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Luc Maximilien replied to Marthinus's discussion Advise and help needed. Quadplane accident.
"Marthinus said:
Marthinus said: I think the major problem that happened is that if I calculate the max amps that all 5 motors draw it is about 180amps and the power board can only handle 60 amps. If you add the VCC 5 volt supply to the Pixhawk to th…"
Apr 29, 2018
Luc Maximilien replied to Marthinus's discussion Advise and help needed. Quadplane accident.
"Glad you did it !
What is your AUW ?  4300 grams ?
I'm curious about how you attach the carbon tube with  motors , can you show a photo ?"
Apr 27, 2018
Luc Maximilien replied to Marthinus's discussion Advise and help needed. Quadplane accident.
"I use the 2.0.25  version of Apm Planner 2 on Linux Mint  and Windows 7 64 .
The  available  32 bit version for Windows is not the latest and have some bugs."
Apr 26, 2018
Luc Maximilien replied to Marthinus's discussion Advise and help needed. Quadplane accident.
"The graph was made with  Apm Planner 2
The Rc3 output shows full  throttle command to the Esc but you gradually go to zero Amps so I think it was the Esc"
Apr 26, 2018
Luc Maximilien replied to Marthinus's discussion Advise and help needed. Quadplane accident.
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Apr 25, 2018
Luc Maximilien replied to Marthinus's discussion Advise and help needed. Quadplane accident.
"When you have switched to FBWA your battery was quite low just 3,4 volts per cell, than it drops to 17,4 Volts with 59A , so 2,9 volts per cell , a condition where Lipo batteries get damaged.



Then your Ampères went gradually, 4 seconds from 59 to…"
Apr 25, 2018
Luc Maximilien left a comment on X-UAV Talon
"How good is your Talon when dealing with altitude ?
I'm running some tests with my Talon to understand how well the target altitude at waypoints is reached and maintained as well as during Loiter mode.

This is how my Talon do in Loiter with some 3…"
Mar 25, 2018
Luc Maximilien replied to UAV Skies's discussion LiDAR for Pixhawk "or" for dummies? in PIXHAWK
"I recently bought 3 Lidar and mount one on a plane with Arduplane software.
From my tests the Lidar on Arduplane 3.8.4 is only used in Land mode since in Auto mode the EK2_RNG_USE_SPD will prevent from my understanding the use of the Lidar since alm…"
Feb 19, 2018
Luc Maximilien replied to Arvista's discussion For Sale: X-UAV Talon MAX airframe
"I wrote you a PM but got no answer.
Can you make an invoice ?
How big is the airplane box ?
Thanks"
Jan 31, 2018
Luc Maximilien replied to Jamie M's discussion Pixhawk Mini Telemetry with FLIR
"Buy a Mrobotics  X2.1 autopilot , it has 3 telemetry ports and IMO is more reliable than the Pixhawk Mini."
Jan 30, 2018
Luc Maximilien replied to moriarty's discussion strange behaviour of pixhawk-request help to understand in PIXHAWK
"1200 watts to hover , wow !
What is your AUW ?"
Jan 7, 2018
Luc Maximilien replied to Kevin's discussion What do you think of this LiDAR for drone?
"The  Lw20 has a waterproof enclosure so it is not possible to solder wires to serial output , you have to send back the unit to a lightware assistance center.
I  did just a short test  with the  TF-mini , I do not like the fact that under 30 cm , wh…"
Jan 3, 2018
Luc Maximilien replied to Kevin's discussion What do you think of this LiDAR for drone?
"I recently bought three Lidars.Lightware LW20/I2C , LeddarOne and Benewake TFmini, the last two with serial connection .

The Lw20 has an interesting feature to drive directly a servo to scan and could be use for obstacle avoidance but beware , do n…"
Jan 3, 2018
Luc Maximilien replied to Jason Marsh's discussion Flight Controller for 2.5m Octocopter
"Beware that the more big are the propellers the more difficult is to control their inertia.
Start with a smaller and most important with a lightest copter do some filming and then reconsider your project. t
You will probably find that flight time is…"
Dec 14, 2017
Luc Maximilien replied to yangdaonline's discussion Drone gimbal for SONY DSLR A6000,with zoom,record and trigger
"Hello yangdaonline ,
Weight of the gimbal ?"
Dec 8, 2017
Luc Maximilien replied to Ben Dellar's discussion Alternative noses for the Talon (3D Printed) in X-UAV Talon
"Hi,
here is my version of the Talon nose 114 mm long, 40 grams.

https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2652085"
Nov 17, 2017
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