I recently found an awesome power supply for the TS100 I’ve to share with you guys! When I first got the TS100, I was powering it with a 4S LiPo. The performance was okay, I wasn’t blown away by it. That’s because at 16V, you are only using 45% of the power. To get the most out of it you should really use 24V.
Sometimes when testing FPV stuff, they all require different input voltages and it can be annoying when you don’t have the right battery for the job. That’s when an adjustable voltage regulator comes in handy! I found a cheap one that might be something I’ve been looking for!
Field repair tools should be portable and flexible, it’s also important to find a good tool kit that covers all of our needs. I will review some of these options and share my thoughts with you which tool sets are worth spending money on.
OWLRC recently came up with a compact and affordable SWR meter that can measures 5.8GHz antennas performance, well, roughly. It has a simple UI, a bright touchscreen and powers off a 3S LiPo battery.
Too lazy to build a smoke stopper? RaceDayQuads and BengineeringLabs have you covered with their “plug and play” solid state smoke inhibitor. It gives you peace of mind when testing new mini quad builds and minimizes the chance of hardware damage due to electrical shorts.
A smoke stopper can help avoid damage when you power on a mini quad for the first time. Sometimes you might have a defective part or a short somewhere, the smoke stopper can limit the current flow and prevent “magic smoke”. In this tutorial I will show you how I build a DIY smoke stopper.
Low quality solder makes soldering tremendously harder. If you have trouble soldering, it could be due to the low quality solder you’re using. Invest in some good quality lead solder will immediately improve your soldering quality and experience.
Loctite Threadlock is an important tool for a solid multirotor build. We use Loctite to secure threaded fasteners to avoid loosening from vibration. Here I will share some information about Thread lock and how to use it.
The ES120 electric screw driver is from the same company that makes the ever popular TS100 soldering iron. In this review we will take a close look at the ES120 and discover how it works.
The TS100 soldering iron is one of the best tool I’ve owned for building and repairing quadcopters. It can be powered by a LiPo battery as well as a power supply. It’s small and lightweight, and extremely portable. I will go though the features in this review and explain why this solder iron is so good.
Here is a list of useful and essential tools, spares parts you should get when building your quadcopter and drone. Some equipment listed are not necessary but will make building/flying multirotors much easier, more enjoyable and professional.