Month: May 2013

  • nRF24L01 Devo7e Pinout

    nRF24L01 Devo7e Pinout

    I am going to hack another module into the Devo7e running the DeviationX firmware. This nRF24L01 module will allows me to run WLToys new protocol, HiSky and a host of others. It has the PowerAmp circuit for longest range. See this protocols spreadsheet for more info. Here’s the schematic: And here is how I wire […]

  • Comparision Pictures of HiSky HCP80 and Blade Nano CPX

    Comparision Pictures of HiSky HCP80 and Blade Nano CPX

    Someone on RCG wanted photos of the two 80-class CP heli, so I took these quick photos for reference. In photography, the object closest to the lense generally looks larger. Despite that position, the photo of the HCP80 (aka FBL80) still shows that it’s a slightly more compact heli overall. Both are about the same […]

  • 600mAh 1S Lipo Discharge Curve

    600mAh 1S Lipo Discharge Curve

    Just sharing a discharge curve I just grabbed while cycling the new Hyperion 550mAh and Glacier 600mAh cells. Interesting result. I’ll discharge at 2A to 3.7v at a later time to see how well the cells really stack up. Preliminary results.

  • Blade Nano CP X “Logo XXtreme” Paper Canopy

    Blade Nano CP X “Logo XXtreme” Paper Canopy

    Helifreak user Ian99 made available a beautifully rendition of the Mikado Logo XXtreme. His interpretation into a paper model looks great. I wanted a different color scheme and wanted to be able to use my Silhouette SD machine to cut it out for me…so I vectorized it. Here’s the first draft of the red/white version. […]