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Old Jun 26, 2011, 10:03 PM
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http://vimeo.com/25488853

I got some good flying in with my CC this weekend instead of coding Tested out some of the new features for our upcoming release.
Enjoyable watching. I can't wait to get my replacement ESCs in so I can put my CC T-copter in the air!!!
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Old Jun 26, 2011, 10:09 PM
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Enjoyable watching. I can't wait to get my replacement ESCs in so I can put my CC T-copter in the air!!!
what motor/esc u going with?
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Old Jun 26, 2011, 10:30 PM
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what motor/esc u going with?
Originally I had RCTimer 2830-11 1000kv motors with 10x4.5 props and 18A RCTimer ESCs. One of the ESCs wasn't working smoothly so it was always 'out of sync' with the other motors. I dug around and found three CC Phoenix 25 ESCs, but they evidently don't work well at the 400hz refresh rate and the T would just rock back and forth getting worse with each rock. I ordered two 'spare' ESCs from RCTimer and hope to have them in hand before next weekend. Oh yeah, to answer the original question...I now have Ripmax 2829-13 930kv motors installed. Why the motor change? 'Cause I found three of them in my 'box-o-stuff' and they looked lighter than the RCTimers as well as a little lower kv for a little less amp draw on the 10" props...probably a better quality motor too...
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Originally I had RCTimer 2830-11 1000kv motors with 10x4.5 props and 18A RCTimer ESCs. One of the ESCs wasn't working smoothly so it was always 'out of sync' with the other motors. I dug around and found three CC Phoenix 25 ESCs, but they evidently don't work well at the 400hz refresh rate and the T would just rock back and forth getting worse with each rock. I ordered two 'spare' ESCs from RCTimer and hope to have them in hand before next weekend. Oh yeah, to answer the original question...I now have Ripmax 2829-13 930kv motors installed. Why the motor change? 'Cause I found three of them in my 'box-o-stuff' and they looked lighter than the RCTimers as well as a little lower kv for a little less amp draw on the 10" props...probably a better quality motor too...
i had a problem with 2 of my last 4 from rctimer as well
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Old Jun 27, 2011, 03:29 AM
Mikrokopter Australia ;-)
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Well first flight with the CC and i'am impressed
Works perfectly, i didn't even look in the wiki, update, easy.

I plugged in all the receiver plugs and assigned the channels in the software. Both stick mode and stable worked perfectly.
I do have a problem which i am yet to figure out (time to read the wiki)

After about 35-45 seconds all motors go to idle speed making the quad drop from the sky. I lower the gas stick and then as i increase all is fine, if i don't decrease then the motors stay at idle speed....
So right now i can fly for 30 seconds at a time other than that it's brilliant.
Well done to all those involved, you know who you are

Simon
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Old Jun 27, 2011, 03:32 AM
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Well first flight with the CC and i'am impressed
Works perfectly, i didn't even look in the wiki, update, easy.

I plugged in all the receiver plugs and assigned the channels in the software. Both stick mode and stable worked perfectly.
I do have a problem which i am yet to figure out (time to read the wiki)

After about 35-45 seconds all motors go to idle speed making the quad drop from the sky. I lower the gas stick and then as i increase all is fine, if i don't decrease then the motors stay at idle speed....
So right now i can fly for 30 seconds at a time other than that it's brilliant.
Well done to all those involved, you know who you are

Simon
what are your end points set at?
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Old Jun 27, 2011, 03:34 AM
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Everything is at 100% except ch5 which is 10 / 80

Simon
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Old Jun 27, 2011, 03:35 AM
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watch the tv episode 1.

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Well first flight with the CC and i'am impressed
Works perfectly, i didn't even look in the wiki, update, easy.

I plugged in all the receiver plugs and assigned the channels in the software. Both stick mode and stable worked perfectly.
I do have a problem which i am yet to figure out (time to read the wiki)

After about 35-45 seconds all motors go to idle speed making the quad drop from the sky. I lower the gas stick and then as i increase all is fine, if i don't decrease then the motors stay at idle speed....
So right now i can fly for 30 seconds at a time other than that it's brilliant.
Well done to all those involved, you know who you are

Simon
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Old Jun 27, 2011, 03:52 AM
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Everything is at 100% except ch5 which is 10 / 80

Simon
like josh said watch this. video. and make sure you set idle speed for each motor and run rc input.

OpenPilot TV Episode 1 (15 min 9 sec)
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Old Jun 27, 2011, 04:07 AM
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http://vimeo.com/25488853
I got some good flying in with my CC this weekend instead of coding Tested out some of the new features for our upcoming release.
Oh, I know - that was the automatic flip and roll by switch click Still not perfect, but coming soon
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Old Jun 27, 2011, 04:08 AM
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like josh said watch this. video. and make sure you set idle speed for each motor and run rc input.

http://www.vimeo.com/24073238
Watched it, solved Thanks..... now back to flying the CC.

Simon
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Old Jun 27, 2011, 09:49 AM
Have a nice day! Kristjan
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Will work V octo with CC board?
GCS has option to select V octo, but only video that shows V octo flying mentions open pilot pro.
I need to know, before I start designing my new model.
Best regards,
Kristjan
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Old Jun 27, 2011, 10:09 AM
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CC will be able to control up to eight motors "soon" - by using Spektrum or S-Bus input. The clever guys are working on it, but (as you must expect with OP) no promises on the timescale.
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Old Jun 27, 2011, 03:23 PM
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Where can you order this board from?
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Old Jun 27, 2011, 03:29 PM
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Where can you order this board from?

http://www.openpilot.org/get-hardware/

But currently is "back-ordered"
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