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    Sorry to not be of more help. I still have my...

    Sorry to not be of more help.

    I still have my set of googles which works fine, but have not used them for over a year. Crashed my model due to an expensive Futaba 35hmz recieved with extremely...
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    Hi softlad, Got your PM. I'm afraid I can't...

    Hi softlad, Got your PM. I'm afraid I can't remember how I solved the same problem when I had this issue. I would think that the plug on your googles are reversed. Have you tried the camera...
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    Sticky: Thanks for your help Martin! I've posted a query...

    Thanks for your help Martin! I've posted a query on RCG as well to see if anyone can provide some close up pictures of a working unit. Hopefully that can give me a clue as to the identification of...
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    Sticky: One of the local pilots brought his fried 5.8 GHz...

    One of the local pilots brought his fried 5.8 GHz vTX to me today after he accidently managed to short the video ground and positive output lead on the vTX. I said I have a look at it to see if we...
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    I haven't tried L1D, but Thermalscout works -...

    I haven't tried L1D, but Thermalscout works - although it is not very precise in that you usually have just passed the thermal before you get the signal from the TS. I believe L1D will be the better...
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    Can only speak for norway's rules. In general...

    Can only speak for norway's rules. In general anything that lifts a camera above ground requires a license from the National security authority. (http://lovdata.no/for/sf/fo/xo-19970106-0003.html -...
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    Had quick sniff at multiwii, but MegaPirate got...

    Had quick sniff at multiwii, but MegaPirate got the better of me. The MegaPirate is pretty complete and should work well as a camera rig since it has alt hold, gps hold , RTH, autoland etc. You can...
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    You will need a buffer for the OSD. You can buy...

    You will need a buffer for the OSD. You can buy one from DPCAV suited for the need, or build one yourself using these instructions - http://fpv-community.com/forum/showthread.php?tid=363

    Good luck...
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    Look at RCFlightTest...

    Look at RCFlightTest for info on the R149DP. Couldn't find mutch info on the R146iP unit, but there's a lot of good general info on the RCG thread. In post #18 you can find some details on what you...
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    asomaro@ Which Futaba RX are you using?...

    asomaro@ Which Futaba RX are you using? Idenitfying the RX is the first step on the path to RSSI enlightenment.

    Thomas
  11. Emprex BPR-101 is a cheap but decent recorder....

    Emprex BPR-101 is a cheap but decent recorder. You'll need a 2.5" PATA disk as well for it. Seems to be a bit difficult to get these days, but there's one available on amazon.
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  12. First you should decide which flight controller...

    First you should decide which flight controller (FC) board you want to use and which software you want to run. That will more or less dictate which IMU you can use. KK boards in general only use...
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    If you use more than 12A per ESC you would need...

    If you use more than 12A per ESC you would need the 150A for an octo.

    Good luck Alan.
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    If you want to save weight go for the ones...

    If you want to save weight go for the ones without the wire. However, if you want flexibility use the wire ones. I've got one without the wires and have built a couple of exentsions to make it easier...
  15. Good to hear that you figured it out .Good luck...

    Good to hear that you figured it out .Good luck with your first flight! I would recommend that you leave the camera off for the first couple of flights, just in case the quad starts doing funny...
  16. Make sure you reverse the throttle servo on your...

    Make sure you reverse the throttle servo on your radio. Futaba always has to run reversed throttle when using ESCs. The throttle channel on the GU-344 is the orange plug according to the manual I...
  17. The RX should get its power from the connectors...

    The RX should get its power from the connectors to the GU-344 controller. The power switch is not needed in this case as the RX will be powered up as soon as you connect the LiPo battery.

    - Thomas
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    Will those goggles give you a bad hair day or...

    Will those goggles give you a bad hair day or what :-)
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    Thanks for the input folks. The VTX in...

    Thanks for the input folks.

    The VTX in question here is only a small 100mw unit. I measured the consumption to around 0.10Ahm, so I'm not overly worried about it pulling to much juice. However,...
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    Where to power the VTX from?

    Is it a good or a bad idea to run the power for a 5v VTX directly from a free RX channel? What would be the drawback of doing so?

    - Thomas
  21. You should not have any problem using this on a...

    You should not have any problem using this on a plane. If the ESC is programmable you might want to see if govenor mode is enabled and if so disable it.

    - Thomas
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    There's a thread on RCG covering this camera -...

    There's a thread on RCG covering this camera - http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1495099
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