MAH Li Battery (Included)
Transmitter battery: 4 x AA 1.5V dry battery (Not included)
Flying Time: About 4mins
R/C Distance: 20-40m
WIFI FPV Distance: About 20-40m
Charging Time: about 30mins
Camera: 0.3MP (Resolution 640X480)
Material: ABSAviation Material
Size Of Product: 42x42x25mm
Product wieght: 17g
Color:Golden, Rosy Red, Grey
Certificate: RTTE+NB,FCC,EN71,7P,ASTM,HR4040,EN62115,EN60825,CD ,ROSH,MSDS,UN38.3

1. 4 channel transmitter: Ascend/Descend;Forward/Backward; Left/Right sideward fly; Left/Right rotation; Hover etc, flexible and comfortable.
2. 6-axis gyro system makes CX-10WD very stable and easy to opearate.
3. Transmitter & Mobile Phone Dual Operating Mode.
4. CX-10WD is equiped with multi-color LED lights making the flight more spectacular especially in the dark.
5. CX-10WD super small size, can be throw to fly.
6. CX-10WD has 0.3MP camera, can take video and pictures.
7. CX-10WD has latest mobile phone WIFI remote control mode, support IOS/Android, you can scan QR code to get the APP.
8.CX-10WD can be operated in 3 flying modes. High/Low speed modes can be changed using a transmitter and the...Continue Reading
Posted by scousethief | Jun 13, 2016 @ 08:59 AM | 3,605 Views
Nice little FPV screen, just right for that little 250 racer
Techy stuff

Brand: Eachine
Item name: 7 Inch 5.8G 32CH Monitor
Screen type: TFT LCD Screen/long life, LED backlight
Resolution: 800*480
Brightness: 500cd/m2
Visual angle: 140/120(level/vertical)
Wireless receiving: 5.8G 32CH -90dBmreceive sensitivity
Size: 173mm x 113mm x 20mm
Power: DC 12V 3S LIPO
Working temperature: -10℃~ + 65 ℃

Bulit-in 5.8GHZ diversity wireless receiving to receive the best signal.
A key Auto signal search.
Use 5.8GHz ISM frequency band to avoid the interference of 2.4GHZ frequency band.
Included an antenna.

Package included:
1 x Eachine 7 Inch 5.8G 32CH Monitor

Current price 46.37/$64.99

IMHO a bargain. Simple and easy to use and runs from the balance connector of a 3 cell lipo.

Grab one of those phone/tablet magnifiers and make Cheapish FPV goggles.

Ive used this with the Eachine equiptment in my blog,the Racer250 and 2x Walkera runner advance with ZERO issues.


Postman Paul still hasnt delivered my DVR................................... i will though add in use pics once this weather has passed, below are 2 pics of my field, fog and rain for nearly 4 days now cmon its supposed to be summer
Posted by scousethief | Jun 10, 2016 @ 09:57 AM | 3,290 Views

Nice little case for your Screamin Demon

In my case

Eachine Racer 250

Transmitter and receiver

Hex driver set ( mines Align but any will do the ones below will last you a lot longer than those ebay 1 tools) )

Stock Battery
2x1300 Mah Nanotechs
1x1500mah Zop <-------- good alternative to the stock batt.
1x1400 mah Zop 4 cell <_---- AWESOME battery if you have the Racer 250 its a bit of a tight fit but WOW. ZZZZoooooooooooom.

SJ4000 Wifi "action" camera


Double sided tape.

VTX antenna

5045 Bullnose ( and some 5045x3) ......There were a lot more......but yknow gravity Excellent props though, ive bought a lot more now


Empty pocket for some more stuff.

Great case for the money. ( i bought all this stuff , NO FREEBIES ,but i am a Banggood fan)
Posted by scousethief | Jun 10, 2016 @ 08:15 AM | 3,384 Views
Item has been supplied by for review purposes.

Tech specs

Brand Name: Eachine
Item Name: VTX
Item NO.: TS5840
Transmit frequency: 5.6-5.9Ghz
Input voltage: 7-24V
Transmit power: 200mW
Working current: 190mA/12V
Working temperature: -10~85 Celsius
Video bandwidth: 8M
Audio code: 6.5m
Dimension: 30*20*8mm
Weight: 7.3g

Package Included:
1 x TS5840 transmitter
1 x Antenna
1 x AV Cable

Current price 9.14/$12.99

as per previous bloggy thing, the DVR is on its way, i think there has been some miscommunication and my postman Paul has actually started walking to China to get me one..................

This transmitter has been installed on a Robocat
Posted by scousethief | Jun 10, 2016 @ 08:14 AM | 3,397 Views
Item has been supplied by for review purposes.

Tech specs :

Brand Name: Eachine
Item Name: VTX
Item NO.: TS5840
Transmit frequency: 5.6-5.9Ghz
Input voltage: 7-24V
Transmit power: 200mW
Working current: 190mA/12V
Working temperature: -10~85 Celsius
Video bandwidth: 8M
Audio code: 6.5m
Dimension: 30*20*8mm
Weight: 7.3g

Package Included:
1 x TS5840 transmitter
1 x Antenna
1 x AV Cable

Current price : 9.14/$12.99

Bear with me , rain and Postman Pat being far too busy looking for his cat are holding me up i will obviously edit as things go forward. The DVR still isnt here so if anyone sees my postman his names Paul, please feel free to give him a slap and remind him I WANT MY STUFF !
Posted by scousethief | Jun 10, 2016 @ 08:13 AM | 3,869 Views
Item has been supplied by for review purposes.

Tech specs

Brand Name: Eachine
Item Name: Eachine 1000TVL 1/3 CCD 110 Degree 2.8mm Lens Mini FPV Camera
Input Voltage: 5V
Power Consumption: [email protected] 5v
Lux: 0.08Lux/ F1.2
Sensor: 1/3 "CCD
Format: NTSC/PAL(Free switch)
Resolution: Ultra High Definition 1000TVL
PAL: 976H X 582V
NTSC: 976H X 494V
Lens: 2.8mm IR coated
FOV: 110
Operating temperature: 0 to 40C
Camera size: 28 * 24.5 * 17.5mm
Len Size: 17mm *14mm
Net Weight: 10.4g ( not included the box and cable)

-With 1/3'' CCD sensor
-With lens cover,well protecting the lens
-With WRD function in default
-Without OSD
-Super lightweight,ultra-low power consumption,suitable for RC multicopter

Package Included:
1x 1000TVL FPV Camera
1x Cable
1x Lens Cover

Current price 9.14/$12.99

Again, placeholder , the DVR is on its way.....................................i have used this though its quite nice....very small