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Old Sep 16, 2012, 08:47 AM
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So what is the difference of v2 frame?
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Old Sep 16, 2012, 09:04 AM
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different cam mount, different servo mount & positioning, different centre unit placing so legs fit on in quad mode
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Old Sep 16, 2012, 01:02 PM
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Can someone show how you done with power distribution.
I order one frame this friday. Really looking forwards to get this peace. Look really nice.
What fc are you are guys ho are flying this frame with?
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Old Sep 16, 2012, 09:20 PM
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Oh really nice if the quad mode working fine now without mod on frame v2! I might jump in the ship soon
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Old Sep 17, 2012, 08:48 AM
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http://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XNDQ5Njk1NDQ0.html

WKM
XA RE
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Old Sep 17, 2012, 03:29 PM
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different cam mount, different servo mount & positioning, different centre unit placing so legs fit on in quad mode
Stronger legs, steadycam screwed on rubber silent bloc, aluminum arms, no bag, comes with an hex screwdriver.

To the "V2" owners, what are the tiny black plastic tubes for ?
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Old Sep 17, 2012, 03:49 PM
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Stronger legs, steadycam screwed on rubber silent bloc, aluminum arms, no bag, comes with an hex screwdriver.

To the "V2" owners, what are the tiny black plastic tubes for ?
x23
For ekstra long receiver antenna cable maybe? i dont know. There are some tiny holes all over the frame which they fits, but most certainly shouldnt be placed.

I'm not shure if everyone gets six legs for the version II, but i received an extra pair. The hole frame seems very steady and firm in it's construction. To pitty i'm not gonna put any electronics on it yet. I've just built a DJI550 with landing legs from Jacub and now i need to save some money for a while.

Jorn
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Old Sep 18, 2012, 01:02 AM
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You will see soon why you need extra legs.. a lot, not only two
I broken two instantly this Sunday when trying to maiden on a 20kmph wind.
This legs aren't good for anything else than a perfectly vertical nice landing, I wouldn't even trust to put my Nex on them, already looking for a replacement.
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Old Sep 19, 2012, 06:38 AM
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You will see soon why you need extra legs.. a lot, not only two
I broken two instantly this Sunday when trying to maiden on a 20kmph wind.
This legs aren't good for anything else than a perfectly vertical nice landing, I wouldn't even trust to put my Nex on them, already looking for a replacement.
RENATOA
Ok. I'll see if i can figure out something, but first i need motors for the bird, i thought i'll buy the same as for my HK550, http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...dProduct=16230

But then i need to drill holes through the aluminium arm for the shaft.
This motor shall have a tourque of 1,1 - 1,6kg.

What motors do you recommend? I'm going to use a Panasonic HDR-CX570E Videocamera for filming.
I thought of ESC, Plush 40A as i use in the HK550
I think i read somewhere in here that someone use a gyro to stabilize the gimbal. I 'm not shure what FC i'm gonna use. In the HK550 i use the KK2.

At the end i'll buy the YS-X6 for one of them.

Jorn
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Old Sep 19, 2012, 07:24 AM
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Personally I had bad experience with NTM motors, and since then I avoid them.
The one pointed above is way too powerful for such task. Check their own diagram, the optimal efficiency, (which is lame at 70%...) is at 1.1 kg thrust and 16A consumption.
Do you see this machine as quad at 4.4kg and drawing 64Amps ?! Come-on...
A mk octo of same weight draws only 35Amps, are they comparable ?

Imo, HK is not a source of good motors in this moment for multicopters. Batteries, ESCs, and nothing more. For FC, frames and motors they are late to the show, and lame as offer.
The only I would be curious to try is the last model stocked, from iflightrc, this:
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...tor_Motor.html
But the 3mm axis and lack of a serious prop mount make it also not attractive...

So far, at an average price, the best I see is this:
http://www.bevrc.com/ax2810q-kv750-h...otor_p413.html

Received Monday a 6 units set and will test them this weekend. So far, visually they looks good.
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Old Sep 19, 2012, 10:36 AM
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You will see soon why you need extra legs.. a lot, not only two
This legs aren't good for anything else than a perfectly vertical nice landing, I wouldn't even trust to put my Nex on them, already looking for a replacement.
The new legs are really stronger because there's no more holes in them now...
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Old Sep 19, 2012, 11:09 AM
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Not the legs breaks, but the clips to body pipes.
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Old Sep 19, 2012, 10:59 PM
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more videos please.
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Old Sep 20, 2012, 10:22 PM
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BEWARE when you try to pay to buychina.

It redirects to a suspicious page with a bigger value.

My order is U$65.00 !!!!!!!!!
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Old Sep 22, 2012, 06:22 AM
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Personally I had bad experience with NTM motors, and since then I avoid them.
The one pointed above is way too powerful for such task. Check their own diagram, the optimal efficiency, (which is lame at 70%...) is at 1.1 kg thrust and 16A consumption.
Do you see this machine as quad at 4.4kg and drawing 64Amps ?! Come-on...
A mk octo of same weight draws only 35Amps, are they comparable ?

Imo, HK is not a source of good motors in this moment for multicopters. Batteries, ESCs, and nothing more. For FC, frames and motors they are late to the show, and lame as offer.
The only I would be curious to try is the last model stocked, from iflightrc, this:
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...tor_Motor.html
But the 3mm axis and lack of a serious prop mount make it also not attractive...

So far, at an average price, the best I see is this:
http://www.bevrc.com/ax2810q-kv750-h...otor_p413.html

Received Monday a 6 units set and will test them this weekend. So far, visually they looks good.
RENATOA
I'm looking forward to see the test results.

Jorn
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