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Dec 19, 2012, 08:36 AM
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I was sunnysky all ten was I just got some ipower I am very happy with them
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Dec 20, 2012, 11:53 AM
BUILD.FLY.CRASH.REPEAT.
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Originally Posted by vic20owner
Pretty amazing flying, cool video (FLIP FPV with conventional arms):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GkRWE...layer_embedded
Sorry if it's been asked before, but what are the details on your FPV setup? Getting range like that around obsticles is something I'm trying to accomplish.

Thakns!
Dec 20, 2012, 03:52 PM
Rc Fan From Belgium
Just finished the temporary build of the flip
Well not finished but almost , need to fix the esc ect
Need to optimise it but for now it has to do haha.




Dec 20, 2012, 03:59 PM
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Originally Posted by Anda Inc.
Just finished the temporary build of the flip
Well not finished but almost , need to fix the esc ect
Need to optimise it but for now it has to do haha.




Are those the NTM 2826 motors? If so take the spinner off and replace with a 5mm lock-nut. Those spinner caps tend to be out of balance. Just my 2 cents.
Dec 20, 2012, 04:04 PM
Rc Fan From Belgium
Yup those are the NTM's but the spinners are fine on these as i had a few of them already out of balance so ordered a few different ones (20 hehe) and now i got good ones
Dec 20, 2012, 06:41 PM
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Man I can't wait to get the flip then ill do a flip
Dec 26, 2012, 11:12 AM
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Just built my Flip FPV about a week ago. Really like the frame. Simple, seems rugged, and just the right size for me. Much easier for me to put in my car for travel than most my other aircraft; even the Swift II.









Last edited by Derek_S; Dec 26, 2012 at 11:25 AM.
Dec 26, 2012, 03:31 PM
Nice looking build and pics.
Dec 28, 2012, 03:12 AM
Habitual Line Stepper
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Hi all,

I made a video that might be helpful for the Naza users (and since I did it on an HT-FPV frame, I thought it applies here). I did some testing to figure out exactly what the gains do. Hope you find it useful. happy holidays.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=twSop7fvkoQ
Dec 28, 2012, 05:51 AM
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Originally Posted by shdwkeeper
Are those the NTM 2826 motors? If so take the spinner off and replace with a 5mm lock-nut. Those spinner caps tend to be out of balance. Just my 2 cents.
That's exactly what I noticed as well. M5 is always better.
Dec 28, 2012, 07:43 AM
LOAD "FLIP-FPV",8,1
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Originally Posted by Cervanchez
Hi all,

I made a video that might be helpful for the Naza users (and since I did it on an HT-FPV frame, I thought it applies here). I did some testing to figure out exactly what the gains do. Hope you find it useful. happy holidays.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=twSop7fvkoQ
Nice work. Have you tried adjusting ATT gain and basic gains to get identical response between manual and atti mode?

I keep meaning to test this myself but always get busy and forget.
Dec 28, 2012, 07:49 AM
LOAD "FLIP-FPV",8,1
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Originally Posted by Derek_S
Just built my Flip FPV about a week ago. Really like the frame. Simple, seems rugged, and just the right size for me. Much easier for me to put in my car for travel than most my other aircraft; even the Swift II.
Nice Build, did you lose a landing gear there? I am thinking I am going to have to make a design change to the landing gear. I've lost a few myself already.

Tom
Dec 28, 2012, 07:59 AM
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Originally Posted by vic20owner
Nice Build, did you lose a landing gear there? I am thinking I am going to have to make a design change to the landing gear. I've lost a few myself already.

Tom
Yes, I clipped a tree and went spinning to the ground in a grassy/muddy area. Two popped off and I never found one as it as it likely was buried and I didn't want to scour the mud for it. My worthless golden retriever also refused to sniff it out for me, although I know he could if he wanted...

I would just omit the landing gear all-together but I ended up with my gopro under-slung to the frame for a nice clear view and the space for the flight cam on top. I could move it to the top with some effort, but I am considering just a pool noodle solution on the bottom for some padding.

Sorry for my ignorance but you are the owner of HT?
Dec 28, 2012, 08:08 AM
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if anyone is interested I have quite a few build pics, specs, and information on this other thread here:

http://fpvlab.com/forums/showthread....ead-Discussion

Dec 28, 2012, 08:22 AM
'FPV'er...not a "LOS'er
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Originally Posted by Derek_S
...I am considering just a pool noodle solution on the bottom for some padding.
That's not a bad idea really. I did that with a few of my quads before and it worked well. It does seem to be a little more affected by winds though.

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Sorry for my ignorance but you are the owner of HT?
Vic20, Tom? Nah...he IS Hoverthings. Great guy. I hope he's making money hand over fist from the business as he deserve it!!!


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