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Posted by rank | Dec 22, 2017 @ 01:55 AM | 1,301 Views
My appologies, if you find this post doesn't belong here, I will try to explain, why you might be under-thinking, at the end of the post, so, please, bear with me

While many here, might be bored to death, hearing the news, about the Bitcoin price, shooting through the skies and some here, perhaps, already involved, it's pretty late, to jump onto the BTC wagon now, for the newcomers.

There's a lot of hype, about the new Sphere Social crypto currency launch, in 24 days from now and I will not bore you, explaining, why this one is different to any other Bitcoin wannabe project, out there, you can do your own research and please, do so.

https://goo.gl/d2Y8Mh

I just want to share, that those guys are offering 100 free tokens, at the moment, to anyone who registers with them, which can later be exchanged to other cryptos (and certainly, cash), if you are willing so.

The registration took me 2 minutes, at most, and the tokens were instantly transferred.



So, how could this, possibly be related to the Rc world?

Let's say, everything goes wrong and the project does not go well. You lost 2 minutes of your life, very disappointing.
But, it might go really well (as far, as I know, there are very powerful people involved) and you end up with enough cash, to get yourself the brand new DJI Racing goggles, having spent just 2 minutes of your life.

If you are, even remotely interested, feel free to do your research and sign up here:
Posted by rank | Jul 23, 2017 @ 01:35 AM | 2,508 Views
Based on fpv-team blog post, decided to breath in some life into the unused Fatshark module, I had, collecting the dust.
Primarily, the idea was to use it with the Easycap, to get the FPV video on my laptop, but can also be used with the Fatshark goggles.

The software I use on the laptop is OSB Studio, which allows to watch, record and stream the fpv footage.

Here's the result:



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Posted by rank | Dec 19, 2016 @ 01:06 PM | 2,685 Views
Any one recognizes this ESC? Should be in 40-60A range




Thanks!
Posted by rank | Dec 09, 2016 @ 10:03 AM | 3,629 Views
Received the new diversity module from Banggood today and decided to do a video on the module firmware update.
This Realacc Lite module is different frot the previous Diversity modules from Realacc, since it doesn't have the oled screen, but rather uses the built-in OSD to display all the information on the Fatshark's screens. Everything is controlled with the Fatshark goggle channel buttons.
The osd disappears after several seconds, so no issues with the information overload in your goggles.
It has the automatic scan option, but no frequency scanner. Hopefully, this feature will be added in future releases.

Realacc RX5808 Lite Fatshark Diversity Receiver Unboxing/Firware Upgrade & StartUp Customization (19 min 13 sec)


Diversity module: https://goo.gl/zPxY2G
Posted by rank | Apr 26, 2014 @ 03:02 AM | 7,059 Views
So the moment has come when I wanna try something new in life, not drastically, just felt I need a big tricopter for long flights, to feel happier )) I'm aiming for 30 minutes + flights.
Currently owning an Armattan Fpv prototype equipped with Naza V2, iosd mini and Sunnysky 980Kv motors I'm getting 15 minutes flights, and this guy will be up for sale shortly (contact me if you are interested or keep on checking for sale section), including all the FPV gear (vRx, Vtx, Vuzix 920 custom glasses).


First, I was shocked to realise there are only 3 or may be 4 larger tricopter frames available to buy. Namely Derling kit, Titan Tricopter and the only carbon frame I managed to find is coming from China. Believe it or not, 3 frames, that's all I could find online!!!! Now compare it to the amount of CF quadcopter frames available to purchase!
Yes I'm a CF junkee, so ladies and gentlemen, my choice was:

http://www.uuustore.com/reptiley3rep...fpv-p-361.html (Order from this store at your own risk, currently have a paypal dispute open due to Uuustore sending me cheaper substitute frame and the seller is not willing to resolve the issue).
700mm Reptile CF frame.

Now the weak place of many tricopters is the yaw controlling mechanism, often the main limiting factor (to my imagination) of the maximum prop size you can install. Now the tail mechanism on the reptile looks sturdy (and somewhat heavy):

Let's see how it copes with 12'x5.5 props I'v ordered from Himodel:
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