Hi All.After a long time away from using APM I was recently lured back.Unfortunately it's not been "plain sailing". I hope one of you can help me with an issue I have been experiencing for the last 5…Continue
There could be a multitude of contributing factors to this behaviour. i.e. Battery condition - state of charge. motor configuration - are the signal cables wired in the right order. propellers - are they the right order - i.e.…"
When I design and manufacture a UAV the first thing I do (after obviously ascertaining what the UAV is being used for) is decide on a power train i.e, motor first. From what you say you are using a U3 (decent choice, I also use a lot of…"
The short answer is - yes. RFD900x / 868x, and other units, can indeed be used for control as well as the usual telemetry. but as you say you are "new to this". So I suggest you learn to walk before you try to run!
you will find…"
"The co-ax IMHO has all the advantages of an octo (I have a 1000mm one of those as well that I will,hopefully, get around to finishing some day) and no disadvantage for the reasons mentioned above. It also the ability to use larger props for a given…"
"The cool thing with the co-ax is I can drive the motors 4 + 4 so the main supply powers (2 x 10'000, 6S) never meet. The multi copter has a better than 2.2:1 power to weight ratio. In this way I can afford to lose an entire side (4 motor / prop…"
"Totally understand your reasoning on the safety front. I myself fly a coax quad, along with fixed wings, for the same reason it also has dual power supply from the twin batteries through the full system. the only thing I worry about now is the FC. i…"
"Let me try to understand this. Are you looking to crimp GH terminals to a cable? If this is so first of all good luck, I hope your eye are better than mine, they probably are! As an alternative DigiKey stock a pre-crimped cable (455-3074-ND). This…"