Anet A8 Build Guide to 1st Print

Anet A8 Build Guide to 1st Print

Last week, we reviewed the Anet A8 printer. We believe it has brought the cost of 3D printing so low that every true hobbiest now owes it to themselves to look into owning one. During the process of building and customizing our A8, we took a ton of notes in the hopes...
FPV Camera Set-up Guide (Best Runcam Settings)

FPV Camera Set-up Guide (Best Runcam Settings)

Most of us fly FPV behind the venerable Sony Super HAD II CCD camera sensor. Whether it’s installed in a Runcam Swift or a Foxeer HS1177, it is the same sensor. From the factory, these sensors are configured with default picture settings that make them perform...
The Quest for Automatic FPV Camera Tilt Part 2

The Quest for Automatic FPV Camera Tilt Part 2

This is part 2 of a series of articles documenting my search for an effective way to add automatic FPV camera tilt to my quadcopters. In part 1, I explored the idea of using a small linear servo like the ones used for indoor airplanes to move my servo. After a week of...
What to bring to your first drone race: a complete list

What to bring to your first drone race: a complete list

Drone racing events are popping up everywhere these days.  Small Facebook clubs and big organizations alike are setting up races where pilots can show off their skills in front of friends and onlookers.  It can be daunting preparing for your first drone race – for...
How to fix RC receiver problems with Betaflight

How to fix RC receiver problems with Betaflight

Since assembling our Drone Racing Guide, the most common problem we get from first timers is: “my sticks don’t move the values in the receiver tab in Betaflight configurator”. This is an understandable problem – there are several steps required...
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