Summary of FPV News – Episode 14
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Drone Drop merges with FPVCrate
Drone Drop and FPVCrate has announced that they will be brought together under the FPVCrate name. FPVCrate, powered by GetFPV, brings a monthly subscription box to your door, on time, full of goodies for your FPV needs. With a guaranteed $80+ dollar value in each box, it’s not something to pass up! You can get more info over at the FPVCrate website.
MotionPilot – The Motion Controller for FPV Drones
MotionPilot is a company that is developing a motion based, one handed controller that can be used with an FPV drone. It uses the various axis to control pitch, roll, and yaw, with a trigger button that controls throttle. It uses a protocol they refer to as the “Carbon Protocol” that boasts a reliable link out to 1km. You can get more information over at the MotionPilot website.
Botgrinder – TBS Grinder II Motors
From the mind of Botgrinder and the expertise over at Team Blacksheep comes the Grinder II 2207 2500kv motors. They are designed to take a beating with out beating your wallet to death. Plus, they have that awesome Botgrinder feel!
Headsup FPV Motors
Headsup FPV, winner of the 2019 MultiGP Championships, has release his own motor through Five33, these motors are 2207 1960kv motors, and weigh in at 28.4 grams. They are available for pre-order over at the Five33 website!
iFlight Cyber Motors
iFlight provided a teaser of their new Cyber motors on their Facebook page. Not a whole lot of information just yet, but stay tuned!
Flywoo Goku F7 Flight Controller
The new Goku F722 20 x 20 flight controller boasts dual MPU6000 & ICM20689 gyros, 6 functional UARTS, and a 5V 2A BEC. Pairs perfectly with the Goku line of ESCs and VTX’s.
A new project from Rimzler and Druno in partnership with Insta360, the Squid Project is a 2″ drone built around an Insta360 camera. While still in the experimental phase, this sub 250g drone is the only one that can capture 360° shots without getting the aircraft in the picture.
NewBeeDrone AcroBee Brain Pro
NewBeeDrone has released the AcroBee Brain Pro, with more efficient ESC to extend flight times and also has turtle mode to help flip you back over after a crash. For more info, check out the NewBeeDrone website!
NewBeeDrone Smoov Ring Motors
These new cinematic motors utilize a continuous ring magnet to “smoov” out the spinning. They still have magnetic poles embedded in the ring, These should help you get those ultra smooth shots with minimal jitters.
Happymodel Mobula 6 Micro
The Mobula 6 is a 1S Micro centered around the Crazybee F4 AIO flight controller. It comes with 0802 19000kv or 25000kv motors.