I designed some 3D printed parts for the Martian II mini quad frame. They are not going to make you fly faster, but definitely will make building and repairing more enjoyable!
Are you having trouble with motor outputs on a flight controller? One of the motors just doesn’t spin when you arm the quad? In this post I will share some experience how to troubleshoot and fix “dead” motor outputs on an FC.
It’s important to keep your 3D filament dry. Filament with moisture trapped in it can cause quality issues with your prints. I will show you how I store my 3D filaments in low humidity condition.
I will show you how to make a simple solder fume extractor for $20 or less! It’s easy to build and keeps the air in your work space fresh when soldering.
You can prolong the life of electronics in a quadcopter with waterproofing, the most common method is Conformal coating. It helps prevent components from moisture and chemical damage when flying in extreme conditions.
The Taranis X9D Plus radio transmitter takes 2S LiPo or Li-Ion battery. 18650 Li-Ion cells would have been an obvious option given the excellent capacity to weight ratio. However they don’t fit the Taranis battery compartment without some modifications.
I had a power problem with the Taranis external module bay, it took a while, but it was fixed at last. I want to share this adventure of troubleshooting as it was quite a great learning experience. And it might actually help somebody in the future, who knows.
This tutorial will show you how to make your own DIY SBUS to USB converter. This would allow you to fly FPV simulators wirelessly using any FrSky SBUS Receiver. All you need is a cheap STM32F1 development board.
In this article I will show you how to build a 1.2GHz/1.3GHz to 5.8GHz wireless relay (repeater). It’s an ancient idea but a powerful DIY hack that can bring various benefits to your FPV experience if you are a 1.3GHz user.
I’ll explain how to fix the issue with buzzing coming from the Taranis radio speaker. This hack seems to work on the original X9D+ but doesn’t work for the 2019 version.
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.
Looking to upgrade the battery in the Taranis X9D and get longer battery life? Check out this 2S 3000mAh LiPo battery designed specifically for the Taranis.