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Nov 27, 2011, 04:28 PM
FPV! and nothing else matters.
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Originally Posted by fpsazerbaijan
Hi everyone, just thought I might share a few pics of the Bixler, finally finished and ready for my first FPV flight- as soon as it stops raining!



Happy flying,
Al

dude !
this space lazer helmet of yours .. wow !


i hope you will not get electrocuted .. just kidding, it looks great .
i use the hobbyking simple goggles .. and a 7" car dvd lcd as backup.
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Nov 28, 2011, 02:37 AM
FPV Noob
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Originally Posted by guy1a
dude !
this space lazer helmet of yours .. wow !


i hope you will not get electrocuted .. just kidding, it looks great .
i use the hobbyking simple goggles .. and a 7" car dvd lcd as backup.
Hi! it is quite something isn't it I looked at the Turnigy Basic Goggles that HobbyKing have, but none of them are in stock, and haven't been for a while- so I didn't chance it backordering them...

Happy flying,
Al
Nov 28, 2011, 05:08 AM
FPV! and nothing else matters.
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Originally Posted by fpsazerbaijan
Hi! it is quite something isn't it I looked at the Turnigy Basic Goggles that HobbyKing have, but none of them are in stock, and haven't been for a while- so I didn't chance it backordering them...

Happy flying,
Al
yap .. i had then in BKO for nearly 3.5 months ...
Nov 28, 2011, 09:29 AM
I land with enthusiasm
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Originally Posted by rogueqd
I have seen a YouTube video with all the stuff on the outside. He put it all in the cockpit area and above the center of the wings. Personally I think it looks messy, and it leaves it more exposed to damage in a crash. As the other guys suggested, cutting a hole in the bottom or side works well.
Thanks, the hole in the botton is a good solution,,,

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Originally Posted by digitalCAM
can't argue that it does look messy. But i'm afraid that I am the poster child for mounting on the outside. But I don't like to put anything on the wings and disrupt the lift and airflow. Only thing inside is the ESC, the receiver and the flight battery wrapped in foam rubber. -- JOHN
Thanks for the Pics, that is what I was looking for,,,,
Nov 28, 2011, 10:12 AM
I land with enthusiasm
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Originally Posted by guy1a
ilovefpv - lol this is the benefit of having a mac
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=26Ln6hG0Rfg
Hi ilovefpv, the first video was with the HK wingCAm?, if so, where did you installed, the video of mine has a problem when is on the nose, (video with waves), It could be due the vibration of the fuse, when I intalled on the wing the video was clear with no waves. It is possible due an unbalance propeller (APC 6x4E)?
Nov 28, 2011, 10:40 AM
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Originally Posted by Arck
Hi ilovefpv, the first video was with the HK wingCAm?, if so, where did you installed, the video of mine has a problem when is on the nose, (video with waves), It could be due the vibration of the fuse, when I intalled on the wing the video was clear with no waves. It is possible due an unbalance propeller (APC 6x4E)?
No - all the video was shot with a GoPro...

For details see my build log:

www.ilovefpv.com
Nov 28, 2011, 10:43 AM
I land with enthusiasm
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Originally Posted by fpsazerbaijan
Hi!
Lol everyone seems to be posting videos so here is my 5.8Ghz 200mw setup vid!
Hope you enjoy! Any questions just ask me, I'm always happy to help http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pn-gmvhx8Fw
HI, Great video, could you please explain the camera connections, we can not see the color of the wire, which one with which one, also the RX and TX voltage, someone, I don't remember who was, told us about the RX and TX voltage, the the manual said 5.8 for both but in real it is 12v, could you please check this in your setup?. I'm little confuse about this.
Thanks
werner
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Nov 28, 2011, 01:43 PM
I land with enthusiasm
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Originally Posted by ilovefpv
No - all the video was shot with a GoPro...

For details see my build log:

www.ilovefpv.com
Thanks ilovefpv, did you measured the flying distance with the stock antenna?
Nov 28, 2011, 01:46 PM
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No, I don't have an OSD ot anything like that to measure it yet.. The video does pick up some interference when I fly directly over the base station.. As would be expected with the dipole...

For now I'm just flying within visual range...
Nov 28, 2011, 05:01 PM
FPV Noob
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Originally Posted by Arck
HI, Great video, could you please explain the camera connections, we can not see the color of the wire, which one with which one, also the RX and TX voltage, someone, I don't remember who was, told us about the RX and TX voltage, the the manual said 5.8 for both but in real it is 12v, could you please check this in your setup?. I'm little confuse about this.
Thanks
werner
Hi! You need 12V for the camera, transmitter and receiver. I am using one 3S lipo for the transmitter (this also powers the camera) and one 3S lipo for the receiver...

For the camera connections, you need to solder on a standard servo plug onto the wire that comes with the 5.8Ghz system, like I said in the video, solder red servo wire to red wire on transmitter, black servo wire to black on the transmitter and white servo wire to yellow wire on the transmitter...

It should all be in the video- sorry if I went a little fast...

Happy flying,
Al
Nov 28, 2011, 06:05 PM
I land with enthusiasm
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Originally Posted by fpsazerbaijan
Hi! You need 12V for the camera, transmitter and receiver. I am using one 3S lipo for the transmitter (this also powers the camera) and one 3S lipo for the receiver...
Ok,,,,thanks
Nov 29, 2011, 12:56 PM
I land with enthusiasm
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About the radio range, who knows what is the range for a Futaba 9CAP in 72mhz?
I read that everybody fly 1 to three miles, some up to ten or more, are this special radios?
Nov 29, 2011, 09:07 PM
Quads, 4 times the fun.
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Originally Posted by Arck
About the radio range, who knows what is the range for a Futaba 9CAP in 72mhz?
I read that everybody fly 1 to three miles, some up to ten or more, are this special radios?
Usually special antennas. Search for IBCrazy and read his blog.
Nov 30, 2011, 08:08 AM
FPV Electronics For Life!
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I just pulled the trigger and ordered myself one from HK .
Nov 30, 2011, 10:37 AM
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Originally Posted by NorCalMatCat
I just pulled the trigger and ordered myself one from HK .
Bixler? Welcome to the club.... ;-)


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