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Dec 11, 2012, 01:02 PM
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The keychain cams have live video output now? hows the quality?
Yes and as subaru4wd I have buy the same.

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Dec 11, 2012, 05:30 PM
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Thanks for the video subaru. I bet it is hard to fly looking out the front window of the plane, FPV. I look forward to trying it. You cant see anything but whats straight in front of you. No side views. Thanks again for the videos.

Tom

P.S. Have a safe and happy holidays.
Dec 11, 2012, 05:49 PM
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Originally Posted by carr52
Thanks for the video subaru. I bet it is hard to fly looking out the front window of the plane, FPV. I look forward to trying it. You cant see anything but whats straight in front of you. No side views. Thanks again for the videos.

Tom

P.S. Have a safe and happy holidays.
FPV is pretty darn easy. Anyone who can fly line of sight can fly fpv with a capable airframe. And I think more people who never flew RC at all would be able to FPV vs fly it LOS. its like driving a car almost.... Everyone needs to know the limits and keep it safe and simple. thats all..

Ohh and installing a pan servo is a piece of cake, you can just hot glue the camera right on top of a servo horn, and secure the servo to the plane in a good location, now you can look on both sides as well as forward... for a hexacopter I think tilt would be a better option....
Dec 11, 2012, 06:07 PM
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Agree with you KillerCut.

I can't flying well LOS (just forward, backward, left and right).
With the FPV there is no need to reverse the controls when your aircraft comes to you.

Thats why FPV is easier and quickly to learn than LOS (but costly)

And we must fly in a safe place because no side and rear views.
Dec 11, 2012, 06:27 PM
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I have not done many flights FPV at all. That video I posted was one of my first FPV attempts, and was done in my front yard.

Since then I have built a whole new frame, and have not yet done any FPV with it. I just started messing with a new flight controller and have been busy tuning it.

But this is my new camera location, and it should help i think:
Flight Test #3 (4 min 43 sec)
Dec 11, 2012, 07:47 PM
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Rebuilding myself a hquad for FPV as well. Taking my time building it up. So far its a basic airframe from 4x lightweight alu tubes and 4 cf plated sandwiched with m4 hex bolts.
Dec 12, 2012, 12:41 AM
Woof!
@brontide: are those the GoodLuckBuy 13mm square alu tubes?
Dec 12, 2012, 01:53 AM
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Is that frame stiff enough in the middle? If you hold down three arm tips can you pick up the four easily? My guess is it might need a bit more bracing in the middle

phil

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Rebuilding myself a hquad for FPV as well. Taking my time building it up. So far its a basic airframe from 4x lightweight alu tubes and 4 cf plated sandwiched with m4 hex bolts.
Dec 12, 2012, 03:07 AM
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i think that that frame will suffer from twisting when you yaw.like my frame did before i reinforced it
Dec 12, 2012, 06:16 AM
Stop me before I build again!
Actually, quite stiff. If I grab opposing arms and twist I can barely make it flex. These are single tubes on the arms, so there is no picking up only one corner.

Yep, glb square tubes.
Dec 12, 2012, 12:53 PM
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You cant see anything but whats straight in front of you. No side views.
That's what wide angle lenses are for.

I have a 170 degree lense for close in flying around my home and trees and through small holes. And I fit a 120 degree for when I'm flying high or out at the field.
Dec 12, 2012, 03:39 PM
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Yeah I have the same camera lens. The gopro is pretty wide and the smaller HD wing cam is 120 I believe. Got it from HK. Takes nice video.

Tom
Dec 12, 2012, 04:22 PM
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Yeah I have the same camera lens. The gopro is pretty wide and the smaller HD wing cam is 120 I believe. Got it from HK. Takes nice video.

Tom
Also, get used to yawing left/right to get your "situational awareness." I always look left/right before crossing the street
Dec 13, 2012, 09:33 PM
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Here's my H-Quad Built, called GPM v1.1

using 2cm x 1cm alumunium square tubes and fiber glass board.

here's the video, use gopro 1080p 30fps :
OpenPilot CC3D - GPM v1.1 Jello Test 1 (LOS Flight) (2 min 10 sec)


CC3D - GPM v1.1 Jello test 2 (FPV Flight) and Crash (2 min 58 sec)



Repaired after crash, and change controler to KK2 board, test the endurance of frame with crazy flying
FAZ-GPM v1.1 with KK2 - Crazy Quad Flying (3 min 16 sec)


just missing 1 landing gear when landed
Dec 13, 2012, 09:45 PM
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Here's my H-Quad Built, called GPM v1.1

using 2cm x 1cm alumunium square tubes and fiber glass board.
An other QuadH?
Nice flight.
Welcome to the "H dimension" guy.


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