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Mar 04, 2013, 01:04 AM
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Mar 04, 2013, 03:25 AM
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Originally Posted by Z06 Tony
I know not everyone that posts here visits the Multirotor talk section so just wanted to post a link to our contest to win a free Rc Logger RC Eye One-> https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show....php?t=1844462
Nicely done! Good luck to all!
Mar 04, 2013, 07:02 AM
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lol


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Originally Posted by vpsporb
video title is a LIE!
I watched a great FPV flight all the way to kitty..... then I see your head in the mirror following your quad! lol
that's not called FPV it is AP (aerial photography) FYI
correct its not a lie... it is a FIRST PERSON VIEW... yes, i was chasing the Eye One .

LOLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL... was just a test to see my skills passing the doors
Mar 04, 2013, 07:06 AM
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Originally Posted by skipper1
Poor tripod, you should be ashamed of yourself. But, good video.
cat is lucky... was abandoned to our door with one leg completly smashed, vet removed it and was adopted by the family. Has the life of a queen, confort, garden, free food
Mar 04, 2013, 07:12 AM
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Originally Posted by ricardoliveira
cat is lucky... was abandoned to our door with one leg completly smashed, vet removed it and was adopted by the family. Has the life of a queen, confort, garden, free food
I hope you know I was only joking. I know all about cats. I personally think THEY adopt us.
Good flying and the video quality is very good too.
Mar 04, 2013, 08:40 AM
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Originally Posted by ricardoliveira
correct its not a lie... it is a FIRST PERSON VIEW... yes, i was chasing the Eye One .

LOLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL... was just a test to see my skills passing the doors
in video games like Quake yes, but in the R/C world FPV means something different. FYI
Mar 04, 2013, 10:52 AM
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Originally Posted by ricardoliveira
Me Ūndoor... A 4 motors chasing my 3 legs cat

Great video, Thanks for sharing!
Mar 04, 2013, 12:27 PM
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Does anyone know if there is a hobby shop in Ontario Canada carrying rc one eye parts??

Thanks
Mar 04, 2013, 03:06 PM
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Originally Posted by Adam.RCLogger
Great video, Thanks for sharing!
With a 5 month old baby is difficult for me to have time to fly and to have my big birds on the car because I go to the village for the weekends so I have carry my house with me all the time the eye one stays on a corner in the car and in two minutes is ready to fly, if you see my latest 3 movies, was at the mechanic, running to see my friends protos and at home... Always... Flying running... Very handy the tool case and also having all ready to fly.
Mar 04, 2013, 07:52 PM
Sir Crashalot
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Eye One on G-Maxtec frame and Mini Pet booms


The G-Maxtec frame is built to handle aluminum booms, so I had high hopes, the Mini Pet booms are short versions of the G-Maxtec booms so they fit perfectly. The EO motor to MP boom joint is aided with plenty of hot glue (my new found friend). On expert mode, the EO board doesn't have to sit perfectly level on the frame, so the board is not glued down, but could I suppose. Long story short, the DIY frame worked great, but guess what, after a few crashes, the board gave out, got one of those motor would not stop episodes (burnt FET?).

So RC Logger please take note, it *is* possible to design and make an affordable robust frame with metal booms (G-Maxtec RTF is around $55), in fact, you can use the same frame as G-M, all that's missing is a new custom boom to motor joint (to take place of the hot glue). The board? well that's another matter and I trust you guys have the expertise to get that straighten out eventually.

Cheers...

RC Logger Eye One on G-Maxtec frame (3 min 43 sec)

RC Logger Eye One hybrid outdoor (5 min 3 sec)
Last edited by stonecutter; Mar 04, 2013 at 08:00 PM.
Mar 05, 2013, 05:48 AM
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Originally Posted by stonecutter
The G-Maxtec frame is built to handle aluminum booms, so I had high hopes, the Mini Pet booms are short versions of the G-Maxtec booms so they fit perfectly. The EO motor to MP boom joint is aided with plenty of hot glue (my new found friend). On expert mode, the EO board doesn't have to sit perfectly level on the frame, so the board is not glued down, but could I suppose. Long story short, the DIY frame worked great, but guess what, after a few crashes, the board gave out, got one of those motor would not stop episodes (burnt FET?).

So RC Logger please take note, it *is* possible to design and make an affordable robust frame with metal booms (G-Maxtec RTF is around $55), in fact, you can use the same frame as G-M, all that's missing is a new custom boom to motor joint (to take place of the hot glue). The board? well that's another matter and I trust you guys have the expertise to get that straighten out eventually.

Cheers...

http://youtu.be/qReBteYhbYo
http://youtu.be/ZDcLcgzBGoI
Very cool
Mar 05, 2013, 06:01 AM
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Note, very important note to manufacter.

Adam, please consider this.

I have never broke mine, i had 3 or 4 crashes, one was real high... i lost him out of sight, and we suffered the wuble of death... I was scared, dropped more quickly the stick, some wind... went down, fall over a bush

I have the caution to fly over fields or grass / gardens, to reduce impact and to fly with no worries if I am going to crash.

Both my friends broke theirs on a boom near the main frame structure and was nasty to glue, we dont have the sure that is 100% leveled, if there were a “fuse” piece would be a best seller…

My opinion:

1 – Place a “fuse” type piece connecting the main frame to the booms, so in case of hard landing or crash, it should break there in that point and not the mainframe or the booms.

2 – From the board to motors should be plug and play installation like JST plugs or similar, so in case of need, just plug and play, buy a new boom with engine, click, fly.

I had a solo pro v2 and i loved it because was plug and play, no need to do bricolage or repairs... broke, new one, click, as new, fly.
Mar 05, 2013, 09:37 AM
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bad battery wires??


I just wanted to charge the stock battery and noticed that 1 positive wire broke clean off at the base of the lipo, now that one cell doesn't charge.. it's to near of the battery so i can't solder it Just had about 10 charges
Mar 05, 2013, 09:43 AM
Sir Crashalot
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Originally Posted by eddiecornelli
I just wanted to charge the stock battery and noticed that 1 positive wire broke clean off at the base of the lipo, now that one cell doesn't charge.. it's to near of the battery so i can't solder it Just had about 10 charges
It's the repeated twisting when securing in battery holder that puts stress on the wire and after some time the accumulative effect finally severes the wire. Exact same thing happened to one of mine.
Mar 05, 2013, 09:52 AM
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Originally Posted by stonecutter
It's the repeated twisting when securing in battery holder that puts stress on the wire and after some time the accumulative effect finally severes the wire. Exact same thing happened to one of mine.
I saw the lipo conversion on the board with regular connectors to 2 cell balance charging.. think that's the best option.. most wires of these lipos are more flexible too..Then i can use my expensive graupner charger again... now it's sitting unemployed on my desk..


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