Hope you guys helps me to improve the design. There is a lot of things to do before it's done. For example battery holder, in different alternative positions, under, top, sides, it depends on what kind of load do you have: fixed camera, sensors, stab gimbal etc.
In order to provide a good system to wrap load/battery modules I'm testing Rotite joints. I know it's has Intellectual Property restrictions... but is such a nice way to keep thing fixed when you have a 3D printer.http://www.rotite.com/
Even it could be a good system for detachable arms, like this one which is no-plane.
- 3536-11 motors from RCTimer: 102gr
- 30A ESCs simonK
- 3DR radio 433Mhz
- Turnigy 9x Radio
- poor man but very effective FC vibration isolated system
- GPS CRIUS board V2.0 with u-blox CN06
- Full quad without battery: 1.3 Kg.
- Weight single arm, with cables but without motor: 95 gr
- Weight single arm, fully assembled: 197 gr.
- Main body box without electronics: 173gr
- Dampening plate: 53gr
Dampening system is quite simple, but I didn't toke pictures, I will upload a Solidworks render soon.
Assembling: I toke the easy way, I use a home made ABS solution in acetone 100% pure. This solution is pretty hard and I got a solid union. 3D Printer use thermal plastic fusion between layers, so this is a chemical union, even harder. I'm still waiting for brass fastener and screw M3 to improve this assembly.
For more info here is the FB page https://www.facebook.com/Argfly
Please I would like to hear critics, helps me a lot.
ESC are in the basement, on top the FC dampening plate suspended with 10 mm padding on the 3-axis by elastic bands.