I don’t know how long I’ve wanted a programmable transmitter, but being a beginner still, it seemed a bit overkill for my needs. But as HobbyKing had their big sale earlier this year, and they had Taranis X9D Plus in stock, I just couldn’t resist purchasing one! Advertisements
I needed a simple charger with an integrated power supply, so I checked out the iMAX B6. I already have an Accucel 6 from Turnigy, and this has pretty much the same software, which I like so I ordered it.
To use my RX-LCD5802 FPV monitor with my transmitter, I needed a simple mount for it. HobbyKing had one for less than $10 made out of carbon, so I picked one up to see if it would meet my needs.
To receive the image sent from my SkyZone TS5823 FPV transmitter, I bought a FPV LCD monitor with two built-in receivers, supporting diversity.
HobbyKing had a 10-30% sale on their whole store, so I just had to order some FPV-gear for my quad. To begin with, I needed a way to send video from my GoPro.
After mounting a set of prop protectors, I set out to test the quad. Everything seemed to work perfectly. This was an open space, and the GPS locked in 5-10 seconds after connecting the battery. As this was just a test of the quad’s settings and my first quad flight ever, I stayed low, and…
I’m getting more into FPV, but it’s hard to find enough time for the planes. I have to go to a place where I can send them up, and make sure that there isn’t anything I can fly into etc, so I was thinking that a quad might be a better platform for the short…