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Posted by nitbeat | Feb 24, 2017 @ 03:02 PM | 17,458 Views
I've been flying the PicoX frame from FlexRC for a month now and I'm absolutely LOVIN it !


I was generally not pro tiny drones, but lately I had this itch to try and build my own Tiny Brushless Racer.
PicoX was my first choice for a frame, its light, clean simple and not expensive.



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Posted by nitbeat | Dec 28, 2016 @ 11:26 AM | 18,915 Views
I've been waiting for a while now for a decent micro brushless frame from banggood,
Now the Aurora 90mm is available for purchase so I want to build my own DIY Ducted Tiny Brushless Racer.

Full Parts list and considerations here
http://www.nitbeatfpv.com/brushless-microquad-setup




Eachine Aurora 90 90MM Mini Brushless FPV Frame
http://www.banggood.com/Halo-90-90MM-Mini-Brushless-FPV-Multirotor-Racing-Frame-35g-Carbon-Fiber-Aluminium-Construction-p-1109742.html

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Posted by nitbeat | Dec 07, 2016 @ 01:09 PM | 18,393 Views
GEP-QX5 T-Motor Setup

The moment I've opened the box I fell in love, this is my second GEPRC frame,
and, boy, do they know how to invest in their kits !
Compared to other companies they include far more freebies making them
more attractive than other brands in that regard.

GEPRC GEP-QX5 195mm Carbon Fiber Frame Kit
http://www.banggood.com/GEPRC-GEP-QX...p-1063149.html



The extra accessories (foam, battery strap, highquality XT60 lead ext..) are just great.

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Posted by nitbeat | Nov 13, 2016 @ 04:32 AM | 18,255 Views
This list contains Items and products that I've used or
that I've seen they got good reviews and feedback's.


#1 FPV Racer - Budget ($310~)

FRAME

<GUIDELINES> Size: 180 - 210 mm | Weight: max 100g (frame + hardware) | Price: aprox 50$ - 70$
<CONSIDERATIONS> Full X frame design

[1] GEPRC GEP-QX5 195mm
[2] GEPRC GEP-TX Chimp
[3] QQ190 4mm Tank X Racing Quadcopter Frame Kit


Flight Controller

<GUIDELINES> Proccesor: F3 / F4 | SBUS support | Compatable with BetaFlight/CleanFlight firmware's
<CONSIDERATIONS> Low noise Gyro sensor, might also include built in OSD

[1] SPF3 Flight Controller (Choose Acro)
[2] BeeRotor F3 (AIO) Flight Controller with OSD
[3] KOMBINI Flight Controller
[4] RaceFlight Revolt Flight Controller
[5] X-Racer F303 Flight Controller
[6] REVO F4 STM32F405 Flight Controller


ESC'S
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Posted by nitbeat | Nov 13, 2016 @ 04:27 AM | 20,330 Views
MOTOR Thread Direction



How to choose the correct motor thread direction and not get confused by the Chinese system
The thing is some manufactures use CW or CCW for the thread and some for the declared motor spin direction.
So it's important to noticed that.

Few facts that will help you choose the right one
First lets agree on the standard thread which is CW, the reverse thread direction is CCW (which is less common)
If the declared motor direction is: CCW => Thread will be CW
If the declared motor direction is: CW => Thread will be CCW

For EMAX Standard thread direction you should choose: CCW (Because they are addressing the motor spin direction)
For DYS Standard thread direction you should choose: CW (Because they are addressing the thread direction)

* Usually the standard nut(CW) will be in color(Silver or RED) the Reversed nut(CCW) will be in color (BLACK)
**Myself, I prefer purchasing 4 motors with standard thread (The nylock nut is strong enough to keep the prop in place)
Posted by nitbeat | Nov 10, 2016 @ 12:20 PM | 18,743 Views
Hi All,

I've gathered a list of parts, items tools and accessories you should have in your field kit.
I mainly fly FPV Racers, but I guess it will fit most of the RC hobbyist.

CASE
Repair Tool Zip Case Organizer




Work ToolsTape, velcro ext.
Spare parts & others
* I recommend adding some Velcro Tape (Both Sides) and a lighter for the heatshrink

Good Luck and happy flying
Posted by nitbeat | Jul 17, 2016 @ 04:55 AM | 19,421 Views
Chasing Glowing Helium LED Balloons with FPV Racer.
FPV System Pro-Sight 720p HD

I'ts super fun and challenging, you gotta try it once with your buddies

Midair LED Balloon Popping | FPV Drone | ProSight 720p HD view (1 min 45 sec)



I've bought 10pcs of LED Ballono lights for 3$
http://www.banggood.com/10Pcs-LED-Balloon-Lights-Lamps-Paper-Lanterns-Lamp-Home-Wedding-Party-Decorative-Lights-p-1027491.html





I've seen different small LED light options, but haven't tried them yet.


FPV Racer Setup

Frame TC-R220 Frame Kit 4.0mm
Flight Controller - F3 Flight Controller Acro
PDB - Matek Mini PDB With BEC 5V And 12V
ESC'S - DYS XM20A mini
MOTORS - DYS SE2205 2300KV


** It's better to check the lift force before letting the balloon go,
if it goes up too fast you should slow it down a bit by adding weight. I used Electrical tape.
Posted by nitbeat | Dec 04, 2013 @ 12:46 PM | 20,592 Views
It was my first Multi-Rotor project.
It had no purpose and the frame itself is very tight (No room for stuff to mount).

This is how it looked in the past:






This is the new version:




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