This article explains what FC looptime is and how faster looptime might affect your quadcopter’s flight performance. We’ll also talk about gyro update frequency and ESC refresh rate which are equally important.
In this article we will explain what an ESC is, and the factors that affect your choices. We will look into some of the fundamental factors that beginners should consider when buying ESC’s for a mini quad or racing drone.
DYS has finally released their very first BLHeli_32 ESC. If you are still running their good old trusted XM30A this could be a very good upgrade for the BLHeli_32 goodness.
Let’s check out the new Betaflight BLHeli_32 ESC – BetaBees! This Betaflight branded BLHeli_32 ESC is a collaboration between FPVModel, Betaflight, Airbot and BLHeli.
Proshot is a new ESC protocol that encodes DShot using PWM pulses. In theory there might be some benefits in using Proshot over DShot. However whether or not it makes a noticeable difference and overweight the downsides, that’s another question.
There are several types of ESC protocol and ESC firmware available for quadcopter. In this article we will give a little history and explain the technical differences. Most importantly I want to try and clear up some of the confusion beginners experience from such a wide selection.
Do you notice the start-up beeps the motor/ESC makes when you plug in the LiPo battery? It beeps even when there is no buzzer (piezo beeper) connected, and we can turn that feature into a lost model alarm.
Check out the latest Quadrant BLHeli_32 ESC from X-Racer. Many thanks to FPVModel for giving us this opportunity to test these ESC’s.
What is DShot1200? DShot1200 is an ESC protocol similar to DShot 600, but twice as fast with lower delay. There are some benefits in using DShot1200, and special hardware is required to run it.
New R30A BLHeli_S ESC arrived from Sunnysky, so let’s take a quick look at the features, build quality and spec.