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    Electrohub Alternative

    Hi Everyone, I'm looking into building another tricopter or Y6. I wanted to use the Electrohub but it's been discontinued :cry: Anyway, does anyone have any suggestions for an alternative to the Electrohub? It doesn't need to have an integrated PDB. The shape and ability to the mount the...
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    Anyone Know How to Program "Android"? IE The tablet that makes up my TX???

    Ok so I have a Yuneec Typhoon H that comes with an ST-16 Transmitter (which all the transmitter consists of is a 7" Android Based tablet directly in the center of the 14" wide transmitter & everything transmitter wise runs directly through it so I.E. its all digital & although one would come to...
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    Help building a Hexacopter

    Hi everyone! I'm new to building multirotors, and I am afraid of making a mistake and wasting my money. That is why I came here in search for help, you see, I'd like to build a hexacopter with the following features: - Medium size frame - 10 to 13 inch propellers (preferably T-mount 10x5.5...
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    DJI S900

    Hey guys, I have for sale a DJI S900, full system with an A2 flight controller, iOSD Mark II, and a gimbal for a black magic pocket cinema camera. I'm selling because I no longer have a use for it. It was flown literally four times, so it is still in almost brand new condition. There is...
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    Y6AP, Hexacopter

    I'm building the Y6 Hexcacopter (Eric Monroe) https://youtu.be/Z9NJQJv6lw4 I've just finished soldering the ESC and battery cable power connections to the electroplate board. All solder connections look good and I don't see any evidence of solder bridges between + and - . With the ESC's and...
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    Remote control settings

    Hi, I have the Turing 9x and was going through the setting familiarizing myself with them. I've adjusted my EXP to something I think I might like more, and am enjoying tinkering around. However I discovered one of the knobs on my TX changes values on accident, and I have no idea what the...
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    Prop Advice - Wood, Plastic, or Carbon Fiber

    I recently built a hexacopter intended for shooting aerial video. It's not complete yet, but the few test I've done with it(strapping a camera to it with rubber bands) show that there is an excessive amount of vibrations. I'm still in the process of building the gimbal. I have balanced all my...
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    Aerial photography through a snowy hometown.

    I hope you like my latest work which I made to showcase some of the beauty when snow falls on my hometown and surrounding area. Cheers!
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    Cold Weather Flying

    It is a good idea (if you want to keep your multirotor in one piece) that you allow your craft to acclimate to the temperature you will be flying in. I typically let mine adjust to the outside temp for an hour. Then recalibrate your control board. Otherwise this could happen to you...
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    Hexacopter punchout

    Hi all! I went out for an evening flight on Sunday evening with my large hex with gimbal. Lately I have been enjoying the fpv experience flying the large hex with fatsharks and the gopro with Gimbal, it's very calming and feels somehow like meditation, about 15 minutes flight on a single...
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    Racing Hexacopter 345mm Pollux V3

    I finished my build of a 345mm Hexacopter designed for 6x4.5 Probs. All the plans are on Thingiverse. http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:583121 Electronics: 1x Naze32 // Flight Controler 1x D4R-II // Reciver 1x Pololu D24V6F5 // 5v step down Power Supply 1x Immersion RC 5.8Ghz 600mw // Video...
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    Suggestions for electric parts for a 30 min flight time?

    Hi all, First post so be kind :D I have done a lot of research and read sooo many forums regarding multi rotors and so I have a good understanding of how they work, fly etc. but I now require to build my own for my senior design project. I am aiming to build a hexacopter with a flight time of...
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    DJI F550 Hexacopter wobble too much on flight

    Hello Everyone I just finish re-building a F550 Hexacopter after a big crash, replaced the damaged ESC and propellers, I am a newbie and no one i know has experience with Hexacopters, only with Quads. When I take off slowly (on GPS, i have not tried on manual) it tends to do a 360 on the...
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    Hexacopter yaws by itself and oscillates.

    My hex started yawing ccw slowly and won't stop. It also oscillates uncontrollably when I yaw cw when I try to counteract it. I've noticed that all of my ccw motors get extremely hot, while the cw are barely warm. I'm thinking I have a bad motor or maybe esc I'm not really sure. Any help would...
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    Y6-Hexacopter controlling

    Hello everybody I'm currently planning to build a Y6 coper and i have some questions about the basic controlling of the copter. [LIST] Which rotors are slowed down or accelerated for which movement? why is it common to have cw,cw and one ccw rotors in the upper level and ccw, ccw and one cw...
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    Y6-Hexacopter configuration

    Hello everybody Im currently planning to build a Y6 copter. I noticed that in every project I read about they used the following configuration --> Or similar. At least there are never all rotors in the upper level spinnig in the same directon. Same for the lower level. My question is; why...
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    Esc Placement and wire length

    Hi everyone, I built a nice Aerial image and video platform on the Tarot Fy680 frame buying the motors and ESC's from buildyourowndrone.co.uk, upgrading to 11 inch props and larger 30 amp ESC's from Jdrones. So far so good, flies so well, it's very powerful and has no problem lifting the cam...
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    Budget Multirotor. Tricopter? Advice Please.

    Long story short, I had a $600 budget. Now I have $200 and no multirotor. If your wondering how that happened please read the story below. To start off I'd like to confess I know very little about multirotors, I've only been flying and scratch building about three or four months now and thats...
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    MultiWii Flip 1.5 Controlled Tilt Servo

    Hello all, I have plans to build my own version of a Spider Hex Mini Quad. It is still very much on the drawing board and I want to finalize the design until I begin cutting and spending. I do have an idea that I want to run by the community….. In my opinion, the best Mini-multirotor video...
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    Pollux FPV Racing Hex 10° Angled Motors

    I wanted to share the plans for my current build. Its a Spider Hex for FPV. The special thing about it. It uses 10° forward angled motors. I relay liked the idea from shrediquettes GEMiNi to improve the top speed of the quad by slightly angeling the motors forward...