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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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New Frsky reciever – The XSR

The XSR is a new receiver soon to be released by FrSky. It looks to be primarily designed for the 130-200 sized miniquads, due to the only outputs being CPPM and SBus. However this lack of PWM outputs does mean that it can be significantly reduced in size. It is …

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Moto Moto Cyclone

This a new Flight Controller direct from Moto Moto himself, the design of the Tornado,  It picks up from where the Moto Moto Tornado left off. This includes features such as: An onboard 5v 600mA regulator. Support for PWM Flashing through the flight controller (this means you can flash your ESCs …

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Singularity – Flight Controller + Video Transmitter + BEC

This is a very interesting offering from ImpulseRC. It combines a F3 Flight Controller and 400mW video transmitter, into a single package, making wiring simpler. However it does pose the problem that if your Flight controller were to break, you would have an unwieldy video transmitter. In this video ImpulseRC …

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