sThe latest BLHeli_S firmware allows 48KHz and it reportedly gives you up to 50% more flight time on micro quads without downside! Interested? This post explains what 48KHz is and how to enable it.
Flying FPV in the winter can be hard on RC pilots and models. Low temperatures can even lead to such profanity as “Nice weather for flying, but it’s too cold to go out there!” Here are a few tips and products that can help you and your quad survive those winter FPV sessions.
There are more than one way to hold your radio sticks, and you could have been holding them wrong the whole time! You can pinch, or just use your thumbs. The debate of which way is best will perhaps never end, but you should explore and find your own style.
The Jumper T16 is officially supported by OpenTX, and finally the stable firmware was released before the end of 2019. In this tutorial I will show you how to flash your T16 and T16 Pro with OpenTX firmware.
Setting up RPM filter has become super simple since Betaflight 4.1, the hardest part is probably updating your FC and ESC :) If you find the official guide too much to swallow, you might find this quick tutorial useful.
RPM Filter is a great boost to the performance of your quad. Originally you have to pay to use RPM filters for BLHeli_S ESC, but now it’s free thanks to JazzMaverick.
This tutorial explains how to estimate FPV range using the dB values of your FPV equipment. Being able to calculate dB will help you understand the capability, performance and limitations of FPV components.
There are settings you can play with in BLHeli_32 configurator to achieve better flight performance of your mini quad. In this article I will share the BLHeli_32 configurations that I use which give me the best results.
Here’s a quick introduction to Cinewhoops – a type of small drone with prop guards which delivers stunning videos. I will explain how to select components to build your own and a few tips getting it fly nicely!
This post will outline the soldering iron, solder, and soldering related tools I use, and why I recommend these products. Having the right equipment makes soldering and building quadcopters much easier.
Soldering Li-Ion batteries such as 18650 can be dangerous. Overheat can cause the battery to catch fire and explode. If you decide to solder battery, you are doing so at your own risk.
Capacitors can make your FPV video signal cleaner, and your mini quad fly better. In this tutorial we will explain what types of low ESR capacitor you should get and why low ESR is important, and where to install the caps in a racing drone.