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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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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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Review: Skyzone SKY03O OLED 03O FPV Goggles

Skyzone finally released their first OLED FPV goggles – the SKY03O! It uses 1024×768 OLED display panels, with a FOV of 35°. The SKY03O FPV goggles also improved on face-plate and foam pads for better fit and minimized light leak. I am extremely excited about this new OLED FPV goggles from Skyzone. Lower IPD? Power…
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Review: BetaFPV Beta85 Pro 2 Tiny Whoop

The Beta85 Pro 2 is a powerful 2″ micro drone you can safely fly indoor, yet capable of handling breezy conditions outdoor too. I will go through the features and hardware, and explain my experience flying this quad. The Beta85 Pro 2 whoop is a brand new product, don’t be confused with the Beta85X HD,…
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Review: CLRacing F7 V2 FC (MPU and Dual Gyro)

My favourite FC – the CLRacing F7 has been upgraded to V2. In addition to the improvements they also released two versions, DUAL Gyro and MPU6000! Everyone’s happy! Learn about flight controllers for racing drones in this tutorial. Dual Gyro Version ($44) MPU Single Gyro Version ($40) Both versions have nearly identical layout which is…
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