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Posted by ecks | Jul 29, 2014 @ 01:57 PM | 3,011 Views




Ultimate EXO 440 kit:

EXO 440 flight tested with everything working out the box
Naza V2 + GPS
Front Mounted 2 Axis brushless gimbal for GoPro
E300 Propulsion kit
2.4ghz Wireless link with Groundstation
Diversity FPV Goggles with Clover leaf and Spiral Antennae
3 3s 5000 Batteries with 20 minute flight time.
Futaba T8FG Super
600 mhz Video Transmitter
Battery Charger
2 sets of 9 inch self tightening props
Battery Checker
50cm x 40cm x 20cm Hard, waterproof case.
trees down // EXO 440 (1 min 50 sec)

Posted by ecks | May 21, 2014 @ 03:06 AM | 4,188 Views
Finally completed legs, protection and antennae placement for the 310 carbonecks frame.

Designed for 8 inch props, this machine weighs in at 410g without battery.

built to the lightest sepecification, all soldered connections, and a new extremely lightweight carbon composite frame. This machine is amaziingly fast with a 3S battery. Stick a 4S battery on for some unbelievable fun.



Posted by ecks | May 20, 2014 @ 02:29 AM | 3,918 Views
All the necessary files are in this Dropbox folder including the 2.4 GUI.

The 2.4 firmware for the gimbal is in the firmware folder.

The profile with all the settings is in the profile folder:

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/igdtaxslv...GKOFX8jOlDtLRa


Demo video:
carbonecks 390 // DYS 3 axis GoPro gimbal (1 min 31 sec)

here are my screenshots for 3s:



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Posted by ecks | Mar 25, 2014 @ 01:13 PM | 4,529 Views
carbonecks 390 // DYS 3 axis GoPro gimbal (1 min 31 sec)


EW carbonecks 310mm.

This is the lightest frame out there at this size.

Made from a custom made carbon composite just for ecksframe. This composite is pure carbonfibre with a vibration dampening core.

3mm thick
extremely rigid and strong

If you want to build the lightest, fastest, strongest machine, then you need this frame.

1000kr from www.ecksstore.se
Posted by ecks | Feb 27, 2014 @ 03:26 PM | 4,756 Views
new frame 56g 310mm

quadcopter weight 340g without battery

RCTiger Motor MT2208 1100kv
Floatship 12A SimonK ESC
KK2
RCTimer 8 inch carbon props
Posted by ecks | Jan 18, 2014 @ 10:03 PM | 7,468 Views
Updated version:



New prototype of 550mm Full Carbon Fibre quadcopter, excuse the cutting, the little notchs will be corrected on future frames

I've never liked tube clamps but have found some that will not let the tube turn under any pressure, there are 2 rubber O rings in the clamp that:

A: Grab onto the tube
B: Add dampening from the motors

This frame is rock solid, I will be moving a few screw holes in future frames though.

Size: 550mm Motor ro Motor, with a little tube sticking over to protect the motors, You want a smaller quad? Just get the hacksaw out.

Weight 120g including screws and clamps, Ive never used aluminium screws before and these weigh next to nothing. I still need to cut off 15mm from each screw so weigh will be less.

Usuall holes, Nanowii and of course KK2, esc fit in the frame, with PMU if using NAZA. I will also be adding another top plate for a naza GPS, also legs for a gimbal.

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Posted by ecks | Jan 05, 2014 @ 07:04 AM | 5,713 Views
Hi Guys, Im in the process of designing an "ecks AP Module" for this frame, Made fully in carbon fibre, It will easily allow placement of naza equipment, and also allow room for a 2 axis brushless gimbal for Go Pro underneath.

The plate is also designed to carry 2 1600 batteries, one on each side of the gimbal.

I love the ecks for filming, Great speed and hardly any vibrations. But this will make perfect videos, especially with a dampened gimbal such as the Tarot 2D.

the Module will simply screw into the holes designed for a KK2.

Posted by ecks | Dec 25, 2013 @ 01:36 AM | 6,196 Views

Posted by ecks | Nov 30, 2013 @ 05:45 PM | 6,378 Views
Im feeling the need for a new hex design. I want the lightest possible strong frame, so this will be pure CF. 550 diameter for 10 inch props.

This will make for a perfect machine to lift a small camera and brushless gimbal.

More info coming soon.



Posted by ecks | Sep 17, 2013 @ 04:25 PM | 8,711 Views
Due to the recent destruction of my hex. I have salvaged the motors, esc's and props and will be making a 495mm ecks frame. I cannot imagine this will be as strong as the ecks (in fact no way jõse). But it should be a fun acrobatic experience at the least.

Each motor creates 1.6kg of thrust, and total weight should be around 1.3kg with 2650 battery.

Prop size will be 13"inch and im using KK2.



I will be shortening the wires, this was the length they were on the hex

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Posted by ecks | Aug 06, 2013 @ 03:29 PM | 9,757 Views
Here is my new 800 scratchbuilt. On the arial video I enabled stabilise through youtube, there is absolutly no vibration with this gimbal hardmounted to the frame (no dampers) but my choice of 3mm aluminium for the gimbal arms was a bit off, on turns the arms flexed and wobbled. So im in the process of making some new 6 mm aluminium arms.


ecksaxis gimbal with Canon 60D (0 min 22 sec)


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Posted by ecks | Jun 26, 2013 @ 04:36 PM | 10,415 Views
Posted by ecks | Jun 08, 2013 @ 04:03 AM | 10,527 Views


Unedited Hecks Maiden (2 min 20 sec)

Posted by ecks | Jun 02, 2013 @ 12:32 PM | 10,394 Views
Ecks frame quadcopter (2 min 45 sec)

Posted by ecks | May 31, 2013 @ 01:40 PM | 11,132 Views


Designed for brushless 2 axis gimbal, Sony Nex size camera.

450mm 8 inch props, 1100 T motors, enables Aerial photography with an acrobatic experience. Coming soon...
Posted by ecks | May 26, 2013 @ 04:19 AM | 10,965 Views