Engines/Motors/Props (346)

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Motor choice for 550 sized quad on 4s with 11" props?

I am building a WQ550, it can fit up to 11" props and I have eight 4s 5000mah 30c batteries that I want to use.  Eventually it will carry F…

Started by Earp

0 10 hours ago

Two ESC with BEC, two batteries and one RC channel result's in problems

Hi, I got a problem, perhaps somebody is able to help me. I made the following configuration: In this configuration only motor 1 is running…

Started by Gerd Ulbers

15 on Wednesday
Reply by Joe Breznai

Motors spinning at zero throttle

I am building my first quadcopter using APM 2.6 I am facing this problem after arming APM 2.6 when i increase throttle motor start spinning…

Started by Santosh Sharma

2 Jul 23
Reply by Santosh Sharma

New motors for 12" & 3DR 2014 quad (3S)

Ok, the 2014 quad had a near-fatal crash today...take off, then things went haywire. Power on "landing" onto tarmac from 30m. I think i've…

Started by Euan Ramsay

1 Jul 20
Reply by Euan Ramsay

1st Build - Flame Wheel F450 frame

Hey Everybody, After many hours of frustration and research, I have finally decided to build my first quad. For the frame, I've bought the…

Started by Ian Duncan

2 Jul 18
Reply by Gary McCray

What caused this motor to burn up?

This motor turns fine.  Ohms are 0.4 on all phases, same as all the others.  I was doing some tuning in the house and smelled burning.  Sto…

Started by Pedals2Paddles

1 Jul 12
Reply by James Overington

One motor requires more throttle to start spinning

Hi, I've got one motor on my 3DR Y6 that won't spin during a motor test, or when the drone is armed and MOT_SPIN_ARMED is set to "Slow". Al…

Started by nickthecook

1 Jul 10
Reply by nickthecook

Possible to fix a failed motor?

A couple days ago, my 3DR Y6 suffered a failure mid-flight. I maintained altitude and some control for a few seconds, then, with the thrott…

Started by nickthecook

4 Jul 8
Reply by nickthecook

Y6 Props same size or bigger on bottom

I'm confused I have a 3D Robotics 2013 Y6 kit and it has the 10" on top and the 11" for bottom Props.  But I see the 2014 Y6 is going with…

Started by Scot Perry

1 Jul 6
Reply by DG

Recommend a motor in combination with a propellor size

Which motor can you recommend me to buy for a quadcopter to lift a total weight of 2.2 kg. Which motor in combination with a propellor can…

Started by Jimmy Mars

1 Jul 6
Reply by Jethro Hazelhurst

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