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    May 2018

    Caveman discovers fpv

    Just learned the world of fpv drone racing is a thing and 2 weeks later 5.28.18 I got my first drone.

    Started out with a soldering station and made a few things to go with it..

    Then I scored a gopro hero4 session with all the bells and whistles on Craigslist 2 hours later an fpv drone lot...

    Trying to figure out how to post pictures on here while posting from my phone..

    OK had to get on computer to do it.

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    So I brought this thing over to my brothers ranch. He put on the googles and I flew Line of site. I launched this thing in the air, mind you I have had this less than a couple of hours. It went so high and then in me correcting trying to get it to come down, I ended up jettisoning the thing into the earth at warp speed and broke a wire to the receiver.

    I took it home, replaced the receiver FS-IA6b with a FS-IA6. The reason in doing so is the IA6b I cannot get to bind with the flysky controller I have. but the IA6b binds instantly.

    I believe in the impact, It may have jostled the IA6b and rendered it not usable.. and my flight controller had to be reset as well.

    No let me state again. I literally just learned about FPV drones 5.15.2018... So all of this going on I have just learned and taught myself. I am at a complete blank page as to what I need to do to get this thing in the air again.

    I soldered the boot jumper and flashed using cleanflight with the newest NAZE32 firmware, but I am not sure where to go from there, I pray that someone who is way more experience than I am comes across this and can give me some guiding light. In the mean time I am going to browse these forums like my life depends on it and try to find some answers.

    Thank you for having me FPV LAB and I look forward to speaking with you in the future !!

    FLY SAFE ! o7

    oh yeah here is the video of me soldering the jumper port... I know its mundane but hey, it was my first time ever soldering anything like this.

    Last edited by caveman1; 29th May 2018 at 09:37 PM.

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