Author: Oscar

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Parallel Charging Without Plugging in Main Leads

Here is a quick tip how to parallel charge LiPo batteries without plugging in the discharge leads, only with balance leads. This is inspired by Joshua Bardwell, all you need is a cable that you can easily make by yourself. If you are new, check out my guide to parallel charging. I bought this parallel…
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Review: Runcam Hybrid 4K HD/FPV Camera

The Runcam Split Hybrid is a “dual-camera” system which offers up to 4K HD recording and low latency high performance FPV feed. In this review we will take a look at the specs/features and how it performs on a mini quad. Banggood: http://bit.ly/runcam-hybrid1 (price dropped to $89.99 with coupon: BGBCBG10) It comes with the following…
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Review: HGLRC Toothpick Parrot120 Pro Micro Quad

HGLRC is taking a different approach at the “toothpick” style ultra-light micro quad. They are using bigger motors with much lower KV and pair with heavier triblade props. I can’t wait to try this out! Spoiler: it’s a freestyle beast! 😀 They also do the “non-pro” version (product page: http://bit.ly/2kodFVY), which uses 1103 8000KV and…
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2.5″ Micro Quad Build with HGLRC FD413 Stack and XING 1103 Motors

So this is the first time I build a “toothpick” style micro quad from scratch and not buying a pre-built kit 🙂 This should be fun as I get to choose my own hardware! Diatone sent me a spare frame for their Cube GTB229 micro quad, so I decided to use it for this custom…
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Review: Taranis X9D+ “2019” SE Radio Controller – Should I Upgrade?

Frsky released a new Taranis X9D+ 2019 radio! It has the same classic X9D+ shell with upgraded hardware and additional features. But is it as good as the original, and should you upgrade? Let’s find out! The Frsky Taranis X9D Plus is honestly the most popular radio controller ever made in FPV. It has been…
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How to Bind Frsky ACCESS Receiver and Transmitter

The new Frsky ACCESS system bind procedure is slightly different and confusing for new comers. In this post I will explain the steps on how to register and bind receivers to your ACCESS transmitter. With the older ACCST protocol, binding is just binding. But with ACCESS, you now have to first register the receiver before…
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Review: Emax Tinyhawk Freestyle Toothpick Micro Quad

There has been a lot of fuss about the Emax Tinyhawk Freestyle micro quad, so I got myself one and try to find out what’s special about it. See my other reviews of “toothpick” style micro quad. Buy yours using these links to support the blog. Emax Tinyhawk Freestyle comes with the following accessories: Carry…
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Review: iFlight Turbobee 120RS or 136RS (V2)

iFlight recently released two new micro models – the Turbobee 120RS V2 and 136RS V2. These are 2.5″ and 3″ micro quads that have been upgraded from the original Turbobee from a few months back. Check out my other “toothpick” style micro quad reviews. 120RS (2S Version): 136RS (4S Version): You can choose different receivers,…
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AIO FPV Camera & VTX Combo Round Up (Tiny Whoop & Micro Quad)

This article compares the specs of all the popular AIO FPV camera and VTX combo (all in one) for tiny whoops and micro quads. We will also give our views on their image quality and value to help you decide which is best for your need. If you are into Tiny Whoops or micro quads…
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How I Opened Up Fatshark Goggles (HDO) and Replaced DVR Board

I had to replace the DVR board inside my Fatshark HDO, so I thought I should document my process of opening up the plastic housing to access the electronic hardware. It’s also interesting to see the inside of a Fatshark FPV goggles 🙂 Disclaimer: Opening up your goggles might void your warranty, so check with…
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