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Power Distribution Board Selection

Started this discussion. Last reply by Hugues Dec 8. 10 Replies

Need some assistance on PDB selection. Going to be running T-Motor U3 700KV motors with 40A ESC's. What will be a good distribution board for this system.

My First Quadcopter Build!

Started this discussion. Last reply by OG Nov 30. 1 Reply

Attempting to build a quadcopter for fishing. Just purchased the aquacopter bullfrog frame and the Naza V2.Want to carry at least 2kg (bait & rig). Need some assistance on motor and prop choiceContinue

 

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Hugues replied to Mergan Chetty's discussion Power Distribution Board Selection
"Do you know my power board ? http://www.airbotservices.com/airbotpower.html"
Dec 8
Thomas Butler replied to Mergan Chetty's discussion Power Distribution Board Selection
"FYI: Take a look at the Tiger motor specs. It will show thrust per motor for various prop sizes at different voltages(3S,4S,etc.). Additionally, I prefer hard case batteries. I know there is a bit of added weight, but the resistance to puncture in a…"
Dec 8
Mergan Chetty replied to Mergan Chetty's discussion Power Distribution Board Selection
"Thank you for the detailed explanation Thomas. Much appreciated!"
Dec 8
Thomas Butler replied to Mergan Chetty's discussion Power Distribution Board Selection
"Hey Mergan, First you need to determine the maximum power required for the weight of the machine; thrust and full speed movement. Determine the thrust required to hover (defeat gravity); how much total weight is to be lifted. Thrust for each motor =…"
Dec 8
Mergan Chetty replied to Mergan Chetty's discussion Power Distribution Board Selection
"More like 14×4" or 13x4""
Dec 8
OG replied to Mergan Chetty's discussion Power Distribution Board Selection
"The issue is you have not stated what props you plan on using 10x4" for 3s or 8x4" for 4s 2200 mah or larger battery 30c minimum !"
Dec 8
Mergan Chetty replied to Mergan Chetty's discussion Power Distribution Board Selection
"Thank you for your response Lyn. This is my first UAV build and my knowledge on this subject is limited to what I have learnt on the internet. I am building this quad for fishing; carry a minimum weight of about 4kg. I have purchased a Aquacopter…"
Dec 7
Lyn Rees replied to Mergan Chetty's discussion Power Distribution Board Selection
"Hi Mergan. 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…"
Dec 7
Mergan Chetty replied to Mergan Chetty's discussion Power Distribution Board Selection
"Thanks. Any recommendations for the battery selection"
Dec 7
OG replied to Mergan Chetty's discussion Power Distribution Board Selection
Dec 7
Mergan Chetty posted a discussion

Power Distribution Board Selection

Need some assistance on PDB selection. Going to be running T-Motor U3 700KV motors with 40A ESC's. What will be a good distribution board for this system.
Dec 6
OG replied to Mergan Chetty's discussion My First Quadcopter Build!
Nov 30
Mergan Chetty posted a discussion

My First Quadcopter Build!

Attempting to build a quadcopter for fishing. Just purchased the aquacopter bullfrog frame and the Naza V2.Want to carry at least 2kg (bait & rig). Need some assistance on motor and prop choiceSee More
Nov 29

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Chem Engineer, Hobbyist
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
Want to build drones for pictures and fishing - personal use only. Teach young people about the hobby
Hometown:
Durban South Africa

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