When it comes to selecting a receiver module for your FPV goggles, the usual recommendation is to use the True-D or LaForge module as they offer great performance for a reasonable price. On the budget end you can pick up a Pro58 module from Eachine for much cheaper (about 1/3 the cost). That is fine but the problem is that the firmware included with the pro58 (although a lot better than the first versions) is still abit lacking in terms of performance and features. However, after you install new firmware onto it, the pro85 can definitely hold up to the more expensive options. And this is very impressive considering you could buy 3 eachine pro58 modules for the cost of a true-D module.
Like many, I have been a big fan of Emax motors. The first game-changer was the RS2205 motor, also known as red bottom motors. When they were released they quickly became the default motor to use on any 5 inch FPV quadcoper build. They offered insane performance at the time, and cost less than many competitor motors. This was a good two years ago now, and emax have continued to make impressive motors, but the largely left the RS2205 motors unchanged with a revised RS2205S version that was slightly more powerful.
ISDT is known for its simple to use chargers. But how small can it get to still have a decent charger with various options and precise balancing? The ISDT Q6 Lite combines a small form factor with the performance of a Medium-End charger and a good price. However where did ISDT save the money? Read more to find out.
New laws regarding how and where we can fly drones going to come into effect on 30th July 2018. If you have followed the CAA guidance on flying drones, the new laws will hardly be surprising as the guidelines have will essentially become rules. So you cannot fly your drone above 400 feet, or within 0.6 miles from an airport. This article will cover the basics of what you need to know about the new laws and what they mean for your flying.
Drone FPV goggles are one of the most important things when it comes to the FPV experience since you use a pair of goggles to see what your quadcopter sees. Just like most things in the FPV hobby, just because something is expensive, does not make it the best. In this guide, I will help guide you through the process of making the correct decision when it comes to buying yourself a set of FPV goggles.
So you’ve got bored of you default Taranis splash screen. Contained within this short guide is the information you need to create your own and upload it to your radio.
For what seems like an eternity, if you were looking for a low cost, but fully featured drone development platform, the pixhawk board has been the default option. Since 3DR (used to be the official manufacturer of pixhawk boards) have shifted their focus to purely software, there have been a couple of variations on the pixhawk design.
If you have come across this article, you are (hopefully) interested in this new phenomenon known as FPV flying. The world of FPV is a world full of possibilities and once you get past the sometimes frustrating process of building/flying an FPV drone for the first time, the advantages far outweigh theses frustrations. This short article takes the beginner through the main aspects of FPV flying and a drone in general and sets you up with a good knowledge base from which you can build (literally…).
Fatshark is known for making the best FPV goggles, and although many others have tried to compete, fatshark still remain on top. The recently released HD3 Core has proven to be very popular with great features at a more affordable price compared to the regular HD3 goggles. More recently Fatshark has also released their next generation goggle called the HDO. The HDO core feature is that it uses OLED displays which have significantly better image quality compared to traditional LCD displays. If you are after a new set of top-tier goggles, these are the two you should consider and this article hopefully will help you decide which one you should buy.
The Leader-120 is a more than capable mico quad from FullSpeedRC.com. The Leader-120 is on a 120mm carbon fibre frame, 3mm thick with 2mm side plates that offer protection to the FPV camera and flight stack. Weighing in at only 99g including its 2S 30C 500 mAh lipo. The Leader-120 is equipped with Full Speed 1104 7500KV brushless motors powered by a 4 in1 28A ESC running Dshot600. The flight controller is a Minicube Betaflight F3 with the SPI MPU 6000 gyro and betaflight OSD. The FPV camera is a combined 600TVL HD Camera with 25MW 40CH video transmitter. This micro squad has plenty to offer to a new FPV pilot or a more experienced one looking to try something smaller.