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ImmersionRC Vortex Review: Part 1 First Impressions

In News, Review by Mike Tseng5 Comments

ImmersionRC Vortex Review I just got my ImmersionRC Vortex and this thing is sweet!  It’s actually smaller than I imagined and lighter.  Overall the build quality is superb.  It was pretty much plug and play.  I connected a FrSky D4R-II receiver and ran through the setup wizard in the OSD.  The setup took about 2 min and it was ready …

 
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Xiaomi Yi Camera Review: Xiaomi vs GoPro

In Review by Mike Tseng3 Comments

Xiaomi Yi Action Camera Review After I smashed my Mobius camera in a crash I started doing research for a new camera.  I have a GoPro but I don’t trust my skills enough right now to put a $400 on my quadcopter.  I want a camera that has good image quality and under $200. Enter the Xiaomi Yi Action Camera Xiaomi …

 
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HOW TO BUILD AN FPV QUADCOPTER: Part 2

In Basics, Build, Review by Mike Tseng45 Comments

HOW TO SET UP AN FPV QUADCOPTER   In part 1 of this build, we connected the ESCs, Naze32 and buzzer to the mini power distribution board and mounted the motors.  Part 2 we will set up the Naze32, program the transmitter and install the FPV camera and transmitter. First thing we’ll do is set up a new model on the …

 
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HOVERSHIP ZUUL RACEHOUND REVIEW | PART 3: Flying

In Build, Review by Mike Tseng20 Comments

The weather hasn’t been cooperating here so I haven’t had a lot of time to fly but after putting about 20 batteries through Hovership’s ZUUL Racehound I can say this thing kicks ass. I think most quad frames if tuned correctly will fly very similar from one brand to another so we will focus more on features, durability and build. Durability …

 
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HOVERSHIP ZUUL RACEHOUND REVIEW | PART 2: The Build

In Build, Review by Mike Tseng8 Comments

It feels like Christmas whenever I start a new mini quad build.  In part 1 of this 3 part Hovership ZUUL Racehound review, we looked at the frame.  Part 2 we’ll hit the highlights of my setup. This is not mean to be a step-by-step how to build a mini quad post.  I will do that in a separate post. …

 
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Hovership ZUUL Racehound Review | Part 1: First Impressions

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The release of Hovership’s ZUUL Racehound couldn’t have come at a better time. The day before they released the quadcopter (Valentine’s Day 2015) I had broken my second frame on my Lumenier QAV250 in two weeks. It was getting too expensive to spend $45-$55 every time I broke an arm. I’ve been thinking about moving to a frame with replaceable …