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What is a quadcopter gimbal?

A quadcopter gimbal is a camera-stabilization device which helps smoothing out the video you shoot from your quadcopter. A video shot with a gimbal will have no jello and will be extremely smooth. Gimbals come…

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What camera to get for your quadcopter?

Selecting a camera for your quadcopter can seem to be hard,as there are so many choices. Fortunately once you work out what you’d like to use your camera for it will be easy to choose….


What motor to choose for your quadcopter?

Choosing a quadcopter motor is tricky. The real problem with choosing a quadcopter motor is that there are just too many variables: you can choose a motor, which will affect both the quadcopter’s weight and…


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What is a quadcopter?

Quadcopters are four-rotored flying machines , they are lifted by four propellers: two spinning clockwise, and two spinning counter-clockwise. As such quadcopters are “rotorcrafts”, and belong to the same family as helicopters do. While helicopters…


How to build a quadcopter?

Building a quadcopter at home is not as hard as you’d think. However it takes a lot of time and effort, soldering skills, and patience, patience,patience. Building your quadcopter is not something you have to…


What is a quadcopter flight controller?

The quadcopter flight controller is the brain of the quadcopter. The flight controller includes a processor, an array of sensors (a 3 axis gyroscope, a3 axis accelerometer and optionally a barometer, a magnetometer and a…


What is a GPS quadcopter?

What is a GPS? The GPS system uses GPS satellites, a GPS receiver and software to calculate it’s own position – the latitude, longitude and elevation with 6 to 4 meter precision. Besides the GPS…


How to fly your quad like a pro?

Flying a quadrotor is not that hard, as the heavy lifting is done by the flight controller. Still it takes some time, effort, crashes and bent props to become a pro pilot. To start out…


What quadcopter for beginners?

Quadrotors are getting better year after year, buying one suitable for a beginner is very easy. The best beginner quads have the following attributes: A quadcopter drone suitable for beginners should be light , as…


What quadcopter to buy for FPV?

Background & Getting Started FPV racing quadcopters are high-performance quadrotors with FPV camera and transmitter added. This gives you the impression of being part of the action, instead of relying on the outside view. The…