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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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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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Motor-stop or not

Posted by 1-2 Hak on

What is Motor-stop on Cleanflight and should I use it? This is initially a very subjective question but I will try to make it more objective. So what is Motor-stop?  Motor-stop is a very simple function that is found on the Configuration page of Cleanflight (going to stick with Cleanflight as its actively developed)   as described here - it is -  "Don't spin the motors when armed." So why do you want this option on? This is where its going to become controversial. When you don't have this option selected, every time you arm your multirotor the propellers spin...

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