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Posted by DutchRC | Mar 26, 2019 @ 10:01 AM | 2,795 Views
Halloa guys

so yes.. aparantly Diatone has been in this RC multirotors game for 7 years by now :O They must have then be in it from kinda the start?
Congrats on lasting this long offcourse Diatone! And see here.. A 7-year anniversery edition FPV racer It definately looks special I'd say

Link to the quad: Diatone GTR549 / GTR569 anniversery edition
And offcourse there are all kinds of errors on BG's page :P

To start things of.. a detailed overview:

Diatone's 7th Anniversary GTR549 / GTR569 Mk3 Racing Quad - Show & Tell (20 min 55 sec)

type: racing quad - Streched X
wheelbase: 230 mm
frame base: 5mm
flight controller: Mamba F405 16MB flash
ESC: Mamba F40 4-in-1 40A Dshot600
motors: MB2207 2650KV or 1750KV
props: Gemfan Hurricane 51499x3
camera: Foxeer Predator v3
VTX: TBS Unify 5V - 800mW max
lipo: 4S or 6S depending on version
receiver: none, comes with FrSky R-XSR plug
OSD: yes
smart Audio: yes
buzzer: yes
LED's: nope
spare props: nope
Posted by DutchRC | Mar 23, 2019 @ 10:11 AM | 3,007 Views
Halloa peoples

a what?? "fast forward cruiser"?? I have flown the quad 4 times by now and that is what it brings to mind..
Other quads Might (might!) be faster, but not for long.. I have not flown a quad before that can sustain high speeds for as long as this GepRC can

Link to this quad: GepRC CL7 Crocodile PRO-version

I will obviously do more then one video on this quad, but to give you an idea.. Here is my LOS maiden of it

GepRC CL7 Crocodile - LOS Maiden.. aka Beast Mode :P (10 min 45 sec)

wheelbase: 315mm
base thickness: 5mm
material(s): Carbon fiber, allu standoffs, TPU prints
flight controller: GepRC Span-tower PRO
ESC's: 50A all-in-one BLheli32 DShot600
motors: 2306 1600Kv
propellors: DalProp Cyclone 7056C x3 (1 spare set)
FPV camera: Runcam micro Swift or Runcam Split 2S
VTX: 25-800mW 5.8Ghz
Lipo: Hyperion 2400mah 6S G8 HvLi (not included)
OSD: yes, Betaflight
smart Audio: yes
buzzer: yes
LED's: nope
spare props: Yes. 1 spare set
Posted by DutchRC | Mar 20, 2019 @ 12:19 PM | 2,774 Views
Halloa guys

short review this time! Of a small item: a micro FPV camera.. The new Runcam Robin micro FPV cam..
This is a CMOS racing cam..

Link to the camera: Runcam Robin NTSC / PAL switchable micro FPV cam

Runcam Robin 700tvl CMOS - micro FPV RACING Camera - REVIEW (15 min 39 sec)

sensor type: CMOS
sensor size: 1/3 inch
resolution: 700tvl
lens: 1.8mm or 2.1mm M8
field of view: 160 or 145 degrees
voltage range: 5V - 36V
latency: 6ms (min)
weight: 5.5 grams
setup OSD: Not sure...
runtime OSD: Nope!
Posted by DutchRC | Mar 13, 2019 @ 10:20 AM | 3,674 Views
Halloa people

as most of you probably know by now the new version of Ikarus's Aerofly has recently been released!
Happy days! I am not sponsored by them in any way, but to me it is THE airplane / heli simulator..

In this thread anyone can post their experience with the sim.. I'll allso be posting a few video's
of my own..

And to start things of.. Here is a video on how to get started with RC8..
This is actually quite unique: In this video I show you how to install a trial version.. This is not offered directly by Ikarus (but they did O.K. me posting this)

AeroFly RC8 - THE #1 RC Flight Simulator - P1: Getting Started (17 min 16 sec)

Posted by DutchRC | Mar 08, 2019 @ 10:11 AM | 2,774 Views
Halloa guys

another year.. another Quad-Build-Series! Though I can't promis this will be the only one this year :$
Most of my builds so far have been Freestyle quds.. NOT this time! It might not be an all-out Racer,
but it definately leans more to Race, then to Freestyle

So! Part 1.. Frame Review & short parts-intro

Rotorama / HGLRC Mefisto - Super Light FPV Race Quad! - P1 - Frame Review (14 min 54 sec)

Parts list:
Frame: Rotorama 5" Mefistor RED frame
Motors: T-Motor F40 Pro II 2306 1750Kv motors
ESC / FC / VTX: GepRC Span Pro Flytower
FPV camera: Runcam Swift 2
Props: ??? probably DAL Cyclone's