Radian stabilizer on the Cinestar 6

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  1. Jeff Scholl

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    A couple flights with the Cinestar 6 and a Radian stab board on the roll. I used the Sony CX760 at 1080 60P.



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    Jeff
     
  2. Jim Swanson

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    Nice Shooting Jeff as usual. Is the Sony your new favorite camera...I thought you were a GH2man?
    What post stablizer did you use?...if any...

    Jim Swanson
     
  3. Tucker Lamberton

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    Looks great, but I don't see much difference between that and your other videos :) I have been wondering about the function with the 2 axis. I suppose you keep the nick on the fc to keep control with the same radio and then lock the roll wired in to the radian so you keep a level horizon while yawing? Does it work this way with the 2 axis and 1 radio? This way you would only need one of the radian gyro/chips for the roll?

    I am also curious about cameras. Are you done with the gh2 now that you have 1080 60p and zoom with the cx760.

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  4. Tabb Firchau

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    Awesome! Love the locked horizon Jeff ;)

    I am going to take the 760 for a flight tomorrow.
     
  5. Jeff Scholl

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    Before I would have to drift the copter to keep the horizon level. Now it really doesn't matter where I'm going with the Radian on roll. I still have my GH2 for 720 60P work, but would rather use the 1080 60P on the Sony.
     
  6. Harvey Mann

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    On my 2-axis setup I have the nick gyro plugged straight into the GR-16 receiver (MX20 setup) & then the roll gyro piggy backed off the nick to receive power. This way you can assign a rotary knob on the transmitter to control the nick from the receiver, the nick & roll axis will both be stabilised. I haven't tried this on a spektrum setup yet using satelites but im sure you could do the same using one of the servo outputs on the FC.
     
  7. Tucker Lamberton

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    Thanks Harvey, I have my spektrum set up so that I can control nick from a nob. I am wondering if with the radian on the roll access I can still control the nick manually through my Dx8 and have the radian hold the manually adjusted roll value? If so I would use 2 for a 2 axis gimbal but if not I would just use one radian for the roll so as not to give up manual control of the nick. Hope that makes sense :-/

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  8. Jeff Scholl

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    Harvey,
    Is your gr16 for the 2 axis also the same that you use for the FC and is it also responsible for the voltage to the radians and servos?

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    Jeff
     
  9. Harvey Mann

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    Hi Jeff, it was yes but now running out of the FC servo output 4 instead, what are your thoughts?
     
  10. Jeff Scholl

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    Holger mentioned that when the rx is powered by the 5v tabs from the FC that you should only run very low load accessories like shutter cables/ir controls etc (NO servos).

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    Jeff
     
  11. Harvey Mann

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    Thanks Jeff I wasn't aware of that, does this mean your OK running the radian directly from the FC servo output?
     
  12. Jeff Scholl

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    That should work, but in a perfect world I would use a bec for multiple servos/radians.

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    Jeff
     
  13. Jeff Scholl

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    Riley from the shop was married last weekend and we capture a few aerials.



    No post stab was used.

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    Jeff
     
  14. Andy Johnson-Laird

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    Very smooth, Jeff. Flori looked he was having fun too. Were you flying single person with a 2- or 3-axis?

    Cheers
    Andy.
     
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    Screen Shot 2012-09-02 at 6.56.53 PM.png Beautiful Jeff!

    This made my day ;) love the lawmate in the dress shirt!
     
  16. Jeff Scholl

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    I found the shirt pocket the ideal place for the lawmate. I might drop down for a photo vest for this very reason :)

    Andy - this was with a 2 axis gimbal. I don't think FPV would be possible with pan.

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  17. Jeff Scholl

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    One from Labor Day:



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    Jeff
     
  18. Jeff Scholl

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    And one more from Labor Day:



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    Jeff
     

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