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Aug 08, 2011, 09:29 PM
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Show off / List your FPV Multi-rotor Setup


Hey all,

So I'm in the process of researching a ton of info to get my first FPV setup done with my witespy quad. That got me thinking that it would be nice to have a thread where people list out the details of their setups together with maybe a picture and video of it? I was thinking that we could keep it somewhat organized and on topic so that people can refer to what the latest and greatest setups are.

What do you guys think? Would any of you that have good FPV setups in a multi-rotor be up for posting the details on your setup?

I would suggest:

1. details on setup (TX/RX combo, camera used, batteries, mounts, copter details as well, goggles/LCD, etc)
2. total cost or how much you estimate it cost
3. pics and vids

I would be immensely grateful and hopefully others will find it useful as well. I searched in the FPV forum but that seems to be focused a lot on planes.

Cheers.
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Aug 08, 2011, 09:36 PM
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Put some more thought into it and might as well make a list that people can just fill in. Please let me know if we should add anything:

1. vTX/vRx model and specs
2. OSD model and specs if any
3. Battery setup (one main battery for motors and FPV or separate for each). specs on batteries
4. FPV camera model
5. Filters if any and where used
6. Goggles/LCD details
7. Base station battery setup and specs
8. Any other relevant details on FPV setup

then separately maybe

9. AUW of FPV setup
10. Frame type and model
11. Ballpark cost
12. Pics and Vids
Aug 09, 2011, 01:05 AM
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ok maybe not
Aug 09, 2011, 01:48 AM
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1. Foxtech 200mw 5.8ghz
2. EagleTree OSD
3. One 2200mah 3s lipo to power all.
4. Sony ccd cam
5. None
6. Fatshark Base
7. EagleTree groundstation. One stock antenna and a patchantenna. Using antennatracker. Using one 3000mah 3s lipo to power it all. Also have a 9" Lcd screen.
8. Also on Quad: EagleTree Elogger, Eagletree Gps, GoPro at 720 60fps. Adding 2axis camera gimbal soon.

9. With everything Quad is around 1300grams.
10. Vc450 Quad frame but also going to try fpv on a Gaui 500x frame and a hexs.
Aug 09, 2011, 12:27 PM
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awesome, thanks cyberdog. any pics? I think you've posted some before in the other threads.
Aug 09, 2011, 12:37 PM
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nevermind, found them at this link:

https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...postcount=2163
Aug 09, 2011, 02:06 PM
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thanks Cactus
Aug 09, 2011, 04:21 PM
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https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show....php?t=1369029

not all the info you want but here you go...
Aug 17, 2011, 03:46 AM
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Originally Posted by cyberdog
1. Foxtech 200mw 5.8ghz
2. EagleTree OSD
3. One 2200mah 3s lipo to power all.
4. Sony ccd cam
5. None
6. Fatshark Base
7. EagleTree groundstation. One stock antenna and a patchantenna. Using antennatracker. Using one 3000mah 3s lipo to power it all. Also have a 9" Lcd screen.
8. Also on Quad: EagleTree Elogger, Eagletree Gps, GoPro at 720 60fps. Adding 2axis camera gimbal soon.

9. With everything Quad is around 1300grams.
10. Vc450 Quad frame but also going to try fpv on a Gaui 500x frame and a hexs.
Did you use the same 3s 2200mAh to power the motor(s) as well? How much flight time would you get out of it? 10min?
Aug 17, 2011, 03:58 AM
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Originally Posted by AeroWRX
Did you use the same 3s 2200mAh to power the motor(s) as well? How much flight time would you get out of it? 10min?
Around 8 mins and then i had 3.5v/cell so have a min or so to spare.


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