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  • What is the difference between 2204 vs 2205 vs 2206 vs 2306 vs 2307

    Posted on July 20 2017

    Motors come in various shapes and sizes and this guide is to show you the differences. These are the three important numbers you need to pay attention to. 2206 2300kv22...

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  • Eachine Falcon 250 Pro Review – Guide to How It Should Of been Setup With Cleanflight As per our other guides, I usually take and test the Eachines new quads before I commit to buying them in bulk and recommending them to customers. In some circumstances we buy them anyway and sell them as “SUPER UPGRADED” versions with the fixes complete as most people who are buying these quads are relatively […]
    Eachine Falcon 250 Pro Review – Guide to How It Should Of been Setup With Cleanflight

    Posted on August 31 2016

    As per our other guides, I usually take and test the Eachines new quads before I commit to buying them in bulk and recommending them to customers. In some circumstances...

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  • Control Eachine H8 Mini With Taranis X9D Plus Download Eachine H8 Mini EEPE here Download Eachine CX10 EEPE here The guide below is for the H8 Mini, however CX10 is pretty much the same. Upload H8 Mini EEPE To Your Taranis Make sure you have Taranis Open TX Companion Installed You may also need the driver “ST Virtual COM port driver V1.3.1 for […]
    Control Eachine H8 Mini With Taranis X9D Plus

    Posted on August 22 2016

    Download Eachine H8 Mini EEPE here Download Eachine CX10 EEPE here The guide below is for the H8 Mini, however CX10 is pretty much the same. Upload H8 Mini EEPE...

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  • This board gives you the ability to mount the usb port externally where ever you want! First of all, you can simply flash Cleanflight / Betaflight by plugging it into the label F3 like so The board comes with Cleanflight 1.10 as standard. To flash another version or betaflight choose options below. Now to setup […]
    F3 OSD Configuration From Phaser FPV

    Posted on August 12 2016

    This board gives you the ability to mount the usb port externally where ever you want! First of all, you can simply flash Cleanflight / Betaflight by plugging it into...

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  • Emax F1 / F3 OSD  Flight Controller OSD/Video Wiring Diagram Here is a diagram of the Emax F1 + OSD FC video hookup. Please note that while the F3 is different the hookup is the same, just check you have the right tabs on the underside of the board. All the topside connections remain the same. *Please note, in most cases the ground connections can […]
    Emax F1 / F3 OSD Flight Controller OSD/Video Wiring Diagram

    Posted on July 19 2016

    Here is a diagram of the Emax F1 + OSD FC video hookup. Please note that while the F3 is different the hookup is the same, just check you have...

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  • The Perfect Settings For HS1177, HS1190, Arrow, Monster, and other Foxeer FPV Cameras These are the best we have found. Recommended by Chad Nowak
    The Perfect Settings For HS1177, HS1190, Arrow, Monster, and other Foxeer FPV Cameras

    Posted on July 14 2016

    These are the best we have found. Recommended by Chad NowakPlease do it in the order we have set, as some options won’t appear unless you do it in the...

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  • BOLTRC Kraken 6 Inch build log BoltRC Kraken build (K5/K6) A challenging build due to the need to fit all components into a small area. Not for beginners. Direct soldering to FC and most likely some modifications needed to other parts. Please note there are pictures below from multiple builds where different methods were used. They are not sequential and parts […]
    BOLTRC Kraken 6 Inch build log

    Posted on June 30 2016

    BoltRC Kraken build (K5/K6) A challenging build due to the need to fit all components into a small area. Not for beginners. Direct soldering to FC and most likely some...

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  • Foxeer Arrow CCD with OSD voltage Setup Wiring Diagram Just a quick post for those who may be trying to get the OSD voltage on the Foxeer Arrow CCD camera. You can run power straight from the battery to the camera (5-22v) and it will display the voltage but the manual suggests a regulated voltage for the input, especially if you have active braking […]
    Foxeer Arrow CCD with OSD voltage Setup Wiring Diagram

    Posted on June 29 2016

    Just a quick post for those who may be trying to get the OSD voltage on the Foxeer Arrow CCD camera. You can run power straight from the battery to...

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  • How To Charge The Fatshark Battery 7.4v 1600mAh Properly You may notice that the Fatshark battery has DO NOT BALANCE CHARGE on the balance Lead. This is because the battery has its own balance circuit so it does not need balance charging. You may get an error that says “Balance Connect Error” Some chargers still need the balance lead connected to the charger even […]
    How To Charge The Fatshark Battery 7.4v 1600mAh Properly

    Posted on June 15 2016

    You may notice that the Fatshark battery has DO NOT BALANCE CHARGE on the balance Lead. This is because the battery has its own balance circuit so it does not...

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  • Phaser FPV | Central Coast FPV Quad Racing Retail Shop Located In Gosford With our expansion into the Niche market of FPV Racing Quads, we decided it was good to separate slightly and have a new logo/brand for the Quad related items. Half our shop is now quads! Come visit us to learn more All items available to look at online here
    Phaser FPV | Central Coast FPV Quad Racing Retail Shop Located In Gosford

    Posted on June 15 2016

    With our expansion into the Niche market of FPV Racing Quads, we decided it was good to separate slightly and have a new logo/brand for the Quad related items. Half...

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  • Sigan 250 Build Log 1. Components Sigandrone Sigan250 v2 Frame Kit – White $190 EMAX Skyline F3 Flight Controller (Acro) – $34 4x DYS SE2205 2300kv FPV Racing Motors – All CWW $100 4x DYS XMS30a Esc 30A Blheli oneshot solder version – $84 M5 Motor Lock Nuts In Colours! (Set of 5) – Purple – $4 Foxeer HS1177 XAT600M DC5V-22V 600tvl Sony Super HAD CCD […]
    Sigan 250 Build Log

    Posted on June 14 2016

    1. Components Sigandrone Sigan250 v2 Frame Kit – White $190 EMAX Skyline F3 Flight Controller (Acro) – $34 4x DYS SE2205 2300kv FPV Racing Motors – All CWW $100 4x DYS XMS30a Esc 30A Blheli...

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  • How To Connect SP Racing F3 Flight Controller To SBUS and Smart Port It’s sometimes hard to find good information, so here’s the diagram you require!   Once you connect everything up you will need to set the following in Cleanflight Ports Tab (STEP 1) UART1 = LEAVE AS IS (For USB connection) UART2 = SBUS UART3 = SMART PORT Configuration Tab (Step 2) Turn On VBAT Turn […]
    How To Connect SP Racing F3 Flight Controller To SBUS and Smart Port

    Posted on June 14 2016

    It’s sometimes hard to find good information, so here’s the diagram you require!   Once you connect everything up you will need to set the following in Cleanflight Ports Tab...

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  • Emax Nighthawk X5 & X6 Build Log

    This build log will cover the various build steps in the Emax Nighthawk X Frame Kits

    We sell the EMAX X5 & X6 RTF and this guide helps to show the professionalism and amount of work required to put one together. The guide assumes the reader has some skill and basic equipment available if building the quad themselves.

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    Emax Nighthawk X5 & X6 Build Log

    Posted on June 14 2016

    This build log will cover the various build steps in the Emax Nighthawk X Frame Kits We sell the EMAX X5 & X6 RTF and this guide helps to show...

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  • Custom Quad Builds – Taranis Sound Pack and Uploading Preconfigured Models To Taranis X9D Please note that this guide was created for our custom builds for Customers so they can simply drag in our models, bind their receiver to their new quad and start flying. You may use these models as templates for your own quads but we will not be responsible for any mishaps you cause. How to […]
    Custom Quad Builds – Taranis Sound Pack and Uploading Preconfigured Models To Taranis X9D

    Posted on June 07 2016

    Please note that this guide was created for our custom builds for Customers so they can simply drag in our models, bind their receiver to their new quad and start...

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  • Eachine Falcon 180 RTF Naze32 Review – Guide To How It Should Have been Setup – With Cleanflight

    Last Updated 14th June 2016

    Here I will address quite a few problems with the Eachine Falcon 180, and walk you through fixing them.

    If you have never upgraded or used Cleanflight, the details may be very technical, but I will try my best for step by step instructions.

    Let me address some of them here as well as screenshots of all the default settings at the bottom. I will attempt to rectify and help Blade185 buyers fix most of the issues I have found.

    Eachine Falcon 180 RTF Naze32 Review – Guide To How It Should Have been Setup – With Cleanflight

    Posted on June 05 2016

    Last Updated 14th June 2016 Here I will address quite a few problems with the Eachine Falcon 180, and walk you through fixing them. If you have never upgraded or...

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  • How to convert Baseflight To Cleanflight on Naze32

    Please note this guide is updated regularly – Last Updated 5th June 2016
    If you follow this guide and want to add or contribute to pictures/guide, please contact us.

    How to convert Baseflight To Cleanflight on Naze32

    Posted on June 05 2016

    Please note this guide is updated regularly – Last Updated 5th June 2016 If you follow this guide and want to add or contribute to pictures/guide, please contact us. Remove...

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  • How To Get Into Settings / System on Eachine i6 Locked Bootloader To Change the Eaching i6 Transmitter settings, Hold the yaw trim to the right, the roll trim to the left and turn on the transmitter. You can then enter settings by holding down ok on the Transmitter.
    How To Get Into Settings / System on Eachine i6 Locked Bootloader

    Posted on June 05 2016

    To Change the Eaching i6 Transmitter settings, Hold the yaw trim to the right, the roll trim to the left and turn on the transmitter. You can then enter settings...

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  • Eachine Blade 185 Review – Guide To How It Should of Been Setup With Cleanflight

    Eachine have been getting better at building Quads, but for the life of me I can’t understand why they still get so many basic things wrong.

    Let me address some of them here as well as screenshots of all the default settings at the bottom. I will attempt to rectify and help Blade185 buyers fix most of the issues I have found.

    Eachine Blade 185 Review – Guide To How It Should of Been Setup With Cleanflight

    Posted on June 05 2016

    Eachine have been getting better at building Quads, but for the life of me I can’t understand why they still get so many basic things wrong. Let me address some of...

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  • How to clean out your FPV Racing Motors from dirt or grass

    So the other day I had a pretty big crash into mud..

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    The solution is to strip the motors apart, get a really hot container of water (boiling) and then jiggle it in until you get all dirt out.

    I had to use a toothbrush in some parts (be careful)

    How to clean out your FPV Racing Motors from dirt or grass

    Posted on May 20 2016

    So the other day I had a pretty big crash into mud.. The solution is to strip the motors apart, get a really hot container of water (boiling) and then...

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  • How to calibrate ESCs when your Flight Controller powers the ESC

    For some strange reason which I have yet to identify… my ESC was powered when FC was hooked up to computer. This meant I could not drag sliders to MAX, plug in battery as when i dragged to max, the motor would spin and not engaged the calibration.

    To solve this I had to do it a manual way using CLI commands.

    How to calibrate ESCs when your Flight Controller powers the ESC

    Posted on May 12 2016

    For some strange reason which I have yet to identify… my ESC was powered when FC was hooked up to computer. This meant I could not drag sliders to MAX,...

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  • How to update Firmware on SP Racing Flight Controller F3 to Betaflight / Cleanflight Usually F3 boards will come with Cleanflight 1.9.0 and there has been a tonne of updates since then. I tried flashing and kept getting the error “Communication with bootloader failed” Download the latest Betaflight or Cleanflight from the website (at this time it is betaflight_2.6.1_SPRACINGF3.hex) Then goto firmware on clean flight configuration tab and make sure […]
    How to update Firmware on SP Racing Flight Controller F3 to Betaflight / Cleanflight

    Posted on May 11 2016

    Usually F3 boards will come with Cleanflight 1.9.0 and there has been a tonne of updates since then. I tried flashing and kept getting the error “Communication with bootloader failed”...

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  • Eachine Falcon 250 PCB Shorting Issue and How To Fix

    One of our Customers Gavin came across a slight issue when he had a crash and realised it can be fixed in future by adding a small washer. If you get your Falcon 250 ,you may want to put this washer in.

     

    Eachine Falcon 250 PCB Shorting Issue and How To Fix

    Posted on May 09 2016

    One of our Customers Gavin came across a slight issue when he had a crash and realised it can be fixed in future by adding a small washer. If you...

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  • Bolt 210 Black Ops 4 Inch Arms Build Log

    Posted on May 08 2016

    1x Bolt210 Black Ops Frame with 4 Inch arms 1x CC3D Flight Controller running Betaflight 2.6.1 1x Matek PDB BEC-5V/3A LED Lighting Control Tracker Low Voltage Alarm LED & POWER HUB 5in1...

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  • Yellow Bumble bee Build Log

    Posted on April 30 2016

    1x Covert230 Frame made out of HDPE (high density polyethylene) – By Chris Matvejev 1x CC3D Flight Controller running Betaflight 2.6.1 1x MXK Power Distribution Board PDB with OSD BEC Output...

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  • Why You Should Buy The Eachine Falcon 250 Instead Of Eachine Racer 250 I have many questions regarding which one to buy, so here it is. Buy the Falcon! It’s only a few $$ more and its way better! Racer 250 Is old model, Falcon 250 is its replacement. As time goes on you will see replacement parts disappear for racer 250, while replacements for Falcon will last […]
    Why You Should Buy The Eachine Falcon 250 Instead Of Eachine Racer 250

    Posted on March 28 2016

    I have many questions regarding which one to buy, so here it is. Buy the Falcon! It’s only a few $$ more and its way better! Racer 250 Is old...

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  • Bolt 250 Build Log

    Posted on March 25 2016

    Last Updated 25-04-16 The following parts were selected 1x Bolt 250 Frame 1x Naze 32: Naze 32 Acro 4 x XNova 2204 2300kv motors 4x ZTW Spider Mini 18A OPTO ESC Multi-Rotor...

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  • Getting The Most Out Of Your Eachine Falcon 250

    This was my first quad and it’s a great flier, however out of the box there is a few issues that I would like to address here.

    We now sell some falcons at a premium price with all this stuff completed.

    1. Remove motor mounts and reinstall motors – 15 Minutes
    2. Upgrade to betaflight as per this guide – 20 Minutes
      This includes:
      Flashing CC3D with betaflight
      Reconfiguring Receiver
      Setting all PID’s
      Setting Up Flight Modes
    3. Move receiver to front instead of back, this gives you easier access to the Flight controller when plugging in USB, also gives better routing for antennas – 5 Minutes
    4. Attach Antennas with cable ties, heat gunt shrink tube and route through the top. They are usually floating at the back where power is routed, and the antennas get chopped in first flight – 15 Minutes
    5. Do a test flight and check all flight modes/settings are correct – 5 Minutes

    Total Time – 60 Minutes

    Getting The Most Out Of Your Eachine Falcon 250

    Posted on March 24 2016

    This was my first quad and it’s a great flier, however out of the box there is a few issues that I would like to address here. We now sell...

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  • How To Bind Two Flysky i6 Receivers To One Transmitter This thread on RC forums they worked out how to do it. http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2622713 “The secret is to bind both receiver at the same time.” “Once the simultaneous binding is done, we must remove the binding cable BEFORE turning off the the receivers!” “By binding the receivers separately, I always ended up having only the last […]
    How To Bind Two Flysky i6 Receivers To One Transmitter

    Posted on March 23 2016

    This thread on RC forums they worked out how to do it. http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2622713 “The secret is to bind both receiver at the same time.” “Once the simultaneous binding is done,...

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  • Charging Lipos FPV Racing Drones – Complete Guide

    So you just got into FPV Racing, you have bought all these batteries, and a charger, but don’t really know what you’re doing? You have come to the right place.

    GOLDEN RULE 1 – ALWAYS be nearby when charging, DO NOT leave house or leave unattended. It is recommended that you also charge inside a LIPO bag or have a portable fire extinguisher
    If you do not listen to rule number 1. Your house may catch fire. This happened only last week to a guy in Australia. Battery was only 6 months old.
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    GOLDEN RULE 2 – Always BALANCE Charge. Do not use charge or fast charge. ONLY BALANCE CHARGE
    GOLDEN RULE 3 – If battery becomes punctured/cut or “puffs” Discard it, do not charge!

    Charging Lipos FPV Racing Drones – Complete Guide

    Posted on March 20 2016

    So you just got into FPV Racing, you have bought all these batteries, and a charger, but don’t really know what you’re doing? You have come to the right place....

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  • What is the difference between Cleanflight & Betaflight? Cleanflight is a fork of all things stable from Betaflight. They are both opensource, both run by the same people, but Cleanflight is the “stable” version of Betaflight. If you want to try the latest and greatest, use betaflight, but prepare for some bugs. Once bugs are ironed out and fixed and become stable, they […]
    What is the difference between Cleanflight & Betaflight?

    Posted on March 20 2016

    Cleanflight is a fork of all things stable from Betaflight. They are both opensource, both run by the same people, but Cleanflight is the “stable” version of Betaflight. If you...

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  • Setting up Eachine Racer 250 Openpilot With I6 Flysky Receiver

    Please note this guide is updated regularly – Last Updated 8th April 2016
    If you follow this guide and want to add or contribute to pictures/guide, please contact us.

    Setting up Eachine Racer 250 Openpilot With I6 Flysky Receiver

    Posted on March 14 2016

    Please note this guide is updated regularly – Last Updated 8th April 2016 If you follow this guide and want to add or contribute to pictures/guide, please contact us. First...

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  • Cleanflight CC3D Reverse Motor Direction If you somehow wired your motors up wrong and they are going in reverse, this is how to fix it in order of easiest ways. Currently Cleanflight software gives no simple option to reverse all motors. If you are using 1.12 Cleanflight firmware and have BLheli firmware on your ESC, you can download BLheli, click […]
    Cleanflight CC3D Reverse Motor Direction

    Posted on March 05 2016

    If you somehow wired your motors up wrong and they are going in reverse, this is how to fix it in order of easiest ways. Currently Cleanflight software gives no...

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  • Convert CC3D flight Controller from Openpilot to Cleanflight/Betaflight

    Please note this guide is updated regularly – Last Updated 8th April 2016
    If you follow this guide and want to add or contribute to pictures/guide, please contact us.

    Convert CC3D flight Controller from Openpilot to Cleanflight/Betaflight

    Posted on March 03 2016

    Please note this guide is updated regularly – Last Updated 8th April 2016 If you follow this guide and want to add or contribute to pictures/guide, please contact us. Remove...

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  • Convert Eachine Falcon 250 CC3D from Openpilot to Cleanflight/Betaflight

    Please note this guide is updated regularly – Last Updated 8th April 2016
    If you follow this guide and want to add or contribute to pictures/guide, please contact us.

    Convert Eachine Falcon 250 CC3D from Openpilot to Cleanflight/Betaflight

    Posted on February 29 2016

    Please note this guide is updated regularly – Last Updated 8th April 2016 If you follow this guide and want to add or contribute to pictures/guide, please contact us. Remove...

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