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Starting a hexacopter

Started this discussion. Last reply by Taha Bin Asghar Jun 13, 2016. 1 Reply

hii am planning to make a hexcopter and for that i would be needing the respected community helpI have shortlisted the following stuff1. MOTORSHobbyKing Donkey ST4010-820kv Brushless…Continue

altitude showing wrong readings (help please!)

Started Apr 21, 2016 0 Replies

hiwe are a group of students working on a small project for college. Coming straight to the problem, out quadcopter when placed on flat ground is showing an altitude of 5 meter (screenshot…Continue

my telemetry is not getting connected.

Started Nov 18, 2015 0 Replies

hi pase check the screenshot attached. My telemetry is not getting connected with my apm 2.5it is a chinese telemetry.. Please check the error message in screenshot attached.…Continue

Need a suggestion for my new copter

Started Aug 14, 2015 0 Replies

hi everyoneI need to ask that how much weight this quadcopter can carry.…Continue

 

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About Me:
I am a university student and doing my BS(Electrical Engineering).
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
I have a huge interset in Rc planes as well as real ones and someday I would like to fly a real plane.
Hometown:
wah cantt

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At 6:51am on August 23, 2015, FerrosonicFPV said…

I make all kinds of frames. Have you taken a look at the Stratos prototype at aerosurveysolutions.com 

To carry the payload you are looking for you will need 6 motors or 4 very powerful motors.

I think going for 300g liquid payload may be more what you are looking for.

Clone Automation - $100

40amp ESCs (4)   - $80

Turnigy Motors 250Watt - (4) - $80

Turnigy Battrey - 8.0Ah         - $30

Quad Copter Frame              -  $80

2.4 Ghz controller  - $90

Sprayer System - DIY?   $?

$460 + Shipping from the website.

Depending on which hobby site you go to it may be a bit cheaper. 

Keep in mind that all carbon tubes are not made equal. Carbon quality and wall thickness can be very different. You will definitely get what you pay for when it comes to electronics and drone kits. There is a reason why they charge $600 for one kind of 1000mm Frame and $180 on a different 1000mm frame. 

Stratos is an extremely solid and reliable system in every way, but there is a price, and it grows very fast unfortunately.

If you are doing this for school, I would say you are only doing this as proof of concept, and should execute the smallest, most inexpensive version of this copter possible.

We can simply use an air pressure bottle as your pesticide propellant and cheap HomeDespot sprayer parts.

As you look into this further, a good ratio to apply is that your copter will be 2x the size of the payload.

Final note, 

Airplanes are much much cheaper to build than a Multi-Rotor. 

Planes, fly longer, carry more, use 1 motor - ESC, use a smaller battery.

Cost tends to be much less. Unfortunately the current level of automation does require you to be able pilot the airplane a bit.

At 7:15am on August 23, 2015, Taha Bin Asghar said…

Thank you for such a detailed answer. Now I want to read your reply again and again to understand it :)

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