Crash Proofing the E011/E011c/BWhoop

Crash Proofing the E011/E011c/BWhoop

If you’ve found the E011c (santa whoop) or the E011 (or BWhoop!) addictive, you’ll eventually found out that it’s also a little fragile. Specifically, the crystal oscillator on the top (gray cylinder that look out of place), and the antenna are at risk the minute you stop using the stock lego canopy. Like many others, …

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E011/E011c/BWhoop flight controller won’t bind

E011/E011c/BWhoop flight controller won’t bind

If you have an eachine E011 and E011c, or a Bwhoop flight controller that will no longer bind with your transmitters, it’s very likely that you have a bad crystal oscillator. The same would be true on a Betafpv Lite flight controller or any other flight controller that uses the Bayangtoys protocol. Typically this will …

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Whoop Lite Flight Controller – Quick Look

Whoop Lite Flight Controller – Quick Look

While looking through eBay, I happened upon a new silverware based flight controller that looked interesting: The Whoop Lite Flight Controller. I spent $8 of my own hard earned money to check it out to see if it was worth taking a closer look at. First things first, it’s fairly lightweight and will come in …

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Eachine E011 Mods: Adding a Connector for Easy Flashing

Eachine E011 Mods: Adding a Connector for Easy Flashing

Here’s a quick and robust way to add a flashing port to your E011 flight controller in just a few minutes. After I flashed silverware to my E011 I quickly learned that it’s usually not a once and done affair. You’ll want to tweak settings and enable/disable different things as you go along and as …

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Eachine E011 Mods: Stock Transmitter Range Modification

Eachine E011 Mods: Stock Transmitter Range Modification

Want to increase the range on your E011 toy transmitter? Di-Pole antennas like the ones on the E011 and in the E011 receiver work best when they’re oriented in the same direction and when the tips of the antennas are never facing the TX or the RX. I’ve also found that they work substantially better …

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Eachine E011 Mods: Quiet Toy Transmitter Beeper

Eachine E011 Mods: Quiet Toy Transmitter Beeper

If you’re using the stock toy transmitter for the E011/bwhoop, you may have noticed the “BEEP!” at startup and pairing is useful — but extremely loud. You may have found this to be especially true if you’re using a silverware flashed E011/bwhoop flight controller with the toy transmitter. It’ll drive you mad when you press …

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Eachine E011 mods: FPV, Betaflight, HV lipos, and going faster!

Eachine E011 mods: FPV, Betaflight, HV lipos, and going faster!

I picked up the Eachine E011 from Banggood a few weeks ago as I wanted a quad that I could literally fly anywhere for a laugh. The eachine E011 really delivers for that purpose. If you’re here, you’re either considering buying one or you’re looking to get more out of the one you’ve already got. …

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Adding Dual Card to the Sony A7s II with Atomos Ninja Star

Adding Dual Card to the Sony A7s II with Atomos Ninja Star

Regardless of what you shoot, it’s likely that it would be expensive, impractical, or possibly impossible to replicate should footage get lost. It’s recurring nightmare of the film maker and one of those perils that we just would all rather not think about. Enter the Atomos Ninja star as a simple solution. The Ninja Star …

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CAME-TV Boltzen LED review

CAME-TV Boltzen LED review

The CAME-TV Boltzen LEDs are a newer lighting product from CAME-TV that holds a lot of promises especially for event film makers and “one man band” type video production teams. The 30 watt and 55 watt versions of the light are both the same size, commonly compared to the size of a typical 70-200 zoom …

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Powering Sony Cameras with USB (The “Right Way”)

Powering Sony Cameras with USB (The “Right Way”)

This how-to covers any Sony camera with the NP-FW50 battery (Nex 5/5r/6/7/etc, Sony a6000, a6300, a6500, the A7s, A7r, A7, marks I and II where applicable. Most of the latest Sony cameras have a USB power option. Unfortunately, what they don’t say is that it’s not really possible to run the camera on strictly USB …

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