Selecting a Camera for FPV

Selecting a Camera for FPV

Many parts go into an FPV system:  a video transmitter, a video receiver, a viewing device, an optional on-screen display device, two different power sources, two different electrical systems, and, of course, a camera.  Of all the parts on this list, the most...
Types of Multirotor

Types of Multirotor

As I write this, I am embarking on building my second multirotor. When I first started learning about multirotors, I, like many beginner multirotor pilots, focused on quadcopters, which is just one of many types of multirotor. I built my very own SK450 Dead Cat...
Selecting Multirotor Batteries

Selecting Multirotor Batteries

Multirotor aircraft are powered by Lithium Polymer batteries. Before we get to the process of choosing a battery, let’s take a moment to talk about what a Lithium Polymer battery is and why this particular battery technology is used in multirotors. About Lithium...
Selecting ESCs for Your Multirotor

Selecting ESCs for Your Multirotor

After selecting props and motors, you are probably a bit tired of making complex and important design decisions. Well good news, choosing an ESC is easy. Before we get to the easy part though, I just want to take a moment to explain what an ESC is. What is an ESC? ESC...
Selecting Motors for Your Multirotor

Selecting Motors for Your Multirotor

Selecting the best combination of components for your quadcopter is a long and complex process; if you have spent much time reading the other guides on this site, you are probably getting sense of this fact. And as one of the most important components on your...
Selecting Props for Your Multirotor

Selecting Props for Your Multirotor

I have decided to spend the next week or so writing some posts covering basic design decisions for choosing multirotor components. Multirotors have many different parts, each of which is available in a number of different models. Choosing the correct mix of components...