Omnibus F4 V6 Flight Controller Guide

The Omnibus series of flight controllers from Airbot is one of the most popular options available for BetaFlight pilots. However, apart from a pinout diagram you get with the board, there is little other information available for the latest boards. In this guide, we hope to rectify that and help you to get the most from your flight controller.

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SmartPort Telemetry Via SoftSerial (BetaFlight)

Smart port telemetry requires an inverted serial signal, but many flight controllers only include hardware inversion on the SBUS connector.  So if you want to use SmartPort telemetry on your Frsky receiver it can sometimes be a pain.  The easiest way to overcome this is to simply use soft serial which emulates the inverter via software.  This guide will show you how to do this on just about any flight controller.

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Brushless Micro Madness – Building our tiny UT-90 quad kit!

So you’re interested in FPV freestyle or racing but want a quad that’ll fit in your back pocket? We’ve got you covered! Read on for our complete build guide/log for our tiny kit! This build contains some small solder pads and some moderate amount of fiddling (as is the nature of micro builds), so is best suited for intermediate quad pilots to build. A beginner confident of their skills will probably be able to put this together just fine, though!

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How To Connect Any Quadcopter Drone Gear Part 1: Motors and ESC

As a beginner, it can be quite confusing when it comes to connecting all of your FPV quadcopter electronics for the first time. To make things worse some things in the hobby don’t always come with particularly great instructions. However, as you build more drones you will notice that there are alot of common ways to connect everything, even if the electronics are different. So rather than writing another guide specific to some flight controller this guide will teach you the basic concepts to allow you to figure out how to hook just about anything FPV related. In this first part of the series, we will be talking about Motors and ESC.

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X200 Vertical Arm Quadcopter Frame Review

If you are sold on the fact that vertical arms give you more thrust (as much as 30% extra) you may have come across some of the original vertical quadcopter frames like the Karearea Talon, or the Moka Jadina. But what happens if you do not want to fork out some $100 for a frame? Well, as usual, you go shopping in China to find something similar for less, or if you just go and by an all out clone. Origins of the design aside, in this article we are looking at the unbranded X200 Gearbest sent us to look at.

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Eachine Pro58 Firmware mashup – which is better?

The Eachine Pro58 is a popular module for one very big reason; it’s cheap. Like, under £30 cheap. That’s crazy, but what’s the drawback? Well, the stock firmware. God, its awful – luckily, however, the community (as always) has got our backs! There’s a plethora of alternatives readily available, but with so many options, free and paid, what’s the best for your time and possibly your money?

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The Best FPV Simulator to Practice Flying

If you are just getting started with FPV, or a pro pilot having a good FPV simulator is never a bad thing. The main purpose of an FPV simulator is to help you practice flying or new tricks without the cost of crashing your new FPV quadcopter. But even if you are good at flying, if the weather is bad, you can still get your FPV fix of the day with a decent simulator. This article talks about which one we think is the best, but we also include all the other options out there for you to try yourself.

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A Quick Look At The HolyBro Kopis 2 🗡️

The Kopis 1 was a highly reviewed quadcopter and still holds its own against many competitors today, over a year later.  But despite this, HolyBro have stepped it up again to bring us the Kopis 2.   With all the latest tech packed into the Kopis 2, will it be best pre-built quadcopter of 2018?  Read on to find out.

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GoFly Battery Protection Board Review

We all hate it when a lipo gets damaged in a crash, but other than mounting your battery inside your frame there is not much that can be done about this.  Well, Gofly has sent us their Multi-functional Battery Protection Board (MBPB) to have a look at. Is this the solution to your problems?

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Jumper T12 Radio Review: OpenTX, but small… and cream coloured?

What happens when you take the multiple-protocol capable Jumper T8, squeeze in OpenTX, remove the garish yellow (Yes!) and replace it with… cream? Well, what happens is that I, an avid FrSky radio advocate, get a new go-to radio – but is it perfect? Want to know the nitty gritty? Read on!

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