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Posted by DutchRC | Jul 23, 2019 @ 09:10 AM | 4,433 Views
Halloa people

I received a brand new frame from iFlight yesterday.. It's the new version of their conventional freestyle frame..
BUT.. as you might have noticed: they are allso about to release a few RTF versions based on that frame..
In this thread I'll review the frame And build the quad with the same components as the RTF will use...

the frame: iFlight XL5 v4 freestyle frame

the base RTF version: iFlight Nazgul5 entry - Banggood version

There will allso be higher speced version which will only be available from their own site...

iFlight XL5 Version 4 - Nazgul5 - 5" Freestyle FPV Quad Frame - FRAME REVIEW (13 min 30 sec)

type: Freestyle
wheelbase: 227mm
base thickness: 5mm arms
material(s): carbon fiber + allu standoffs
weight: 109 grams
chamfered edges: yes.. minute but well done
clean: yes, spotless
buzzer: nope
LED board: nope
battery strap: mine didn't but yours should come with 2
battery anti-skid pad: mine didn't but yours should..
Posted by DutchRC | Jul 16, 2019 @ 09:08 AM | 3,868 Views
Halloa guys

I got this super small lipo charger in from it's distributor.. It's even smaller then it looked in the photo's That makes it a handy charger to take with you for in-the-field charging

Link to it: ToolkitRC M6 - very small lipo charger

At this moment it's on pre-sale at BG...

ToolkitRC M6 150W lipo charger - it is SMALL :) - SHOW & TELL (23 min 4 sec)

Posted by DutchRC | Jul 09, 2019 @ 09:10 AM | 4,983 Views
Halloa people

it's been a while sinds I did a build-series, and in this case part of the reason was getting some cool new products in for review
Sooo.. the aim for this build is a high quality version of the fun I had with the LDARC 200GT.. a very light 5" quad... I will be building a 6S quad though, and it will have quite a bit more Punch

Let's start this story with an overview of the components I'll use

Hyperlite Floss 3.0 - DutchRC 200GT Lightweight 5" FUN FLIER :) - P1: INTRO (15 min 20 sec)

List of parts:
frame: Hyperlite Floss 3.0 frame
stack: Diatone Mamba F722 mini
motors: Emax 2207 RSII 1600kv motors
props: T-Motor T5132 propellors
receiver: Rush XR602T-b3 frsky D16 receiver
FPV cam: Runcam Phoenix 1000tvl camera
VTX: AKKtek FX3-ultimate VTX
lipo option 1: Tattu Rline 1050mah 6S lipo's
lipo option 2: CNHL 1000mah 6S lipo's
Posted by DutchRC | Jul 07, 2019 @ 09:12 AM | 6,017 Views
Halloa people

is this the last quad you will ever need? Well offcourse we want LOTS of quads or what :P
This new Diatone is one of the pocket-size do-it-all FPV quads..
It should be fast
It should be able to do freestyle well
It shoots 4K video's

Linkt to this quad: Diatone TMC Airblade UAV Intrepid v2 - Tarsier 4K version

At banggood: Same thing.. with affiliate code.. thanks for the support

In this topic I'll post My findings, but feel free to ad your own.. or questions.. concerns.. etc..

Diatone + Airblade UAV Intrepid v2 + Caddx Tarsier 4K :O - FIRST LOOK (26 min 32 sec)

type: Cinematic Freestyle quad
frame: Airblade UAV type: Intrepid v2
wheelbase: 150mm
base thickness: 3mm (arms)
material(s): carbon fiber + allu standoffs
flight controller: Mamba F405 mini mk2
firmware version: Betaflight 3.5.1
ESC's: Mamba F25 - Dshot600
motors: Mamba (BBB?) 1408 4000Kv
propellors: Gemfan Flash 3052
FPV camera: Cadd Tarsier (ratel + 4K recorder)
VTX: Team Blacksheep Unify 5V
Lipo: 3-4S (not included)
OSD: Yes, Betaflight
smart Audio: Yes
buzzer: Yes
LED's: nope
spare props: nope
Posted by DutchRC | Jul 05, 2019 @ 10:09 AM | 5,240 Views
Halloa guys

Another side-by-side with the Runcam 5 & Foxeer Box 2 camera's!
This time I'm sending them up there in their 1080P 60fps Superview modes...

What will you learn from this video?
+ how they handle vibrations.. (jello or not);
+ that 1080P60 S-view is the Runcam's worst mode.. (the Next firmware update will fix this)
+ pretty much un-eventfull otherwise..

Flying the Foxeer Box 2 AND Runcam 5 action camera's :) - 1080P 60fps (7 min 47 sec)

Box2 data
resolution: 1920 x 1080
frame rate: 59.94 fps
data rate: 31390 kbps
time: 06:01
file size: 1.32 GB

RC5 data
resolution: 1920 x 1080
frame rate: 60 fps
data rate: 30008 kbps
time: 05:47
file size: 1.21 GB
Posted by DutchRC | Jul 03, 2019 @ 09:01 AM | 3,926 Views
Halloa guys

a very simple and short entry this time.. I did me a head to head with these new action camera's in ONE resolution only..

Their HIGHEST resolution

IF you are interested in these camera's it might be informative

Foxeer Box 2 vs Runcam 5 in 4K 30fps (10 min 1 sec)

Foxeer Box2 file data
resolution: 3840 x 2160
frame rate: 29.97 fps
data rate: 52334 kbps
time: 09:48
file size: 3.59 GB

Runcam 5 file data
resolution: 3840 x 2160
frame rate: 30 fps
data rate: 70581 kbps
time: 09:42
file size: 4.59 GB