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We sent British drone racing champ Leo Whitfield out to put our new URUAV 450mAH 1S packs through their paces with his Emax TinyHawk. Here's what he thought of them:  

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Fancy an Emax TinyHawk but don’t see D8 as an option in your radio? Don’t want flash it every receiver you have to non-EU firmware? No problem!

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Fellow pilots, when it comes to changing the settings on your VTx, the future has arrived! On all but the cheapest models DIP switches have gone the way of the dinosaurs and now there’s a technology that makes single buttons and rows of LEDs seem like steam power. SmartAudio is Team BlackSheep’s protocol for communication between and OSD and VTx by using the audio channel. Until recently it was only used by TBS themselves in things like the Core Pro but now support has made it into BetaFlight. What does all this mean to you? Solder up one wire to a spare UART on...

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Now we are stocking more and more of the DAL props range, I thought it was about time to outline their slightly cryptic way of naming them. Time to separate the T from the TJ and the BN from the BS! Let's start with the numbers in case you don't already know. Every prop has 4 digits - let's take 5040 as an example. The 50 means it's a 5.0 inch diameter prop whilst the 40 is the pitch of the prop. This means how far the prop would move forward per turn in an ideal world (in a dense fluid...

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FrSky has two versions of firmware for its receivers one for the EU and one for the rest of the World. Depending on how old your Taranis is, you may need to change the firmware on your receiver for them to work together. It’s pretty simple to do once you know how, so give me five minutes of your time and you will. The good news is the firmware is easy to get hold of from the FrSky website and you don’t need any special hardware like USB programmers or FTDI adapters. You have everything you need in your Taranis....

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