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SBUS & Naze32 Setup

Posted by Bird Man on

If you have a Naze32 and an S/BUS receiver and would like to use the 2 together, we now a solution to convert the signal so that the Naze32 can read S/BUS. The tutorial focuses on the use of the FrSKY X4R-SB, however will work on X8R, X6R and Futaba SBUS receivers Tutorial can be found here Signal Inverter can be found here

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Ready, Set, RACE!

Posted by Bird Man on

All New from ImmersionRC & FatShark, to compliment the release of the new Vortex mini racing quad is the new Race Band Ready range of 5.8ghz receivers, including the Dominator Goggle Module, UNO & DUO flavours (DUO yet to be released)The Race Band Ready Dominator module allows up to 32 channels, with the DUO boosting up to 40 channels (adds boscam b bands), it is possible to have up to 8 pilots racing at one time with minimal interference, further assisted with the use of alternating RHCP & LHCP antennas. Successfully debuted at the FPV28 Races in Chartres France, the...

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Boost your signal!

Posted by Bird Man on

Boost your 5.8ghz video signal with these great products from ImmersionRC   Most video transmitters and receivers come with stock dipole antennas (aka the rubber ducky). Using a dipole antenna with 5.8ghz video is fairly limiting in terms of range and link quality. Increasing power of the transmitter doesn't always make for a better link and can also swamp other radio devices on your vehicle - even if they are in a different spectrum I.E. 433mhz & 5.8ghz, resulting in a poor quality link. A good analogy would be to put 2 people side by side with a different pitch of...

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Programming the Taranis for a better Motor_stop

Posted by 1-2 Hak on

After posting my last Blog about motor_stop or not, I posted the blog to the QLD FPV gurus on facebook to get their take on the plus and minuses of setting motor_stop. As initially though this topic has a lot of controversy - with people on both camps. What I did like though was something that came a bit from left field. Most people around the mini quad circuit have heard of the infamous and famous FinalGlideAus whose amazing antics can be found on his youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuibbKUX0wT5yie0_EM0Smw The interesting setup that he uses is along the lines of a two switch setup,...

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ImmersionRC Vortex Recommended Kit

Posted by Bird Man on

A quick guide to the bits and pieces to get your new Vortex up and racing and some hop ups (upgrades) to pimp it out! Accesories and spares can be found in the Vortex section Vortex Frame ImmersionRC Vortex Mini Race Quad ARF (Race Motors) Spares At least 1 of each of the following items (yes you will crash, many, many times :) ImmersionRC Vortex Crash Kit 1, Plastic Parts ImmersionRC Vortex Crash Kit 2, Carbon Fiber Parts HQProp 5X3 Composite Propellers OR hop up to; HQProp 5X4 Composite Propellers DAL super durable props As many props as the budget...

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