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Posted by Deserteagle | Today @ 12:42 AM | 876 Views
The jello was from hitting a tree but at least now it's in 4k

Fatshark BYTE FROST HD CAMERA SYSTEM PART 2 HQ (7 min 17 sec)

Posted by Deserteagle | Oct 09, 2019 @ 12:05 PM | 9,832 Views
I made this for owners of the new Fatshark Byte Frost HD system to cut down the DJI talk. This thread will be monitored by me to stay on topic and the other Fatshark thread is already full of DJI marketing. This thread is for owners who are testing the product and updates. Negativity is fine if you own the system but the product was sold as "beta" so keep that in mind.

Digital FPV Shootout - Bytefrost vs DJI (11 min 35 sec)

Posted by Deserteagle | Sep 16, 2019 @ 10:05 AM | 1,273 Views
I love how this turned out

Tomoquads Slingshot, Nameless AIO, BetaFPV AIO, skystar motors (13 min 22 sec)

Posted by Deserteagle | Aug 19, 2019 @ 12:02 PM | 2,570 Views
This is the mods video
Part 2 Emax Tinyhawk Freestyle MODS!! finally (18 min 48 sec)

Posted by Deserteagle | Aug 12, 2019 @ 12:02 AM | 2,484 Views
Raining this weekend so I thought I would make a video about my thoughts on the HD FPV systems..

DJI Digital FPV System Why you may want to wait (5 min 21 sec)

Posted by Deserteagle | Aug 05, 2019 @ 10:53 PM | 2,429 Views
Posted by Deserteagle | Jan 13, 2019 @ 09:53 PM | 35,629 Views
I modded this with the Airbot wave 18a 4in1 ESC and man does it fly better!!
TinyLeader Modded Whoop that flies like a 3 inch (13 min 55 sec)

Posted by Deserteagle | Jan 13, 2019 @ 03:57 AM | 35,270 Views
This is my take on the Eachine Trashcan
Eachine Trashcan Good value how to set up throttle scale (20 min 5 sec)

Posted by Deserteagle | Sep 17, 2018 @ 12:52 PM | 39,112 Views
Made this video on how to make a custom splash screen for the RapidFire and some Random thoughts about the AMA,Fanboys and the FAA

Rapidfire how make a custom logo, Fanboys,FAA and AMA (22 min 42 sec)

Posted by Deserteagle | Aug 16, 2018 @ 11:56 PM | 39,310 Views
Ok, I tortured the Hyperion HV Graphene batteries and I can say the ones I got are good and I can recommend them.

Tmotor 5143 Hyperion G7 HV Graphene Batteries (9 min 55 sec)

Posted by Deserteagle | Jul 15, 2018 @ 02:12 PM | 38,927 Views
This was surprisingly good and flew very nice! I was shocked by it and didn't even think it would fly. It had an HD camera that links to a phone with wifi for fpv flying. For $70 it's really good and includes everything.

Eachine E32HW Shocking... no Seriously! (16 min 7 sec)

Posted by Deserteagle | Jul 12, 2018 @ 11:58 PM | 40,094 Views
This product is just not ready for retail and dangerous

ImmersionRC Rapidfire Do NOT BUY you have been warned! Updated! (12 min 17 sec)

Posted by Deserteagle | May 06, 2018 @ 02:27 PM | 39,805 Views
Did a build using the Neato Fastback frame, RunCam Split Mini and a HGLRC XJB F440. Turned out great but I do need to put dampeners under the motors to keep the RunCam from producing Jello.

Neato Fastback HGLRC XJB F440 RunCam split mini (14 min 57 sec)

Posted by Deserteagle | Mar 23, 2018 @ 03:26 AM | 39,879 Views
I knew the DJI "racing goggles" were going to be horrible all a way around and another half baked product that is NOT for racing and too be honest not worth the money. I did get some of the usual DJI marketing people on here mad because I wasn't going to drink the DJI koolaid but I was just warning others that may not know better NOT to get these goggles for any kind of racing.

But don't take my word for it... FINALLY a REAL review NOT from a DJI shill or sockpuppet.

Josh Bardwell is a REAL reviewer and yeah... these are junk
DJI Goggles RE and OcuSync | HD FPV FOR DRONE RACERS? (18 min 58 sec)

Posted by Deserteagle | Jan 17, 2018 @ 10:35 AM | 41,910 Views

I received a RunCam Split Mini yesterday and I'm very impressed by how small it is.

The build quality on the camera unit is great but the two boards have to be mated to each other and great care needs to be happen to do it properly. There is a small blue pad that is between both pieces that is used to transfer heat and pins that are on the boards that have to line up perfectly. The blue heating pad needs to stay clean along with the surface to where the blue pad sits on the board surface. If not done properly I think heating will become an issue.

Overall I'm very happy the direction that RunCam went with this unit and with the weight of the unit with metal standoffs is 18g so 13 grams above a Swift micro. The ribbon cable is also much better than the Split V1 and V2 and is more robust. Overall I don't see the need for the V1 or V2 except for the mounting pattern of the mini is 20x20 as opposed to the 30.5 mounting pattern of it's predecessors.

Take a look at my video

RunCam split Mini Review and assembly Amazing! (8 min 47 sec)

Posted by Deserteagle | Dec 20, 2017 @ 08:50 PM | 41,688 Views
DJI has announced their race edition goggles recently. They say that the latency is AS LOW as 50ms, provides HD footage, has a DVR and also has one 5.8ghz receiver.

  • 12 Selectable Transmission Channels

  • Access to low-interference transmission channels is the key to success for competitive FPV racing, especially when multiple drones are flying simultaneously. Manually choose from up to 12 transmission channels to effectively avoid interference. 4
  • When encountering wireless interference, the OcuSync Module will quickly and automatically switch between the 2.4 and 5.8 GHz channels to maintain unobstructed transmission.

Also, its 148 FOV

1. Attainable when transmission resolution is set to 480p under FCC regulations at 2.4 GHz in ideal conditions. The recommended transmission distance is 2 km for fixed-wing aircraft and 200 m for drone racing.
2. Camera Module and OcuSync Video Transmission Module sold separately.
3. 720p 60 fps, 480p 50 fps transmission are also supported.
4. 12 selectable transmission channels are available at 5.8 GHz and seven channels are available at 2.4 GHz.
5. Supported with both OcuSync and analog video transmission.
6. OcuSync Video Transmission Module and Camera Module are required.

Weight (Typical)DJI Goggles RE Body: 502 g;
Headband: 500 g

WeightAir Unit: 43.7 g;
Camera (cable included): 18.2 g;
Pagoda Antenna: 9.4 g;
Cylindrical Antenna: 9.4 g;
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Posted by Deserteagle | Dec 02, 2017 @ 03:34 AM | 42,038 Views
I finally got around to building the Japalura HGLRC F428 Runcam Split

The components used:

Japalura 3 inch frame

HGLRC F428 TX-20 combo

RunCam Split V1

Emax 1306 4000KV motors

35v 270uf capacitor

Micro Beeper

FRSky R-SXR receiver

Lumenier 2x4x3 V2 props (my favorite 3 inch props)

Overall the build was easy once I figured out how to lay it all out and pre-fit everything

The flight characteristics on this are like many heavy 3 inch quads and if I was to do it over I would build this as a 4 inch with 1407 motors and 4s. If fact it would be perfect as a 4 inch quad and fly very nice.

I built this so the battery is on the top so I could lower the stack inside the frame. This allowed space for the FC's USB connector and also allows me just to unplug the Split so I can get my files off of it though the Split's USB without the worry of feeding power back to my FC and burning it up.

The Split V1 WiFi is horrible because there is just too much interference from the VTX to allow it to work effecitvly. I have the V2 for another build and RunCam did address many of the V1's short comings.

Anyway all of it is in the videos so I hope you enjoy and maybe give some of you an idea how to mount the RunCam Split in your builds.

Japalura HGLRC F428 Runcam Split (7 min 54 sec)

Japalura RunCam Split HGLRC F428 Build Video Part 1 (10 min 2 sec)
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