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05-26-2008, 04:04 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,908
Posted By Pup Cam

RE: 2008 Mint Julep Photos

Great photographs Mike - Good to see some can combine hobbies, flying and tree pruning[sm=teeth_smile.gif] But seriously, he was very lucky to get that back alive! Particularly like the P38...
02-06-2008, 07:13 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 12,186
Posted By Pup Cam

RE: RAFMAA WARBIRDS 08 INFO THREAD

Sorry Paul haven't been keeping up with thread (too many forums, too little time). I've got the onboard video system on my Pup although it's new and improved with AutoPan now. I will leave others...
11-23-2007, 12:55 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 12,186
Posted By Pup Cam

RE: RAFMAA WARBIRDS 08 INFO THREAD

paully,

Where's the form? I replied to your Email to say I wanted to come but have not seen any forms.

Alan B
11-09-2007, 07:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,580
Posted By Pup Cam

RE: video equip and gas engines

Works fine. I fly a 1/4 scale Pup with a Zenoah 26. See for yourself http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=9RhBxrtSb6w
11-09-2007, 07:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,433
Posted By Pup Cam

RE: 2.4ghz Antennas

Cheap, easy to make RX aerial is the Bi-Quad. Just needs to be made as accurately as possible ~12dB gain. iInstructions here http://martybugs.net/wireless/biquad/ They work very well.
11-09-2007, 06:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,918
Posted By Pup Cam

RE: what r u guys useing to record video with??

Domestic DVD recorder (£80) running off a 12V mains inverter. Then rip the DVD .vob files to mpeg for editing with something like Movie Maker.
08-18-2005, 11:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,442
Posted By Pup Cam

RE: Regulating 12V HELP

Why not go the other way?

Instead of having a supply greater than that required and using a regulator to maintain the desired output use a 4.8V supply and a DC to DC converter to step up to...
08-17-2005, 05:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,234
Posted By Pup Cam

RE: Pan/Tilt servo question

Here's details of my home-grown 540 degree pan/tilt mount designed and built especially for perfecting air-to-air videos (OK there's along way to go until the results are perfect!).

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07-15-2005, 12:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,042
Posted By Pup Cam

RE: Hard mount or soft mount the camera?

What sort of camera is it, can you vary the exposure? If so open up the aperture which will require a faster shutter speed for any given lighting/film combination. If you can't vary the exposure...
06-14-2005, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 837
Posted By Pup Cam

RE: Technical Questions

Hi,

Having a seperate system for the camera and an operator is a good idea. The pilot can't fly properly and be admiring the view at the same time. My own design unit uses an old 27Mhz...
05-23-2005, 04:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 624
Posted By Pup Cam

RE: Aerial photography radio

A Futaba 6 Channel transmitter will have the following controls

Channel 1: Aileron - Proportional stick, sprung loaded to the centre position. Includes trim for fine adjustment of centre...
05-16-2005, 02:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,213
Posted By Pup Cam

RE: Home built 2.4GHz Tx/Rx - Question

Tim,

Sorry about the delay in answering but I'd lost count of this topic!

With regard to output power. My understanding is that 10mW is the maximum power output allowed to be used...
05-14-2005, 04:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,068
Posted By Pup Cam

RE: 360 degrees wireless cam mount

I have added some more detailed information on how to get more movement from a servo to my website at http://uk.geocities.com/[email protected]/ServoMod.htm if anyone is interested.
04-27-2005, 03:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,068
Posted By Pup Cam

RE: 360 degrees wireless cam mount

The movement on a standard servo eg Futaba 148 is physically restricted by a mechanical stop that operates on the output gear and the fact that the internal feedback pot is limited to (the standard)...
04-09-2005, 03:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,566
Posted By Pup Cam

RE: Air-to-Air Shots

That's really good. What autopilots did you use? How did you get the aircraft in the right bit of sky at the right time. Was it by careful timing of preprogrammed flight paths or is each...
04-06-2005, 03:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,532
Posted By Pup Cam

RE: How to record wireless video.

The inverter I run my VCR off includes a 17AH 12V Pb battery. It runs the inverter, video receiver and TFT monitor for at least a couple of hours (in other words it has never gone flat during a...
03-31-2005, 06:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,213
Posted By Pup Cam

RE: Home built 2.4GHz Tx/Rx - Question

I use a 10mW transmitter operating in the licence exempt band using the manufacturer's aerial. This is the max power allowable and as I understand it no modifications to the complete transmitter...
03-31-2005, 05:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,213
Posted By Pup Cam

RE: Home built 2.4GHz Tx/Rx - Question

I too have not had any interference problems but in the interests of safety I would recommend:
1) Extensive ground testing prior to flying particularly control range testing with and witout video...
03-31-2005, 04:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,532
Posted By Pup Cam

RE: How to record wireless video.

The video recorder should have video in and video out sockets. Because mine was so old it uses BNC connectors. More modern units will have phono and/or SCART connections. You will oviously need...
03-31-2005, 04:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,532
Posted By Pup Cam

RE: How to record wireless video.

Most of my videos to date have been recorded using a 20 year old Fergusson (JVC) VHS VCR running off of a 12 to 240 V inverter using either a portable television or laterly a flat panel monitor to...
03-26-2005, 05:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,155
Posted By Pup Cam

RE: question on recording video

Actually you can take a VCR out on to the field. Most of my recordings have been done with my old mains powered VCR running off of a 12v battery and an inverter. My 120W inverter cost approx....
03-24-2005, 06:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,566
Posted By Pup Cam

RE: Air-to-Air Shots

I too have been thinking of air-to-air shots, I think there are some great pictures/videos to be taken. I did try on one occasion to get shots of a friends 25% scale Fokker Triplane from my 25%...
03-24-2005, 06:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 555
Posted By Pup Cam

Pilots eye view

You might be interested in my experiments of getting a pilots eye view. Some details of the equipment I've built and a few short video clips to wet your appetite. I can't post any more videos...
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