View Post

How to Setup a Lumenier QAV-X

In Build, Review by Mike Tseng21 Comments

 

 How to Setup a Lumenier QAV-X Time to finish up the QAV-X build!  In part 1 of the build, we did all the soldering and physical build.  Part 2 we will program the Taranis, flash and configure the KISS FC then go for some test flights. Parts used in this QAV-X Build Lumenier QAV-X 4mm KISS FC DYS XS20A EMAX …

View Post

Tiny Whoop Upgrade: Motors and Batteries

In Build, Review by Mike Tseng2 Comments

 

 Tiny Whoop Upgrade This is a Tiny Whoop upgrade must, the motors.  I’ve been putting around in my Tiny Whoop with the standard motors and having a blast.  But I was missing out.  I recently added a Tiny Whoop upgrade that really woke up the micro quad, the Lumenier RX0615-14 Micro Brushed Motors. I’ll be comparing two Tiny Whoops in this …

View Post

QAV-X Build: How to Build a Lumenier QAV-X Part 1

In Build, Review by Mike Tseng34 Comments

 

 How to Build a Lumenier QAV-X Time for another build!  The Lumenier QAV-X build is one of my favorite quads right now.  It’s no secret I really like the Lumenier frames.  Their designs are all really well thought out using the highest quality components.  The QAV-X is no exception.  The frame comes in 3mm and 4mm versions.  Both the frames …

View Post

KISS FC – Easy to Follow Setup and Review

In Build, Review by Mike Tseng25 Comments

 

 KISS FC – Setup and Review I have to be honest and admit, I put off flying the KISS FC because I was intimidated.  One, I didn’t want to learn a new software because it doesn’t run off Cleanflight or even Baseflight, gasp!  Two, take a look at the KISS FC manual and it will send you running with unanswered …

View Post

Best Night FPV Camera: RunCam Owl Plus Review

In Review by Mike Tseng6 Comments

 

 Best Night FPV Camera: RunCam Owl Plus I live in Texas and summers are brutally hot.  The only time I can really fly is early in the morning or late at night when the temperature drops below 90 degrees.  I’ve been looking for the best night FPV camera for a long time.  And I’ve found it.  I bring you the …

View Post

DTFc Flight Controller Review: Ultra Clean Quad Build

In Review by Mike Tseng13 Comments

 

 DTFc Flight Controller Review What is the DTFc flight controller?  In short, the DTFc flight controller is a PDB with a built in F3 flight controller.  It’s made by the creators of the OSDoge and can stack perfectly with the DTFc.  For people who want simple clean builds, there’s not better PDB or flight controller than the DTFc.  Let’s take a …

View Post

Tiny Whoop Build Guide and Review

In Build, Review by Mike Tseng29 Comments

 

 Tiny Whoop Build Tiny Whoop is about the most fun you can have with your clothes on! What is a Tiny Whoop?  Tiny Whoop is just a Blade Inductrix modified with a small FPV camera and video transmitter.  The great thing about thing about the Tiny Whoop is that it’s tiny, light and protected.  You can fly around your house without …

View Post

How to Setup a Lumenier QAV-R

In Build, Review by Mike Tseng62 Comments

 

 How to Setup a Lumenier QAV-R In part 1 of the Lumenier QAV-R build we did all the physical build of the quad.  Part two will be programing the QAV-R.  Good news is that it’s very simple!  Follow the directions below and it’ll be a piece of cake. Taranis Setup If you are building the Lumenier QAV-R kit, it will …

View Post

Lumenier QAV-R Build

In Build, Review by Mike Tseng99 Comments

 

 Luminier QAV-R Build: Dream Machine No joke, this Lumenier QAV-R build has made me a better FPV pilot.  The control and feel of this QAV-R build is insanely good.  Not to mention it’s pretty fast. It’s taken a while to get this post done because I’ve been trying many combinations of different components until I found one I liked.  Some of the …

View Post

OSDoge 1.5 Review and Install

In Build, Review by Mike Tseng25 Comments

 

 OSDoge 1.5 Yes!  My favorite component, maybe of all time, the OSDoge has been updated to OSDoge 1.5.  There isn’t a big enough change to call it 2 but the upgrades are all options we all want. Highlight of the OSDoge 1.5 Updates USB now lines up with the Naze32 rev6 No more big capacitor that always falls off Idiot …