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Old Aug 12, 2011, 06:58 AM
"I want more air time!"
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Here is a quick video i put together showing off the new Y-6 prototype from
multiwiicopter
. It's a 6 engine setup with a 100% carbon fiber airframe.

Just wanted to give you guys a sneak peak on what to expect out shortly.
I still have some tweaking to do but the setup is rock solid.

super stable FPV and LOS video platform.

http://vimeo.com/27600830

This video was shot both FPV and LOS.

Enjoy
Was there any discusion of offering or the use of the longer arms with the Y6 kit?
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Old Aug 12, 2011, 12:08 PM
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Was there any discusion of offering or the use of the longer arms with the Y6 kit?
yes, they did come longer then what you saw in the video. i just cut them down a lot because it fits in my car better, plus i like the Nimble movements of a tri with short arms. for things other than FPV.
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Old Aug 12, 2011, 09:38 PM
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yes, they did come longer then what you saw in the video. i just cut them down a lot because it fits in my car better, plus i like the Nimble movements of a tri with short arms. for things other than FPV.
Cool!
That's good that they come longer. I hope to see it on his page soon with a chance to purchase the Y6 board.
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Old Aug 13, 2011, 04:43 PM
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irancenter tricopter V2

best flight with hero camera .

best tricopter V2 Irancenter.mp4 (2 min 27 sec)
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Old Aug 13, 2011, 04:48 PM
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I just got the final hardware I've been waiting for to finish my Tretch-copter. Now I need to sit my arse down and finish it up. Mostly I just need to mount the electronics and camera setup. A little each day and I should have it up and running pretty quickly. If I can fly it half as good as Tretch flies his I'll be a most happy camper. Will post pictures when done.
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Old Aug 13, 2011, 05:25 PM
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@Vantasstic...I was taught by my mentor to set aside 30-45 minutes each when building, this way you don't rush and mess something up trying to get done in day. In actuality you'll spend about an 1hr.
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Old Aug 13, 2011, 06:18 PM
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Cool!
That's good that they come longer. I hope to see it on his page soon with a chance to purchase the Y6 board.
You can use the standard paris v4 board for the y6. you just need to get the ppm converter from diydrones. it's like 24bucks. that all i used works great.
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Old Aug 13, 2011, 06:26 PM
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Hey Tretch5000...What are your PID Settings for Acrobatics? The ones on your blog are for FPV.
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Old Aug 13, 2011, 08:19 PM
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Old Aug 14, 2011, 03:23 AM
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How easy is it to re-program the Paris V4 board?
Mine came as a Tri but now want to do it as a Y6.
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Old Aug 14, 2011, 11:19 AM
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Hey Tretch5000...What are your PID Settings for Acrobatics? The ones on your blog are for FPV.
I'll Take a picture later today.
what tricopter are you referring to? they are a little different on each model?
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Old Aug 14, 2011, 11:21 AM
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How easy is it to re-program the Paris V4 board?
Mine came as a Tri but now want to do it as a Y6.
comment out tricopter

Uncomment Y6

you might have to change the yaw value from -1 to 1

depending on the radio you use..... you are going to have to uncomment PPM Sum for the RX you have
that's it
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Old Aug 14, 2011, 02:00 PM
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I'll Take a picture later today.
what tricopter are you referring to? they are a little different on each model?
I have a BlueSkyRC Tricopter frame, but I'm using the electronic gear you have 800kv motor w/10x4.5 props. My motors are set at 11.25 inches from center or CG.
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Old Aug 14, 2011, 03:37 PM
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comment out tricopter

Uncomment Y6

you might have to change the yaw value from -1 to 1

depending on the radio you use..... you are going to have to uncomment PPM Sum for the RX you have
that's it
????

newby to this programming lark.
I take it that it's not done in the 1.7 app
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Old Aug 14, 2011, 04:28 PM
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????

newby to this programming lark.
I take it that it's not done in the 1.7 app
Sorry,
you have to do it in the Arduino Setup.
with the FTDI cable.
you can use 1.7 if you want. should be fine.
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