Yes! finally

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I have finally got my Frenzy rebuild after last crash. As you can see it is a very long time ago the last crash, long story short i had to wait for parts and i did have some motivation issues, but now i am back in the game, just need to make some governor setup and some weather over -10 degrees.

The reason for the crash, i found the my old tail blades was at 8 grams and the tail blade holder was not made for 8 grams tail blades, apparently. Not the best design my Frenzy TT, but if you don’t use 8 grams tailblades you will be just fine.

And some nice new pictures

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Revolectrix Powerlab 8 Review

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I have the Powerlab 8 and i am very happy with it, it is a great interface and a fast charge, the only problem is that you have to get a big power supply, but that is a positive problem.

One thing that you should keep in mind, get the data cable when you buy this charger. i don’t have it and you need it to update your charger with the new firmware. Other then that i am a happy with this charger.

I would like to do a full review but there is no need the guys at Friend of RC have made a great review, watch it here.

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Review PhotoShip one mkTR

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I have been using the Photoship One mkTR camera mount for about a year now, this is a review of the Photoship One mkTR camera mount.

Photoship One mkTR

Assembly

When I first unwrapped the Photoship One mkTR mount, I was a little impressed, the construction seems to be so simple, but with a lot of part to assemble. But no sweat, the manual was easy to understand and it was assembled in a few hours.

This camera mount was purchased for a Mikrokopter, and the mount on the drone was easy to, but I don’t like the placing of the screws, they are very close to each other and that is really not the best solution, because of the missing stability of the camera mount, the screws is centered around the 4 screws placed close to each other.

But the Assembly was not a problem

Camera

Placing a camera on the mount is not a problem, Photoship One has made a lot of holes for the camera screw on the camera plate, and you can place the camera one the plate to get a good balance for the camera.

That is great for small cameras, but for a Canon 550D size camera that is a problem, yes there is room for 550D size camera, but no you can fit it to get a good balance, there is just no room for that.

To get a Canon 550D size camera to fit, you have to make some modifications to the mount, to get it to move freely, and then you get to the next problem, that is the cables for the camera, they take up space to resulting In yet another problem, you can´t get a 90 degree movement when you have cables in your Canon 550D.

I have managed to solve the mounting issues of the big camera, but I have a special USB connector and I have made some modifications to the mount it-self.

In flight

On a Mikrokopter you can setup compensation from the gyros to the camera mount servos, this is an easy setup, and it will keep the camera in the same direction even if the drone is tilting.

And you can change the angle from the transmitter to move the camera, no problem at all.

But there is one huge problem with the Photoship one mkTR and a big camera like the Canon 550D, when the drone compensates the movement and stops the moving camera, the mkTR mount is too flappy in the setup, resulting in a whiplash effect making the camera move and vibrate more than if you did not have any gyro compensation activated.

Making this mount almost impossible to use for video. And very difficult to use for still photos.

Overall impression

As you can guess there is a lot of issues with this mount and the product is not delivering what it is promising, and for a price at around 500$ it is very disappointing.

I have been trying to get in contact with Photohship One some time ago, with the following input(see below), but with no response in return.

1. of Look at the picture below instead of sanding the sides of the carbon fiber, I just added a 0,5 mm shim to the spacer, I am sure that will give me a much better sliding roller then sanding the fiber. Maybe you can add four shims for the next costumers, or add some variation of shims for the best setup.
Picture of the Photoship one mkTR

2. Look at the picture below, I am sorry but I am very excited to test out the control horn, it seem like there is a lot of resistance and the 0,5 mm space around the screw seems to make a less efficient setup for the roll direction.
A relatively simple modification is to move the servo to the side and place the servo horn there on the servo, and add a link with link balls, that would be a VERY accurate setup.
Picture of the Photoship one mkTR

3. Look at the pictures below, I am a little concerned about the safety of this setup, the only thing holding this mount together is the glue! A simple change would be to add a spacer on each side to hold the camera tray.
picture of the Photoship one mkTR
picture of the Photoship one mkTR

4. One last thing, on the opposite side of the potentiometer on the camera tray, can you add some pressure bearing to hold the tray in place, I am flying with a Canon 550D and the setup seems a bit unstable, I have added a spacer, I didn’t have a pressure bearing.

End of response to Photoship One

Conclusion

If you a looking for some fun time with a GoPro or a similar small camera, you can use the Photoship One mkTR, considering the price I would not advise you to do so.

Sorry Photoship One this is a retry, for the low end marked.
General comment

I hope this review can inspire others to make product reviews of drones and camera mounts out there, this is a fast grooving marked and there is a lot of semi good product out there, for a very high price, let’s work together and make the products better.


999 reasons to visit rcheli.dk

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Well i am without a working helicopter at the moment, what to do, what to do, update the gallery :) here you go:

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Final review of the Frenzy 90 TT

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Now i got the time and the flights to complete the review of the Frenzy 90 TT, the new and improved Frenzy.

To summarize the conclusion :
A good helicopter for the price, i don’t really understand the higher price on the TT version, but it is still a good priced model.

Yes that is it, it has some small issues, some of them you can fix with a hex and some you have to work a little harder to fix, but for the average pilot this helicopter is a great beginner and advanced helicopter. And please remember that you have to do small fixes with a high priced helicopter on the marked to.

But what i really like on the Frenzy is you can get easy access to the engine and clutch AND I LIKE THE PRICE.

This is a model most of you pilots would be very happy with, i am sure.

Just smack it around.

Read the rest of the review here http://rcheli.dk/frenzy-90-tt/

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