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Blackout Mini Spider Hex

Posted by Stisse in Plutten FPV, 25 July 2014 · 0 views
Blackout, Hex, Revolution, GPS and 4 more...

Had to join the mini multirotor scene and bought me a Blackout Mini Spider Hex. Will use Cobra 2204 2400kv motors and 12A Afro esc´s. Atm flown with Revolution controller with GPS and also added the minimOSD to have the GPS info in flight.

Motors arrived first. So small and light compared to my bigger multis and motors :)






Finally the package arri...

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Time for action.

Posted by Movie Guy in Movie Guy's Blog, 27 June 2014 · 0 views
CC3D, Tricopter and 1 more...

This Tricopter frame started my journey into multirotors so it has some emotional attachment to me. It has become my Aerial Photography rig with FPV gear and a DIY Alexmos Gimbal for a GoPro Hero 2. I was flying around the other morning thinking to myself "I wish this thing would crash so I would have to rebuild or get another frame!" Not good!

I have be...

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Revo + Specktrum DX7S + Mixing = 6 Flight Modes

Posted by viperz28 in viperz28's Blog, 22 June 2014 · 0 views

I wanted to be able to use Gear switch and the Flap switch to get 6 Fight Modes. I used DX7S builtin monitor until I got the switches the way I wanted them, I then used the Configuration Wizard to setup the switches. At the step where it tells you to move the controls to their extreme positions be sure to move the Flap switch through all three positions a...

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Home Brew T-Copter

Posted by Max Thrust in Max Thrust, 13 June 2014 · 0 views

Proof that it flies. Every time I crash it gets an inch and half shorter.

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And my first FPV Flight. Recommend you mute the sound. JELLO ALERT!!! I need to vibration dampening under the GoPro

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The whole thing was inspired by the Ankh-T but I had some spare parts from a Franken-Quad so I used them instea...

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First hop of DIY wooden octo

Posted by Pippin in Pippin's Blog, 11 May 2014 · 0 views
Octo revo cc3d DIY wood

Today, after a few weeks of grabbing bits of spare time (and waiting for a hobbyking order that took over 2 months), my wooden octo did its first hop.

Sadly also today, my revo died.... :-( Some unfortunate short killed it (I'd just fitted it into the octo, and was getting it configured)

Some info about the copter:

- 8x turnigy 2217 850kV motors
- 8x...

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Current Build & Status

Posted by fahrvergnuugen in fahrvergnuugen's Blog, 25 April 2014 · 0 views
ht flip fpv pro

Here's my current build:
Flip FPV Pro frame
NTM 28-26 1200kv motors
Gemfan 8x4.5 carbon props
20A ESCs (SimonK firmware)
NazaM/GPS/iOSD/PMU flight controller
RMRC 910Mhz 200mw vtx
IBCrazy Vee Antenna for vtx, BiQuad vrx
Futaba 18FG + 6 Channel RX
5100mah 35C ReadyMadeRC battery

Take off weight: 1644grams
Safe fly time: 7 minutes
3.3V alarm trips at 7:45...

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5min antenna mod Frsky/QAV400

Posted by ntthhtl in ntt's Blog, 24 April 2014 · 0 views
qav400, frsky, antenna, diy, mod

I had very poor range with stock 15cm Frsky RX antennas. I bought a long time ago 40 and 60cm replacement antennas, but couldn't figure good place to mount them until now.

Found out that normal straw was just the right size to hold "blob" on the antenna. So cut two stews to right length. Put antenna cable through straw. Cut shorter part and put it to en...

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Setting up a Discovery Buzzer with Taranis and FRSKY D4R-II on CC3D

Posted by airpunk in mshakeshaft's Blog, 21 April 2014 · 0 views
Discovery Buzzer, Taranis, D4R-II and 1 more...

Having spent too much time looking for my DRQ 250 Mini Quad in long grass, I decided to fit a Discovery Buzzer. Being new to both Open Pilot and using the Fr Sky transmitter I have decided to share my experience, so that other ‘newbies’ could do the same.

Equipment used:
HobbyKing Discovery Buzzer http://www.hobbyking...__14521__Hob...

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MiniHquad printed

Posted by f5soh in f5soh's Blog, 20 April 2014 · 0 views

MiniHquad printed My first mini quad using ZMR1804-2400kv motors - 10A simonk esc - 5x3 props, dedicated to fun flight.

No carbon here, frame is 3D printed in PLA, 70g weight. (center frame 34g - arms 9g)




For maiden flight i have used old 2200mAh-3S battery (210g), waiting others Zippy Compact 1300mAh (~100g)


420g RTF with 2200mAh-3S



Flight with R...

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First Flips

Posted by Scoot3r in Scoot3r's Blog, 12 April 2014 · 0 views
Blackout Mini-H Quad, Blackout and 3 more...

Got out for a bit today, found a quiet little park and decided to try out that Rattitude mode that I setup in my CC3D.


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Oculus Rift + AR Drone 2.0

Posted by paintcast in It's not interesting blog at all, 10 April 2014 · 0 views

Few months ago I bought Oculus Rift DevKit. Well, it's funny toy. I was wondering if it's possible to control quad with Oculus Rift :)



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The little bugger...

Posted by m_thread in CrystalQ, 04 April 2014 · 0 views

This is what I use as my test platform right now.


Very soon I am going to add a Blackout Mini Hex to my hangar.


/Fredrik


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Tri-smaller

Posted by PeteTheRanger in PeteTheRanger's Blog, 27 March 2014 · 0 views

So, continuing the saga of my scratch-build tricopter...

She was kind of a beast when I started - 900mm MTM!



Her arms were so long they flapped like a bird - so I switched to ali and trimmed her back in size...





I've been flying my QAV-400 so much that I'm beginning to have trouble judging distances with the tri... :)

http://youtu.be/OVUoN5VOz...

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About Untested Prototype and Questions for the Future

Posted by scotti in scotti's Blog, 24 March 2014 · 0 views

This post is a detailed response to the one I made in the Team Razorback thread . I've place it here to keep their thread and community on topic.

I started Untested Prototype because I came across a few issues while working on my thesis project which involved multirotors. At the time, I had a Hitec Aurora 9 radio system and there was no PPM receivers av...

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neeeeed help

Posted by epilot in epilot's Blog, 14 March 2014 · 0 views

is there any one can help me to make quadcopter(UAV), who can teach me the whole process, and who like to send me some motors, esc n control board,

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Need setup help

Posted by Joe H. Sowders in Joe H. Sowders' Blog, 27 February 2014 · 0 views

Initially I started GCS setup and everything worked great. I got to Transmitter setting and finished it. I then decided to shut down for the night. Next day, I attempted to resume and things didn't work. I then started over and got to Motor rotation and motors wouldn't start. I rebooted Board and started over. I got the motors running but when I got to t...

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3. Design and Construction of Airframe

Posted by eiturner in Tarot X8 Build, 20 January 2014 · 0 views

In this post I will document the progress I have made in constructing my TAROT X8.

I will add more detail as I get more time

I decided to use a Tarot T1000 center plate to mount the 4 motor arms, This left me with another 4 arm clamps as the T1000 is designed for 8 25mm booms. I decided to create some shorter arms for the spare clamping spots on which...

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FPV -✪- Last Flight of 2013

Posted by r0beert0 in r0beert0's Blog, 17 January 2014 · 0 views

I'm excited to start 2014 with a new QAV400 sporting a revo, I'm new to this OP FC as I've been flying APM for the past 6 months. Here is my closing FPV flight of 2013.



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Qav250 cc3d mini fpv build log with parts list

Posted by ryhza in ryhza's Blog, 15 December 2013 · 238 views

Qav250 cc3d mini fpv build log with parts list Hello, im building a Qav250 mini with cc3d. The build took about 2hrs taking my time was super simple and straight forward hardest part for me was setting up the cc3d as ive only played with naza's the thing that got me scratching my head for a while (few hours haha) was the FC auto turns disarmed off permanently when you connect to the assistant and you...



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