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  • in reply to: WTB – Body kit #65234

    I have an unassembled Mini Tri, plus upgrades. Never got around to assembling it. Was not thinking of selling, but everybody has a price. What country are you in? How much are you willing to spend? Tempt me. I’m in the US Wisconsin.

    • This reply was modified 2 years, 6 months ago by lynnds2001.
    • This reply was modified 2 years, 6 months ago by lynnds2001.
    in reply to: FPV TX modification #21544

    SMA Extension

    Hobby King sells an sma extension from Immersion rc that is just for that issue. Click the link above. You can mount the board in a secure location and extend the attenna wire out. I don’t know of any signal reduction that would be significant.

    in reply to: Parts and what they do? #18298

    Flite test beginner series

    Flite test has a good beginner series of videos. I learned a lot from them. Also, Alex Greve’s series. search you tube for him.

    in reply to: Share your build/setup #8439

    See if I can get the pics up:

    in reply to: Share your build/setup #8438

    This is my first FPV setup, so all my costs are in there. Future setups will be cheaper since now I have the basic gear.
    V3 Tricopter frame $99
    Qty 3 NTM Prop Drive Series 28-30 1200kv / 400w $46 for 3
    Qty 3 NTM Prop Drive 28 Series Accessory Pack $6 for 3
    Qty 3 Afro ESC 20Amp Multi-rotor Motor Speed Controller (SimonK Firmware) $39 for 3
    Qty 2 9x5E Multistar Carbon Fiber Propellers L/H and R/H Rotation (1 pair) $14 for two pair
    Qty 2 ZIPPY Compact 4000mAh 3S 25C Lipo Pack $47 for 2
    Hobbyking KK2.1.5 Multi-rotor LCD Flight Control Board $22 Flashed with Steveis 1.9 pro
    Hobbypower AVR USB USBasp ISP PRGMR Programmer For KK Multicopter Control Board $8
    TGY-210DMH Metal gear Coreless Digital Servo w/ Heat Sink 3.9kg / .13sec / 16g $19
    Spectrumc DX6i 6CH DSMX Radio System with AR610 Receiver $160
    Mobius Action Camera 1080P HD Mini Sports Cam – Wide Angle Edition $80
    Landing gear Beginner’s update: Serious Ties – Extra Heavy Duty Cable Ties (18 Inch/250Lbs/UV Black) $8
    Total cost $548
    All up weight is 1050 grams
    The KK PI settings are the same as David has in his KK2 setup video.
    FPV Goggles and Video TX:
    FatShark Attitude V2 FPV Headset System w/Trinity Head Tracker and CMOS board Camera and 250mW 7ch 5G8 TX
    Total cost $410
    FPV Ground Station:
    7″ TFT LCD Color 2 Video Input Car RearView Headrest Monitor DVD $26
    Professional 72-inch TRIPOD $19
    Lotfancy┬« Music Microphone Stand Holder Mount For 8″-11″ Tablet $ 7
    ProAm USA 7″ LCD Video Monitor Hood / Sunshade $20
    Absolute MM100 Pair RCA Couplers Connector Male to Male $7
    ImmersionRC UNO5800v2 5.8GHz A/V Receiver w/GS-Link – Dual Output $54 will add a mini DVR later, for now the mobius will record.
    Qty 2 ImmersionRC LHCP 5.8GHz Circular Polarized SpiroNet Antenna V2 (SMA) $80 for 2 pair
    E-Flite 3200mAh 3S 11.1V 20C LiPo Battery $45 = actually the battery from my Apprentice, probably could use a cheaper battery here.
    Total cost $258

    in reply to: Where in the world is your RCExplorer Copter? Link to map #8437

    Mundelein, Illinois, USA

    in reply to: Post your FPV videos! #8267

    Mippen, there is a link button in the reply box window. Just add the URL in the box. Love to see your vid

    in reply to: USBasp device #8247

    I used this one to flash steveis 1.9 Pro, worked great

    Cannot get the link, just copy and paste

    in reply to: Favorite Cookie #8189


    in reply to: What would you change about the Tricopter V3 kit? #8188

    The area between the frames where the wires have to move everytime you fold the booms is a problem for me. The wires are chafing already. If you could show precisely how to arrange them in that small space. I didn’t use that fiber sleeve over the wires, maybe that would help them slide in there.
    I finished my build and attempted a maiden. Whoa, needs lots of trimming and because I am a raw newbie, it will take lots of crashing to get it under control. I wish there was a trainer landing gear like for the helis; e.g. long wire shocks with a ball at the end. (ordered a kit to adapt). I crash hard and break the zip ties every time. Gets old fast. Remember lots of us are newly inspired pilots. I hope my V3 lasts thru my learning curve. ­čÖé

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