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Old Feb 04, 2011, 11:09 PM
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60" Ritewing Zephyr photo log


Crystal Peak.. (3 min 8 sec)


List of equipment..

Ground station

2.4 GHz 14 dBi Flat Panel Patch Antenna
I also have a diversety system that I don't think I would spend the money now that I have flown it.. Have not seen any advantage. But fun to play with.
YellowJacket 2.4 Pro Diversity Receiver
2.4 GHz 8 dBi LH Circular Polarized Patch Antenna My thinking was that this would be good for multipathing.. I don't know if the diversity ever selects this or not??
ezAntenna tracker


Bellow is the Vtx.. In my area I would have been better off with a different Mhz.. You might want to look into the noise in your area.
ImmersionRC 2.4GHz 500mW TX

Flight Camera RMRC-540 OSD Camera
12V Stepup Regulato This allows me to use a 12v camera with the above Vtx supplying power.. An advantage as the Vtx has some built in filters.

EZUHF 8 Channel Receiver
EZUHF Transmitter
I absolutely love this this UHF system.. Incredible range.
On screen display (OSD)
ezOSD

Please not if your building yours to the photos that this was an evolving project.. You might want to look at the last photos first..
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Old Feb 05, 2011, 01:04 AM
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Best Gopro mount I've seen. That is the sunex lens?
Old Feb 05, 2011, 08:08 AM
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Thanks, Yes this is the Sunex lens.
Old Feb 05, 2011, 08:49 AM
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That Zypher is WIcked

wat setup are you using?

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Old Feb 05, 2011, 09:02 AM
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Thanks,

Its foggy with snow sooo might not fly it today

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Old Feb 05, 2011, 09:05 AM
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Nice build, the Sunex lens removes the fish eye but what does it do to the viewing angle ?
Old Feb 05, 2011, 09:39 AM
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Love the colour scheme!
Quick question, when you guys talk about laminate, what do you use?
Old Feb 05, 2011, 10:53 AM
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Nice build, the Sunex lens removes the fish eye but what does it do to the viewing angle ?
I don't know the exact angle. You can see from the cutout that its just bellow 90 so not to bad. When looking through the googles it looks perfect.

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Love the colour scheme!
Quick question, when you guys talk about laminate, what do you use?
It comes with the kit but I think its laminate as used in office supply. More info here.

https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show....php?t=1380936
Old Feb 06, 2011, 06:46 AM
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And did you have a chance to fly it yet?

how is your go pro inbedding working out?

maybe a vid?

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Old Feb 06, 2011, 07:47 AM
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That look s great. The gopro looks insanely well protected. Very nice.
Old Feb 10, 2011, 05:24 PM
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Can't wait to see what you can come up with! On the edge of our seats!!!
Nicely done!
Old Feb 13, 2011, 08:56 AM
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So I didn't like the Sunex lens on the zeph. I thought it was not quite wide enough. I might try it again with calmer conditions but I decided to convert the mount to except the old lens if and when I want to use it. I also went with a separate flight camera.

Walla...
Old Feb 13, 2011, 09:01 AM
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I thought you might swap to a flight cam, the gopro live picture sucks imo, especially in low light conditions.
Old Feb 14, 2011, 04:45 PM
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camera choice


What did you decide on for your flight camera?
Old Feb 14, 2011, 04:58 PM
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Now this wing has a retro futuristic face


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