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Posted by unboxingexp | May 06, 2020 @ 11:22 AM | 6,009 Views
Here are some tips and tricks to make your drone footage look more cinematic. I used my 3 inch cinewhoop in a forrest. All grading and editing was done with simple tools on iMovie.
How to give your drone footage that cinematic look (2 min 3 sec)

Posted by unboxingexp | May 02, 2020 @ 11:05 AM | 5,225 Views
No need to decase your Gopro! You can save 20 gram by simply powering your action cam over its USB port. You only need breadboard jumper wires, a USB step down module and an USB-C plug with PCB. My 3inch cinewhoop weighs only 236 gram with a Gopro Hero 7 black and a Tattu 4s 450mAh battery AUW! In this video it is shown how it's done! More details on the build are available as instructable here.
How to power a Gopro with Lipo balance plug (3 min 32 sec)

Posted by unboxingexp | May 01, 2020 @ 11:11 AM | 4,780 Views
1:24 RC excavator - Mofun 1022 (1 min 29 sec)

This small excavator is great fun. You can even move its bucket vis the remote controller. It's suited for in and outdoor use. Check it out!
Posted by unboxingexp | Apr 21, 2020 @ 03:00 PM | 8,369 Views
Flying Smiley (1 min 21 sec)

Posted by unboxingexp | Apr 20, 2020 @ 11:31 AM | 6,503 Views
Gemfan 3016 propeller (1 min 2 sec)

Low pitch 3 inch props for my ultralight cinewhoop build:
Blades: 3
Pitch: 1.6 inch
Material: PC
Center Hole Inner Diameter: 2mm/1.5mm
Prop disk diameter: 76.49mm
Center Thickness: 5.5mm
Max Prop width: 8.84mm
Adaptive motor: 1108-1303
Recommend motor: 1303-5000
Weight: 1.18g
Posted by unboxingexp | Apr 19, 2020 @ 11:48 AM | 2,905 Views
Flywoo Robo 1202.5 motors (1 min 12 sec)

Ultralight but powerfull! 5800kv for 2-4s setups. 2mm shaft for press fitting props like the Gemfan 3016. I'm using these motors on my ultralight cinewhoop.
Posted by unboxingexp | Apr 11, 2020 @ 11:01 AM | 6,285 Views
Here is another toothpick frame for up to 3inch props. I'm gonna use it in my ultralight cinewhoop.
Fonster Kpro 125 (1 min 4 sec)

Arm plate: 3mm
Other plate: 1.5mm
Material: Carbon Fiber + PLA
Camera adjustable: 57 degree
Weight: 17.6g (with printed part)
Recommend parts( Not Included):
Flight controller: Mounting size 25.5x25.5mm
Camera: 14.7x11.7x7.5mm, E7081
Motor: 9x12, 13xx 14xx
Posted by unboxingexp | Apr 09, 2020 @ 11:03 AM | 4,808 Views
For my ultralight cinewhoop project I used this ultralight AIO FC. I like it.
MAMBA F411AIO 13A (1 min 14 sec)

MCU: STM32 F411
BEC: 5V 1.5A
INPUT: 2~4S Lipo (8.4V~16.8V)
SOFT: Dshot 300/600
MOUNTING: 25.5mm/M2
WEIGHT: 5.5g
Posted by unboxingexp | Apr 05, 2020 @ 11:30 AM | 4,828 Views
Ultralight FPV cam for tinywhoops and other lightweight drones. I'm using it on my sub 250g cinewhoop. I like the colors indoor, outdoor it seems very bright.
Power: DC 3-5.5V
Current: [email protected]
Housing Material: ABS
Net Weight: 1.1g
Dimensions: L14mm*W14mm*H9mm
Runcam Nano 3 (1 min 12 sec)

Posted by unboxingexp | Apr 03, 2020 @ 11:00 AM | 7,977 Views
Make sure to buy the props with the correct hole diameter as they are available with 0.8mm and 1.0mm.
Weight / G: 0.28G
Center hole diameter: 1MM
Paddle disk diameter: 31mm
Center thickness: 5mm
Maximum blade width: 5.71mm
Adaptation motor: 0703-1103
Gemfan 1219 1.2x1.9x3 31mm 3-blade Propeller (1 min 17 sec)

Posted by unboxingexp | Apr 01, 2020 @ 11:01 AM | 5,050 Views
Very happy with the weight and video quality of this Caddx Firefly FPV set. It's well suited for small builds like tinywhoops. I ve installed it on my 65mm brushless drone. Check it out!
Caddx firefly FPV camera and VTX (1 min 11 sec)

Posted by unboxingexp | Mar 30, 2020 @ 11:31 AM | 4,650 Views
Due to new regulation I tried to build a cinewhoop carrying a full size Gopro well below the 250 gram limit. Here it is at 229 gram with a 3s 300mAh lipo. The drone comes in at 82 gram, the lipo at 30 gram and the Gopro (with battery) at 117 gram. Parts used:
- Fonster Kpro 125
- Diatone Mamba F411 AIO
- Flywoo Robo 1202.5
- Gemfan 3016
- Eachine Nano VTX
- Runcam Nano 3
- TPU mount https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4221168
Sub 250g 3inch cinewhoop with full size Gopro (2 min 46 sec)

Posted by unboxingexp | Mar 26, 2020 @ 01:08 PM | 5,651 Views
Got me these transparent HQ Props for my TBS Source one. I like them!
HQProp Durable 5X4.3X3 V1S clear (1 min 51 sec)

Posted by unboxingexp | Mar 20, 2020 @ 12:02 PM | 7,819 Views
This is the lightest F4 1S brushless FC in the current market. Slim and sleek in design, 2.69g in weight and better performance on function for maximum weight savings, power, and responsiveness. I had troubles to bind with the integrated Frsky spi receiver in D16 mode but with CLI commands it worked out.
BETAFPV F4 1S Brushless Flight Controller (1 min 21 sec)

Posted by unboxingexp | Mar 18, 2020 @ 12:54 PM | 7,259 Views
Racerstar & MAMBA 08028 (1 min 21 sec)

This is the 16000kv version, well suited for 1s brushless tinywhoops.
Rotor Diameter: 10.7mm
Shaft Diameter: 1mm
Body Length: 8.7mm
Overall shaft Length: 14.4mm
Weight: 2.3g
Silicone wire: 30AWG 30mm SH1.25 3PIN
Posted by unboxingexp | Mar 12, 2020 @ 12:06 PM | 6,971 Views
This RC plane weighs only about 10gram. It is entirely made of EPP so it is very robust. With its ultraslow price tag you can have fun without being afraid of a crash. It flies better indoors but it is also suited for outdoors when there is no wind.
KFPLAN KF606 2.4Ghz 2CH EPP Mini Indoor RC Airplane (1 min 26 sec)

Posted by unboxingexp | Mar 06, 2020 @ 12:00 PM | 5,015 Views
Here is my take on a 1s brushless tinywhoop. It's similar to the Meteor 65 and the Mobula 6 but cheaper. Here are the components I ve used:
- 65mm frame
- BetaFPV 1s F4 FC with integrated Frsky receiver
- Racerstar Mamba 08028 motors
- 3d printed camera mount
- Caddx Firefly AIO camera
- Gemfan 1219 props
- Gaoneng 300mAh 1s battery

1s brushless tinywhoop (2 min 45 sec)

Posted by unboxingexp | Feb 21, 2020 @ 12:04 PM | 3,505 Views
This 2-in-1 flying RC motorcycle allows side and diagonal drifts on the floor and then to takeoff. Forward and backward flips & rolls offers multiple ways for you to play. Two Takeoff Modes: Vertical Takeoff/Drive to Takeoff.
Eachine E021 flying motorcycle (2 min 26 sec)

Posted by unboxingexp | Feb 17, 2020 @ 12:02 PM | 2,002 Views
Got me this rather cheap Eachine TX805 VTX for my TBS Source One build. Happy with it!
Eachine TX805 5.8G 40CH 25/200/600/800mW FPV Transmitter (2 min 31 sec)

Posted by unboxingexp | Feb 15, 2020 @ 12:00 PM | 3,325 Views
Gives your Eachine E010 more punch :-)
Weight: about: 1.8g/1pcs
Option: Clockwise Motor(With Red Blue Wire), Anti-clockwise Motor(With Black White Wire)
Option: With 1.25mm JST Plug

Racerstar 615 67000rpm coreless motor for Eachine E010 (1 min 31 sec)