FPV Quadcopter Build Tutorial34:07

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Find the kit here: http://www.gearbest.com/multi-rotor-parts/pp_413710.html?wid=21&lkid=10235133

1:38 make sure flight controller works
5:00 Connect ESC’s to motors
6:56 Connect ESC’s to PDB
9:40 Connect ESC’s to FC
13:26 Test and fix motor directions
14:39 Calibrate ESC’s and motor speeds
19:35 Connect FPV Equipment
23:00 Receiver time! And flight modes.
27:25 Camera mounting and finishing up
29:37 Optional using BLHeli Suite program
32:04 Final thoughts and flight test

Other equipment I recommend:
— DALProp Cystal: http://tinyurl.com/gl6zjyq
— Nylon stand offs: http://amzn.to/2iSokou
— Battery pigtail: http://tinyurl.com/jmsa2sq
— Battery Straps: http://amzn.to/2iSzTw7
FPV Camera:
— RunCam OWL PLUS camera  http://www.gearbest.com/fpv-system/pp_452891.html?wid=21&lkid=10244701
OR
— Runcam Swift https://www.amazon.com/Crazepony-RunCam-600TVL-Blocked-Multicopter/dp/B01F381J9Y/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1480637666&sr=8-1&keywords=runcam+swift+2.1
OR
— hs1177
— 65C 4s LiPo Battery http://bit.lc/4ZAI
— or these are awesome http://amzn.to/2isMcMs
Video Transmitter: https://www.fpvheadquarters.com/fpv/5-8-ghz/vtx/angry-beez-fx799t-200mw-40-ch-video-transmitter.html
— Aomway Antennas http://bit.lc/4ZAW

GROUND EQUIPMENT
*Can be used for infinite number of flying machines.
-Radio Control
– I recommend Taranis: http://amzn.to/2iXAc9k
– And X4RSB http://amzn.to/2j7fzVc

– A good budget alternative is the Flysky something and an “Ibus” receiver

– http://amzn.to/2iXBDVk
– http://amzn.to/2iXxa55
*FrSky and FlySky are completely unrelated

Video Goggles!
– My #1 choise are the Dominator v3’s: http://amzn.to/2i81RDe
– – Also needs VRx: http://amzn.to/2iXxm3X
– Budged starter set review here: https://youtu.be/_FVjqseBmn4

CHARGER:

My charger I’ve used for years. Built in Power supply and comes with connectors: http://amzn.to/2kXakYC

IDST: this charger is awesome, powerful, smart, and easy to use. But does not come with a power supply or connectors, so you’ll need to make or source your own: http://amzn.to/2kXlQTC

Software:

CleanFlight Configurator: http://tinyurl.com/mdek2lq
OR
try BetaFlight Configurator: http://tinyurl.com/jzd2ttt
BLHeli Suite: https://blhelisuite.wordpress.com/
They have a CHROME APP FOR BLHELI STUFF NOW!:
https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/blheli-configurator/mejfjggmbnocnfibbibmoogocnjbcjnk

SOLDERING STUFF!

Simple and cheap but probably not crap: http://amzn.to/2iKX5J2

Mid Range Weller Station: http://amzn.to/2iKZiE4

My Favorite Hakko High End Station: http://amzn.to/2jppFBo

60/40 Rosin Core Solder: http://amzn.to/2iKZiE4
(I do not reccomend lead free solder)

Extra Tube of Rosin is always nice: http://amzn.to/2k5vZRR

Desoldering Braid is good to have around: http://amzn.to/2jANdp3

Helping hands are also wonderful: http://amzn.to/2k5ucw8

Painless360’s playlist: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6iDgPSECiM0&list=PLYsWjANuAm4pnhS9StKcIbwSOdoMaR9-p

Check out this cool FPV 101 page for FAQ’s https://www.fpvheadquarters.com/fpv101

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Paypal email: sammshep@gmail.com

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