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Old Sep 03, 2010, 10:07 PM
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Xnaron's CNC tricopter

Designed with CAD, Cut on CNC router...

G10 FR4
CF 12mm tube
folding design
snap lock booms
upgradeable to hexacopter easily (just add 3 motor mount plates)
custom vibration isolation camera mount
shock absorbing landing gear (hoping the landing gear and tail fin will help with orientation)

sporting a KK controller board from Jakub with hitech 2.4
motors are rc timers
fy-20A will be added for stability along with 900mhz 500mw video tx for FPV through gopro hero hd
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Old Sep 03, 2010, 10:16 PM
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Videos of Version 1 prototype

KK controller tricopter with gopro hero hd (2 min 39 sec)



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PcEC0QFW4VQ
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Old Sep 04, 2010, 12:28 AM
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wow. That last video looked really great. Was that with or without the FY20A?

Thanks!

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Old Sep 04, 2010, 12:43 AM
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wow. That last video looked really great. Was that with or without the FY20A?

Thanks!

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thanks that was without the fy-20a...mine is in the mail still....
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Old Sep 04, 2010, 02:54 AM
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nice job, what mm is that g10?
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Old Sep 04, 2010, 09:55 AM
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nice job, what mm is that g10?
Thanks. Frame base plates are 0.060", front motor and camera mounts are 0.090" thick.

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Old Sep 04, 2010, 06:07 PM
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Here's some pics of V1
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Old Sep 04, 2010, 06:07 PM
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More video from V1 on a windy day

Getting about 10 min with 3s 3000mah pack and gopro hero hd on board.


Very windy day with KK controller tricoper (10 min 15 sec)
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