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Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros Today, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 49
Posted By solentlife
Now here's one for the boys ... The unit is...

Now here's one for the boys ...

The unit is supplied with 8 Ohm 15W speaker ... looks about a 2.5" or similar.

I gave a test of my module above with two 3W 8 Ohm speakers in parallel and in...
Forum: Foamies Today, 03:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 111
Posted By solentlife
I have two ... one of the USA and other EU freq's...

I have two ... one of the USA and other EU freq's ............. both work at limit of sight ....
Couple of other guys I fly with have them ... no problem for them either ...

Nigel
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros Today, 10:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 49
Posted By solentlife
Decided in the end to hard wire leads direct to...

Decided in the end to hard wire leads direct to the module ..... Once I figured out polarity ... and that the Rx to module lead has RED where Signal should be ... it was easy. The socket plastic...
Forum: Foamies Today, 08:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 111
Posted By solentlife
Why not just use the Quanum Battery Telemetry...

Why not just use the Quanum Battery Telemetry stand alone unit ? A small transmitter board plugs into the lipo balance lead and you have a receiver unit clipped to your belt or handle of your radio....
Forum: General Electric Discussions Today, 08:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 389
Posted By solentlife
EBay has loads of them .... just search for...

EBay has loads of them .... just search for Spyglasses camera or similar wording. Like the 808's ..... so many sellers of same item.

Video example .... about 200 of them on my YouTube channel...
Forum: Video Parking lot Today, 08:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 143
Posted By solentlife
Yes true ... the data obtained from it was used...

Yes true ... the data obtained from it was used in development. Before BAC came about - many UK firms collaborated as it was only way to secure funds and compete on world markets. Especially true...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft Today, 08:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 109
Posted By solentlife
I already have Nichrome bow - similar to one I...

I already have Nichrome bow - similar to one I used years ago. It runs of a 12v 10a transformer via a model railway rheostat. Wire length is 32" and heats up nice.

My need is the mechanism to...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft Yesterday, 09:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 109
Posted By solentlife
Been watching various ways and this was one of...

Been watching various ways and this was one of them.

Only trouble with the anchored version is videos show single template ... this means tapered end is same aerofoil just smaller. I assume a...
Forum: General Electric Discussions Yesterday, 09:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 389
Posted By solentlife
Just tried it and she still works !! May just get...

Just tried it and she still works !! May just get her out for a while till my Soloshot 3 arrives.

Nigel
Forum: General Electric Discussions Yesterday, 09:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 389
Posted By solentlife
Here you can see my old head cam that has the LED...

Here you can see my old head cam that has the LED aiming light ... really designed for band to go on a helmet.
...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft Yesterday, 08:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 109
Posted By solentlife
No not different temps ... I've been...

No not different temps ...

I've been watching various with the drop bar ... and pulleys that can be set at different points to change the taper etc.

That's basically what I need.

Now this...
Forum: General Electric Discussions Yesterday, 08:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 389
Posted By solentlife
JPF ... I agree that was my thought and why I...

JPF ... I agree that was my thought and why I asked questions. I have guns with scopes / sights and yes its true about the two sights ... In fact tell a little fact here :

The AK47, which I have...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft Yesterday, 07:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 109
Posted By solentlife
Hot wire cutting wings with tapered sections

I have a hot wire cutter but I'm not good at cutting tapered wings. In fact having stopped cutting wings years ago .. I'm pretty useless at it now even on straight !
I used to cut wings as a small...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros Yesterday, 06:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 49
Posted By solentlife
Help ... Hobby King / Art Tech Sound module plugs

Can anyone help me identify the plugs used to connect to the Hobby King . Art Tech AT6 Sound module ?

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/catalog/37318.jpg

I have a module but guy lost the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions Yesterday, 05:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 389
Posted By solentlife
What about view - the eye tends to fix on a point...

What about view - the eye tends to fix on a point and ignore closer / further ... so aiming, how does the ring affect your view / do you focus in / out as needed ?

Nigel
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft Yesterday, 12:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By solentlife
Ok ... I have started to scan and modify the...

Ok ... I have started to scan and modify the parts for this build.

The original model is built on a lite ply / balsa frame and then clad with foam blocks. The blocks then shaped / carved / sanded...
Forum: Power Systems Yesterday, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 170
Posted By solentlife
The HK 182 doesn't have any fancy ESC .... its a...

The HK 182 doesn't have any fancy ESC .... its a bog standard jobbie.

Some of the HK ESC's need trim full up and some full down when doing calibration. Once set - you can put trim back to mid...
Forum: General Electric Discussions Yesterday, 09:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 389
Posted By solentlife
My question is what aiming point of reference...

My question is what aiming point of reference used for the ring sight ?

I have a head band camera - designed for cyclists / skiers etc. It has an LED aiming light. But that's only good for close...
Forum: Power Systems 02-07-2016, 07:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 170
Posted By solentlife
The Hobby King Cessna 182 ..... The ESC in...

The Hobby King Cessna 182 .....

The ESC in it is a typical standard ESC and only needs Throttle Range setting once you have Throttle acting correct way.

If you only get beeps and nothing else...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 02-07-2016, 07:03 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,145
Posted By solentlife
Agreed ... its something that I want to try and...

Agreed ... its something that I want to try and avoid ...

I have now dialled back my AVSC settings on the Yak 55 (60%) and Zlin (55%)

Nigel
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 02-07-2016, 05:47 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,145
Posted By solentlife
Don't you use the Tx gain to adjust ? My...

Don't you use the Tx gain to adjust ?

My thoughts ... I was concerned that I would be playing with the Tx gain too much between modes / flight styles. Wondering if a sweet point could be found for...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 02-07-2016, 04:40 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,145
Posted By solentlife
I think he was talking about the 'OTHER' gyro...

I think he was talking about the 'OTHER' gyro system he mentioned.

Back to A3 Super II ....

Just fitted to my Hummer ... set up for 100% on AVSC and Hover ... with left pot to adjust gain on...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-06-2016, 07:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 173
Posted By solentlife
I assume from his post that he flies Mode 2 ......

I assume from his post that he flies Mode 2 ... so that is basis of my answer ... and yours.

But there plenty people who fly Mode 1 ... (I'll ignore the less common Mode 3 and 4 ... weird !!)
...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 02-06-2016, 07:21 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,145
Posted By solentlife
Plus when doing flybys ... I have to tell myself...

Plus when doing flybys ... I have to tell myself NOT to turn head as normal where you 'lead' the model where it is going to. I have to use eyes rather than head.

One of the aspects of the...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 02-06-2016, 07:07 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,145
Posted By solentlife
I'm also hoping that my SoloShot3 is not too long...

I'm also hoping that my SoloShot3 is not too long in arriving ... it will be invaluable in filming actual model antics with units fitted.

Nigel
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 02-06-2016, 06:48 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,145
Posted By solentlife
Just received two more units ... I'm really sold...

Just received two more units ... I'm really sold on these units but surprisingly still to try out the extreme functions offered.

I think my Hummer being such a 'bounce' machine and easy to sort...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 02-06-2016, 06:45 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,145
Posted By solentlife
JPF ... Question : I'm too cautious to try...

JPF ...

Question : I'm too cautious to try this but have 'bench'tested' .... If you are flying inverted and then hit the AUTO-HOVER ? Bench test indicates that unit knows it needs to give DOWN...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 02-06-2016, 06:43 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,145
Posted By solentlife
OK ... based on many threads covering all...

OK ... based on many threads covering all different gyros and stabiliser units ... one of the aspects that often leads to newcomers getting confused is the NAMING conventions or labels given to...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-06-2016, 06:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 173
Posted By solentlife
So your previous model have PRIMARY turn and...

So your previous model have PRIMARY turn and pitch controls on RIGHT stick. I assume the model then only had Throttle on LEFT stick ?

Now you have a Tx that gives you PRIMARY turn and pitch...
Forum: Beginners 02-06-2016, 05:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 526
Posted By solentlife
No argument at all with any of it. But will...

No argument at all with any of it.

But will add this : EPO and many other foam models suffer mould release and that is the greatest cause of poor glue bonding. When you try to glue any 'surface...
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