Category: technical guides

How to upgrade your Go Pro Camera Firmware

Posted on 16 May 2013 by RC-Fever.com  

 

If you already owned the go pro, the first thing you should do is go to the official go pro web site. Upgrade your Go Pro Hero firmware.

However, we found that many users have no idea how to do, that's why we made this video: Enjoy!

Genius CP with DEVO-7 Radio Setting Instruction

Posted on 23 Jan 2013 by RC-Fever.com  

 

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How to Charge the Li-Po Battery Properly

Posted on 10 Jan 2013 by RC-Fever.com  

 

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It is not just the plug and charge for the Li-Po battery, if you charge it in a wrong way, it may shorten the battery life.

The Throttle Curve On the Governor Mode

Posted on 09 Jan 2013 by RC-Fever.com  

 

The Throttle Curve On the Governor Mode

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If you use a governor you don't have to use the old throttle curve setting, you must replace them by throttle curves described in this specific section.

How Can a RC Helicopter Fly Upside Down

Posted on 24 Dec 2012 by RC-Fever.com  

 

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This thread is the continuous of “Knowing the Throttle Curve and Pitch Curve 1”. After reading this you will know how a helicopter can fly upside down.

Pros and Cons of Electric and Nitro RC Helicopter

Posted on 21 Dec 2012 by RC-Fever.com  

 

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How to choose between electric and nitro RC Helicopter? Read their pros and cons and you may have the idea.

How to Maintaining the Brushless Motor

Posted on 19 Dec 2012 by RC-Fever.com  

 

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How to Maintaining the Brushless Motor? Just read this blog post and it may help you.

Control the Tail Rotor by Setting Gyro Gain

Posted on 11 Dec 2012 by RC-Fever.com  

 

What can we do on the tail gyro to make a better flight experience? Let's see more about it.

Fixed Pitch RC Helicopter and Collective Pitch RC Helicopter

Posted on 07 Dec 2012 by RC-Fever.com  

 

What is Fixed Pitch and Collective Pitch RC Helicopter means? What the different between them? Let’s see how to choose it.

Specification and Motor Type of a Servo

Posted on 04 Dec 2012 by RC-Fever.com  

 

How to choose a suitable servo? What critrea we need to take care on? What different between servos? After reading this post you must know much more.

Portable and Tiny Soldering Iron for your RC Model

Posted on 30 Nov 2012 by RC-Fever.com  

 

Have you experience that when you prepare for the flight outside but some of the wires loss connection suddenly? You need soldering it outside and what can we do? This time you need a portable soldering iron.

Relationship between Motor, Propeller, ESC and Battery

Posted on 29 Nov 2012 by RC-Fever.com  

 

Many of beginners may find difficult to choose the combination of motor, propeller, ESC and battery. If the combination is bad, the component may overheat and cause low efficiency and thrust force.

Learning How to Perform 3D Flying Tricks

Posted on 23 Nov 2012 by RC-Fever.com  

 

3D flying is the most appealing feature for a Radio Controlled Helicopter flyer. The more advance one becomes in RC helicopter flying, the more 3d flying technique he can perform.

Review and Special Mode Introduction of Takara Tomy BattroBorg

Posted on 20 Nov 2012 by RC-Fever.com  

 

Wellcome to Rc-Fever, here comes to the review of Tomy Takara BattroBrog, it's really fun and easy to play, suitable for most of the people.

How to Use a Pitch Gauge on RC Helicopter

Posted on 19 Nov 2012 by RC-Fever.com  

 

How to Use a Pitch Gauge on RC Helicopter? it's not a difficult task and just follow it:

Information about Analog Servo and Digital Servo

Posted on 08 Nov 2012 by RC-Fever.com  

 

How is servo work? The principle is very easy. You can see there are three wires connected to the servo: power supply, GND and the control. The power is normally from 4V to 6V. The Control wire controls the angel of the servo.

Walkera RC Magic Cube MTC-01 for Non-Devo Transmitter

Posted on 05 Nov 2012 by RC-Fever.com  

 

Do you have a Non Devo Walkera Transmitter? If you do, you must have the problem that it can't use for the new Walkera Helicopter and Quadcopter. But if you have a MTC-01 RC Magic Cube, you can play all the Devo model now!

Information about On Screen Display OSD

Posted on 31 Oct 2012 by RC-Fever.com  

 

We have talk about "FPV" before, but if you really want to enjoy the real flight experience, what you need is adding the "OSD" component.

Information of FPV on RC Model

Posted on 29 Oct 2012 by RC-Fever.com  

 

FPV stand for "First Person View", it is a term on RC model, use the technology of wireless to achieve the "First Person View".

Walkera UP-02A Model Receiver Update School

Posted on 25 Oct 2012 by RC-Fever.com  

 

How to update the newest version of your Walkera model? This time you need a UP02 and UP-02A, It is easy to use, let's see how to do it!

Walkera Devo7 Model Input and Upgrade with UP02

Posted on 24 Oct 2012 by RC-Fever.com  

 

How to maximize the usage of your Walkera Devo 7? The only thing you need is a UP02, It is easy to use, let's see how to do it!

What is the Flybarless RC helicopter?

Posted on 16 Oct 2012 by RC-Fever.com  

 

What is Flybarless helicopter? It's easy, just means a helicopter without a flybar. The flybar is an important part for RC helicopter since it can stabilize the main rotor automatically by changing the cyclic pitch. We need this stabilize since we don't want the wind or others source disturb our helicopter. Flybarless helicopter does the same effect on the RC helicopter but without the present of flybar. It allows the structure of rotor head much more clear.

RC Helicopter Pre-flight Checking List

Posted on 11 Oct 2012 by RC-Fever.com  

 

Playing RC helicopter is really a wonderful thing but you need to do some checking before flight, spend a little time may save you more time for flight and much money to buy another RC helicopter.

Quadcopter Assemble School 2: CSL X600 V3 Quadcopter Combo Kit

Posted on 10 Oct 2012 by RC-Fever.com  

 

In Quadcopter Assemble School 1: CSL X600 V3 Quadcopter Combo Kit we have installed the basic component, this blog will focus on the flight control board and the propeller installment.

How to Choose the Right Battery for your RC Helicopter

Posted on 09 Oct 2012 by RC-Fever.com  

 

Last time we have talk about "Li-Polymer Batteries Basic Tag Information", after knowing their tag, then how to choose the right battery for your helicopter? Here are some criteria:

Quadcopter Assemble School 1: CSL X600 V3 Quadcopter Combo Kit

Posted on 04 Oct 2012 by RC-Fever.com  

 

Today we will have the CSL X600 V3 Quadcopter Aircraft Combo Kit building instruction. Some may thing it is hard to assemble and need a lot of technique, just see how it works. If you haven’t got it, just buy it from here.

How to Choose a Suitable ESC for Quadcopter

Posted on 03 Oct 2012 by RC-Fever.com  

 

When you build your quadcopter, do you find difficulty on choosing the ESC? Let’s see what criteria you need to consider when buying an ESC.

What function does the helicopter transmitter have? Walkera Devo10 Demostration

Posted on 21 Sep 2012 by RC-Fever.com  

 

There are many function can the transmitter has. Did you use all of it? Know the function of your transmitter can help you to fine tuning the helicopter to have the nice flight, let's see some functions you may not notice of the transmitter.

How to Repair the Servo Gears?

Posted on 20 Sep 2012 by RC-Fever.com  

 

Do you have the experience that the servo stops working properly such as jamming or improper sound? It doesn't mean you need to buy a new one, it is waste of money. The problem may only due to the damage of gear inside your servo. Therefore today RC FEVER will introduce how to repair the servo gear. It can save much money and also can enjoy the repairing process.

What is the Gear Ratio and How it Affect your Helicopter?

Posted on 18 Sep 2012 by RC-Fever.com  

 

Gear is very useful in the daily life, for example the car engine use the gear to allow high torque at the beginning and high speed when driving.

Li-Polymer Battery Basic Tag Information

Posted on 17 Sep 2012 by RC-Fever.com  

 

Due to the rise of brushless motor, also the technology upgrade of Li-Polymer. Li-Polymer battery supply becomes much more powerful and widely used. Let’s introduce the tag of Li-Polymer Battery and see what its mean, in order to help you to choose the most suitable battery.

How to choose an indoor Remote control Helicopter?

Posted on 13 Sep 2012 by RC-Fever.com  

 

Want a flying machine to play at home? An Indoor Remote control Helicopter must be the best choice, it can provide many good time for you. But how to choose a good helicopter? If you are new to the helicopter family, you many find it difficult to choose, but later on I will explain some criteria on differentiate the helicopters.

RC Fever Helicopter Skill Training Lesson 4 to 5

Posted on 11 Sep 2012 by RC-Fever.com  

 

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RC Fever Helicopter Skill Training Lesson 1 to 3

Posted on 07 Sep 2012 by RC-Fever.com  

 

RC helicopter is very fun to fly, but how to improve your helicopter skill? How to step by step to become a 3D master? There is no shortcut, the only way is to stabilize your basic skill, if suddenly jump to the hard level flight, you probably need to buy more parts to repair your helicopter.

Tips on Flying a RC helicopter in a Safety Way

Posted on 03 Sep 2012 by RC-Fever.com  

 

Flying a helicopter on the sky have a lot of fun, many friends that new to helicopter just can't wait to fly the helicopter immediately. However, everythings have it's instruction, also have it's danger, Specifically flying a helicopter.

In order to lift the helicopter, the rotating speed of blades is extremely high, if the blade touch your body accidentally, it can cause a serious injury. Therefore safety instruction is very important.

How to do the Blade Balancing to keep your Helicopter Stable?

Posted on 30 Aug 2012 by RC-Fever.com  

 

Nowadays there are many indoor helicopter, those are fixed pitch and the blades are very light, however, for the collective pitch CCPM helicopters, their blades are heavy compare to the fixed pitch blade, so we need to do the blade balancing.

Why we need to do the blade balancing? If your blades are balanced, of course there are no problems, but imagine that your blades are not balanced, what will happens? the imbalance blade will cause the vibration lead to the incorrect movement of parts, so the helicopter can't keep stable.

Also as the gyro is very sensitive for the movement, the vibration may lead to the strange action of gyro, if the situation is serious, the helicopter may crush on the floor because of it.

Let's start to see how to do it:

How to Modify or Improve your Micro Helicopter's Battery?

Posted on 28 Aug 2012 by RC-Fever.com  

 

After many flight on you micro, will you find that the power of helicopter decrease? It may due to the depreciation of motor or battery, let's see how to solve the problem. How we know the motor or battery have problems? You can compare the flight time, when your helicopter is at the good condition, it can always have a flight more than five minutes, also it only takes less than one hour to fully charge it. When you find your helicopter only fly one to two minutes and need more time to charge, that means your battery may have problem.

How to maximize performance of your helicopter's battery?

Posted on 24 Aug 2012 by RC-Fever.com  

 

Battery can highly affect the helicopter's preformance, such as the power and flight time, if you do not use the battery in a proper way, it can easily be damaged. Therefore, knowing how to use the battery is very important, can exten the battery life and also saving your pocket.

Walkera DEVO 4 with QR Ladybird V2 Flight Mode Switch Tutorial

Posted on 08 Aug 2012 by RC-Fever.com  

 

Walkera DEVO 4 with QR Ladybird V2 Flight Mode Switch Tutorial. After watching this, you can choose the flight mode that suitable for you. Normal Flight Mode or Roll Flight Mode.

Walkera Mini CP Devo 7 Transmitter Setting

Posted on 26 Jul 2012 by RC-Fever.com  

 

If you delete your mini cp setting accidentally, or you have your own Devo TX and want to buy a Mini CP body only, this may help you to set it up. Enjoy it.