Tag Archive: groundstation

May 22

Groundstation cleanup

Being tired of all tangled wires and connectors on my groundstation it is time to do something about it. Chop chop chop and the sloppy wires was removed 🙂 I begun by removing unnecessary loops between the Eagle Eyes and the TFT-monitor. The monitor has dual input and a reverse option. 2 wires gone – …

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May 22

Groundstation modification

Groundstation 1view

After being pissed off, having problems with the goggles(last flight) I decided to modify the ground-station a bit. On the Manfrotto Tripod(190b) I use I also have a ball head(108) The ball head is secured with 3 grub screws, M6 thread. I simply removed 1 of them and added an old Tricopter boom between a …

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May 05

Groundstation problems

Video Goggles and 7" LCD

I discovered that one of my Video RX decided to give up. I tried lots of things to bring it back to life. I also ruled out problems with wiring and groundstation output as well as antennas. I swapped AV-cables I swapped groundstation Output I swapped antennas Nothing helps. Now I have to make a …

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May 04

Skywalker groundstation tests

I had to try some features with the Eagle Tree Eagleeyes groundstation. I connected 2 video RX so I could enable the diversity features and by doing this the groundstation beeps when the diverity feature swaps to the better video RX signal. This test is just like all others I’ve done so far with stock …

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Jan 30

Groundstation

I assembled a few parts on my Eagletree groundstation from electronicarc. Unfortunately there are some issues that makes soldering a must, replacing servo headers so they can be routed internally. Same goes for bullet connector for power if you want the LIPO inside. The plastic casing itself can be pretty hard to put together as …

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