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New LiPo Shipping Regulations

On April 1st, 2016 there are going to be several key changes regarding how Lithium Polymer batteries may be shipped via air: All international shipments of lithium batteries not in or with equipment (batteries by themselves) are prohibited as cargo on passenger aircraft. This means that many countries will not …

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Best GoPro Alternatives – Action Cameras

For many GoPros are simply too expensive, and it can often be hard to find an alternative in the world of dodgy Chinese junk and fakes as well as simply outdated equipment. These are our top picks for GoPro alternatives so that you can record your FPV for a fraction …

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Top 5 Best Action Cameras

GoPro Hero4+ Black Edition The GoPro is the best action cam out there. Period. GoPro has been well known now for producing the best cameras out there period. This is because they simply produce the best picture quality available, as well as are far stronger than any other camera on the …

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Top 5 Best Miniquad Lipo Batteries

Dronelabs Here at Done Insdier we use Drone labs for the simple reason that they have the best mix of quality and price competitiveness. We tend to use the 1500mah batters for our 250 quads and get 3 to 4 minute flight times. We have 15 1500mah which we use …

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LIPO Batteries and Saftey – A Complete Guide

First things first lets establish the fact that LIPO batteries are not inherently dangerous. It much better to thing of them as being volatile or sensitive. If they are treated correctly they will last a long time and you can keep them for years and have no issues what’s so …

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TBS Triumph

The TBS Triumph are a new FPV antenna designed by FPV Pioneer Alex Greve, better know as IBCrazy. This antenna is an update over the classic clover leaf/ skew planar we are used to. Interestingly it does not use any bent wires, unlike the wheel antennas of the past. It is …

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RP-SMA and SMA – Explained

One very common error for an FPV Rookie is to buy antennas with the wrong connector for their video transmitter/receiver. So in this article we will show you the difference between the two connectors, SMA and RP-SMA. SMA (stands for Sub-Miniature Version A) connectors are coaxial RF connectors developed in the 1960s The …

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Turnigy Graphene

Hobbyking has recently released some new Lipo batteries, and has named them Turnigy Graphene apparently because they contain graphene anodes, however we fail to see how a single layer of atoms can conduct over 50A. Unless they are using the graphene to separate the packs. Anyway initial reviews have been …

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The SPRacing F3 Mini Flight Controller

This is a HUGELY promising Flight Controller from the Hydra, head of the Cleanflight Flight Control firmware. After the issues with the original F3 Racing board, this adds some much needed features as well as some very unique ones… Modularity – This is a very interesting concept, you simply ‘snap’ …

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