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Posted by Adidas4275 | Apr 29, 2012 @ 03:57 AM | 3,882 Views
Askman and Gary's Gimbal Test MKS Servos Sony Nex-5n Aerial Video Y-6 Hexacopter HoverFly Test (3 min 23 sec)

still tuning!!! but its getting better. I love how stuff works from a birds eye view!

hope you enjoy for more info on the gimbal
Posted by Adidas4275 | Apr 16, 2012 @ 12:27 PM | 4,050 Views
Aerial Video of 3D Scratch Built 3D foamy Sony Nex-5n Fresno Field HoverFly (3 min 48 sec)

AV done from my HFpro Y-6 MKTR mount and Sony Nex-5n with 18-55mm lens and CP filter

Edited via Sony Vegas 11: color correction and stabilization

hope you enjoy!
Posted by Adidas4275 | Apr 14, 2012 @ 11:30 PM | 4,305 Views
I bought the PSO MKTR mount used off the BST about 3 weeks ago and went i got it the servo horns were warn down and did not hold the roll arms very well and I was getting frustrated trying to tune it.....

So I sent a email to PSO and I quickly got an email back.... I was asking if I could purchase some unlisted parts for the MKTR. I was upfront with the owner and let him know that I had bought his mount used and would pay for any parts I needed.

He sent me an email back letting me know that he would send me the parts the next day and not to worry about the cost.

I got the parts a couple days later and today was able to install them.

My MKTR has dual roll servos (fairly cheap HiTech Digital Servos) and the Gear driven tilt with a slightly higher end HiTech digital servo. Ill add the part numbers later.

I hooked it up to my RC-Carbon Y-6 , tuned my HoverFly Pro board for the gimbal and took it out to the front yard to put it through its paces.

It performed well and will be better as I tune it better and loosen the adjustment screws for the vibration dampening.

The mount is well made and with using fairly cheap and lowend servos gets good results. Is it the same as DJI's new $1K gimbal or the Cinestar Gimbal.... no, but for the $400 or so that I picked it up for it is well worth the $$

I am not a fan of direct drive mounts and the dual direct drive servo on the roll axis do a good job, much better than if it was a single servo, but I think this is...Continue Reading
Posted by Adidas4275 | Apr 11, 2012 @ 11:48 AM | 3,911 Views
Overly Dramatic Music with Aerial Video of Flying Field Sony Nex-5n HoverFly (2 min 44 sec)

just testing out my new savox servo on roll axis of askman's gimbal

need to change out the hyperion that is on tilt.... it twitches too much
Posted by Adidas4275 | Apr 06, 2012 @ 03:52 AM | 4,276 Views

broke 1 2 position switch and 1 3 position switch!!!!

tomorrow I will be stopping by shack to pick up some switches
Posted by Adidas4275 | Apr 04, 2012 @ 06:35 PM | 3,980 Views
No GoPro on board... just FPV gear
HoverFly Y-6 Fresno Field Flying FPV: 4x4, Tiger Moth Collision..... (3 min 49 sec)

I am flying my smaller Y-6:
HoverFly Pro board
Rusty's Frame
Tunigy 2830 NTM motors
10x4.5 gemfans on top
11x4.7 gemfans on bottom
Hobbywing 18a FlyFun ESCs
Spektrum DX8+ AR8000+TM1000

FPV Gear:
Sony 550 CCD
BOB 1.2ghz CP antenna
EagleEyes Divesity
1 Rx CP antenna
1 Rx stock antenna
7" TV
Fatshark Base Edition Googles
5.8ghz DVR (using line in with GS)

Hope you enjoy...

had a mid-air collision with a Tiger Moth
Posted by Adidas4275 | Apr 03, 2012 @ 03:38 AM | 4,089 Views
gimbal test fresno field flying with helis on the ground 04022012.mp4 (1 min 13 sec)

still need to figure out what is causing the twitching back and forth...
Posted by Adidas4275 | Apr 01, 2012 @ 09:52 PM | 3,923 Views
Flying around in windy conditions with my Y-6.... gosh i suck at editing!

My Brother-in-Law's New House Aerial Real-estate Video (2 min 4 sec)