Fission HD (split quad)

By Sky on Jul 19, 2017

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Lets get HD recording on a serious racer. Weight matters, durability matters, speed, and HD matters!!!

This build came out almost exactly as I had hoped, it is currently the lightest HD racing quad I've had the pleasure of flying. The goal was to build something under 300g that could carry the runcam split.

The split:
Since we well exceeded our weight goal, I will most likely be designing a 3D print to protect the camera in the near future. If it turns out that the latency from the split is too high for competitive racing, the aforementioned print will have a spot for a runcam micro, allowing the split to be purely used for HD footage.

Build/flight video coming soon



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Whiffles   Jul 20, 2017  

So you can feel the latency when flying?

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Sky   Aug 02, 2017 

So I'm sure you've had time to fly yours by now, but here's my findings anyway. The lag is perfectly acceptable for normal flying. The problem arises when you are trying to race competitively. My lap times on this quad are slower when I'm flying via the split by a few seconds on a short track. For this reason, I've added a runcam micro to fly through fpv

Whiffles   Aug 02, 2017 

I can't even tell when flying freestyle, but I don't race, so I think you're conclusion should be pretty accurate.

Sky   Aug 02, 2017 

yup. Freestyling around, I couldn't have told you one way or the other. The only reason I know it makes a difference is because of lap times, and it felt difficult to recover when I hit gates

FissionBomb   Aug 02, 2017  

Fission Wuuuuut?

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