Andrew Challenger
  • Male
  • BC
  • Canada
Share

Andrew Challenger's Groups

 

Andrew Challenger's Page

Latest Activity

Andrew Challenger replied to Andrew Challenger's discussion How to wire parallel power supplies in the group Pixhawk 2 User Group
"Good to hear, thanks. I was worried there was some obvious electrical oops in there I wasn't seeing. It won't be immune to every possible failure, but it'll hopefully be a bit more robust than most setups."
Dec 7
Paul Tegler replied to Andrew Challenger's discussion How to wire parallel power supplies in the group Pixhawk 2 User Group
"..nothing wrong with your concept (or diagram) until one battery craps out and shorts out (overloads) the second battery. 2 batts can be monitored via the PX2 and ground station so you can at least monitor both batts. It's common to double up…"
Dec 6
Andrew Challenger added a discussion to the group Pixhawk 2 User Group
Thumbnail

How to wire parallel power supplies

I'm in the final stages of building an octocopter around Pixhawk 2.1 and am just trying to sort out how to wire power.The craft is a Tarot X8 running the standard 40a esc/4114 320 motor/1555 props that Tarot recommends, along with a pair of 6S 8000mAh batteries carrying a Sony a6500 camera and gimbal.  All up weight will be around 7kg and e-calc expects hover current around 40a with a maximum around 120a.Having had both motors and batteries fail in the air in the past, I'd like as much…See More
Dec 6

Profile Information

Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
Professional drone operator, photo/video/survey
Hometown:
Kamloops

Comment Wall (1 comment)

At 10:07am on December 16, 2017, Kelly said…

Good day,

I picked interest on you after going through your short profile and demand it necessary to write you immediately. I have something very vital to disclose to you, but I found it difficult to express myself here, since it's a public site.Could you please get back to me on (kellyllen591@gmail.com) for the full details.

Have a nice day.
Mr.Kelly

You need to be a member of DIY Drones to add comments!

Join DIY Drones

 
 
 

Groups

Season Two of the Trust Time Trial (T3) Contest 
A list of all T3 contests is here. The current round, the Vertical Horizontal one, is here

© 2017   Created by Chris Anderson.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service