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Top 5 Best Miniquad Motors September 2017

HyperLite 2307 2522kV With such a large stator, you might have thought the Hyperlite 2307 would be an extremely heavy motor. But you would be wrong. At 30.4g it is extremely light compared to other motors of its size, they kept the weight down by using a naked bottom and …

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Top 5 Best FrSky Receivers 2017

R-XSR The R-XSR is the latest receiver released by FrSky, and in our opinion, their best yet. The R-XSR keeps all the features of the XSR such as diversity antennas and full telemetry, yet it is significantly smaller than its brother the XSR. Unfortunately it still uses a connector, meaning …

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How to make Coax Dipole Antenna

Small whip antennas have been increasing in popularity recently with the advent of smaller brushless micros and lighter racing frames. Many sites sell these solder on coax antennas for a extortionate price, so we thought we would show you to make one yourself using only: Rubber Ducky 5.8G antenna that …

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Top 5 Miniquad Batteries – September 2017

  Tattu R-Line Tattu, as well as its sister company Gens Ace, produce high quality lipos for not only for our application of miniquads but also for large hover ships used for Aerial Photography. These batteries are available in a wider range of capacities than most brands and cell counts, from …

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4S2P Batteries Explained

Recently there have been a few companies trying 4S2P batteries. We thought we would explain whether we think these batteries will offer any advantage over a traditional 4S1P pack. First let’s explain what makes a 4S2P different from a 4S1P pack. The classic 4S1P pack we are accustomed to has …

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Traveling with Drone Gear

Research the Laws where You are Visiting First Things First make sure you look up the rules of your Airline, some smaller carriers don’t like batteries or LiPo’s. But most flag carriers will accept them. Secondly research the country you are visiting,  you can find pretty much all the information …

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Naked Bottom Motors v Skirt Motors

Recently at Drone Insider, we have seen a number of motors that have no bottom skirt, such as the HyperLite 2307 and MB Primo 2207. Here’s a photo of what were talking about. Whilst we initially suspect these “naked” motors were nothing more than another hype train,  there is good …

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Emax RS2306 2400kV Motor Review

Thanks to gearbest for sending us the Emax Rs2306 2400kV motors for review, you can purchase them here. Initial Impressions: The RS2306 were boxed as just any other Emax motor was. We opted for the lower 2400kV variants, this was because the motors were destined for our Helix, which uses …

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