Here are some updated pictures of the finished quad. I did some little modification like the bottom plate now attached straight under the arms, and the motors were wound as 10turn Delta instead of Y because the previous configuration had too low maximum thrust. now its perfect. here is some picture.
I decided to change motor/esc and completely review my quad. The new motor are self wound 2212 motor from Giantcod wired with 10 turn Y delta(y connection revealed too low kv for 10×4.5 or 10×6 and 3s and delta was exaclty the needed configuration) connected 0.45mm wire. It will use 10×4.5 EPP or 10×6 GWS […]
I’m working on a simple way build a IMU that is easy expandable with new sensors. What come out was this simple system: several 20x20mm blocks that could be easily interconnected. By now i have only build the Logic level translator/3.3v regulator block and a gyro/accelerometer board based on itg3200 and bma180. Here are the […]
After a few crashes with the carbon fiber arms version, i rebuild the quad from scratch using the following components for the frame: 2x 1.5mm Glass fiber 70×70 center plates Alu arms, 160mm lenght 10x10mm T-Rex (don’t rememeber which one…) langing gear with 5mm glass fiber extra lenght skids (the original skids died shortly after […]
Yesterday i finished the controller board prototype for the new NanoQuad i’m building. the board measures 60x18mm (it is a lqfp48 proto board i bought from dipmicro.com) It contains: AVR ATMega328 a max682 to raise the single lipo (4V to 3V) supply to 5V; 4 SI2304 N Mosfet used to power the brushed motors; In […]
I would like to be able to use my quad indoor, so i can practice everytime i want, so i started this project, in parallel to the bigger one. Today the 4 brushed motors arrived, (Walkera UFO#8 motors, bought from Helipal here) so i started to arrange some test frame. It is simply made by […]
I was waiting for my props (they had an odyssey thanks to Poste Italiane, a long story worth a whole post…), than i saw an old bluetooth GPS, useless nowadays. Than i ripped apart the GPS(hopefully it will be used in the quad someday), modded a little and attached to the Quad Arduino. I only […]
In this post i’ll show the new version of the quadricopter I’m building. It’s based on the excellent work shown here MultiWiiCopter (previously TriWiiCopter) The copter is based on 4x HXM2730-1300 24gm brushless outrunners from hobbyking; 4x Hobbyking blueseries 12A ESC (please, do yourself a big favor: BUY THE PROGRAMMING CARD, unfortunately in my case […]