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22 Jun 2019 14:56:09
who??  :laugh:
22 Jun 2019 11:48:18
guess whos back
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18 Jun 2019 10:41:40
Luckily wasn't that far out and managed to bring it back LOS  :sweating: So now need to coat the reset of my kit. :laugh:
18 Jun 2019 10:40:51
Stuff it, yesterday I was going to fly rain or no rain, guess what it was raining, still went out. Quad is all conformal coated so I thought lets give it ago. Quad was fine VRX strapped to the top of me goggles wasn't Didn't think to coat that.
Bad Raven:
12 Jun 2019 19:43:40
You didn't break rules, its just difficult to follow lengthy posts here, better in a proper thread.
12 Jun 2019 18:43:54
Thanks Ched ... BR . sorry if I broke rules
12 Jun 2019 18:41:18
Cheers BR
Bad Raven:
12 Jun 2019 18:39:58
Shout box not ideal for discussions!  BMFA affiliated clubs do not HAVE to force achievement tests no more than they HAVE to allow any specific type of model. There are plane only, there are Heli only, etc.
12 Jun 2019 18:30:21
Seems to be a pv club in IP6 here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1483581111957310/
12 Jun 2019 17:38:49
I'm with u on that one ched .  I'm in no hurry to purchase one yet , I like to do a little research as to what is out there . Insurance is a must anyways . I shoot pcps so always covered
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Power step down

Started by Rappy Freak, Wednesday,June 27, 2012, 12:53:50

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Rappy Freak

Hi all, quick question. I need to step my voltage for my FPV system down to 5v from a 3s lipo. Will simple 5v step down do the trick? I have only ever used a step down on a 2s lipo on my helicopters. I could use a power rev but do not want to add too much more weight.
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2.4g shaun

Hi, just use a BEC..
That's what I used on the  TX less headtracker project in my post . It needs to be a reasonable quality one though ,so you don't introduce  any electrical noise onto the system. Hobbyking sell a range of suitable ones.   
The ones I used had a ferrite ring on the output cable, 3A rating and make sure they will take a 3S supply...( You need very little power for either the Goggles or the aircraft end so the BEC doesn't need to be a high capacity one.)

I would try a linear one and a switching one to see what gives the best results for your set up..



Rappy Freak

Nice one thanks, will look into them  ~~
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