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Oct 15, 2010, 06:23 PM
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Need advice on my fpv project


Hi
Im a long time rc pilot who needs some advice on a fpv project that I have just started. I have been reading alot on these forums and decided to use a Easystar as my platform.
I have just ordered the following:

Camera
http://www.bevrc.com/bev-osc-480pal-p-173.html

Video tx/rx
http://www.bevrc.com/bev-24g-500mw-p...-fpv-p-46.html

OSD
http://www.bevrc.com/ce-osdnewest-an...ion-p-113.html

I need advice on brushless engine+ESC for the Easystar. Any recommendations where I dont have to modify the plane too much. Please add links to where I can order it.
I just learned from another thread that 1 lipo is the way to go these days instead of 2. I need advice on a suitable lipo with link to where to order one please.

I want pan/tilt and found the EZpod from rangevideo.com. Is that a good solution?
http://rangevideo.com/index.php?main...roducts_id=106

Thanks for your advice
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Oct 15, 2010, 08:42 PM
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If your video is on 2.4 you will not be able to fly around other people. They will have their radio in 2.4 and they are incompatible. I would suggest 900 Mhz in the USA.

For a brushless motor for the Easystar consider a 2000kv motor and a 6x4 prop. Consider a Hobbyking.com motor if you want to go cheap. Go to one of the site sponsors and find a better quality motor. An inrunner will fit the easystar best.

You will need a Castle 25 amp esc....probably 35A if you go for a cheaper esc as they are underrated. Use a separate bec like the Castle Bec to be safe.

Best of luck!,

Ken
Oct 16, 2010, 06:52 AM
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This motor gave me enough power to my Easystar. My eaststar was kinda heavy loaded, with GoPro, 5000 mah, etc..

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...idProduct=6614

I used a 40A esc, but I don't think you need more than 20-25 :P
Oct 16, 2010, 05:23 PM
Registered User
Thanks for your replies.
Oct 16, 2010, 06:22 PM
Why is the Rum gone?
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What radio control are you using?


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