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Posted by scousethief | Nov 22, 2016 @ 07:54 AM | 7,859 Views
Every time i spend my money something else pops up .............!!!!! a mini Skyhero Annakin Clubracer clone from King Kong

KingKong Swift 135
KingKong Swift 165

Description: Obviously change 135 to 165 were applicable im not writing this out again :P
Brand: Kingkong
Item name: Swift 135 PNP
Wheel base: 135mm
Frame material: carbon fiber
Motor: 1306 3100KV
ESC: BLHeli 6A
Camera: Cmos 600TVL
Video TX: 5.8G 400MW 40CH
Flight controller: Micro F3
Propeller: 3030 2-blade

This is the PNP (Plug and Play) version that comes without battery, charger, receiver or remote control.

English manual

Package included:
1 x Kingkong Swift 135 Kit
1 x Micro F3 flight controller
2 x 1306 3100KV motor CW
2 x 1306 3100KV motor CCW
4 x BLHeli 6A ESC
1 x mushroom antenna
1 x Cmos 600TVL camera
1 x 5.8G 400MW 40CH transmitter
1 x red plastic shell
1 x yellow plastic shell
1 x white plastic shell
10 x 3030 2-blade Propellers red CW
10 x 3030 2-blade propeller red CCW
1 x 4 pin cable
1 x 9 pin cable
5 x rubber band
1 x Instruction

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Posted by scousethief | Nov 19, 2016 @ 07:30 AM | 6,154 Views RTF

Some nice new Brushless quads from Furibee Looks like Furibee have avoided the issue of overly thick arms hith hubs to close to the mainframe that block thrust.

Main Features:
- Self-balancing, semi self-balancing, and manual mode are available for players in different levels
- This ready-to-fly version does not require any assembly and debugging
- The latest F3 flight controller + BLHeli 20A ESC + AIO FPV Camera ( with RaceBand coverage )
- Top configuration under the guidance of the most popular professional races

Different Versions:
ARF: not including transmitter and receiver
RTF: including transmitter and receiver

Carbon Fiber Frame
Wheelbase: 120mm
Size: 140 x 140mm
Thickness: 2mm

F3 Flight Controller
The latest F3 flight controller with CleanFlight 1.12.0
All the functions are accessible
3-in-1 tower structure with integrated 4-in-1 ESC, FPV transmitter, and OSD

4-in-1 BLHeli 20A ESC
Integrated with PDB, BEC and battery power detection module
Supports 2 - 6S, Oneshot125 and BLHeli Suite settings
Firmware version: BLHeli 14.6

AIO FPV Camera
Resolution: 700TVL
Angle of lens: 148 degree FOV, 160 degree DFOV
Input voltage: 3.6 - 5.5V
TV system: PAL / NTSC switchable
Lens diameter: 15.3 x 14mm
Weight: 9.2g

1306 3100KV Motor
Input voltage: 2 - 3S
Continuous current: 7.6V
Shaft diameter: 5mm
Size: 34 x 17mm ( diameter x height )
Weight: 13g / piece

3045 Three-blade Propeller
Material: ABS + PC
Big windward area and reinforced hub

FLYSKY FS - i6 Transmitter Set
Frequency: 2.4GHz
Channels: 6
Bandwidth: 500KHz
RF power: less than 20dBm
2.4GHz System: AFHDS 2A and AFHDS
Code type: GFSK
Sensitivity: 1024
Low voltage warning: less than 4.2V
Power: 6V DC, 4 x 1.5AA ( not included )
Certificate: CE0678, FCC
RF power: less than 20dBm
Receiver: 2.4GHz 6CH
RF receiver sensitivity: -105dBm

Posted by scousethief | Nov 15, 2016 @ 01:18 PM | 5,138 Views
Becoming a little bored waiting for my micro Flysky receiver to turn up , a while ago i grabbed one of these......

.....but was incredibly underwhelmed with the performance of "wifi fpv" underwhelmed is a bit of an understatement. So with free time on my hands , an active imagination and a micro 5.8ghz FPV cam i decided to start hacking away with my sledge hammer , in truth no tools were needed except a small screwdriver and a soldering iron.


Remove the 8 screws and take the top off

Get rid of all this rubbish

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Posted by scousethief | Nov 08, 2016 @ 08:48 AM | 5,352 Views

Main Features:
- Considerate Durable Design
All the propellers, motors, and electronic components are protected by the carbon fiber frame, which prevents them in the event of a crash since the impact distributes much more evenly.
- Amazing Agility
It is extremely maneuverable because of the "x" configuration and the perfect center of gravity.
- Ease of Maintenance
It is easy to replace the parts of the frame because it consists of modular components and soldering is not needed.
- Perfect Connectivity
The 600TVL HD aerial view can be transmitted in the real time thanks to the 5.8G 32CH FPV transmitter.

500 - 1000mAh 11.1V Battery

Model: GB110
Wheelbase: 110mm
Material: 100% carbon fiber
Weight: 55g

DYS 1306 4000KV Motor
Size: 18 15mm
Shaft: 2mm main shaft, 5mm prop shaft
Recommended voltage: 2 - 3S ( 7.4 - 11.1V )
Weight: 13.6g ( not including connectors and hardware )
Mounting holes: M2

Input voltage: 2 - 4S LiPo
Signal frequency: 20 - 500Hz
Output PWM frequency: 18KHz
Compatibility: SimonK, BLHeli
Size: 23 x 12 x 4.5mm
Weight: 7.6g

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Posted by scousethief | Nov 08, 2016 @ 08:47 AM | 5,359 Views
The HolyBro Shuriken 250

Disclaimer : i do not get paid nor make any money from this mini review which is why i live in a cave ! . Product specification may change at the manufacturers behest any changes will appear on the linked webpage.

COUPON : rc18off $197.41

Shuriken details :

Race32 F3 32-bit Flight Controller with Independent Anti-vibration IMU
5.8GHz, 25/600mw switchable, 40 Channel Vtx with built in push button switching and channel display
Integrated PDB with Fiberglass-reinforced Heatsink Bottom Plate
Intergrated MWOSD
OneShot125 30A / 40A burst ESC's
2205-2550kv Motors
PAL/NTSC switchable. 700 TVL Camera
Vibration-free Camera mount
3K Single-weave 3mm Carbon Fiber Top Plate with Injection-molded Heavy-duty Plastic Skirt and Skid Protection
Futaba and FrSky S.bus, Spektrum DSMX, or PPM Compatible, Receivers available
250mm, 5" props , 465g
CleanFlight Pre-loaded | BetaFlight Ready
Weight, ~465g as shipped,ARF

A little unboxing and teardown :

The Shuriken arrives in a nice little box......

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