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Possible Motors to lift 7kg Octo Hybrid

Started Feb 4, 2016 0 Replies

Hi, I have built a prototype octocopter with a large central prop (19x10) powered by a 35cc engine (so technically a nonacopter?). The engine provides most of the thrust and the 8 electric motors…Continue

Tags: drone, multicopter, hybrid, engine, Octocopter

Issue with motor spinning

Started Mar 31, 2015 0 Replies

Hi,I am flying an X8+ from 3drobotics and have noticed that one of my motors spins very slowly and jittery when armed (see video:…Continue

Tags: 3DR, X8+, troubleshooting, wiring, ESCs

DroidPlanner 3DRServices Page not found on GitHub

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lucy Ruck Mar 26, 2015. 3 Replies

UPDATE: Looks like they were doing a revamp and have moved everything to this site: http://www.dronekit.io/Hi,I was wanting to make modifications to the…Continue

Tags: code, Android, GitHub, 3DRServices, DroneKit

 

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Lucy Ruck posted a discussion

Possible Motors to lift 7kg Octo Hybrid

Hi, I have built a prototype octocopter with a large central prop (19x10) powered by a 35cc engine (so technically a nonacopter?). The engine provides most of the thrust and the 8 electric motors are primarily for control, thus decreasing the power usage and increasing flight time. The motors I am currently using were from an old X8+ and just aren't up to the task. For safety I need motors that can lift the whole drone (max. 7kgs) easily when the engine is not running and can hold their own…See More
Feb 4, 2016
Lucy Ruck posted a discussion

Issue with motor spinning

Hi,I am flying an X8+ from 3drobotics and have noticed that one of my motors spins very slowly and jittery when armed (see video: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B29Xl-oYL0vjcmtTRkQ4UzIxNFk/view?usp=sharing), but will spin faster when the throttle is raised and still flies fairly well in Auto mode. However in Loiter and Alt Hold, the issue is more pronounced where the copter cannot keep a steady heading…See More
Mar 31, 2015
Lucy Ruck replied to Lucy Ruck's discussion DroidPlanner 3DRServices Page not found on GitHub
"Looks like they were doing a revamp and have moved everything to this site: http://www.dronekit.io/"
Mar 26, 2015
Lucy Ruck replied to Lucy Ruck's discussion DroidPlanner 3DRServices Page not found on GitHub
"Thanks, although if you click on the link at the top to the documentation it comes up with the same 404 error"
Mar 24, 2015

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Bill Bonney replied to Lucy Ruck's discussion DroidPlanner 3DRServices Page not found on GitHub
Mar 23, 2015
Lucy Ruck posted a discussion

DroidPlanner 3DRServices Page not found on GitHub

UPDATE: Looks like they were doing a revamp and have moved everything to this site: http://www.dronekit.io/Hi,I was wanting to make modifications to the Tower/Droidplanner code to better suit what I am using my X8+ for. I was starting out by following the tutorial for building the app (essentially a Hello Drone) which was located at this page: …See More
Mar 23, 2015

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Working on developing drones to scare birds on a vineyard and other applications for farms and vineyards.
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