With nearly 150,000 spectators, ASL’s Drone Sports World at World Maker Faire 2016 was the largest live audience ever attending a drone race. Pilots flew head-to-head through a custom racetrack straight out of the future - made with with lasers, special efx, interactive tricks and power-up’s, it’s the next wave of drone sports. dSports World featured three full days of FPV racing action, including several special events, including a sponsored “GoPro” race and a brand new class - Outlaw Micro’s - sub 250 gram FPV racing drones!
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RACE DRONE SPEC:
5 inch max props only - no carbon fiber.
Battery - 4s Lipo (14.6volts) max
Frame - 285mm max frame size
Outlaw Micro Spec
Total weight of drone must be below 250 gr and FPV capable
3 Frequencies will be used to keep things simple – The VTX dip switches, or channel buttons must be easily accessible. Commonly known as Fat-shark/Immersion RC channels 1. 4. and 7. Race-band channels 2 (5732), 5 (5806), and 7 (5880)can also be used.
Changeable Color LED's must be on the Top, Bottom, and Sides of all Copters. Simple “Dip Switch” RGB LED's will be available. A simple JST style plug from 12-14 volt is all that is needed. Maker Faire will have Thousands of spectators, and the race track will have a dedicated PA Announcer. Color'd LED's will be needed to allow the fans to track the copters and the announcer to keep everyone informed.
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