Author Archives: fishpepper

A pepperF1SH and the Great Pyramid of Giza

All Giza Pyramids Ricardo Liberato, CC BY-SA 2.0 Today’s priceless question is: What does the pepperF1SH, the world’s lightest brushless quadcopter, and the Great Pyramid of Giza have in common? — Nope, I am neither talking about both being available as cheap clones from China nor about an illegal FPV flight next to this impressive… Read More »

Eachine EV100 component analysis: Display module supplier and technical data — UPDATE

In my previous post regarding the display module of the $99 Eachine EV100 googles I tracked down szsonicom as the manufacturer a reseller (?) of the display assembly. As it turns out the actual manufacturer of the display is CITIZEN. When you browse their product portfolio you can see a picture of the display assembly that… Read More »

Thrust-Test: Racerstar BR1103B 6000KV (rewound)

This is the third benchmark in a series of 110x motor thrust tests I will be doing in the next few weeks. You can read more about the background of those tests in my overview post. This time I will be testing the Racerstar BR1103B that I recently rewound to 6000 KV. Well, actually I… Read More »

Tutorial: Changing the load cell of a RCBenchmark 1580 Dynamometer from 5Kg to 1Kg

When Charles sent me the 1580 series dynamometer he told me that the default load cell that comes with this test stand might not be ideal for the tiny thrust levels of my micro brushless motors. He suggested that I replace the load cell with a different model. As the original cell measures thrust up… Read More »

A sub-250g copter in 3″ or 4″ — not the 40g pepperFIISH you are used to ;) [english]

[hier geht’s zur deutschen Version des Artikels] This is a blog post from Holger, another copter fanatic from my hometown Bielefeld 🙂 Thank you very much for giving the permission to share this build log with my readers. The original article was written in German, if you find any spelling/grammar bugs in this translation please… Read More »