1. R

    Dx5e not binding to..... anything?

    Dx5e not binding to..... anything? [FIXED] Hi, Preface: I am working on a build of the Versa wing and I just got all of my electronics. Excited to try out the new receiver I got, I plugged it into a powered esc and my servos and I flicked on my transmitter, only to find that although it looks...
  2. M

    Looking to get started in the PNW

    Hi all! Still looking around for my first controller/hardware setup but I'm excited to get into the hobby. Any advice for a good cheap starter kit for someone interested in building their own planes on a budget?
  3. E

    Banggood Electronics

    Hey all. So most of us know of banggood (www.banggood.com). You can find some good deals on there, but are they worth it? feel free to post any experiences or tips with banggood's store, customer service, etc.
  4. The Alpine Ace

    Amazon Electronics... yea or nay?

    I've been looking on Amazon.com, just being curious of their electronics deals. They seem to not be that bad a deal, especially their servo packs of 5 pieces and 10 pieces. Has anyone bought those electronics? Do they work? I might get them just because I have amazon prime but I don't want to...
  5. CONNXT248

    Looking to build a multirotor

    I have had an interest in multirotors for a while, and now i'm looking to build a diy one. I have a micro quad I fly around and have considerable amount of flying time on a "simulator" on my phone. I am looking for suggestions for basically anything; electronics, frame, flight controller, etc. I...
  6. S

    NTM 28-26A motors for Guinea Pig?

    Hey everyone, In a month or so, I am going to build the Bloody Baron. I will use the NTM 28-26A 1200kv motor for that. It would be nice if I could just buy another one (and another ESC) to power the Guinea Pig that I would really like to build this winter. However, I am kind of having trouble...
  7. S

    FT Flyer/Delta electronics good enough for the Old Speedster?

    Hey guys, A short question: Are the FT Flyer/Delta electronics good enough for the Old Speedster? Will it fly well if I use those? My Flyer and Delta both fly fine. Here is a short list: -18 Amp ESC -Turnigy Park300 Brushless Outrunner 1380kv -8x4,5 prop It should do the job right? I mean...
  8. B

    Tricopter electronics help

    I have recently decided to build the bat bone tricopter, but i have no idea what electronics to put on. I don't know what is too much or what is too little. I pretty much need to know what motors, propellers, esc's, flight controller, receiver, and battery to put on my tricopter. I plan on...
  9. A

    i blew up my kk2.1.5 HELP!!!!!

    I recently released the magic smoke out of my board. i have isolated the problem to r4 on the board. if some one could tel me the value of r4 or use a multimeter to get the resistance that would be awesome.
  10. M

    Which FT Airplanes Go With These Electronics?

    I have a few electronics packs of the same type put together, and I'm wondering which FT airplanes are compatible with them. Each electronics pack contains: 1x 2200kv 342W Motor (weight: 50 grams) 1x 30A ESC (with 5V/2A BEC) 4x Micro Servos (9g/1.5kg/0.10sec) 4x 50cm Servo Leads 1x 6x4E...
  11. S

    Beginner help !!

    I am trying to scratch build a powered foam glider.There are mind boggling variety of brands of electronics to choose from(servos,battery,transmitter,receiver.....etc). I am pretty confused what to choose :confused::confused: If you could help me with which brands to go with for those...
  12. U

    Basic transmitter/receiver question

    I bought a Hobbyzone RTF Champ plane, and I have started moving on to scratch building. I was wondering if I could use my Champ's transmitter and bind it to another receiver. If so, which recievers would be compatible (Hobbyking link if possible) and if not, what is a better transmitter that I...
  13. A

    Advice Needed: Electronics for 200% FT Old Fogey

    This is my first post and thanks for responding. My kids got me into the hobby and I've built a few swappables. I saw the 200% Old Fogey at Flite Fest this past summer and am now building it. Can someone please make recommendations for the electronics I will need? Engine, ESC, battery...
  14. C

    Esc problems

    Hi all, I got an ft versa for Christmas, and only recently got around to starting building it. I hooked up the electronics a while ago, though, at like the end of December. I sottered the connectors (ec3) to the esc, then plugged in the receiver and motor, and powered it up. It worked fine, the...
  15. G

    FT Versa Wing electronics question

    Hi everyone, I am looking at getting an FT Versa Wing as my first scratch build, and am wondering what electronics I should get for it that would give me the longest flight time? Thanks!
  16. S

    Problems with Power Pod electronics and components

    Hello, My name is Silvester, and I live in the Netherlands. I want to build the FT power pod, and HobbyKing has a warehouse in the Netherlands. I want to order from that warehouse, because it will save me about 40 euros of shipping costs. However, not all electronics and components are...
  17. P

    Motor options for Electrohub quadcopter

    Hey all, I'm getting a parts list together for building my first multi rotor - the FT Electrohub quadcopter. I'm planning to source my motors from Hobby King (EU) to save on import duties and shipping in Denmark. Judging from what other people have reported, and the power kits available...
  18. P

    Need help: Major n00b doing first build!

    Hi! Sorry if there's any silly questions. Also sorry if this is in the wrong section. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Anyway, I'm going to be building my first model. I'm brand new to electric flying, I have a fantastic area near me that I want to fly in (my gas plane is too noisy). I...
  19. T

    New to hobby - Need your help!

    Hello Flite Test Community and thanks ahead of time for your input. To save you a paragraph of my life story, here is a quick run down of where I stand with the hobby. I have been interested in the hobby for a few years, but never gave it a try Flite Test has inspired me to get into the hobby...
  20. Phoenix Defender Group

    Electronics Help

    Hi, I have a question I am not completely new to multi rotor and i do have some experience flying but i have only flown RTF i am about to buy my first kit I am planning on buying a tarot 650 quadcopter and i have a question based on my electronics I am using these motors...