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Only 3 Motors spinning at any one time

Hi guys, I'm new to the hobby and I've a diy drone that i'm working on, using the APM 2.6 on 3.2.1 Firmware.I've calibrated my ESCs,and al…

Started by Kenneth

3 Feb 21
Reply by OG

Home made drone // Unequal PWM response

Hey guys, I'm new to the quadcopter field and this is my first post in DIY ! :) I've been working on my university project which is this h…

Started by Thomas PUJOLLE

0 Feb 18

Channel output remapping

I have a damaged channel output 1 on my 2.8 board. Does anybody know the code to switch channel out 1 to 5 for a x quad?

Started by Kevin Lawson

0 Feb 17

Throttle failure, motor not spinning

Hi, I am currently running Arducopter 3.1.4 on an APM 2.6 and i can't get my quad to liftoff. I've done all the calibrations,and have cal…

Started by Kenneth

0 Feb 16

waterproof brushless motor

i will be expecting my quadrocopter to be wet (completely soaked in water)  so should i use a brushed or a brushless motor?  there's an aus…

Started by Lim Sakada

10 Jan 23
Reply by bill turner

Choosing ESCs for Multirotor Based on Li-Ion C-Rating Limitation

Hello My long-flight-time quad (APM 2.6, or Pixhawk) is a specialized aerial survey platform using 4S4P unprotected NCR18650B Li-Ion batte…

Started by Christopher Gehrich

5 Jan 10
Reply by Stuart Brookes

What happens in case of motor/esc failure on a X6 or X8 setup ?

Hi, I'm currently building a new hexacopter equipped with Pixhawk HK clone and I wonder what happens in case one of the motors or esc fails…

Started by Michal Rus

5 Jan 6
Reply by Michal Rus

Battery Selection / Motor Specs - custom power module - 3DR 2014 DIY Quad w/ Tarot 2-axis gimbal

Total newb here: I'm looking to maximize the flight time for my 2014 DIY Quad w/ the recent addition of a Tarot 2-axis gimbal.Currently I…

Started by Rick McEwen

0 Jan 5

Case study: HK super H600

Hi, Let me introduce myself: Im playing with quadcopter for 1 year now I'm living in Canada and my native language is french so sorry for…

Started by Choubaka

6 Dec 30, 2014
Reply by Choubaka

Motor efficiency

Would anyone be able to help me figure out (or link me somewhere that shows me how to figure this out) if it's more efficient (power consum…

Started by Zane Erickson

0 Dec 18, 2014

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