User Info

 
 
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
Have you missed your activation email?

MultiRotorUK ShoutBox

Refresh History
  • ched999uk: Forgot to say Thanks. Thanks  :smiley:
    September 25, 2017, 18:18:37
  • ched999uk: Gaza your 'fix' works great, no need to pay for that. I am sure there are people here that can help if necessary but looks perfect to me.
    September 25, 2017, 18:17:52
  • Gaza07: Dev wants me to pay for it again will leave it as it is then  :rofl:
    September 25, 2017, 16:08:22
  • Gaza07: The dev has replied now and Ive asked if there is a neater way to achieve it seeing how I just bodged it up  ::)
    September 25, 2017, 14:45:04
  • Wyntrblue: cheers Gaza, much apreciated!
    September 25, 2017, 13:26:10
  • hoverfly: Great job  Gaza, works a treat.  :beer2:
    September 25, 2017, 13:13:25
  • Gaza07: Well I have managed to get a desktop button to the top is it ok ? the developer didnt answer me so I bodged it my self  :rolleyes:
    September 25, 2017, 10:57:48
  • ched999uk: Cheers
    September 24, 2017, 17:18:49
  • Gaza07: I will ask the mobile theme developer
    September 24, 2017, 16:35:08
  • ched999uk: ditto 2  :smiley:
    September 24, 2017, 13:17:34
  • hoverfly: Ditto ~~
    September 24, 2017, 11:57:22
  • Wyntrblue: Any chance the desktop view button can be moved from the bottom to the top of the mobile site?  Drives me mad scrolling to press it
    September 24, 2017, 09:52:33
  • Gav: hello munchkins
    September 23, 2017, 22:19:54
  • Bad Raven: Probably his best yet, though the hoverbike wasn't bad (pprovided you didn't flinch at the danger of it!
    September 22, 2017, 11:03:49
  • DarrellW: NUTCASE!!!   
    September 22, 2017, 08:46:44
  • hoverfly: I'm almost house trained.. :embarrassed
    September 21, 2017, 21:30:39
  • Bajadre: I AM OFFICIALLY TRAINED TO FLY CARRIERBAGS NEAR PLANES
    September 21, 2017, 20:16:07
  • Bad Raven: I can fly ALL modes, jus some a little longer than others............
    September 21, 2017, 13:57:06
  • hoverfly: @ D.B.. weirdo... :rofl:
    September 21, 2017, 09:08:41
  • Nige8021: [link]
    September 20, 2017, 21:14:15

Who's Online

Theme Selection



Forum Default

Permanently

Author Topic: AIO 5.8G 48CH 25mW VTX Gets really hot?  (Read 491 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline Cynabal

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Full Member
  • ***
  • Thank You
  • -Given: 20
  • -Receive: 4
  • Posts: 120
  • Liked: 28
  • Country: wales
  • ESC Destroyer
    • View Profile
AIO 5.8G 48CH 25mW VTX Gets really hot?
« on: February 14, 2017, 16:30:59 »
I just got a Micro FPV drone, I'm not using FPV at the moment so I've disconnected the VTX to save weight until i get some goggles, but should this micro VTX get so hot you cant keep your finger on it for more than a few seconds?



Offline shawdreamer

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Sr. Member
  • ****
  • Thank You
  • -Given: 1
  • -Receive: 40
  • Posts: 943
  • Liked: 511
  • Country: gb
  • Tricopter, one prop short of a Quadcopter
    • View Profile
Re: AIO 5.8G 48CH 25mW VTX Gets really hot?
« Reply #1 on: February 14, 2017, 17:09:07 »
it'd help if we knew which of the dozens of AIO's available your asking about?.

if its the Eachine range with a mw range above 25mw then yes they get pretty hot, the TX02 gets particularly toasty running 200mw, some points on the camera cant be touched with skin after 5mins but its generally fine aslong as theres good airflow across the unit when in flight.
550 custom H-copter
zmr250
Reaper250 V.1
Reaper250 V.2
ViceVersa250 XL
zmr250Hybrid
https://www.thingiverse.com/shawdreamer/designs

Follow members gave a thank to your post:


Offline Cynabal

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Full Member
  • ***
  • Thank You
  • -Given: 20
  • -Receive: 4
  • Posts: 120
  • Liked: 28
  • Country: wales
  • ESC Destroyer
    • View Profile
Re: AIO 5.8G 48CH 25mW VTX Gets really hot?
« Reply #2 on: February 14, 2017, 17:27:14 »
it'd help if we knew which of the dozens of AIO's available your asking about?.

if its the Eachine range with a mw range above 25mw then yes they get pretty hot, the TX02 gets particularly toasty running 200mw, some points on the camera cant be touched with skin after 5mins but its generally fine aslong as theres good airflow across the unit when in flight.

Thanks that makes me feel better, its the VM275T v1.2

Offline shawdreamer

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Sr. Member
  • ****
  • Thank You
  • -Given: 1
  • -Receive: 40
  • Posts: 943
  • Liked: 511
  • Country: gb
  • Tricopter, one prop short of a Quadcopter
    • View Profile
Re: AIO 5.8G 48CH 25mW VTX Gets really hot?
« Reply #3 on: February 14, 2017, 17:32:10 »
at 25mww Id expect to see temps around the 70 mark at most (more or less warm to the touch but not uncomfortably) but it might simply be a characteristic of that particular AIO to run hot, worst case scenerio it'll fry itself, not likely to see any death defying explosions.
550 custom H-copter
zmr250
Reaper250 V.1
Reaper250 V.2
ViceVersa250 XL
zmr250Hybrid
https://www.thingiverse.com/shawdreamer/designs

Offline hoverfly

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Thank You
  • -Given: 41
  • -Receive: 70
  • Posts: 1744
  • Liked: 724
  • Country: gb
  • Quads, lots of quads
    • View Profile
Re: AIO 5.8G 48CH 25mW VTX Gets really hot?
« Reply #4 on: February 14, 2017, 17:55:23 »
I've had a couple of  mini  v/tx that ran very hot, just to be safe I cut some of the shrink off and bonded a small heatsink on them. Don't know if it really helped but they still work.
Reptile folder , alien 500 , F/ Shark Attitudes,
Spektrum DX 8 with mode knob conversion.Tarot 650, Tarot 250 DX9

Offline nub

  • Trade Count: (1)
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Thank You
  • -Given: 102
  • -Receive: 184
  • Posts: 4189
  • Liked: 1119
  • Country: scotland
    • View Profile
Re: AIO 5.8G 48CH 25mW VTX Gets really hot?
« Reply #5 on: February 15, 2017, 14:40:46 »
yup they heat up rather quick without any or good airflow around them even then some are still rather roasty.
Point and click.

Monkey see, Monkey do.