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How the Canon ME20F-SH Sees in the Dark

  • August 11, 2015
  • News

It’s always been a dream to have a camera that’s as sensitive as the human eye. If you’ve ever been outside at dusk, marveled at the low-light beauty of a moment, rushed to get your camera, and then struggled to get…

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Bringing Reality Back to Star Wars

  • August 5, 2015
  • News

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, the original Star Wars trilogy used real actors in real costumes on real locations doing real stunts. Sadly, years later, this approach was thrown out the window in favor of copious…

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Uncovering the Freefly ALTA

  • August 3, 2015
  • News

Ever since its announcement in April of this year, the Freefly ALTA hexacopter has been making waves and inspiring many web searches in hopes of finding more info on Freefly’s first UAV. Since then, Freefly has been steadily releasing more…

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DJI Phantom 3 Professional Review

  • July 14, 2015
  • News

[embedded content]By now most of you are probably familiar with DJI’s Phantom series of quadcopters. In this video we cover a Phantom 3 Professional review from a filmmaker’s perspective. The three main changes in this version of the Phantom are the…

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Understanding Bitrate

  • June 19, 2015
  • News

Bitrate can be a tricky thing to understand. When you start throwing numbers into the mix, technical specs can get kind of overwhelming. So what’s a simple explanation of bitrate? A bitrate is essentially a numerical value of the amount…

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Lucien Miller At AUVSI 2015

I attended the Unmanned Systems 2015 conference and tradeshow hosted by the AUVSI May 4-7th at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia. My presentation, Advanced Power System Selection & Maximizing Efficiency in Multirotors, was well received by the…

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Decoding Part Numbers On Cobra Motors

Here is how you decode the part number on a Cobra motor. The last motor you listed below has the following part number: CB1501133193 The part number is broken up to the following groups: CB 15 01 13 3193 CB…

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How To Clean Your Cobra Motor

There are a couple ways you can clean out a motor. You can take it apart or leave it together, it is up to you. The bearings in the motor are full of grease, so even if you get the…

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Multirotors and the Law

  • April 16, 2015
  • News

There has been a tremendous amount of new developments since the last installment of Multirotor Flight, so it seemed appropriate to go into some of the new rules, regulations, exemptions and landmark decisions that have been made over the past…

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