In this tutorial I will show you how to build a racing drone (aka FPV mini quad) from scratch step by step. It walks you through what components you need, how to assemble the quadcopter, and configure the software for your first flight.
Parallel charging allows you to charge multiple LiPo batteries simultaneously using a single charger. Parallel charging is an effective way to quickly charge the large amount of LiPo’s that mini quad pilots use. When you do it properly, it’s quite safe.
Dedicated FPV cameras provides low latency real-time video to the drone pilots when they are flying. To choose the best FPV camera for racing drones and multirotors in general, there are a few things to consider which we will discuss in this tutorial.
RSSI is a measurement of how good the radio signal is between your RC transmitter and receiver. It stands for Received Signal Strength Indication, and is an important safety feature. It helps avoid loss of radio signal, which could lead to unexpected crashes, damage to your quadcopter and other people’s properties.
This tutorial explains the basics of quadcopter hardware, what each component does and how they connect with each other. There is a lot to cover, make sure to check out the links for more information on each quadcopter component.
The media tends to use the term “drone” to refer to what we RC hobbyists call a “quadcopter” or “multirotor“. In this article I am going to share some of my ideas what drones and quadcopters are, and what the differences are between them. And how a quadcopter flies.
Here is a glossary of technical terms, abbreviations and acronyms often used in FPV, mini quad, quadcopter, racing drones and RC in general. Some jargon can be difficult to understand for beginners, hopefully this list of drone technical terms will help clear the confusion.
This tutorial explains the differences between RC Rate, Expo, Super Rate, as well as Throttle Expo and Throttle Mid, how these settings affect the performance of a quadcopter, and some tips on how to set them up.
Most quadcopter software including Betaflight and KISS allows users to adjust PID values to improve flight performance. In this post I will try to explain what PID is, how it affects stability and handling of a drone, and also share some tips on how to tune PID. Read More
In this tutorial I will show you how to make FPV Goggles Battery Connector for connecting different power sources and batteries. This hack will make battery charging easier, and allows you to use LiPo batteries that come with standard discharge connectors.
This post features some of the best quadcopter for beginner to start out with. It also explains what makes a good beginner quadcopter and points you the direction to learn to fly it.
FPV Goggles are an important part of the first-person-view experience. With the growing popularity of drone racing and FPV flying, there is a rapidly growing market for FPV equipment, and as such there are more and more FPV goggles released all the time. This guide is to provide the information you need to make the decision on which one best suits you.