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Mar 19, 2012, 10:23 AM
Climbing the learning curve!
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My stuff - work in progress

This is just a little link list of my own to remind myself of stuff and to give the poor unfortunate random reader an idea of my RC:
What it is, What it was and What it shall be!

Current Assets

Turnigy Accucel-6 50W 6A Balancer/Charger
Turnigy 2200mAh 3S 30C Lipo x1
Turnigy 2200mAh 3S 20C Lipo Pack x2
Rhino 1050mAh 3S1P 30C Lipoly Pack
Turnigy 9X 9Ch Transmitter w/ Module & 8ch Receiver (Mode 2) (v2 Firmware)
Aluminum Radio Control Transmitter Stand for Futaba JR Spectrum D501
Turnigy KeyChain Camera w/o memory card aka #3 keychain cam
20cm 3S LIPO Balance Plug Extension Lead Charger Cable
Digital LCD Multimeter
38 in 1 Screw Driver Tools
Hex Allen Driver Set RC Car HPI Traxxas Tamiya 1.5 3mm
RC Helicopter Tool Ball Link Plier
Main Blade Screw-Pitch Gauge 325mm
6" 150 mm Digital vernier Caliper gauge micrometer 15cm
Landing Training kit crash RC Helicopter Sponge Balls
2x 7.4v~11.1v lipo battery Low voltage buzzer Alarm

HK 450 GT Pro (belt version)
Turnigy Typhoon 450H 2218H Heli Motor 3450kv - burned out after about an hours flight time! Now replaced with:
Turnigy L2815H Brushless 450 Heli Motor 3450kv (430w)
63g Hobbyking SS Series 50-60A ESC
38g TURNIGY K-Force 40A Brushless ESC - lighter replacement for above.
TURNIGY 3A UBEC BEC w/ Noise Reduction Switchmode RC
Turnigy MG90S Metal Gear Servo 1.8kg / 13.4g (x3 for cyclic)
HKS-9257 High Speed Servo 4.5kg/ 25g/ 0.07sec (x1 for tail rudder)
Hobby King 401B AVCS Digital Head Lock Gyro
2x 3.17mm Shaft Motor Gear Pinion 13T - Currently in use
Pinion Gear 3.17mm/0.5M 11T - Not used
Align T-REX 450 Pro Main Shaft H45022
Tarot Trex 450 Pro Feathering Shaft
ALIGN T-Rex 450 Bearings(MR83ZZ) HS1031
2in1 Lipo Battery Low Voltage Tester 1S-8S Buzzer Alarm
5x 20cm LiPo Battery Tie Down Strap

Light Aircraft 182 w/ ESC, Motor and Servos Plug-and-Fly Deluxe Version
Hobby King 2.4Ghz Receiver 6Ch V2
EMAX CF2812 1500KV Outrunner Brushless Motor - Replacement after crash Apr 2012 thread regarding modification

FPV Tricopter build in progress - template
TowerPro w18A Brushless Speed Controller x3
* 78g ea hexTronik DT750 Brushless Outrunner 750kv x3
* Servo Extention Lead 420mm (5pcs/bag)
FPV Fiberglass Pan-Tilt Camera Mount
Turnigy 1800A Servo 8g/1.7kg/.10sec (3-PACK)
Hex Screw M3x16 (20pcs)
Hex locknuts M3 10pc
Turnigy Pure-Silicone Wire 16AWG (1mtr) BLACK
Turnigy Pure-Silicone Wire 16AWG (1mtr) RED
Front Wheel Steering Arm & Mount Set 40mm (5sets)
* BMS-385DMAX Digital Servo (Metal Gear) 4.2kg / .15sec / 16.5g

FPV Gear
5.8G FPV Video A/V Transmitter/RX 200mW 2.0Km
600TVL SONY SUPER HAD CCD D-WDR Color Board Camera OSD Menu 2.8mm lens - PZ0420
PL8006 Portable 8" Color LCD Monitor TV w/ YPbPr + VGA Input (47~870MHz)

Wishlist / Future projects
EagleTree OSD Pro - official website
ImmersionRC ezOSD, Android cable, Antenna tracker etc.
Build IBCrazy's Cloverleaf - The ultimate circularly polarized aerial antenna! - RCGroups thread
12V stepup power supply from
Helix antenna design and construction details - Calculator

FPV Vendors

Bits 'n Pieces - Links

ommadawn's Bigass 1.26sqm 30,000mah WING!! - long range FPV!

Some info on 5.8ghz system

I'll eventually get a flying Wing, which sort? Who knows, take your pick!
RiteWing Zephyr II as announced in this thread.

Media / News articles
Drone journalism takes off
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