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Sean replied to Richard Boyhan's discussion 3DR Specs?? in Arducopter Y6 Owners
"The gimbal is fixed to the bottom plate not the top."
Sep 30, 2018
Sean commented on Matt Droter's blog post Drone flyover lands Montreal man $1,000 fine
"It is funny, here in the greater Vancouver Area there are number of municiply authorised R/C flying parks and none of them meet the Transport Canada Regulations. "
Dec 29, 2014
Sean posted a discussion
Before I try this I wondered if anyone else had tried.I want to use my S4 mine with 3dr telemetry radios.  The S4 has no power on out the USB.  Can I hook the radio to my phone with USB micro connection while powering the radio with a battery…
Nov 6, 2014
Sean replied to Tieg Zaharia's discussion Newbie Questions for 3DR Y6A (2013 model, APM) in Arducopter Y6 Owners
"I have had problems with the prop adapters that come with 3DR motor 2836.  I find that to tighten the props enough to keep them from spinning with prop hub you are close to,or beyond, the point of stripping the bolt.  Seems like the prop adapter is…"
Sep 22, 2014
Sean replied to Ryan Bahm's discussion Replacement 3DR Motor Bearings
"bearings for 3dr motors are:
2830 : 1/8"X5/16"x3/32" These are the same bearings as the blade 350QX.  A complete set of 8 bearing is available from Fast Eddy bearings for $8.
2836 : 4x10x4 MR104-ZZ also available from Fast Eddy for a buck a piece.…"
Sep 22, 2014
Sean replied to Dan Yeakley's discussion Replacement bearings for 3DR AC2836-358, 880Kv Motors?
"4X10X4 according to my vernier gauge.  So searching bearing MR104zz should find you a supplier."
Sep 14, 2014
Sean replied to James A's discussion Y6 Hot motors and ESCs in Arducopter Y6 Owners
"I am sorry, but I did not write the spec sheet.  I merely point out that the manufacturer's spec sheet says a 12 inch prop is way too big for this motor powered by a 4s battery.Now, if one prop is too big for one motor, unless they are all coaxial,…"
Sep 10, 2014
Sean replied to James A's discussion Y6 Hot motors and ESCs in Arducopter Y6 Owners
"What is too hot.  Look at some motor spec sheets and you will see operating temperatures above 50 degrees C.  One thing that might be causing the hot motor problem is you are using the prop sizes for that motor recommended for a 3S battery. …"
Sep 8, 2014