Monday, May 27, 2019

How To

3 Quick Tips for Getting into Multirotors

Considering I am fairly new to the RC hobby, I figured a good article topic for the first issue of Multirotor Pilot magazine would be tips on choosing your first multirotor. I am rather experienced in this area considering that I have been building and flying multirotors for a little bit over a year.

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What material should I use for 3D printing?

From Multirotor Pilot Issue: 8 by Erick Royer Since I got my first 3D printer, the number of uses that I find for this technology in the multirotor world seems to exponentially grow every day. One common question that I get a lot from …

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Configure OpenPilot CC3D Evo

Configure OpenPilot CC3D Evo Main

The CC3D flight control board is one of the most popular open source controllers out there today, but getting it working properly poses a daunting task for those not familiar with it. The following is a simple tutorial that should help to cover the …

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Using Your GoPro – Part 3

Using Your GoPro - Part 3

To finish up this series on the GoPro, I will share some tips and tricks to help you get the most from your camera. These are some things that I’ve learned over the years. While this article is directed toward the GoPro cameras, these are good guidelines for any camera you use...

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Using Your GoPro – Part 2

GoPro Tips and Tricks

In this article, we will go over the rest of the options in the camera such as white balance, field of views and when you are going to want to enable Protune. Also, we will go over how to upload your footage onto your computer using the GoPro Studio computer application and how to get started editing. So grab your GoPro, a fresh battery and an empty memory card and let’s get started!

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Prevent a Crash with Telemetry

Prevent a Crash with Telemetry

Taking the controls of a multirotor can be one of the most enjoyable and rewarding experiences available in RC. Unfortunately, new pilots can get overwhelmed while trying to fly, control a camera and monitor their surroundings. Most crashes can be avoided and anything that helps avoid a crash, protects your investment and keeps you having fun is well worth looking into...

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Using Your GoPro – Part 1

Frame Rates & Resolutions

Let’s take a brief look over all the settings, break it down, and learn which settings are better for your environment. You are going to want to make sure you are using your GoPro Hero3+ with a fast microSD card. If you don’t have a fast enough card, a GoPro camera starts to reduce the bit rate (read: quality) to compensate for the lack of write speed and in some cases the camera won’t even record. GoPro recommends...

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Building the HobbyKing FPV250 V4 Blue Ghost Edition LED Night Flyer FPV Quad Copter

The latest in a series of 250mm FPV racing frames from Diatone, the HobbyKing Ghost Edition LED Night Flyer is available in four different colors (red, orange, green and blue). This translucent colored frame kit includes a small  PDB (power …

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Sony Action Cam 3D Printed Brushless Gimbal

By Erick Royer Action cameras are the heart and soul of the multirotor revolution. There is nothing better than being able to capture HD video footage from the air on your multicopter.  There are a many camera systems on the …

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Wing Loading Calculator

Wing Area: sq.in. Weight: oz. Wing Loading: os./sq.ft. Wing Cube Loading:

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