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Assembling the Hobbyking Actioncam Inline Gimbal onto a Talon V2 Frame

I purchased an inexpensive gimbal for my quadcopter from Hobbyking, the actioncam inline gimbal for FPV and multi-rotor product id 450000070-0. It’s only $9 and doesn’t have to mount on the bottom of the quadcopter which solves my main issue … Continue reading

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Talon V2 + KK 2.1 Quadcopter Project Wrap Up

(To see a list of all my Quadcopter blogs, click here). I’m pretty happy with the overall performance of this quadcopter. I’ve flown it for about 15 minutes a day (the time to expend my 2 battery backs – which … Continue reading

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First Quadcopter Flight with GoPro Hero Attached

(To see a list of all my Quadcopter blogs, click here). I felt like I have enough control over the quadcopter and it is running well it was time to attach a video camera. To do this right requires a … Continue reading

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Learning to Hover my Quadcopter

(To see a list of all my Quadcopter blogs, click here). I finally get to go back to working on my quadcopter again. Since my first attempt to fly it went rather badly (tore the antenna off during a crash) … Continue reading

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Quadcopter Post Trial Flights Mods

(To see a list of all my Quadcopter blogs, click here). As I mentioned in the Edits of my last post on the quadcopter, I had a few problems during the Trial flights. Primarily, I have a bad tendency to … Continue reading

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Quadcopter Propeller Test

(To see a list of all my Quadcopter blogs, click here). I received the missing propellers today. Got them balanced and mounted following video that can be easily found on the web. It was way too windy to try flying … Continue reading

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Quadcopter KK2.1 and Motor Testing

(To see a list of all my Quadcopter blogs, click here). With everything physically in place and power at the flight controller, I’m ready get the motors running. Most of what I have done here came from this good video: … Continue reading

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Wiring the HobbyKing KK 2.1 Flight Controller

(To see a list of all my Quadcopter blogs, click here). I spent the better part of my Saturday slowly and carefully figuring out how to wire everything up and then executing the wiring. It’s pretty easy, but I found … Continue reading

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Programming Turnigy Plush 25A ESC with Turnigy Programming Card

(To see a list of all my Quadcopter blogs, click here). Before I can wire up the flight controller, the Electronic Speed Controllers need to be programmed. I purchased Turnigy Plush 25A ESCs and a Turnigy Programming Card: http://hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/__36903__TURNIGY_Plush_25amp_Speed_Controller_USA_Warehouse_.html http://hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/__33282__TURNIGY_BESC_Programming_Card_USA_Warehouse_.htmlContinue reading

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Charging Turnigy 2.2 LiPo Battery with Turnigy Accucell-6 Battery Charger

(To see a list of all my Quadcopter blogs, click here). I’m about ready to apply power to the quadcopter to start programming the flight controller. But before I can do that, I need to have a fully charged battery. … Continue reading

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