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Forum: UAV / FPV
10-15-2017, 11:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,358
Posted By Psychron

Thanks for these. These are informative and...

Thanks for these. These are informative and useful. I'm not sure what the latency to mars is.. like 30 or 40 seconds or something like that. That must be terrrible to deal with. I honestly figure...
Forum: UAV / FPV
10-15-2017, 11:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,358
Posted By Psychron

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Here's how a board cam compares.

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Forum: UAV / FPV
10-14-2017, 11:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,358
Posted By Psychron

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10-13-2017, 02:10 PM
Replies: 3,019
Views: 454,278
Posted By Psychron

looks gorgeous.. I don't know if I'd want to put...

looks gorgeous.. I don't know if I'd want to put it up in anything higher than maybe 12 mph winds. What's the wingspan of that thing? Also if the motor is known for burning out I might recommend a...
10-11-2017, 08:06 PM
Replies: 3,019
Views: 454,278
Posted By Psychron

I started modeling around 7 years old in 1980.....

I started modeling around 7 years old in 1980.. of course they were testors models that didn't do much but sit on a desk and look pretty. first balsa control line was at 15 maybe....spent all winter...
10-11-2017, 07:26 PM
Replies: 3,019
Views: 454,278
Posted By Psychron

I had my information wrong

I'm sorry.. I meant this engine:

https://www.horizonhobby.com/10gx-10cc-gas-engine-with-pumped-carburetor-evoe10gx2

it's apparently a replacement for a 40-60 size glow.

But I hear you. I'm...
10-11-2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 3,019
Views: 454,278
Posted By Psychron

If I ever go back to fuel , I'm going gas.. that...

If I ever go back to fuel , I'm going gas.. that 40 size evolution looks super sweet.. said the flight time was about a half hour on whatever size tank they're using and I think the crankcase is...
Forum: Night Flying
10-09-2017, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,756
Posted By Psychron

Those are some beautiful videos. I like the night...

Those are some beautiful videos. I like the night walrus though it looks suspiciously a lot like the Bixler 2. :)

I have been debating buying one of those as a soaring platform with FPV...
Forum: Beginners
10-06-2017, 06:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,404
Posted By Psychron

Thank you. I hope they help new comers out and...

Thank you. I hope they help new comers out and provide them the courage to press on with something they're not familiar or comfortable with after watching an oaf like me pull it off. :)
10-01-2017, 11:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,723
Posted By Psychron

And here it is running on the grass. :)

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And here's the full version:

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Forum: UAV / FPV
10-01-2017, 04:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,358
Posted By Psychron

09-30-2017, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3,019
Views: 454,278
Posted By Psychron

That thing looks amazing! I like the color scheme...

That thing looks amazing! I like the color scheme too. Where heck is the CG on that thing? lol And the Afterburners?!
09-29-2017, 01:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,665
Posted By Psychron

Hey Nigel, I don't normally waste time with...

Hey Nigel,

I don't normally waste time with verifying I have a balanced charge on the cell before storage because with Lipo's I don't do anything but balance charges to begin with so I can feel...
09-29-2017, 03:36 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,665
Posted By Psychron

You're darn tootin! I've got the bug and the...

You're darn tootin! I've got the bug and the weather is going to be amazing this weekend (now it'll change of course but.... ). I have two four port venom tower chargers, with 8 6 port xt60 parallel...
09-29-2017, 12:55 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,665
Posted By Psychron

Thanks for the backup and the equations. Can you...

Thanks for the backup and the equations. Can you clarify what OCV means? My assumption is Open Circuit Voltage, Overall Charge Voltage? I'd like to know more about this.

I agree wholeheartedly...
Forum: Multi-Rotors
09-28-2017, 08:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 387
Posted By Psychron

Who's still trying to learn to FPV with an xbox controller on their PC?

After failing miserably I bought this FrSky Orange RX USB Receiver for Spektrum transmitters and decided to try it out. It is compatible with freerider and liftoff, and probably a couple other...
09-27-2017, 12:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,665
Posted By Psychron

Circling back on this part of the thread. Is it...

Circling back on this part of the thread. Is it possible he's using the LiHV charge program instead of the LiPo program? That might explain the 4.25v resultant charge, which of course, is perfectly...
09-27-2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,665
Posted By Psychron

I don't think anyone was talking about a countdown.

My 60 dollar B6AC as well as both my $200.00 400 watt Venom 4 port charger both provide an accurate enough charge timer. That's not what's at issue. It's the individual cell and total pack voltage...
09-27-2017, 03:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,665
Posted By Psychron

Don't hide them. They're interesting to look at...

Don't hide them. They're interesting to look at while charging. Here's a fun experiment for you. Take that battery.. whatever the mah rating is on it and charge it at .1 amps..and look at the...
09-27-2017, 03:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,665
Posted By Psychron

So, while I can respect your opinion, desite the...

So, while I can respect your opinion, desite the pointed and blatant attempt to ridicule me, Derek is right. Voltage sag and surge is a real thing, which not only prevents an accurate reading while...
09-26-2017, 09:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,062
Posted By Psychron

I'm glad you like the videos. Tell all your...

I'm glad you like the videos.

Tell all your friends. Post a link on your favorite forum and share my latest creation with your pals!

Have a great day!
09-26-2017, 08:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,665
Posted By Psychron

Agreed. If the battery has a high enough load on...

Agreed. If the battery has a high enough load on it and it happens to be fully charged then yes, you can theoretically make it say 3.0 volts under that load but I'd be afraid of puffing the battery...
Forum: UAV / FPV
09-26-2017, 01:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 560
Posted By Psychron

About to get a whole lot better with fpv drones.

Now, of course, since my fpv skillset is terrible in comparison to my line of sight skills, I've obtained a copy of freerider and liftoff due to their low costs and I've purchased one of these:
...
Forum: Foamies
09-26-2017, 01:16 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,602
Posted By Psychron

I typically like to mix the music and engine...

I typically like to mix the music and engine noise to a level where the music isn't overbearing and yet the engine sounds aren't drowned out. I can't stand either extreme. I'd like the mix to feel a...
09-26-2017, 11:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,723
Posted By Psychron

And now I've got a new version that runs on the...

And now I've got a new version that runs on the grass too :)

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Forum: Night Flying
09-26-2017, 03:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,756
Posted By Psychron

Does anyone else have anything like this to...

Does anyone else have anything like this to share? I'd love to see some planes that are all lit up wtih led's from the inside.. There was a 3d plane like that recently. I wanted one.
Forum: Beginners
09-26-2017, 03:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,404
Posted By Psychron

Here's another soldering video on Bullet Connectors.

A word on how to solder bullet connectors.

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09-26-2017, 03:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,062
Posted By Psychron

Here's my latest addition to the How to Solder...

Here's my latest addition to the How to Solder collection:

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09-25-2017, 03:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,665
Posted By Psychron

The best one I found was around $54 on sale. Look...

The best one I found was around $54 on sale. Look for anything B6AC in the name. They're pretty straightforward. Just push buttons until you get the hang of it. Otherwise there's some decent...
09-24-2017, 08:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,665
Posted By Psychron

Agreed, I have several of those $2.50 pieces of...

Agreed, I have several of those $2.50 pieces of garbage. They're great for preventing you from going below a specific cell voltage but they're off.. even from each other and even in the same unit. I...
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