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Oct 15, 2012, 01:53 PM
FPV it is!
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Originally Posted by compuatic
looking great, you doing goggles or lcd screen?
I'm using a Foxtech M800 8" LCD monitor for now
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Oct 15, 2012, 11:42 PM
FPV it is!
Today was probably the last day for a few days I'll be able to FPV, rain and wind is in the forecast...

Here's my 10th FPV flight!

FPV 15.10.2012 (7 min 27 sec)
Oct 16, 2012, 12:31 AM
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Youre on a roll!
Oct 16, 2012, 12:36 AM
FPV it is!
Landings are getting better
Oct 16, 2012, 11:27 PM
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Looks like you are getting the hang of it A wide angle lens (for me anyway) makes it easier.. a standard lens to me is like trying to drive while looking through binoculars. Try it sometime haha.
Oct 17, 2012, 10:50 AM
FPV it is!
I've talked myself into buying a GoPro!
Oct 17, 2012, 10:53 AM
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Maybe wait for the new Hero3 that was just announced. I got a new Hero2 that I may be selling shortly if the Hero3 looks good once in the public hands.
Oct 17, 2012, 10:54 AM
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Originally Posted by Titus Gordon
I've talked myself into buying a GoPro!
good choice...but you might want to wait and get the GPH3...just announced last night and they look pretty badass!!

some one started a thread on it here in the FPV forum...might be worth it...
Oct 17, 2012, 12:26 PM
FPV it is!
wow that GoPro3 looks awesome!
Oct 17, 2012, 01:53 PM
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Originally Posted by Titus Gordon
wow that GoPro3 looks awesome!
yea it looks pretty badass...lots of new options..obviously its not going to please everyone...but if you know how to use it to its full potential..then for 400 bucks i think its a great deal...

ok end thread jack...haha...


how is the flying going...i see you are posting more videos...its addicting huh?
Oct 17, 2012, 01:58 PM
FPV it is!
addicting is an understatement!

too bad there's 100km winds today
Oct 17, 2012, 02:13 PM
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Originally Posted by Titus Gordon
addicting is an understatement!

too bad there's 100km winds today
yea it is!!
Oct 17, 2012, 11:33 PM
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Titus - glad to see you're enjoying your rig! You definitely put a lot of work into it

My parts are starting to trickle in and I was curious about how you set up a few things.

I was reading over on the MW forum about the issues with the CN-06 GPS module - namely configuring it to automatically boot up to 115,200 hz.

I see they fixed the issue in release 1129 of MW, but since I'm running Megapirate, I wasn't 100% sure if that change made it into this branch.

Does your copy of Megapirate automatically configure the refresh rate of the GPS on bootup? I think I saw 38,400 in the configs somewhere. Did you change that setting at all?

FYI - re: GPH3 - you're such an enabler

I gave up trying to piece together a Pixim Seawolf kit, and went with the RMRC starter kit. Start low and keep adding right? On your recommendation - I went ahead and picked up the 3DR to speed up PID tuning.

I'm at the point where I'm looking at a mess of Hirose DF13 picoblade housings, JST RCY plugs, RCA jacks, and 3 and 4 pin M/F header connectors. I'm tossing out all the cables and making my own.

Oh and one last thing - your components - are they set up this way?

Serial:
1: OSD
2: GPS
3: 3DR

Or are you using FTDI and I2C for anything?

Thanks and happy flying

Mocha
Oct 18, 2012, 12:41 AM
FPV it is!
@ Mochaboy, thanks! since today was rainy and windy I spent a few hours doing a good once over getting ready for tomorrow, hopefully get some FPV in and test my new GPS unit.

for MPNG and the Crius CN-06 GPS units you only need to define UBLOX in the scketch before you compile it.

I don't have OSD yet, GPS serial 2 and 3DR serial 3 sounds about right.
Last edited by Titus Gordon; Oct 18, 2012 at 10:09 PM.
Oct 18, 2012, 01:15 AM
FPV it is!
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