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northernmonkey
31-10-2013, 12:11 AM
Just ordered one! Also ordered some sunnysky 980's.
Will post back on here with build progress and review.

The plan is to use as a close proximity quad, with great gopro footage flying fast.:thumbsup:

Sherbs
31-10-2013, 01:06 PM
Liking the look of that Michael, one of those bad boys could be on my Christmas list!:thumbsup:

andys
31-10-2013, 01:12 PM
Sound good - I really like the look of the QAV quads- the isolation for camera etc looks neat and better than the TBS route. Also the size looks spot on - I'd have gone for the 400 over the 500 too:)
Did you order from US?

northernmonkey
31-10-2013, 03:48 PM
Yes, like the idea of no vibrations for vid footage.
Ordered the frame from a guy on eBay, 130 for frame. Not cheap but:drool:

One of the team pilots (juz70) is testing a brushless gimbal that is due out soon:thumbsup:

Should all be delivered tomorrow so will have it built in the next few days hopefully.

andys
02-11-2013, 12:15 PM
Has it arrived ? First impressions?

neallewis
02-11-2013, 02:47 PM
What's better over the TBS discovery?

andys
02-11-2013, 03:26 PM
Neal - have a look on http://www.fpvmanuals.com/2013/01/11/announcing-the-qav400/

It looks cool - isolation platform for camera / electrics and it's quite a bit smaller then the TBS - so smaller props / lipo's etc (cheaper :) )

Also - the GoPro can be in it's protective box - which is a bonus.

Footage from these things looks very stable and jello free. Quite fancy one myself when I can afford it....

northernmonkey
02-11-2013, 06:24 PM
Everything has arrived bar radio rx. will build over the next few days.:thumbsup:

northernmonkey
06-11-2013, 10:16 PM
Couple of hours at it tonight....

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3719/10715429473_1e9434c695_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/88980106@N03/10715429473/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/88980106@N03/10715429473/) by psslocksmiths (http://www.flickr.com/people/88980106@N03/), on Flickr
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neallewis
06-11-2013, 10:33 PM
Wow looks great. Nice job.

northernmonkey
14-11-2013, 08:00 AM
I'm yet to do a full shake down test but have flown it, just need to sort gains out and it will be good to go, although i will be swapping out the naza for a cc3d flight controller soon!
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Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/88980106@N03/10850486964/) by psslocksmiths (http://www.flickr.com/people/88980106@N03/), on Flickr
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oople_rog
19-11-2013, 08:46 AM
Just ordered one! Also ordered some sunnysky 980's.
Will post back on here with build progress and review.

The plan is to use as a close proximity quad, with great gopro footage flying fast.:thumbsup:

When I see the FPV stuff, I will soon remember this Guy "Justin Welander", have you some guys see his video? It is amazing.
:thumbsup: