I'm building a fixed wing UAV with a 2.6 m wingspan and a fairly large fuselage bay. The electric motor is in the back (pusher style), and it's driven by a 6s 10000mAh LiPo battery and a 60A ESC. …Continue
I'm building a fixed wing UAV with a 2.6 m wingspan and a fairly large fuselage bay. The electric motor is in the back (pusher style), and it's driven by a 6s 10000mAh LiPo battery and a 60A ESC. I'd like to be able to put the battery in an adjustable position forward of the wing to aid with the CG, but I worry about the 30 or so centimeter distance between the battery and the motor, as the current flowing through the power wires could potentially interfere with the mag compass if it's…See More
"The Hugin quality is decent. Minus build plans and some shipping damage, I would purchase another one, but find a direct seller for a cheaper price. Mine is almost complete, working on the tail section and booms now. Whats the process and…"
"Any suggestions on one- or two-stop shopping for miscellaneous electrical components like buttons, switches, LEDs, connectors, power cables, etc.? I can track down any of these parts individually, but it would be nice to get most of them from…"
"How is the build quality of the Hugin? I was looking at another product from FPV Model - the MUGIN - but was not able to find much information from others that have actually built one. If you need help building your plane, let me know.…"
"I'm getting close. This was my first build beyond a simple foamy, so kind of ambitious, but I think I'm past the trouble spots. It took me some time to puzzle through some things, and I ended up redrilling the aluminum pieces for the main…"
"Very useful page. However, there is only one reference to Pixhawk2 (under Molex CLICK-Mate) and that's to the "3DR version". I got my Pixhawk2 from the source (Australia, if not mistaken), and I didn't think it was…"
"The switch is really not that difficult. I switch connectors all the time and am constantly making my own cables because I do not like 4 feet of extra wire for something that only needs 3 inches. That being said I do understand what you are saying.…"
"I know I will get probably get flamed for criticism of Pixhawk2 because it is a real taboo, but after the "cube" + carrier board design inconvenience in terms of practicality, here is another practical problem:…"
"Good to know. Does anyone know where to find pixfalcon connectors? I know DigiKey carries at least some of it, but t's not crimped, mght not have the same pitch, etc.
Is there anywhere I can buy pixfalcon plugs off the shelf?"