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Old Jan 06, 2013, 10:39 AM
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Hey I just saw this at direct source , anyone know what the deal is with this ?
http://www.directsource4u.co.uk/hbn-.../hubsan-fpv-x4

Seems like there's going to be an fpv version of our much loved little guy the hubsan x4

Gents, ur thoughts ?

Also I'm thinking of buying some stuff from direct source site , what do u guys think of them, as sellers?
Don't buy from them: https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show....php?t=1744665
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Old Jan 06, 2013, 02:02 PM
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Thank you for the heads up sir! I'm steering well Clear from them folks then!

Cheers and much thanks!
Old Jan 06, 2013, 02:04 PM
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There was a Thread about this somewhere on this site, but I think it was deleted.

I like the idea of a FPV RTF Quad, but the fun is in making it yourself I think.

In the image I also noticed the little "feet" at the bottom of the motors, that would be useful for the current model, lets hope for spares

Regarding DS4U I have never dealt with them so unable to comment, but going by troubles others have had with them and general reviews, I personally would not purchase from them.
That model of the x 4 with the cam on front of it just looks soooo dam kinky, I wonder if they will be sold by others... I'm sure direct source won't be the only ones selling it, hopefully!
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Old Jan 07, 2013, 11:14 AM
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Will this quad-copter be able to carry a Drift camera, weighing 169g ?
Old Jan 07, 2013, 11:18 AM
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Hey I just saw this at direct source , anyone know what the deal is with this ?
http://www.directsource4u.co.uk/hbn-.../hubsan-fpv-x4

Seems like there's going to be an fpv version of our much loved little guy the hubsan x4

Gents, ur thoughts ?

Also I'm thinking of buying some stuff from direct source site , what do u guys think of them, as sellers?
don't do it.
Old Jan 07, 2013, 11:19 AM
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No. It would not even get off the ground Figure around 10g if you want any reserve performance.
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Will this quad-copter be able to carry a Drift camera, weighing 169g ?
Old Jan 07, 2013, 11:22 AM
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Will this quad-copter be able to carry a Drift camera, weighing 169g ?
The weight of the X4 is about 36g, maybe 40g after mods. I haven't tried it of course but I think asking it to lift something 4 times it's own weight might be a bit much. Even if it could you wouldn't like the flight times, flight characteristics, or the brushed motor life.
Old Jan 07, 2013, 11:29 AM
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Hmm thanks mates for the quick reply!!!!

As a question.. do you guys now any "out of the box" quad-copter that would lift 170g with no problem?

I've tried to assemble a Bumblebee imported from HK from scratch, but got no spare time to assemble and calibrate it. I'm now selling it....

Ideas?
Old Jan 07, 2013, 11:31 AM
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DJI Phantom
Old Jan 07, 2013, 11:34 AM
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Yup DJI Phantom, Quadcopters have them in stock and are good people to deal with:

http://quadcopters.co.uk/dji-phantom...pter-570-p.asp
Old Jan 07, 2013, 01:50 PM
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Hi,

Just a quick note...got some new rotors..put them on and the X4 wouldnt take off.......then noticed that the rotors have A and B on them and they have to be on the correct way!!...........and then noticed its in the rear of the manual!!
Old Jan 07, 2013, 01:52 PM
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Congrats symon! Did you do the straw motor protector? I meant to all weekend but ran out of time.. just shattered a motor at lunch. Thanks to MassiveOverkill and his quick shipping I will be back in the air tonight!
Old Jan 07, 2013, 01:57 PM
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Thank you for the heads up sir! I'm steering well Clear from them folks then!

Cheers and much thanks!
No problem, I wouldn't want anyone else to get stung.
Old Jan 07, 2013, 02:44 PM
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Congrats symon! Did you do the straw motor protector? I meant to all weekend but ran out of time.. just shattered a motor at lunch. Thanks to MassiveOverkill and his quick shipping I will be back in the air tonight!
Yes,have done the straw motor protector,and added some foam pads on the feet to protect the wires etc.......there are a few of us that have them now..and at our next meeting..we race 1/5th bikes....we are going to do a bit of pylon racing!!!....should be fun!!!!
Old Jan 07, 2013, 02:46 PM
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Put some extra pitch on your rotors and then up your rates in beginner mode... you'll toast them!


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