Aluminium, Titanium and Steel are the popular material used in FPV drone hardware. The weight differences are fairly significant actually. Steel is the heaviest for a reason, they are tough, but even steel has many grades.
Here are a list of tips and tricks for building the S800 FPV wing, and some mods and upgrades using 3D printing parts that are designed by the community to enhance the performance and user experience of the S800.
In this Taranis upgrade mod episode, I will install the back holder and anti-slip pads, as well as replacing the neckstrap hook, switch sleeves and trim buttons.
Printing TPU had been problematic for me in the past year. The filament often got stuck mid way through a 3-hour print which was frustrating. I tried many different things and nothing seemed to work. The solution was simple, I only had to change out the tube which costed me only $5!
Inside the Taranis X9D+ and QX7, there is a built-in RF module, they too have their own firmware. In this tutorial I will show you how to update the firmware on the Taranis internal RF module.
Flitetest came up with the idea of turning cardboard pizza boxes into small RC wings. They kindly shared the plan of the plane and that’s what we are building today!
There are some pretty cool built-in tools in Adobe Premiere to make your FPV look way better! In this tutorial I will show you how to use Warp Stabilizer and Lens Distortion Effects on a shaky video.
Lipo battery balance plug can sometimes be damaged by spinning propellers in flight. it’s extremely unsafe to use this LiPo with a broken balance lead as it can short itself easily and cause fire. In this article I will show you how I fixed mine.
The new GoPro Hero 2018 edition is cheaper than the Hero 5 Black, but it won’t do 4K nor 2.7K, only up to 1440p. There are some other features missing too. Interestingly there are smart people out there managed to turn it into a Hero 5 Black that is capable of recording 4K videos!
The Fatshark battery case is a convenient holder for 18650 cells. However it’s not designed for charging, and you have to take the 18650 batteries out of the case to charge them. It’s quite annoying so I decided to modify the case so that I can plug it straight into the charger for charging.