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Posted by DutchRC | Mar 30, 2018 @ 09:12 AM | 3,685 Views
Halloa people

I came across these Very sticky silicone slabs at BG.. They aren't really ment for RC-use, but I picked up a few to try them out..
They work Very well! You'd like them and... they are pretty cheap as well..

Link to the pads: Very stick Silicone slabs

DutchRC - Super Sticky Silicone Pads (for your LIPO) / 3M Non-Slip-Grid / Ummagawd's UmmaGrip (6 min 13 sec)

Posted by DutchRC | Mar 26, 2018 @ 09:27 AM | 2,968 Views
Halloa people

in this blog I'll try to show you (mostly people new to FPV) how to easily FPV-enable most any RC.. Planes & Quadcopters offcourse, but allso cars.. motorcycles.. boats.. Whatever You would feel like FPV-ing

Link to this set: Runcam Micro Swift 2 - TX200 combo

In the first video of this series I'll be doing a proof of concept / testing a setup I have in mind for this series (as it is Small & easy to install)

DutchRC - FPV-efy Anything Series :) - Part 1: Proof of concept (8 min 23 sec)

So.. did that work well enough you'd say??

Lens on the Micro Swift 2 cam: 2.3mm
camera mode: PAL
VTX power: set to 25mW
Posted by DutchRC | Mar 20, 2018 @ 10:52 AM | 5,015 Views
Halloa people

remember this one? It was one of the last planes Stuart announced back in 2017.. My crystal ball tells me it's finally nearing release, so I thought I'd scrape together what I know / expect from it here

Link to the PNF version: Durafly 1100mm FPV-Wing - Sidewinder PnF version

Link to the Kit version: Durafly 1100mm FPV-Wing - Sidewinder Kit version

Wingspan: 1100mm
Motor: 3536-1780kv Brushless
ESC: 60A Aerostar
Prop: 5" for 4S & 6" for 3S
Base chord: ?
Tip chord: ?
Sweep: ?
Lipo: 2600mah 3S / 2200mah 4S

And for now. here is the old announcement of it:

Durafly Sidewinder 1100mm FPV Race Wing - HobbyKing Announcement Daily (6 min 45 sec)

Hopefull I (or others) can tell you more about the plane shortly
Posted by DutchRC | Mar 16, 2018 @ 10:02 AM | 3,078 Views
Halloa guys

time (I think) to do another action-cam review.. This is a (VERY) long term review as I've had this SJ7 Star in use for over a year by now.. It still IS SJcam's flagship action-cam though..

Link to this camera: SJcam SJ7 Star true 4K action camera

The camera's price is lot nicer by this by the way then when I ordered mine :P

DutchRC - the SJcam SJ7 STAR - SJcam's Flagship camera - LONG term review (27 min 19 sec)

Video resolutions:
4K 30 fps
2.7K 30 fps
2.5K 60 fps
1440P 30fps / 60 fps
1080P 30 fps / 60 fps / 120 fps
960P 30 fps / 60 fps / 120 fps
720P 30 fps / 60 fps / 120 fps
Posted by DutchRC | Mar 14, 2018 @ 10:51 AM | 2,763 Views
Halloa guys

I've been looking forward to getting my hands on this quad sinds the day I first saw pictures of it This is offcourse not the only plus-configuration quad out there, but it's still quite uncommon Apart from that the specs are quite impressive for a little 3-inch FPV quad

Link to it: Diatone 2018 GT M3 PLUS

There is allso a normal X version of it

And allso a streched X 2018 GT M3

So! Let's see what this quad does

DutchRC - The Diatone 2018 GT M3 Plus DRAG RACER :) - Show & Tell (14 min 52 sec)

Wheel base: 110mm/170mm
Frame base: 1-piece 3mm CF
Flight controller: F4 32K
Firmware: Betaflight 3.2.1
ESC's: 20A 4S max Dshot600
Motors: 1408 4000kv (beefy!)
Camera: non-brand 600tvl CCD
VTX: Genuine TBS Unify
Props: Gemfan Falsh 3052 tri-blades
Dry weight: 120g
Smart audio: yes (SA protocol)
Receiver: none
Black box memory: yes 128 MB
OSD: yes
Buzzer: nope