Multiplex Easy Star 2 Camera Carrier

After buying my Go Pro Hero 3 I wanted to attach it to my MPX Easy Star 2. I was looking for a method, which was firm, safe and removable(!), so I was able to use the plane without the weight of the Go Pro. Just like a stock Easy Star.

Having seen it on the internet, I wanted to replace the cockpit by a custom built camera carrier. This is what I did:

First I made a template from cardboard. From this forms I cut wooden pieces.

Construction of GoPro3 Carrier for EasyStar2



GoPro Hero3 Black Edition – DIY Live Video Out Cable

After being interested in FPV and areal video. I wanted to use my GoPro Hero 3 Black Edition as a video camera for FPV. I read about a special cable I had to buy, but on one hand it was pretty expensive and on the other hand it looked very bulky and heavy.

So I found and article of David Windestal, in which he describes how to build your own lightweight video out cable:
Thank you very much David!

All you need is a special proprietary 10 pin mini USB connector. Here is the plan how to connect the pins: (At your own risk of course!)

GoPro3-Video-Out Connection Plan