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Top 5 Best RC Radio Transmitters 2017

Taranis X9D+ This was pretty obvious wasn’t it. The Taranis has been well known since the start of the miniquad crazy to be the most capable radio for the least cost. Everyone at Drone Insider uses the Taranis 9XD, and we all love it. Its telemetry features are second to …

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Top 5 FPV Antennas 5.8Ghz May 2017

Pagoda The pagoda was designed by Maarten Baert to offer the compromise between the best performance, ease of manufacture and durability. It’s fair to say he achieved all of these in the pagoda. His design is simple, yet effective. As the parts of the antenna are on PCB, the accuracy …

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Fly Like Mr Steele On A Budget

This is a guest article by JJ Faulkner In the article you will learn how to build and setup a freestyle drone to achieve similar performance to Mr Steele’s drones. Firstly if you haven’t seen Mr Steele’s YouTube channel you should go check that out, he produces some excellent content. …

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BLHeli_32

What is BLHeli_32? A new firmware has recently been announced that will compete with the likes of the KISS series and Gemfan Maverick ESCs. BLHeli_32 is a new firmware for 32 bit ESCs that has been written by Steffen, one of the main contributors for the original BLHeli and BLHeli_S …

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ProDrone Pagoda 5.8 Antenna Review

This is a guest article by Franczesko FPV I recently got some Pagoda antennas from ProDrone for testing. As you can later see in the video, they came packed very nice – relatively big cardboard box (only two antennas inside) full of bubble wrap, and short instruction about how NOT to use …

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Emax Bullet ESC Review

Thanks to GearBest for sending us these ESCs for review, you can purchase them here. After witnessing the success of other BLHeli S ESC such as the DYS XS30 Amps and cicada ESCs. Emax set out to replicate their trade mark formula of the last year: make the best, the fastest …

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Tips for Building Racing Drones

Guest article by Warren Heuer, aka, TreeNiNja FPV, South Africa If you love having fun, but don’t like worrying, if you would rather be safe than sorry, if you wish your buddy had just mentioned they were wanting to start up their Quad copter, and you would like to avoid …

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Banggood release F7 flight controller

Banggood have just announced the first widely available F7 flight controller. Yes you read that right! An F7 chip offers the best of both worlds; as it offers newer features previously only available on F3 boards, as well as the higher clock speeds of an F4 chip. Indeed this board …

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AKK X1 25/200/600mw Video Transmitter – Review

Click here to purchase this video transmitter A great, good value Video Transmitter!!! As you may know by now, we like products for a low price that work well, especially video transmitters. We have done previous reviews on the cheapest video transmitters you can buy, and the most expensive. This …

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