Owen Booth's Blog (5)

WizeArtz RiotQuad prototype ready for testing

After spending hundreds of hours building and testing the WizeArtz Hero, foldable quadcopter, I decided to take some time out and sink some R&D into something lean, mean, and a lot simpler.

The…

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Added by Owen Booth on November 24, 2013 at 12:00am — 3 Comments

Droidworx CX-4 build

FRAME: Droidworx CX-4

Main Camera: GoPro HD Hero 1

FPV Camera: ReadyMadeRC RMRC-600XV

Video TX:FPV Hobby 5.8Ghz 500Mw

Motors: 4 x RCTimer BL2830/13 850Kv with 20A ESCS*

FC: APM1 with Sonar

Battery:Turnigy 3s 5000mAh

 

More beautiful gear from the Droidworx crew, and even moreso with 3M Di-Noc controltac Carbon Fibre…

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Added by Owen Booth on April 24, 2012 at 1:36am — 11 Comments

Sonar mount on Pan/Tilt mechanism?

 

On my 3rd major rebuild of my custom-framed AC2 after losing her to strong wind (stupidity really) and I'm again relishing the opportunity to change further aspects of the design. I'm REALLY hanging to see the OSD integration the boys are working on (come one Jani, hook me up!!!!!). The thought occured that if I wanted to fly really close to the ground in…

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Added by Owen Booth on October 9, 2011 at 1:05pm — 9 Comments

Version 10 of my Custom Frame for AC2

 

After several crashes my frame has finally evolved into something I'm fairly happy with. It uses all standard AC2 kit electronics, but custom built frame/arms, etc. It has a modular base so I can easily change out Camera mount for just plain, centralised battery mount. The camera mount has an offset battery position to keep COG towards the middle. The camera…

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Added by Owen Booth on October 1, 2011 at 4:30am — 8 Comments

First round of frame modifications!

Hey all, though I might share the attached photo with you to show off some mods I've been working on whilst I wait for spare props to arrive from Thailand, after not loading code properly and flipping the copter on its maiden voyage.

Widened the landing gear to more stability, as well as increasing ground clearance for my GoPro, converted the dome to just two complete…

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Added by Owen Booth on April 30, 2011 at 2:00am — 57 Comments

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