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September, 2017

  • 8 September

    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 …

  • 8 September

    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 …

  • 6 September

    Is it worth spending money on expensive FPV antennae?

    Firstly, we will not be discussing dipole antennae in this article. Dipole antennae have superior durability over almost any other antenna. However, when racing with 8 people, they can leak RF noise over a large part of the 5.8 Ghz spectrum, which can knock other pilots out of the sky, …

  • 4 September

    Help! My motors speed up by themselves

    This is by far the most common “issue” we see described on forums and facebook since we started in this hobby. It’s common to see new pilots post videos of their quads armed with no props on, and 2 motors spin up slowly faster than the rest, which stay at …

August, 2017

  • 16 August

    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 …

  • 10 August

    FrSky release M9-R Hall Effect Gimbals

    Despite releasing the M9 gimbals only a few months ago, FrSky have decided to release an upgraded Hall Effect gimbal called the M9-R. Compared to the regular M9 gimbals, they seem to be almost identical when it comes to almost everything. The only differences we can see is the red …

July, 2017

  • 10 July

    FrSky M9 Gimbals Review

    Since the beginning of FPV, the Taranis has been the go to radio for almost everyone. The cheap price does come with drawbacks though, its gimbals are low quality and others have described it as “cheap feeling”. Thanks to Banggood for sending us the M9 gimbals for review, you can …

June, 2017

  • 5 June

    AKK CA20 600tvl CCD Camera Review

    Thanks to AKK Technology for providing the CA20 for review, you can purchase the camera here. This is our first AKK product that we have reviewed that is not a video transmitter, but will it keep up the high bar of standard and quality and performance that the video transmitters have set. …

  • 5 June

    AKK K31P 600mw 40 Channel Video Transmitter Review

    Thanks to AKK Technology for providing the K31P for review, you can purchase the video transmitter here. And once again, we have another product from AKK, and once again you may be asking yourself, whats different and special about this one. Compared to the other AKK VTX’s we have reviewed, …

May, 2017

  • 1 May

    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 …