BL-3GRC V3.0 Released

New features include:

– We’ve more than doubled the internal processing speed, thus allowing the all important 400Hz mode for multi-copters (in fact we can go up to 500Hz, which is the maximum of a lot of the good ESC’s units out there)
– Tri-copter and Bi-copter support
– Gyro function invert with POTs mode (no PC necessary)
– Multi-servo aircraft, 2nd servo range adjust on all 3 axes
– Differential Aileron (to reduce induced yaw during turns due to down aileron drag). This also implemented for delta wing (flying wing) aircraft
– Pass through mode: Each input (6 in all) can pass through directly to the outputs with only the addition of the gyro action to each output. 2 pitch, 2 roll and / or 2 yaw can be set to pass through. In this mode the gyro is no longer in rate mode, but rather in un-commanded mode. Gyro action can be inverted as required
– PC tool read back all parameter from gyro function
– Some bug fixes and changes to default aircraft
– Updated user manual (now called Advanced User Manual)

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BL-3GRC Technical Support Blog

Please feel free to contact us via this blog with any support issues you may have.

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BL-3GRC Newest and most Advanced RC Gyro / Controller / Stabilizer

The newest and most advanced RC Airplane Gyro Stabilizer / Controller on the market is here

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For expert and novice pilots alike, with Quick Start and Advanced features anything is possible.
Here are just some reasons why you might want to buy one:

I fly fast and want fast gyro response but my RC Tx only outputs pulses at 15ms. Would be good to increase to say 6ms to support my fast digital servos
-with the BL-3GRC YOU CAN

Would be good to fly my delta wing slowly on landing to save on runway length
– With the BL-3GRC YOU CAN add flaperon function even for delta wing

I have a big aircraft which needs lots of runway to land. Some sort of speed brake would be good
– with the BL-3GRC YOU CAN with two stage flaps, third stage ailerons up for air-brake / ‘crow’ function

I have a big beast of a plane with dual wing servos, even two opposing servos for the rudder. Would be good to have just one controller
– With the BL-3GRC YOU CAN with two configurable outputs per axis

I like to teach my novice friend how to fly but he has a habit of veering off to the side of the runway on take-off. Would be good to have very large gyro rudder gain just at take off
– with the BL-3GRC YOU CAN

Would be good not to have to re-trim my aircraft after a long time or remember which RC Tx has the trim saved. Great if the gyro can automatically save the trim settings
– with the BL-3GRC YOU CAN just pick up any RC transmitter and set all trims to zero

I like to fly fast but want good stability during slow landings with flaps or flaperons
– with the BL-3GRC YOU CAN set real time two gain switch for fast / slow flying

I am a bit of a novice and only have a small area to fly in, would be good to find a way to keep the turns tight and stop flying away so far. I’m still a bit nervous about using the rudder myself, would be good if some rudder could be applied during my turns
– with the BL-3GRC YOU CAN

I have a foamie flying wing aircraft would be good to hide a controller inside the wing
– with the BL-3GMod YOU CAN. The MOD version is a small 35mm square, thin PCB, you can cut off or de-solder the pins, connect (solder) only the inputs and outputs you want, and have a flying wing with controller / flaperon function / gyro buried inside.

Such a low price too, talk about a game changer! I work for Bluelight so don’t take my word for it, check out the user manual and PC set up s/w before you buy. http://www.bluelight-tech.com

Check out what others are saying on RCGroups forum here

And on Youtube..
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BL-3GRC and BL-3GMod V2.0 PC set up s/w and f/w now available

I fly fast and want fast gyro response but my RC Tx only outputs pulses at 15ms. Would be good to increase to say 6ms to support my fast digital servos
-with the BL-3GRC YOU CAN

Would be good to fly my delta wing slowly on landing to save on runway length
– With the BL-3GRC YOU CAN add flaperon function even for delta wing

I have a big aircraft which needs lots of runway to land. Some sort of speed brake would be good
– with the BL-3GRC YOU CAN with two stage flaps, third stage ailerons up for air-brake / ‘crow’ function

I have a big beast of a plane with dual wing servos, even two opposing servos for the rudder. Would be good to have just one controller
– With the BL-3GRC YOU CAN with two configurable outputs per axis

I like to teach my novice friend how to fly but he has a habit of veering off to the side of the runway on take-off. Would be good to have very large gyro rudder gain just at take off
– with the BL-3GRC YOU CAN

Would be good not to have to re-trim my aircraft after a long time or remember which RC Tx has the trim saved. Great if the gyro can automatically save the trim settings
– with the BL-3GRC YOU CAN just pick up any RC transmitter and set all trims to zero

I like to fly fast but want good stability during slow landings with flaps or flaperons
– with the BL-3GRC YOU CAN set real time two gain switch for fast / slow flying

I am a bit of a novice and only have a small area to fly in, would be good to find a way to keep the turns tight and stop flying away so far. I’m still a bit nervous about using the rudder myself, would be good if some rudder could be applied during my turns
– with the BL-3GRC YOU CAN

I have a foamie flying wing aircraft would be good to hide a controller inside the wing
– with the BL-3GMod YOU CAN. The MOD version is a small 35mm square, thin PCB, you can cut off or de-solder the pins, connect (solder) only the inputs and outputs you want, and have a flying wing with controller/flaperon function/gyro buried inside.

Such a low price too, talk about a game changer! I work for Bluelight so don’t take my word for it, check out the user manual and PC set up s/w before you buy. http://www.bluelight-tech.com/Downloads.htm

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BL-3G Stabilization Products now in stock

Both BL-3GRC and BL-3GMod now in stock. BL-3G now supports hex copters. See our flight test video page at: http://www.bluelight-tech.com/FlightTestVideo.htm

Low cost, good quality hex-copter solutions can now be made for around $500 for DIY RC / aerial photography enthusiasts:

$49 > ICE-MAN Controller  and Gyro (from bluelight-tech.com)
$120 > 6 x brushless motors (1000 Kv)
$120 > 6 x ESC units (30A)
$160 > Frame with 25cm arms and landing legs (from Quadframe.com)
$60 > 1 x LiPo battery (3 cell, 11.1v, 2250 mAH, 65C)
$10 > 6 x Props, 10/6 inch 2 or 3 blade props

So around US$520, or if you include the RC and camera equipment:

$200 > Futaba low cost RC Tx / Rx (T6EX)
$80 > GoPro camera mount (from aeroxcraft.com)
$280> GoPro Hero 2 camera

An additional $560 or thereabouts. This gives you a basic stable hex-copter with “wet” weight of around 1.9 Kg and flight time around 15 to 20 mins. Ready to go for all sorts of aerial shots. The controller can then be upgraded for a full loiter / GPS  / FPV / AHRS etc. system later on.

Check out our BL-3GRC and BL-3GMod at http://www.bluelight-tech.com/products.htm
Or http://youtu.be/Strl8V0l4yU to see the above actually flying.

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Welcome to the Bluelight Technologies Blog

Bluelight Technologies is this month announcing the mass production start of its BL-3G Gyro / Aircraft controller for the RC hobby market. The module version (BL-3GMod) will be available for engineers interested to evaluate the ST chips used. Primarily the ST L3GD20 MEMS based 3 axis ultra stable gyro. The BL-3GRC comes in full retail kit form and is known as the ICE-MAN gyro.

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