Author: korey

XPro Heli up and running

So, last week, I finally got my XP2 back in the air after spending a day or two rebuilding it. So I made a quick and dirty edit just to see what the video looks like. First, I put the video in Adobe After Effects to correct that fish eye look that the GoPro has, then I put it in Final Cut Pro X and added some image stabilization. By the way, sorry about the bad audio...

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QR Ladybird (light mod)

So today I got the parts to fix my Ladybird… Hate the name, love the quad, but that’s another subject. Anyway, after flying for a few minutes I went back in my room to think for a while. I then remembered That the copter has two open ports. So I went looking around for my LEDs and slapped one on there with some good-old duct tape! Once I get some more tests done then I’ll do a tutorial, but for now I just need to make sure its safe. I’ve only done 5 flights but so far, so good....

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Fat Shark & Immersion RC Clover Leaf Antenna

So I was looking at my youtube subscriptions and found a video talking about Fat Shark Immersion somthing omething… So I watch it and then immediately went to the site to see what this new Fat Shark antenna thing was. It turns out that Fat Shark is now making a 5.8GHz circularly polarized antenna kit for only $40 USD! If you don’t know, some people are selling their antennas for over $30 a piece! Also, both antennas are inclosed in a plastic case, so when you crash you won’t brake your flimsy little antenna anymore! So I got the...

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Random parts make a quad

So today I decided to go through my drawers to see what I have. But then I realized, I almost have enough parts to build a completely new copter! So yeah, its crazy what you can find just laying around sometimes. So, it looks like I’m going to be building a multiwii test quad. The funny thing is I never actually used my red multiwii bored, I kind of forgot about it until now. All I need now is four new ESCs and one new receiver. Unfortunately the turnigy 9x receivers are all out of stock right now, so...

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