So you are new to FPV Drone and wondering where to start? You have come to the right place! This beginner’s guide explains the basics of buying, building and flying an FPV drone.
Here are some of the most commonly asked questions about DJI FPV Goggles, Air Unit, Caddx Vista and Remote Controller. I will keep adding to this list as a knowledge base so we can all find the answers easily.
F1, F3, F4, F7 and H7 are the different processors in racing drone flight controllers. This article explains the differences between these MCU, the advantages and disadvantages and help you decide which FC to get.
DJI FPV footage has an aspect ratio of 4:3, and it leaves two massive black bars on the sides of the screen on Youtube. I will show you how to create 16:9 Superview for DJI FPV footage in Davinci Resolve :)
Youtube compression is the worst nightmare for FPV pilots, it often makes videos look pixelated and blurry after uploading. I will try to find the best resolution and bitrate settings for uploading videos from the DJI FPV system to Youtube.
I made this simple tool for editing OSD data (.srt subtitle files) from DJI FPV system, it allows you to easily remove unwanted data, and change data labels.
You can build a working GoPro Hero 6 with spare parts and it might be cheaper than buying the whole camera. If you want a naked GoPro this is way more convenient as you won’t have to spend time taking the camera apart.
Every time you update Betaflight or setup a new quad, you have to re-configure the OSD, rearranging element positions, isn’t that annoying? Well, you can actually save your OSD config, and just copy and paste it in CLI. Works for both analogue and DJI FPV systems.
Thought the image from DJI FPV system look good? Now it will look even better with the higher bitrate setting from the latest 01.00.60 update on 8th of July 2020. The original 25Mbps bit-rate can be bumped up to 50Mbps.
FPV antenna is the deciding factor that determines the range and signal strength of your FPV system. This guide will explain the basics of 5.8Ghz antennas used on mini quad VTX and VRX, and hopefully it will help you choose the best FPV antenna.
This post outlines my favourite soldering iron, solder, and soldering related tools, and I will explain in great detail what kind of solder you should buy. Having the right equipment makes soldering and building FPV drones much more enjoyable.
Here is a list of tools and drones that I frequently use. Note that I am not sponsored by any company, I only recommend products based on my experience.