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  1. JohnL

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    Here is a pretty crappy video showing the Flytron standalone strobes on my typhoon. Sorry for all the camera shake and blurriness...no tripod was used. When I get my Typhoon back from Yuneec someday I will shoot a much better video of the strobes.
     
  2. Typhooned

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    Very cool! More details please!
     
  3. BobW55

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    John,
    Are those omni directional, or more aimed at the ground?
     
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    NIce! Did you mount them only on the front? Don't worry about shakeiness, it did a great job of depicting the strobes.
     
  5. perry081064

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    Velcro or cable tie ?
     
  6. Steve Carr

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    Hey John....do you have a close up of the strobes after mounting?
     
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    No, they're aimed straight out. You can see them straight on (obviously), and then from about 30-40ยบ off center.
     
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    Not much to tell. I've always used strobes on my homebuilds but this new product from Flytron allows me to use them on propietary RTF's. With my home build machines I would use a different type of Flytron strobe that was hooked into the Rx and that I could turn on/off from the Tx. With these "stand alones", you have to turn them on by hand before takeoff and of course they remain on until you land and turn them off again.
     
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    Yes, only on the front as to give me vehicle orientation from a far distance. The added plus is that they really add visibility to the vehicle in the sky for others to see (and hopefully) avoid.
     
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    Velcro. Just stuck a small piece to the end of the landing foot and the corresponding piece to the strobe. The strobe is so light I'm not really worried about it falling off.
     
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    Hey Steve. No, because I'm semi brain damaged ;) I didn't think to do that. Look at the final photogram in the video.
     
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    I bought one to try - it is very bright. I have just used double sided to try it out. Will now go for green and red as well.
     

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    Clearly, there are greater minds than mine here.:D
     
  15. BobW55

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    Have to find a US seller, need one on top for night flights
    $17.82 US funds shipped.
     
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    These could come in real handy next Monday when I record the fireworks show in my hometown.
     
  17. BobW55

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    Christian,
    One word of advice, don't take off until the show starts.
    I wasted a whole battery in hover "THINKING" the show was going to start.
     
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    Thanks! Will certainly wait for it to start, appreciate the advice. Any idea whether I should run on Auto settings or attempt to do it manually?
     
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    Hey JohnL, ordered my Standalones and awaiting delivery any day now.... Going for the green ones, as according to my research on various sites - commercial and university based - as they are supposed to be best for sunlight. I'd like to see your ones in sunshine not at dusk. I'm less likely to be flying when it's semi dark. Thanks for the tip a while back.
     
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    Hi John - I got one of these after your last post. Excellent tip - Thanks
     
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