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Choosing an RC connector - TJinTech. In the old days There used to only be a few RC connectors to choose from.

Choosing an RC connector - TJinTech

Some may remember Tamiya plugs, I know I do, and others may remember some other odd connector that seemed proprietary to some brand. Others will remember Power Poles, as they have been around for a long time but were, and are still, not designed for hobby use, even though they work well enough. In short there just wasn't a huge need for RC specific connectors, so generic electronic connectors seemed to be what everyone used. Sometime in the 1990s, I think, W.S. Deans released the Deans Ultra Plug and things changed. The age of lipos As of right now there are single lipos ranging from 1s 80mAh to 12s 6000mAh, with C-ratings ranging from 15C to 65C.

The purpose of the connector It may seem funny to think about it but what is the actual purpose of an electrical connector? How to Prototype Without Using Printed Circuit Boards: 8 Steps. In addition to the perfboard and a soldering iron, you'll need some fairly common tools and supplies: Kynar wire: This is an insulated 30-gauge single strand wire.

How to Prototype Without Using Printed Circuit Boards: 8 Steps

It's a rather thin wire which is useful for low current and low voltage digital circuit connections. I use three colors: Blue for Ground, Red for +, and Orange or Yellow for all the other connections. This wire is also "pre-tinned" so it takes solder very easily. RCTimer/Turnigy/Hobbywing ESC DIY Firmware Flashing. Thanks to the help of timecop (yes he can be nice as long as he is interested ) I managed to flash my RCTimer 10A and 30A ESC.

RCTimer/Turnigy/Hobbywing ESC DIY Firmware Flashing

The procedure should be the exact same for the 18A and 20A versions. I will have some of these ESC in a few days and will test. Only difference can be the programming pads order, we will get into that. Also note that the procedure is most likely the same for the Turnigy Plush if they have the same chip and pads. IMPORTANT: BEC on ESC and Avoiding high current system ground loops. If there ever was an FPV NOTAM, this is it.

IMPORTANT: BEC on ESC and Avoiding high current system ground loops

This has to be shared asap. I've seen one too many burnt current sensors and potentially damaged OSD. The reason? Ground loops sharing high ESC current. How to power wireless video camera systems with best results. Dimension Engineering Switching Voltage Regulator Application Note How to power wireless video camera systems with best results Overview This article will show you how to use a DE-SW050 voltage regulator to power a wireless video camera system in your R/C plane or car.

How to power wireless video camera systems with best results

This way, you can run a system with only one battery pack - you will not need to carry around a separate battery to power your video system. We will use a DE-SW050 because it can take a higher battery voltage and regulate it down to the 5 Volts that is needed by most wireless camera systems, such as ones offered by Black Widow A/V or Range Video. Let’s Do the Twist. June 1, 2004 for QuietFlyer Magazine In an electric model, the possibility of the electric power system interfering with the radio control system has been greatly reduced by improvements in receiver technology in the last decade.

Let’s Do the Twist

However, interference can still happen, especially if care is not taken in installing both systems. Electricity and Magnetism Both the power system (motor battery, speed control, and motor), and the radio system (receiver battery, receiver, and servos) use electricity and magnetism to do their work. The power system passes an electric current from the motor battery through the speed control and into the motor. Gfutc de. The most reliable RC Calculators on the Web for electric Motors. a1771150-75-IMAX_B6_LM35_Temp_Sensor_Wiring. Easy Telemetry cable for 9xr Pro Frsky DJT module. : 9XR Mods. Hi All, Its very simple, thought could post it it may help some one.You all know that the 9xr pro needs a cable for telemetry.

Easy Telemetry cable for 9xr Pro Frsky DJT module. : 9XR Mods

It been done by just bread board cables which has a male and female header at other end. Flyduino Mega , a Multiwii/Ardupirates/Aeroquad based aerial video platform FC. Discussion Flyduino Mega , a Multiwii/Ardupirates/Aeroquad based aerial video platform FC The Flyduino, is avaiable at www.flyduino.com.

Flyduino Mega , a Multiwii/Ardupirates/Aeroquad based aerial video platform FC

Flyduino Mega , a Multiwii/Ardupirates/Aeroquad based aerial video platform FC. ESC ratings, what do they mean? Build Your Own Drone First Person View. The First Person View or FPV section of BYOD offers the best selection of hand-picked products from Fat Shark and ImmersionRC, the world leaders in First Person View technology, DJI Innovations the flight control experts and 3D Robotics from the open source community.

Build Your Own Drone First Person View

The two worlds of FPV and UAV / Drones have come together over a very short period of time, First Person View or FPV flights were once a type of remote-control (RC) flying that started out in the world of RC planes which involved mounting a small video camera and transmitter to an RC aircraft to send down a live video link of the flight in real time, the pilot would use Fat Shark Attitude V2 goggles or a portable LCD screen to see and fly from the aircraft as if they were on board the RC plane. Choosing Your Parts. Multirotor becoming very popular nowadays.

Choosing Your Parts

It's real fun and pleasure to see them flying, however making them at home from scratch is tough job. If you are thinking to make one then this tutorial might help you. You don't need to ask someone or search over forums or blogs to troubleshoot your issue. Here i am trying to put everything together for you.