Feb 20, 2012, 10:55 AM
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OK, managed to get everything working. Next step is to get the Remzibi OSD programmed and working.
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Feb 20, 2012, 11:13 AM
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From what I have read, there can be a delay in the transmission when hooking up the RX via Easycap to the laptop. So this could cause problems.
From my experience with using the EasyCap and laptop as a viewing device is that the delay is not noticeable unless you have a screen and it side by side, and even then it's only going to be a few frames off (milliseconds).
Feb 20, 2012, 11:39 AM
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Cool, thanks. I'm going to try this before I commit to getting the goggles.
Feb 20, 2012, 01:54 PM
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What sort of weight are most running with the FPV gear? I will have Sony camera, OSD, GPS and then seperate battery. My FPV battery is 165g so quite heavy!

How are the HK weights on website showing? Are they accurate to a finished plane?
Feb 20, 2012, 02:07 PM
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What sort of weight are most running with the FPV gear? I will have Sony camera, OSD, GPS and then seperate battery. My FPV battery is 165g so quite heavy!

How are the HK weights on website showing? Are they accurate to a finished plane?
The HK website does not include FPV gear and only a 1,300 mah battery in the Bixler's weight.
My Bixler is 1.3kg (42 ounces) with GoPro, 3,000 mah flight battery, 1,000 mah FPV battery, eLogger/OSD Pro and FPV transmitter. The nose and bottom has fiberglass cloth applied with water based poly. Other users have listed the same setup at 1.2kg.
Feb 20, 2012, 02:19 PM
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Cool, thanks. I'm going to try this before I commit to getting the goggles.
I'll bring the goggles when we go flying this weekend...

Might change your mind..

-Steve
www.ilovefpv.com
Feb 20, 2012, 03:37 PM
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im thinking a 2200mah FPV battery is a bit much for the FPV gear and receiver
Feb 20, 2012, 03:45 PM
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im thinking a 2200mah FPV battery is a bit much for the FPV gear and receiver
Yeah... that's a good size for the motor.
Feb 20, 2012, 08:14 PM
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Thanks Steve. Go ahead, rub it in!!! And I'll bring the Zephyr, so maybe you'll change your mind!!!
Feb 20, 2012, 11:38 PM
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im thinking a 2200mah FPV battery is a bit much for the FPV gear and receiver
I fly with a 2200mah for motor, 1300mah for FPV, 140 grams of landing gear as well... the plane can handle it .
Feb 21, 2012, 04:56 AM
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guys .. maxi swift is ready

now i have time to start working on my bixler
i have a 5.8 system for it. plan is to use it for short range high adrenaline bad ass FPV

Caesarea night FPV 2 (0 min 46 sec)
Feb 21, 2012, 07:08 AM
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well after a weigh in last night I got 460g of FPV gear. Then extra 50g for a larger flight battery so I am looking like the 1.2kg is going to be about right for the weight
Last edited by rsands2801; Feb 21, 2012 at 07:14 AM.
Feb 21, 2012, 08:51 AM
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Hey Guy, What's the tall tower in the video?? What OSD are you using?
Feb 21, 2012, 10:10 AM
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The tower is not a tower... it is the exhaust of the power plant.

The osd is cl-osd
Last edited by guy1a; Feb 21, 2012 at 11:16 AM.
Feb 21, 2012, 11:01 AM
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Thanks Steve. Go ahead, rub it in!!! And I'll bring the Zephyr, so maybe you'll change your mind!!!
I definitely want to see the Zephyr... Have you flown it yet?


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