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SMJ
30th June 2015, 09:02 AM
Hey Guys

We released these little guys last year but some of you may not have seen them... :)

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Unlike any other LED, the VOLO LEDs were specifically designed for multirotors.
They offer a bright, tight cluster of LEDs and are available in a range of colours.
They are so small you can mount them almost anywhere on your frame, and they attach easily with the incredibly strong supplied die cut 3M VHB double sided tape.
VOLO was the first company to produce this concept and nothing rivals our quality and performance.

-2 units per pack
-Tiny compact size that will fit almost anywhere (Only 21mm x 7mm!)
-Perfect for orientation when learning line of sight flight.
-Great visibility at a distance.
-A night flying must have
-Extremely wide viewing angle
-At least 2X brighter than other led strips.
-FPV friendly, the perfect brightness to be seen by others
-Low current consumption
-Easy to solder tabs for neat and clean wiring
-Custom dye cut 3M VHB double sided tape supplied for extreme mounting strength
-High quality PCB with gold emmersion solder tabs

Specifications:Emitting Colour: Blue, Red, Green and White
Voltage: 12V DC (3S LiPo suitable)
Size: 21mm x 7mm x 3.6mm (LxWxH)
Operating Temp: -40 to +85 degrees Centigrade
Chip technology: AlInGaP
Adhesive tape: 3M VHB 0.5mm Double sided Black Foam


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KTMwoJcdQL0

Please post a picture of your Multirotor with VOLO LED's.

SMJ
30th June 2015, 09:03 AM
Here they are on my KWAD :cool:
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soundpod
2nd July 2015, 09:00 PM
Hey, im wiring up a quad now, and will be using volo lights, what input voltage do they accept? I see it says 12v, but have you tried pitting 4s into them???:cool:

RonSII
2nd July 2015, 09:02 PM
^^ the led's on the top of this thread use 12 volts.

SMJ
2nd July 2015, 10:45 PM
There are a few guys using them on 4S and they seem to be working fine (although a bit hot)
We can't guarantee they will last as long on 4S as they were designed to run on 3S.
Cheers

HelliYea
5th July 2015, 03:32 AM
I'm running mine on 4S - love em :)


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eFinger
7th July 2015, 05:54 AM
Hey guys, some pics of my VOLO LEDs on my Avada 290.

Nobody has crashed into me since I installed them. These things are DAMN bright!!

http://i966.photobucket.com/albums/ae141/eFinger/IMG_2488_zpssvh1ahsm.jpg (http://s966.photobucket.com/user/eFinger/media/IMG_2488_zpssvh1ahsm.jpg.html)

http://i966.photobucket.com/albums/ae141/eFinger/IMG_2489_zpsscgolvxo.jpg (http://s966.photobucket.com/user/eFinger/media/IMG_2489_zpsscgolvxo.jpg.html)

http://i966.photobucket.com/albums/ae141/eFinger/IMG_2487_zpsqpqyqjzx.jpg (http://s966.photobucket.com/user/eFinger/media/IMG_2487_zpsqpqyqjzx.jpg.html)

Coburger
8th July 2015, 02:17 AM
G'day fellas, I've had these mounted on a 3S Blackout for a while and I'm currently building a 4S frame. I mount them vertically to the spacers with the double sided tape provided where they've held up incredibly well given the punishment thrown at them.
Here's a few photos of my latest build, with a 3S battery plugged in to demonstrate the illumination compared with the standard Blackout LED's on the PDB. White on the front, Blue on the rear. cheers. Brendan

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SMJ
8th July 2015, 05:35 AM
Hey great photo's guys!
Keep them coming :)

shufty
15th October 2015, 07:01 PM
67187 They work very nicely on my BOMH :)

Matt-
17th October 2015, 07:42 PM
Guys,

These LED's are a stunningly well-made product. Is there any chance you could add the option to have them flash/strobe (perhaps via solder pad)? Flashing gives them quite a bit of additional flexibility and would also be helpful on planes, etc.

SMJ
18th October 2015, 12:14 AM
Thanks Matt.

There is not a lot of room left on the board for that,
maybe we could look at a separate flasher module that they all hook up on.
That we they'd be in sync too. :)

liftbag
20th October 2015, 02:54 PM
This is my RD280 equipped with VOLO LED.

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SMJ
20th October 2015, 05:08 PM
This is my RD280 equipped with VOLO LED.

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I love the 3D printed mounts for them.
Did you make them up? They are cool.

liftbag
21st October 2015, 03:15 AM
I love the 3D printed mounts for them.
Did you make them up? They are cool.

Yes, design and print.
Still have to publish the RD290 LED holders.

http://www.thingiverse.com/liftbag/designs

beb38138
5th June 2016, 09:36 PM
Heres my latest build. I hope you can do purple soon Volo! i could really use it on this one!729927299372994

kaufen
2nd October 2016, 04:50 AM
They are so fric'n bright you can see them on your rig in the day and further than km away. Do not look at them directly when u power up. DO NOT. Unless u like eye burn that can last 5 min or longer. At night they are ridiculously bright.