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Posted by Optimus125 | Dec 30, 2017 @ 03:12 PM | 2,506 Views
I have recently bought an RMRC cricket and mantis. I am using a Foxeer HS1177 camera, and some Foxeer circular polarized antennas. On the ground, I have perfect reception with no static, but as soon as I launch my plane into the air, there is so much static it makes my craft unflyable. I really have no idea what is going on, and any ideas would greatly be appreciated.
Posted by Optimus125 | Nov 18, 2017 @ 12:34 PM | 2,430 Views
Hey guys,
I have purchased an RMRC Cricket 200mw VTX, Quanum DIY Goggles, Crazepony 2.8mm FPV Camera, and an Immersion RC UNO5800. I am certain I have wired them properly. The VTX, RX, and goggles are receiving power. The problem is that the VRX isn't picking up anything from the VTX. I am aware that the ImmersionRC UNO only picks up 7 channels on the F-Band. My VTX has the capabilities of transmitting up to 36 channels. I am certain I am on Band-F, and I have cycled through all the channels to no avail with the VTX and VRX. (The RF mode is turned on the Cricket).

The VTX supplies 5V of power to the camera and my camera accepts anywhere between 5-12V. Could it be that my camera isn't receiving enough power, but the VTX and RX are communicating?
Does anyone know anything that can help me?
Posted by Optimus125 | Sep 03, 2017 @ 06:43 PM | 2,366 Views
Hi guys,
I have just started making a fpv plane. My fpv components are an RC305 vrx, ts5828 vtx and a 1/3 ccd camera. When I plug in the whole system (my transmitter is not on), the monitor just displays static, with a flashes of darkness. This leads me to believe that I am receiving some sort of interference. What do you guys think the problem is? I am new to the FPV hobby. I have experimented with other transmitters and antennas, and the result remained unchanged. I am so confused!


This is my setup:
Posted by Optimus125 | Dec 13, 2016 @ 09:29 PM | 2,901 Views
I am becoming interested in the wonders of FPV. On my first real FPV wing, (I don't plan on going very far) how should I place all the electronics? Should I angle the camera? I heard that the VTX has to be away from the battery, but how far? Thanks

Fpv help!

Posted by Optimus125 | Aug 20, 2016 @ 06:54 PM | 3,232 Views
I bought a Runcam pz0420h I flew a little with it. The stock lens was completely unflyable so I tried replacing it with the stock Boscam Hd19 lens. I turned everything on, and on my screen, the moments in where there was no static, there was just black. I tried adjusting the lens, with no outcome. Have I wrecked my camera?! Please help!
Posted by Optimus125 | Aug 12, 2016 @ 12:01 PM | 3,026 Views
I have a mini 250 race quad with a cc3d nano flight controller. I have it mounted under my power distribuition board and directly ontop of the carbon fiber. Do I have to include vibration damping? If so, how?
Posted by Optimus125 | Aug 10, 2016 @ 03:03 PM | 3,462 Views
Hello everybody, I recently bought a CC3D nano. I am new to this fcb so I dont know much. I know that I have to download a software called Openpilot on my computer, but I cant access the website. Please help!

Posted by Optimus125 | Aug 08, 2016 @ 02:59 PM | 3,218 Views
Is registering my aircraft mandatory? All my aircraft weigh more than .55lbs
Posted by Optimus125 | Apr 05, 2016 @ 01:05 PM | 4,624 Views
I just flew my tbs discovery clone with 810kv motors and 12*4.5 props and the motors are extremely hot! What is causing this? Thanks
Posted by Optimus125 | Mar 30, 2016 @ 08:27 PM | 4,156 Views
Hi, i am scratch building a flying wing. I am using a 810 kv motor with a 25 amp ESC with a 800mah 3 cell. 1 question, how do I configure the elevons? Do I mix it with my radio? If so, how? (I'm using a Dx6i) Thanks!
Posted by Optimus125 | Mar 29, 2016 @ 06:56 PM | 3,971 Views
FPV static
My rc305 5.8GHz transmitter and reciever has horrible range and gets "staticky". I am using Quanum's DIY googles with the rc305 tx & rx. I was testing it in my house so maybe a possible explanation is signal interference?
Thanks for helping
Posted by Optimus125 | Mar 26, 2016 @ 12:37 PM | 3,722 Views
My rc305 5.8GHz transmitter and reciever has horrible range and gets "staticky". I am using Quanum's DIY googles with the rc305 tx & rx. I was testing it in my house so maybe a possible explanation is signal interference?
Thanks for helping
Posted by Optimus125 | Mar 15, 2016 @ 07:21 PM | 4,429 Views
My FPV systems is getting so much static. How can I clear this up?
For my TX and RX, I am using the RC305 5.8 GHZ. I am using the BOSCAM HD19 for my camera and for my goggles, the quanum DIY V1 kit. To control my quad, I am using a 2.4 GHZ radio and my quad is powered by a 11.1 volt battery. Any help is appreciated.
Thank you very much!
Posted by Optimus125 | Mar 11, 2016 @ 09:33 PM | 4,260 Views
Hi guys,
I have this flight control board but I can't seem to find the software required to program it. I went to openpilot.com but it redirected me to this page. Can you guys please help me?


Posted by Optimus125 | Mar 08, 2016 @ 06:46 PM | 4,551 Views
If I power my FPV goggles with a lipo, do I have to get another lipo for the reciever?
Posted by Optimus125 | Jan 27, 2016 @ 06:22 PM | 4,135 Views
Can I power an fpv camera using the same lipo that powers the RC plane? If so, how?
Posted by Optimus125 | Dec 28, 2015 @ 03:21 PM | 4,734 Views
I was flying in Rancho San Antonio. I was flying normally, and suddenly, the plane just flew away. My transmitter was beeping like crazy as I tried banking around the plane but there was no response. I watched in anguish as the plane spiraled down and got lost in the trees. I searched the woods and I found it. The whole cowl and motor mount got wrecked and the wing snapped off. At the same time, another person crashed their plane right next to mine.

What do you think was the problem? There were lots of other pilots flying so maybe the cause was radio interference? Or maybe I just flew out of range. What do you think? I want to prevent this from happening again so can you please help me brainstorm what exactly happened?

Posted by Optimus125 | Dec 25, 2015 @ 02:47 PM | 4,802 Views
I just bought a eflite p51d mustang. I binded my dx6i to the plane and everything works fine except the throttle. Do you think that eflite sold the plane with the motor wires unconnected? Please help me!
Posted by Optimus125 | Dec 25, 2015 @ 01:28 PM | 4,738 Views
Hey Guys,
I have a dx6i and I just got an eflite p51 mustang. Can you guys tell me how to configure the flaps and gear on my radio? Thanks!
Posted by Optimus125 | Dec 18, 2015 @ 06:40 PM | 4,834 Views
Hi guys, I have a 3 cell 11.1 volt 2200 mah lipo battery that is funky. I hooked it up with the voltage alarm and it read that it was a 2 cell battery with only 1 cell that had voltage. (4.38 volts) The battery has 1 swollen cell. Should I bring it to my local hobby shop so they can get rid of it? I have no idea what to do!