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Old 01-01-2013, 01:41 PM   #1
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Default mQX micro fpv

Has anyone done fpv with one of the blade mQX quadcopters?

I recently set one up for fpv:
Fpv hobby 5.8gHz tx
FirstPersonView 540tvl 2g cam
Wired to a separate 1s 160mah Turnigy

The gear weighs about 11g including battery and wiring, which is less than a key chain cam. Get about 7mins flight time with a 1s hyperion 550mah. Lots of fun and really simple to setup and fly, although wind is an issue.

Next up is a home made cloverleaf for the tx and possibly a microphone.
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Old 02-08-2013, 11:44 AM   #2
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Cool nerpguyltd

I also have a MQX and want to start fpv.

Can you give me a link to everything you have there so i can buy exactly the same as you have. What is the range?
And i don't know if you use googles, but i want to can you find someone that works with the oter stuff?

And i use 2,4 GHz to fly with.

Thank you very much!
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Old 02-08-2013, 12:37 PM   #3
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Very cool
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Old 03-07-2013, 10:21 PM   #4
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I'm curious about that too, talk about a cheap way to get into fpv to see if it's for me...
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Old 03-08-2013, 06:42 AM   #5
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Would also like to know the equipment you bought
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Old 03-11-2013, 04:48 PM   #6
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this is basically the same setup I've been using on my mQX, with one major difference. The lens he has on this setup shown above is way too narrow at 55 degrees for my tastes. I'm using a 90 degree lens and it gives a much better perception of flight. I was unable to fly comfortably with the 55 degree lens. Here are a few sources to check out for this kind of gear. Keep in mind there are several bands available for the skyRF/boscam boards that most of these micro setups use. You have to be careful you source a vtx that matches your vrx, for instance most of these micro 5.8GHz vtxs won't work with the fatshark/airwave frequency sets. Also, a little tidbit for indoor flying on 5.8GHz... 200mw is enough to create significant multipathing problems, even with CP antennas. If you want to fly indoor you might want to look at the 10mw vtx module with CP antennas on both vtx and vrx. http://www.foxtechfpv.com/58g-tx5813...fly-p-271.html

look at this programmable vrx if you want to make sure your ground station is compatible with everything on 5.8GHz.
http://www.csgshop.com/product.php?id_product=128

5.8GHz vtx/vrx stuff
http://www.foxtechfpv.com/fpv-equipm...t-c-70_76.html

cameras
http://www.foxtechfpv.com/fh10c-v9-w...tsc-p-898.html
http://www.readymaderc.com/store/ind...oducts_id=1275

5.8 and 1.28 vtx's
http://www.fpvhobby.com/

micro 1.28 vtx
http://www.readymaderc.com/store/ind...oducts_id=1302
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Old 06-01-2013, 02:11 PM   #7
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Default Re: mQX micro fpv

Sorry for late reply, as above the stuff I used is pretty basic.

You need to have a soldering iron to put it all together

you need a 5.8 micro transmitter module, but make sure to get the one from fpvhobby.com which is rated for 1s lipo without the need of a external regulator

For the camera you can choose any 1 or 2g camera I used the one from firstpersonview.co.uk.

Also get the wide angle lens for micro cameras from fpvhobby.com

You then need to wire it all up and attach a power lead for the battery

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Old 06-01-2013, 02:13 PM   #8
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Sorry forgot to mention that the transmitter I use is compatible with foxtech or hobby king receivers, ill add links when I get to a pc

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Old 06-03-2013, 04:03 PM   #9
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Default Re: mQX micro fpv

funny, I just recently made a simple mQX FPV build log recently. all the parts I have used including links to where you can get them are in the video description and also mentioned in the video itself. have a look:

[video]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b1_enndadOM&feature=youtube_gdata_player[/video]

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Old 06-04-2013, 05:17 PM   #10
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That's weird, it was me that put the comment about gluing it in and adding a wide angle lens. Pics show you how I glued it

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Old 06-05-2013, 03:33 PM   #11
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funny, small world. I still did not get another lens. which one is it that you bought?

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Old 06-05-2013, 07:38 PM   #12
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http://www.fpvhobby.com/138-wide-ang...no-camera.html

it makes a huge difference

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