First Flight With Tarot Gimbal

Frame: Tarot Hexa 680

Gimble: Tarot 2 axis

Motors: Mystery 2814-8a 1000kv

Props: Carbon Hobbyking 12x4.5

ESC: Hobbyking Blue series with simonK

Computer: 3DR Pixhawk w/3DR GPS

Batt: Nanotech 4s 5000mah

Camera: GoPro Hero 2

Radio: Turnigy X9

Reciever/Transmitter: KH4 Open LRS & Orange

http://youtu.be/ny63t5PT3zs

I will upload pics later.

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  • Based on ecalc this thing should not fly.  Motors too fast and battery too small for weight of copter.

     

    • So how do you explain it flying?  Cause it does fly.  Im going to change over to bigger motors (600kv-700kv) also with 12" props in the near future.

      • Based on ecalc I found that using 800kv and running two 5100 3s batteries seems to hit the sweet spot.  should get air time around 15 minutes compared to your 5 minutes.

        Have not built the copter yet but you may find this helpful.

         www.ecalc.com

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