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Hello, I have been getting extremely into drones over the past few years. I have become a pretty decent pilot and I feel that I am ready for an upgrade. I bought an Open-Source Cheerson CX-20 to "build" to understand more about how UAVs work (not just how to fly them). I've went ahead and done some normal upgrades like a gimbal, landing gear, and props but now I need some help. I would like to get a bigger battery to be able to support the added weight but I have no idea what to get? I am also looking to put telemetry into the drone and not quite sure what all I need. I would reall
Hi All,I am looking to get an affordable long range video setup equivalent to the DJI Phantom 3/4 or better.I recently got a Cheerson CX-20 opensource. Which includes a mount for a GoPro.The is a cheap knock off of a Phantom, so the camera and transmitter would need to be of equivalent size/weight.My main goal is learning Arial Video and Photography.So this is a training platform to see what I can do, and decide if I need to save a few grand for a DJI, or end up finding out I can get buy just fine with a DIY setup.Camera Pre-Reqs:Should record 1080p minimum to a local SD card.Should be able to
The Cheerson CX-20 is considered a clone of the DJI Phantom 2 and there are substantial reasons for that. I’ll elaborate on those reasons in this article. Overview Just by looking at the Cheerson CX-20 quadcopter the resemblance becomes quite obvious. The almost identical landing gear, the led indicators are located at the same location. This and much more, immediately makes you think that the Chinese had once again copied a successful model and made it much cheaper. Only this time the Chinese copied from themselves… The Camera and Features The camera mount comes incl