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Offline ronson

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Small RC/TX
« on: June 26, 2017, 04:34:55 PM »
Hi there!

I was always wondering about those RCs/TX . I could imagine that some many years ago the electronics werent so integrated and small like its nowadays. So the RCs/TX were big and clunky. We know what DJI was capable of building regarding the TX for the MAVIC and I think why all the remotes which you can buy are so clunky and big. I mean I get thet all the triggers and buttons need space but why does 80% space in these remotes contain nothing but air. So why isn't there any good compact-sized RX Solution for hobbyists?

Maybe it's possible to ripp out all the electronics from a Taranis Plus or somewhat and cram it into a diy enclosure which fits the neat looking DiY Mavic Pro Builds . Or maybe there will be a RC released which will address this "Need" .

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Greetings from Germany

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Re: Small RC/TX
« Reply #1 on: July 10, 2017, 07:55:51 AM »
I will make small Mavic like RC TX for my Inspire build but I'm not sure about fitting full-size electronics in small housing . So, I'm going to do using Arduino and if I succeed I'll write about it

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Re: Small RC/TX
« Reply #2 on: July 10, 2017, 08:55:11 AM »
Hi there. The best way to mimic Mavic controller would be to use those boards from 3DR:
https://store.3dr.com/products/solo-link-im6-board
https://store.3dr.com/products/controllerlink-board

Unfortunatelly there is not much information how to connect them. For solo link board you can guess it but for controllerlink - it is pure magic and no documentation.

The other alternative is to use Turnigy Evolution radio and redesign it's body:
https://hobbyking.com/en_us/fpv-racer-radio-mode-2-black.html?___store=en_us

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Re: Small RC/TX
« Reply #3 on: November 20, 2017, 10:21:38 AM »
I do not want to believe that I have seen this article.

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Re: Small RC/TX
« Reply #4 on: November 20, 2017, 08:00:11 PM »
I just stumbled over the TBS Tango some days ago.
It is pretty expensive but supports all Protocols if you add the right Module and it includes a Screen and RX for FPV flying so no additional monitor, phone or Goggles needed.

http://www.team-blacksheep.com/products/prod:tango
- David

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Re: Small RC/TX
« Reply #5 on: November 29, 2017, 10:42:04 PM »
Nice find, but really expensive! If there would be something in the 100 range I would consider buying it but over 200$ Im not convinced!