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Posted by unboxingexp | Oct 12, 2021 @ 12:09 PM | 28,424 Views
Eachine nano VTX V3 (2 min 47 sec)

Posted by unboxingexp | Oct 10, 2021 @ 12:45 PM | 32,232 Views
The updated tiny GPS by NamelessRC works like a charm! It's a major improvement over the first version which hardly worked for me. However, V2 is slightly larger due to the bigger ceramic antenna and heavier (3.0g). To my testing, it gets a quicker GPS fix than Beitian BN-180, BN-220 and salvaged Gopro GPS.
updated NamelessRC tiny GPS (1 min 57 sec)

Posted by unboxingexp | Oct 06, 2021 @ 11:28 AM | 10,488 Views
Posted by unboxingexp | Oct 03, 2021 @ 09:08 AM | 14,331 Views
Caddx Baby Ratel 2 (2 min 21 sec)

Posted by unboxingexp | Sep 28, 2021 @ 11:59 AM | 17,671 Views
Happymodel's EP2 ELRS receiver is perfect for small FPV drones like tinywhoops. It measures only 10x10mm at 0.4g weight. You do not need an extra antenna as this RX features a SMD ceramic antenna providing plenty of range.
Happymodel EP2 ExpressLRS receiver (2 min 17 sec)

Posted by unboxingexp | Sep 26, 2021 @ 11:54 AM | 25,975 Views
My new favorite 1s AIO board for Toothpicks and Nanolongrange FPV. It gives you way more power!
BETAFPV F4 1S 12A AIO Brushless Flight Controller (2 min 6 sec)

Posted by unboxingexp | Sep 22, 2021 @ 11:00 AM | 21,536 Views
Lumenier's Double AXII FPV antenna is able to effectively more than double the gain of a standard AXII 2 antenna from 2.2 to an incredible 4.7dBiC. The results are close to a patch antenna despite providing omni-directional high gain!
Lumenier Double AXII 2 Long Range FPV Antenna (1 min 22 sec)

Posted by unboxingexp | Sep 18, 2021 @ 11:27 AM | 8,710 Views
Works great! Gonna stick with ELRS, it's a great and affordable radio link system. If you can't update your BETAFPV TX open the casing and hold down the button on the PCB . Some early TX were faulty.
BETAFPV nano ExpressLRS 2.4GHz TX module (1 min 37 sec)

Posted by unboxingexp | Sep 10, 2021 @ 03:06 AM | 17,101 Views
Nanolongrange V2 test flight (6 min 30 sec)

Smooth flight with my Nanolongrange V2 design (https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4818009). I'm using the brand new BETAFPV 12A ELRS AIO board and the updated NamelessRC GPS which works really great. For better video I've enabled Fusion. If you want to build your own check
Nanolongrange V2 ELRS with Insta360 GO2 (8 min 12 sec)
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Posted by unboxingexp | Sep 06, 2021 @ 11:07 AM | 20,859 Views
This is the ultimate 1s Toothpick. It's even freestyle capable with an Insta360 Go 2 on top. Ludacris mode enabled!
Babytooth 12A 1s build & test (5 min 25 sec)

Posted by unboxingexp | Aug 29, 2021 @ 11:04 AM | 21,878 Views
Lipo Guard bag (1 min 9 sec)

Posted by unboxingexp | Aug 19, 2021 @ 10:18 AM | 25,294 Views
The next iteration of my Nanolongrange V2 build! The brand new 12A AIO board by BetaFPV allows this tiny drone to carry an Insta360 Go2 and fly over 8min on a single 18650 Li-Ion battery. With its +500mW VTX and ExpressLRS radio link range is no issues anymore. I only recommend to use a Gopro GPS instead of the NLRC tiny GPS. It takes forever to get a GPS fix. The frame design can be downloaded for free https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4818009
Nanolongrange V2 ELRS with Insta360 GO2 (8 min 12 sec)

Posted by unboxingexp | Aug 05, 2021 @ 11:45 AM | 40,830 Views
These are great light motors for 5" ultralight FPV drones. 4s is a bit of overkill on 3150KV, I prefer to fly on 3s.
Brotherhobby Avenger 2004 (3 min 44 sec)

Posted by unboxingexp | Aug 01, 2021 @ 11:14 AM | 23,900 Views
Broke my Gopro, so I needed a new camera for FPV and underwater footage. I think the Go 2 was a good choice!
Insta360 Go2 unboxing + test (2 min 37 sec)

Posted by unboxingexp | Jul 30, 2021 @ 11:13 AM | 11,952 Views
After breaking 2 sets of Fatshark 18650 battery cases it was time for something different. The TBS Syk Kable allows you to power your Fathsark googles with 2-6s lipos. Well worth the money. Just press the button for 3 seconds to turn it on, and 3 seconds to turn it off.
Length - 1250mm
Input Power - 2S-6S
Input Socket - 5.5x2.1 DC In (Female)
Output (Fatshark Fan) - XH 2.54 (3p)
Output - 5.5x2.1 DC Out (90d Male)
TBS syk (1 min 46 sec)

Posted by unboxingexp | Jul 28, 2021 @ 12:01 PM | 17,248 Views
Here is how I disassembled my Gopro Hero 7 black to get a naked Gopro for my Nanolongrange design.
Gopro Hero 7 teardown (4 min 2 sec)

You can watch the test here:
Nanolongange V2b with stripped Gopro Hero 7 (6 min 1 sec)
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Posted by unboxingexp | Jul 26, 2021 @ 12:48 PM | 12,193 Views
Here is my take on a homemade 4s 18650 battery pack for FPV. I decided to spot weld the cells to make the pack more robust. Moreover, I went for a 3d printed TPU mount to hold the batteries in place.
DIY 4s 18650 battery for FPV (3 min 54 sec)

Posted by unboxingexp | Jul 16, 2021 @ 12:39 PM | 14,878 Views
The Anycubic Vyper is quite an upgrade to my old Ender 2! It features inter alia auto-leveling, large 245x245x260mm build volume, filament sensor, touch screen and PEI building plate. I got it for just 299$ during the last sale which I consider a great deal.
Anycubic Vyper unboxing, assembly & test (5 min 23 sec)

Posted by unboxingexp | Jun 30, 2021 @ 01:49 PM | 13,642 Views
This is a great 325pcs building blocks set which allows you to create a RC super sports car. It's fun to build and to control. I only wished it had proportional steering.
Cada RC Super Car (4 min 11 sec)

Posted by unboxingexp | Jun 22, 2021 @ 12:05 PM | 20,170 Views
For me, this is one of the best invention in FPV since years. The Immersion RC Ghost Hybrid 5.8GHz vTx/2.4GHz RX gives you a high end analog video transmitter and high RC control link - all in one board.
Immersionrc Ghost Hybrid (4 min 6 sec)