|Nov 22, 2011, 09:45 PM|
|Dec 03, 2011, 05:12 PM|
* Motor: BPHobbies 2814-6 1410Kv 103 gram
* Prop size: 9x6 APC
* ESC: RCTimer 60 Amp
* Separate BEC: Turnigy 8-15A
* Servos used: Hitec HS-81
* Flight battery: 2 x 2200mah 3cell Flightmax
* Video battery: Turnigy 3S 1000mAh
* Flight cam: 600TVL Sony Super HAD CCD D-WDR Color Board Camera
* VTX: FOX 700 (~500mw)
* VTX antena: DYI Cloverleaf
* RC RX: Corona --RP8D1 8ch synthesized
* RX antenna: DIY Cloverleaf
* Average flight times: ~30 min on 4400mah with a voltage around 11.0
* Ground station battery: 2cell 800mah on Trimersions, 1000mah 3 cell on VRx
* Flight recording: Apitek MVPR
* Flight control viewing: Modified Trimersion, powered by 800mah 2 cell
* Flight backup viewing: Apitek Viewing screen
Thanks for the format, ecampos!
|Dec 04, 2011, 02:41 AM|
Joined Jun 2008
Sounds good. Can you give a link to that motor? What kind of amps are you getting at WOT?
|Dec 04, 2011, 07:11 AM|
I don't have any tested specs for it yet, as I'll have to get some XT-60s on my wattmeter. But it works really well. It won't take my Skywalked straight up at WOT but I can climb pretty aggressively at 45-50 degrees. But do you know what? Even if my climb was restricted to 30 degrees, I wouldn't mind. This is just my liotering FPV plane.
|Dec 04, 2011, 09:20 AM|
Weight: ~ 2kg
Motor: KEDA 3536 1450kv
Prop size: APC 9x6
Separate BEC: Turnigy 3-5A BEC
Servos used: HXT900
Single flight & video battery: Zippy 8000mah 30c 3S -perfect fit in SW
Cruise minimal consumption: 7A
Max speed: ~90km/h
Max flight times: 40 min flight and 4600mah used
RC LRS: CL
VTX: Lawmate 1.2ghz 1w
VTX antena: Stock
VRX: Lawmate RX
VRX Stock/8dbi patch
|Dec 14, 2011, 08:59 AM|
Joined Nov 2010
Basically keep those test results coming!
You mention the Parkzone 9.5x7.5 - sounds like the best matched prop for that motor on 4S but I reckon the yet to be tested Master Airscrew 9x6 might be the safer bet considering the proximity of the tail boom.
I'm getting some of these 9x6E to test as well.
I forgot to get some MA 9x6 - duh...
Just found this 9x7.5E - could turn out to be 'the prop' for that motor.
|Dec 14, 2011, 11:27 AM|
Joined Aug 2010
Only thing to add at this time, I started doing motor research with Motocalc 8. The program pretty much convinced me that the Scorpion line of motors (and Hyperion) were some of the most efficient on the market. I went with a Scorpion SII-3020-780. I am running my Skywalker in the exact same configuration as I did when I ran the Turnigy 3542/1000 6 pole.
Motocalc8 said that I should be cruising at 30mph on 5.4amps using the Scoprion SII-3020-780 and a 9x7 three blade master airscrew pusher.
My actual results are closer to 7.2Amps. Although the Scorpion is a very well built motor, it costs three times as much as the Turnigy. You have to decide if the 1 less amp is worth a $100 motor.
|Dec 14, 2011, 06:15 PM|
All of that may be true, but I'd also trust a Scorpion motor much more than I would a Turnigy. That being said, I'd buy the turnigy becasue I don't have the money for a scoripon.
|Jan 16, 2012, 03:01 PM|
Joined Jul 2011
my skywalker FPV setup
Skywalker epo v3 , 980 kv motor, 40A esc, 9x6 propeller from bevRC equipments
using or pilane 4S 4500 mah lipo
and 3S 2200 lipo using for ccd cam + gps osd + fpv transmitter
Spektrum dx7 AR7000 2.4 ghz Radio
Hextronic 5A ubec for radio receiver
XEN 700mw 1.2 ghz video transmitter with 3 dbi antenna
Lawmate 1.2ghz video receiver with 6 dbi omnidirectional antenna
690TVL ultra WDR pixim seawolf HD CCTV live cam 2.8 lens
Cyclops osd gps
GoPro 1080p HD
view 10 inch LCD screen
not used FPV goggle, diversity, auto pilot , patch antenna...
skywalker flight weight 1.9 kg
|Jan 17, 2012, 01:28 AM|
Joined Nov 2007
Wow you got all that range with just dipole antennas?
Thats great, the reception did not even glitch for a single moment.
Videos are awesome.
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