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Posted by resistgravity | Nov 14, 2012 @ 06:11 PM | 2,997 Views
Finished Part 2 of my Radian w/GoPro video series.

Enjoy the soaring. Enjoy the Jimi Hendrix Experience.

East TN - This Is Where We Live [Part 2] (4 min 3 sec)

Posted by resistgravity | Nov 11, 2012 @ 12:47 AM | 3,516 Views
So I finally found a platform perfect for my FPV purposes. The Gaui 330X-S.

Flight Setup:
Gaui 330X-S Quadcopter
3S 2200mAh

FPV Setup:
GoPro HD Hero2
900MHz 500mW Tx/Rx
3dBi "Rubber Duck" Antennas
3S 500mAh

My first setup had the camera mounted on the top, but after a few flights I decided to move it to the front so you wouldn't see the propellers as much. Here are the before and afters:



And now for the videos!

The first video is a compilation of the first few normal flights, not flying FPV. I still had the camera mounted on top for these, and was still using the lovely orange ball.

Quadcopter Practice w/GoPro (2 min 59 sec)

The second video is the first time I flew entirely from FPV. I was so glad to find that the video feed stayed clear while flying around the buildings.

Quadcopter FPV Practice w/GoPro (6 min 8 sec)
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