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Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 05-22-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 351
Posted By pizzano
Nigel......... The heli was a 300 class...

Nigel.........

The heli was a 300 class fixed pitch.........I tested the signal strength (reliability) and distance (ground based distance) three different ways.

1) The initial flights...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 05-22-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 351
Posted By pizzano
http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/picture.php?albumi...

http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=664&pictureid=3724

I had used a 6" long plastic tube to wrap (coil) the 72mhz antenna for this heli. It increased the signal reliability...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 05-19-2015, 03:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 418
Posted By pizzano
Nice job Stu.......!

Nice job Stu.......!
Forum: Multi-Rotors 05-16-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 418
Posted By pizzano
Got to give lot's of "prop's" to ya...

Got to give lot's of "prop's" to ya Stu..........It didn't take me very long to realize (about 8 weeks) before I decided "open-source", gadget-App DIY's were not my cup of tea.......This, over two...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 05-16-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 10,538
Posted By pizzano
Pete..... I believe you're onto something...

Pete.....

I believe you're onto something related to Multi-Rotor tutorials for those pilots who have not had the previous experience of flying, building, setting-up and maintenance of heli's or...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 05-13-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 349
Posted By pizzano
So much for the original "budget aspect" or kit...

So much for the original "budget aspect" or kit idea.....

"So I've now narrowed the field down to a DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ (V3) or a Yuneec Typhoon Q500+. Both have integrated 1080p cameras with 3D...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 05-12-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 418
Posted By pizzano
Talked to one of my buds last night........he...

Talked to one of my buds last night........he said that they had the same issue with the re-build related to esc assignments and bind.

Since they replaced (up-graded) all motors and esc's (control...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 05-10-2015, 02:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 530
Posted By pizzano
The audible tones appear to be...: high, low, 6...

The audible tones appear to be...: high, low, 6 tick-tick-ticks.......manual states: ESC's not detected.

The flashing lights you are getting are not covered in the manual........yep, time to...
Forum: Company Discussions 05-09-2015, 12:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 243
Posted By pizzano
Ya.......I saw that handle show up here...

Ya.......I saw that handle show up here yesterday.........that's now at least 3 forums they have been bumped or banned from. No word if they have tried again at HeliFreak..........good work Pat..!
Forum: Aerial Photography 05-08-2015, 12:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By pizzano
Very good camera for it's size......get at least...

Very good camera for it's size......get at least a 16gb class 10 SD (if u haven't already) for it......it makes a big difference when editing and play back on web sites. I've had great results with...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 05-07-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 349
Posted By pizzano
Contact this guy from the Cairo RC Modelers...

Contact this guy from the Cairo RC Modelers Club......:

Mustafa Ismail at 2525-3064...........One of the largest RC clubs in north Africa.
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 05-07-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 870
Posted By pizzano
Wise enough to realize when a kid ask you "how...

Wise enough to realize when a kid ask you "how OLD are you".......there's more to it than curiosity........:D.

"Better than you since 1852"......Phi Mu sisters slogan. I'm a University of Redlands...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 05-07-2015, 12:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 530
Posted By pizzano
Hard to tell from the vid.......generally...

Hard to tell from the vid.......generally speaking, error messages are frequently generated in a sequence.........kind of like the bios boot-up in a PC.

The first and most immediate error will...
Forum: Special Interest Aircraft 05-06-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 628
Posted By pizzano
PFBruno......the input you have provided is very...

PFBruno......the input you have provided is very well stated and "hits the nail on the head" in many aspects related to creative reality.....particularly the number of disciplines and time that is...
Forum: Company Discussions 05-05-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 243
Posted By pizzano
Gens Ace's Sister Tattu

I just got off the phone with a buddy of mine at HeliFreak.......he's a mod there.

Looks like the messages the forum mod's and members are sending to Gens are starting to get some attention.
...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 05-04-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 573
Posted By pizzano
Mission Accomplished........! Hope you start...

Mission Accomplished........!
Hope you start feeling better........:blah:
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-04-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 793
Posted By pizzano
The RC hobby for me has many values: A way...

The RC hobby for me has many values:

A way to keep up with technology (hands-on).
A way to gather with buddies.
A way to spend time alone with mother nature.
A way to keep my dexterity and eyes...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 05-04-2015, 12:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 530
Posted By pizzano
That's odd.....when my buddies rebuilt the one I...

That's odd.....when my buddies rebuilt the one I sold them (it was one of the first model editions)......they up-graded to Turnigy Multistar motors and different prop adapters........ I could be...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 05-03-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 530
Posted By pizzano
LOL....you got the CW and CCW matching aspect...

LOL....you got the CW and CCW matching aspect right on.......no supposedly about it.......especially if from Horizon.........;)
Forum: Multi-Rotors 05-03-2015, 02:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 530
Posted By pizzano
Be patient.......There are a kazillion screws to...

Be patient.......There are a kazillion screws to deal with and can strip pretty easy. There are many very small gauge wires routed through the rotor arms (as you know) and the connectors are pretty...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 05-02-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 573
Posted By pizzano
You're quite welcome hayofstacks........sometimes...

You're quite welcome hayofstacks........sometimes things can seem complicated and be hard to grasp if not observed or studied with more than a casual glance or skimming over the finer details.......;)
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 05-01-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 573
Posted By pizzano
Here's one of the links mentioned previously....:...

Here's one of the links mentioned previously....:

http://www.rchelicopterfun.com/rc-servos.html

Still searching for the other two which have reliable info.....
...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 04-29-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 573
Posted By pizzano
"Put simply Digital is 'supposed' to be more...

"Put simply Digital is 'supposed' to be more precise in its movement related to where you put your stick. It has positive centering power. In the early days of Digital, they were generally faster as...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 04-29-2015, 04:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 573
Posted By pizzano
Honestly......I've read every post made to this...

Honestly......I've read every post made to this subjects thread (and other threads here), and the confusion related to digital vs. analog servos continues to be confused with the proper application...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 04-25-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 456
Posted By pizzano
Good to see you have a programming and...

Good to see you have a programming and electronics background, it will come in handy......the "deep pockets" reference alludes to the fact that this hobby is expensive (quads, heli's, video...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 04-25-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 456
Posted By pizzano
3D Robotics........a Chris Anderson off-shoot,...

3D Robotics........a Chris Anderson off-shoot, has been around since 2007.

They design and engineer many of their own products.........as well as providing tech support and product delivery of...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-24-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 567
Posted By pizzano
I think it's a product of experience......what we...

I think it's a product of experience......what we concentrate on, or the type of objective we have during our flights.

When I was inexperienced or had little flight time on a particular craft...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-24-2015, 03:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 567
Posted By pizzano
Actually, I find just the opposite to...

Actually, I find just the opposite to happen.........after viewing mine or other vid's I have taken of buddies, it seems the flights were shorter than the actual real time video we watch later.

...
Forum: Special Interest Aircraft 04-20-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 455
Posted By pizzano
"so the system does not need a transmitter or...

"so the system does not need a transmitter or reciever.".........????

UAV without a transmitter or receiver.......what exactly do you have in mind to control the craft, telepathy......?

The...
Forum: ParkFlyers 04-19-2015, 01:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,261
Posted By pizzano
"I have put a GPS on it "............how was that...

"I have put a GPS on it "............how was that system integrated into the RX and what TX have you transferred the "coordinate" functions (X and Y) axis rotations, that are required, to track the...
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