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Posted by DutchRC | Jun 19, 2018 @ 01:04 PM | 2,469 Views
Halloa guys

yes sir.. I've got me a couple of new quads in, and the concept of them is more interesting in itself then just these quads.. These are 4-inch quads, and that is obviously nothing new.. These aren't the powerhouses we've come to expect though, and I think it's good to at least Try this approach

An intro:

The Italiën Job - A Different Concept For FPV Racing Quads - P1: Introduction (17 min 17 sec)

Posted by DutchRC | Jun 14, 2018 @ 10:03 AM | 3,806 Views
Hi there RC people

It can be a lot of fun to buy / order up a ready made RC, and go out & fly / drive it right away On the other hand great satisfaction can be found in selecting all components yourself and then build the craft
This allso gives you more insight into how things really work (and how they do Not work :P)

The objective in this project is to build a smooth Freestyle FPV quadcopter. My last build was more of a Powerhouse.. This time I want the quad to have a more liniar power-output..

This series will be quite a nr. of video's and I'll try to put as much info into the individual video's as possible. This allso means the project won't be ready in just a few days as well offcourse

Let's first have a look all the components for this build

FREESTYLER Project - GepRC KHX5 Elegant Quad Build - P1: Parts Overview (15 min 17 sec)

Parts selected for this build:
Quadcopter frame: GEP-KX5 Elegant
Flight Controller: Matek F722 STD
ESC's: DYS Aria 32bit Dshot1200
Motors: EMAX LS2207 2550Kv
Props: GemFan Windanser 5042
FPC cam: Runcam Swift 2
FPV antenna: TBS Triumph
Receiver: FrSky XSR
Posted by DutchRC | Jun 09, 2018 @ 09:31 AM | 4,457 Views
Halloa guys

I've got me a new 3D printer in a few days ago, and got right into building it.. Well I should say I got right into shooting video's about it :P
This (new) Ender-3 is quite similar to the hugely popular CR-10 but it's footprint is a bit smaller, as is it's price

I will be doing a good nr. of video's on this printer! Here is my build-report of it (sorry.. long video)

DutchRC - Creality ENDER-3 Desktop 3D printer - Build Report (48 min 0 sec)

build square: 220 x 220 mm
build height: 250 mm
machine size: 440 x 410 x 465 mm
max speed: 180 mm / s
nozzle diameter: 4 mm
fillament diameter: 1.75mm
layer thickness: 0.1 - 0.4 mm
resolution: 0.1 mm
max nozzle temp: 255 C
max bed temp: 110 C
Posted by DutchRC | Jun 04, 2018 @ 09:13 AM | 3,056 Views
Halloa guys

yes.. another 5" FPV quad.. More then enough of those around you'd say! :P And that would be true offcourse.. TransTEC interests me as a company / brand though so I wanted to check this one out.. I could offcourse gone for the Emax Hawk 5, but that just seemed to easy to review

Here are my first findings on the quad:

DutchRC - TransTec Frog 218 Freestyle FPV Quad - Value for $$ ?? - Show & Tell (26 min 0 sec)

Wheelbase: 218 mm
Geometry: True X
Arm thickness: 4 mm
Flight controller: Omnibus F3
ESC's: 30A Dshot600 all-in-one
Motors: Brother Hobby 2205 2600Kv
Propellors: GemFan Windancer 5042x3
FPV camera: Runcam Swift Mini CCD
VTX: 25 / 200 / 500mW switchable
OSD: Yes - Betaglight configurable
Smart Audio: Yes
Beeper: Yes
Spare props: Nope