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Quadzimodo - The Hunchback Quadcopter

Started this discussion. Last reply by Quadzimodo Dec 5, 2013. 18 Replies

Hi Guys, Firstly, let me start…Continue

Tags: 8400mAh, #26, 808, Nano-tech, 2.5

 

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Quadzimodo commented on Gary McCray's blog post Nvidia TX1 SE kit a steal at $200.00
"benbojangles - Doing it on the ground would perhaps be even easier, with you being able to return a loaner card. I reckon your location might be a sticking point, but an inside lead to the local distributor might be just the ticket."
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Quadzimodo commented on Gary McCray's blog post Nvidia TX1 SE kit a steal at $200.00
"benbojangles - Have you considered contacting Linus Tech Tips and pitching exploration of your idea as a partnership? Linus has the audience, the industry hook-ups and an insatiable appetite for compelling content. Pitch it just right and I cannot…"
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Quadzimodo commented on Nicolai Valenti's blog post 50 MINUTE flight with my cargo drone video (with only a 3s 5200 mah)
"Nicolai - You might be interested to look over Jose Luis Cortes' posts to see what has been achieved by Quaternium with their Hybrix20."
Aug 16
Quadzimodo commented on Nicolai Valenti's blog post 50 MINUTE flight with my cargo drone video (with only a 3s 5200 mah)
"Who's gonna call it?"
Aug 13
Quadzimodo commented on Chris Anderson's blog post DIY Drones at 85,000 members -- a look back at an extraordinary decade
"Chris - Diydrones spearheaded a revolution in flying robots and was instrumental in countless people's journey into this space. When I first found the site back in 2013 I was enchanted by the idea of building a drone and now I consult in the…"
Jul 7
Quadzimodo commented on Chris Anderson's blog post New two-motor VTOL from Horizon
"... and next year it will be available on Banggood for $30 with free shipping."
Jun 11
Quadzimodo commented on Chris Anderson's blog post New two-motor VTOL from Horizon
"...and year it will be on banggood for $30 shipped."
Jun 11
Quadzimodo commented on Tieseoul's blog post Shift : The new generation of drone controller
"Yaw?"
Oct 11, 2016
Quadzimodo commented on Philipp Oettershagen's blog post Tackling the European refugee crisis with solar-powered UAVs: A fully-autonomous Pixhawk-powered 26-hour Search-and-Rescue flight
"Super impressive stuff!"
Aug 23, 2016
Quadzimodo commented on Halil's blog post Tamron Releases An Ultra-Compact Camera Module with Industry-First* Optical Vibration Compensation
"Tamron are also known for offering truly excellent glass at really affordable prices in the SLR market. It is great news they are looking at aerial imaging."
Aug 4, 2016
Quadzimodo commented on Kristaps Brass's blog post Converting KML files into UgCS routes
"Cool! Any limitations to distance or number of points?"
Aug 3, 2016
Quadzimodo commented on Chris Jackson's blog post Rescue Robotics Indiegogo Launch
"Hilarious!"
Jun 27, 2016
Quadzimodo commented on Linus's blog post RIP: Lester Haines
"We have lost a great man with an even greater sense of humour. Lester and his fearless Playmonaut will be missed. Seems fitting to have both a drink and a pipe."
Jun 23, 2016
Quadzimodo commented on Nicholas Witham's blog post Pixracer (Clone): Now available from Hobbyking!
"Phillip Kocmoud - Please accept my apologies for misspelling your surname in my previous post."
Jun 16, 2016
Quadzimodo commented on Nicholas Witham's blog post Pixracer (Clone): Now available from Hobbyking!
"Phillip Kurmond - Thank you so much for your contribution to this community and our hobby/lifestyle/industry, and for sharing your thoughts on this matter so candidly. As a loyal HobbyKing customer who places regular orders and spends around $5k per…"
Jun 16, 2016
Quadzimodo commented on Nicholas Witham's blog post Pixracer: Now available from Hobbyking!
"CrashingDutchman - I did not realise I was looking at AUD v USD. I purchased 3 PixRacers and 3 ACSP board a few months ago, they were sent from Bulgaria not USA. I do buy a great deal from HobbyKing and have been extremely pleased with the service I…"
Jun 14, 2016

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FPV/UAV multirotor and flying wing
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Trent@MyGeekShow has some news

Posted on April 6, 2016 at 12:00am 31 Comments

We haven't heard too much from Trent@MyGeekShow since he restructured his time late last year. He has however just uploaded a video outlining some exciting news.

These new professionally-built 4S packs are based on Panasonic's …

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Drones used to monitor Koala population

Posted on February 25, 2015 at 10:35pm 3 Comments

The Queensland University of Technology are employing drones to assist in monitoring Koala population and distribution. This is important work that could help to improve our understanding of this…

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Drones in the media - Sorting the wheat from the chaff

Posted on January 19, 2015 at 8:16am 8 Comments

Dear Amelia,

I noticed this article on The Epoch Time and was concerned by what I saw. Please note - I am an experienced drone enthusiast and the statements…

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Drones to provide bird's eye view of Sydney NYE fireworks

Posted on December 31, 2014 at 12:59am 23 Comments

Night flying small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles are set to deliver a brand new perspective of Sydney's fireworks spectacular later on this evening.

The Australian Broadcasting Association will be using two sRPAS to assist in the live coverage of Sydney's world famous New Years Eve…

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At 4:22pm on February 11, 2014, Gary McCray said…

Hi Quadzi,

Haven't actually done anything with my RCTimer motors yet.

I am still contemplating an appropriate frame.

Thinking of Tarot quad, but bad reviews have me reconsidering.

Also others results with these RCTimer motors are mixed, not really very high quality (understandable for price).

I got them to research low KV slow pancakes with large propellers for efficiency and will probably still get a Tarot If I can't find anything bigger in that size class.

Best Regards,

Gary

At 7:15pm on February 12, 2014, Quadzimodo said…
I was planning to build a frame for these myself, as a first project when my shapeoko 2 arrives.
I hadn't considered a tarot frame, but it looks like an iron man 650 folding might lend itself well to an X8 conversion. Cheap too! What are your thoughts on this?
What bad reviews have you seen? What are the primary complains? (I assume you are talking about the tarot frame here).
I have read up about the 5010 360kv on rcgroups, and am unclear whether the updated changes to the shaft and fastening have addressed all concerns. I guess I will find out in the air.
Like you I am keen to play with some pancakes and large props in search of higher efficiency, and 8 RCT 5010 360kv motors with 16x6.5/17x5.5 props are certainly a great deal cheaper than 8 T-Motor U8s with T-Motor 29x9.5 props!
At 5:08am on March 13, 2014,
Developer
leonardthall
said…

Deal :)

At 5:17am on March 13, 2014, Euan Ramsay said…

re: Shapeoko...enjoy tapping your maker extrusions...;-)

I'm impressed with mine - build quality is excellent, and there's zero play. The z axis is a bit stuff though, but since I plan to only cut CF up to 2mm, it's not a huge problem. I'm still doing "hello worlds", making sure it's all working ok before I start to cut (ruin???) CF plate.

At 11:01am on January 17, 2015,
Developer
Andy Little
said…

Thanks.. I hope I can do it justice.. Will try to keep you posted! Currently at work on the API...

regards

Andy

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