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RTL saves our large octo on film set, twice..

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jason Short Nov 17, 2012. 1 Reply

Hey again all, hope youre all enjoying some good flying.We've just arrived back from a commercial shoot in Johannesburg for a live tv production, filming night aerials for the live intro sequence.…Continue

Motor start up speed, can we adjust it?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Duran - SteadiDrone Jun 27, 2012. 12 Replies

as the heading sais, i would like to know if the initial motor start up speed can be reduced once armed ?ivetried softstart with th esc but still starts motors very fast, i would like them to be as…Continue

APM Octocopter Thread

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Oct 1, 2012. 86 Replies

hey again all! I thought it would be cool to have a dedicated thread for guys who build bigger hex and octocopters with apm where we can share tips and advice regarding tech specs, builds, code,…Continue

SteadiDrone - New drone manufacturer for RTF kits

Started this discussion. Last reply by Duran - SteadiDrone Jun 18, 2012. 6 Replies

Hey all!We've just launched our new SteadiDrone website, we are focusing on providing more affordable complete full RTF drone kits for aerial stills, video and commercial filming. Some of you might…Continue

 

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Duran - SteadiDrone commented on Duran - SteadiDrone's blog post SteadiDrone MAVRIK - Video
"WuStangDan, correct it's not aimed at the DIY guys but rather the wide range of difference commercial and industrial applications and clients who need a unit that will work out the box without having to fiddle with settings etc, while still…"
Sep 2
Duran - SteadiDrone commented on Duran - SteadiDrone's blog post SteadiDrone MAVRIK - new medium lift all round workhorse
"Thanks for the feedback Jethro :) I must say as a flyer out and about a lot I've flown the 4-in-1 ESC to the limit and i've NEVER, not once had a single issue, we've tried to destroy them, i've had them in/under water and they…"
Sep 2
Charles K Taylor commented on Duran - SteadiDrone's blog post SteadiDrone MAVRIK - Video
"Any ballpark price tag for just the airframe? "
Sep 2
WuStangDan commented on Duran - SteadiDrone's blog post SteadiDrone MAVRIK - Video
"Looks like a beautiful design. 5k is well out of my price range though. Although I'm assuming you are aiming at the more professional photography market as opposed to the hobby market anyways."
Sep 2
Jethro Hazelhurst commented on Duran - SteadiDrone's blog post SteadiDrone MAVRIK - new medium lift all round workhorse
"Thanks for the response... that has increased my respect for these 4-in-1 ESCs, a great design choice indeed. The MAVRIK looks to be a very capable machine and the footage really speaks for itself. Well done guys, I am glad to see success like this!"
Sep 2
Duran - SteadiDrone commented on Duran - SteadiDrone's blog post SteadiDrone MAVRIK - Video
"Thanks ;) All shot over about a week in our home town Knysna, South Africa"
Sep 2
Quadzimodo commented on Duran - SteadiDrone's blog post SteadiDrone MAVRIK - Video
"Liquid smooth. Very nice! Where was this shot?"
Sep 2
Duran - SteadiDrone posted a blog post

SteadiDrone MAVRIK - Video

We've spent a long time developing the MAVRIK to be the most affordable high quality medium lift drone available today, or tomorrow. With an all new fully adjustable rail supported front mounted brushless gimbal that will fly hundreds of different cameras with the ability to point straight up, to our well known 'Rapid Deploy' folding air frame design, a new airframe hatch that allows access the electronics quick and easy without the need for any tools. A high strength impact resistant top dome…See More
Sep 2
Duran - SteadiDrone commented on Duran - SteadiDrone's blog post SteadiDrone MAVRIK - new medium lift all round workhorse
"feedback welcome guys! "
Sep 2
Duran - SteadiDrone commented on Duran - SteadiDrone's blog post SteadiDrone MAVRIK - new medium lift all round workhorse
"Hugo, no problem, simply saying there a lot more that goes into manufacturing these that often get's overlooked :) John, will have images and info on X8 soon."
Sep 2
John commented on Duran - SteadiDrone's blog post SteadiDrone MAVRIK - new medium lift all round workhorse
"Thanks, Duran, I'll take a look at the airframes. That's the problem with companies like yours, always coming out with great products and costing me money;-). Have you flown this in the X8 config? What flight time did you get and what…"
Sep 2
Hugo Pereira commented on Duran - SteadiDrone's blog post SteadiDrone MAVRIK - new medium lift all round workhorse
"Not in any way dissing your product. It sure is a beauty and it looks very polished.Mine doesn't have  a gimbal or carry case (it is foldable), even though the cost does include RTF, data/transmitter telemetry + IMAX B6 charger and 2 x 5Ah…"
Sep 2
Duran - SteadiDrone commented on Duran - SteadiDrone's blog post SteadiDrone MAVRIK - new medium lift all round workhorse
"no gimbal/camera? folds ? Carry case ? Full RTF with radio, FC, charger, data telemetry, tarinis telemetry ? Very easy to make something like that once of for cheap, i can build a very low cost drone that will fly for an hour. Not so easy doing it…"
Sep 2
Hugo Pereira commented on Duran - SteadiDrone's blog post SteadiDrone MAVRIK - new medium lift all round workhorse
"Very much like my 4S quad in terms of specs and payload, mine costed less than 1K though, and I get 22min flight time on 5000Mah: "
Sep 2
Duran - SteadiDrone commented on Duran - SteadiDrone's blog post SteadiDrone MAVRIK - new medium lift all round workhorse
"Hey John, the MAVRIK is not a replacement of the QU4D but a all new design bigger model, so every single part has is new (apart from the molded inner/outer/motor mounts) The best would be to get the air frame kit when it's available (soon) you…"
Sep 1
John commented on Duran - SteadiDrone's blog post SteadiDrone MAVRIK - new medium lift all round workhorse
"Looks like the same company has a patent on the Y6 design so they are going to have to go after, well, everybody:-) Duran, as a QU4D owner could I buy the frame plates, top shell and lower frame/gimbal mount to upgrade my QU4D? I love the new…"
Sep 1

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Creative Director & Professional Photographer. Owner of SteadiDrone.com
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
Run and own SteadiDrone, we develop, manufacture and sell RTF uav multi-rotor systems primarily for film and production.
Hometown:
Knysna - South Africa

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SteadiDrone MAVRIK - Video

Posted on September 2, 2014 at 11:30am 5 Comments

We've spent a long time developing the MAVRIK to be the most affordable high quality medium lift drone available today, or tomorrow. With an all new fully adjustable rail supported front mounted brushless gimbal that will fly hundreds of different cameras with the ability to point straight up, to our well known 'Rapid Deploy' folding air frame design, a new airframe hatch that allows…

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SteadiDrone MAVRIK - new medium lift all round workhorse

Posted on August 29, 2014 at 10:30am 28 Comments

Hey again all, been a while since I last posted here, been busy with development of our all new medium lift copter, MAVRIK, just wanted to post some details for those who are interested, and as always, any feedback welcome.



We've spent a huge amount of time and testing in developing the MAVRIK and very excited to get it out there, it does not replace the popular SteadiDrone QU4D but is it's new bigger, more grown up brother.



It's mainly aimed at…

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3DR Data Telemetry Basics - SteadiDrone QU4D

Posted on April 1, 2014 at 12:30am 2 Comments

SteadiDrone QU4D - Data Telemetry from SteadiDrone on Vimeo.

 

We take a look at installation and some basic use of the 3DR Data Radios, many of the guys here know how this all works, but many others have no idea, so here's a very simple look at installation and…

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Quick unboxing 2014 SteadiDrone QU4D

Posted on March 2, 2014 at 10:44pm 2 Comments

Unboxing - 2014 SteadiDrone QU4D from SteadiDrone on Vimeo.





A very quick look at the new 2014 SteadiDrone QU4D, for more info check out the website at …

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