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Posted by ariaAQ | Oct 02, 2019 @ 09:43 PM | 13,867 Views

This is Giant Coaxial Thrust Stand, designed for Extra Large Motors and Propellers,
- Single motor test,
- Coaxial motor test,
- Motor diameter up to 90mm,
- Top (left) propellers up to 32",
- Bottom (right) propellers up to 30",

I designed this Giant Rig for a friend, Joshua Carr from BuzzDrones, I will make a smaller version (up to 22" props) for myself later..

Safety is my priority, since this involved Dual Giant Propellers (bigger than my bicycle wheels) spinning at high RPM.
Total thrust (depend on motors and props combination) can exceed 15kg.
Initial design using a 20kg load cell on the top of aluminum stand, but I'm worry about the load cell strength,
if the load cell snaps, nothing can stop the giant propellers from flying around. I don't wanna see a funeral of my friend.
So I change the design, I need to make it strong and safe.

- 1.27x1.27mm square aluminum tubes (470mm 4pcs, 380mm 4pcs)
- 3.2mm MDF,
- 4.2mm MDF
- 3.4mm Plywood,
- 3.0mm Acrylic
- 10mm shaft (100mm long)
- 10x22x6mm bearing (4pcs)
- 10x35x11mm bearing (2pcs)
- 60mm M3 screws (18pcs)
- 50mm M3 screws (6pcs)
- 20mm M3 screws (8pcs)
- 15mm M3 screws (12)
- 20mm M4 screws (2pcs)
- Wood glue, CA glue.
- Black, clear lacquer, & clear doff paint.

- 50kg scale,
- 130A Watt meter,
- Servo tester with PWM display,
- Dual temperatur sensor with 2x 1m probes,
- Servo cable extension,
- Momentary switch,
-...Continue Reading
Posted by ariaAQ | May 03, 2018 @ 09:19 PM | 41,754 Views

I did another long motor test. Focusing on 40-80% throttle, to simulate real flight situation..

FPV Model MC-5008 335kv - Brushless Motor Thrust Test - 6S CF-1755 (9 min 19 sec)

Lets see the motor:

- Came inside nice small box,
- Good built quality,
- Slightly smaller and lighter compared to DYS BE5208 330kv,
- Giant, compared to MC1306 3100kv,
- Standard Prop mount (CW or CCW thread),
- Direct Prop mount,
- 3x 3.5mm bullet connectors + heat shrink tubes,
- Weight wilh 40cm cables = 187g, direct prop mount + 2 screws = 4g,
- Cable: 43cm (from motor center to the end of cable), good!

- Motor: FPV Model MC-5008 335kv
- ESC: Furibee BLHeli-S 30A 2-6S

I've made an average values based on several sample, here the result:

Average Test Result

  thr       A         W         g         g/W       sample
  40%     1.91       44.35    554.0     12.56          5
  50%     3.43       77.98    826.1     10.66         14
  60%     5.30      118.54   1113.9      9.44         18
  70%     7.86      173.41   1438.3      8.31          9
  80%    10.51      225.02   1734.3      7.72          7

Motor          : FPV Model MC5008 335kv
Propeller      : Carbon Fiber 1755
ESC            : Furibee BLHeli-S 30A 2-6S
Battery        : 2x 3S 1100mAh 25C in series
Max Thrust     : 2680g
Max Amp        : 19.95A
Motor max temp : 38.1C
ESC mas temp   : 32.1C
...Continue Reading
Posted by ariaAQ | May 02, 2018 @ 09:43 AM | 49,716 Views

Quick video how to setup BLHeli-32 ESC with Arduino Uno R3.
I need this because I cannot use pass-through function with my old F1 boards, also my ESC programmer cards not compatible with BLHeli-32 ESC.
I have some low kv motors, so I need to Turn-Off Low RPM Power Protection, and Increase Rampup Power a little bit.

BLHeli-32 ESC setup with Arduino UNO R3 - ( Racerstar Tatto 35A ) (2 min 43 sec)

What you need:
- BLHeli Suite 32 Configurator,
- Arduino Uno R3,
- USB Cable,
- 2.54mm Male Pin Header. or 2x Male to Male Jumper Cable,
- BLHeli32 ESC (i'm using Racerstar Tattoo 35A)

Step by step:

Make an Interface:
- Open BLHeli Suite 32 configurator,
- Connect Arduino Uno to computer,
- Select appropriate Port,
- Click on Make Interface,
- Choose board (Arduino w/ ATmega328),
- Click on Arduino 4-way interface, OK,
- Select hex file (4wArduino_m328P_16_MULTIv20002.hex), OPEN, YES,
- Wait until the file loaded to the Arduino board, OK

Connecting ESC to Arduino:
- Disconnect Arduino Uno from computer,
- Connect ESC GND to GND,
- Connect ESC Signal to D11 (you can connect 8x ESC to D11, D10, D9, D8, A2, A3, A4, A5)

Setup your ESC:
- Reconnect Arduino to computer,
- Power ESC with Lipo Battery,
- Select appropriate Port,
- Select BLHeli32 Interface (BLHeli 32 Bootloader (4way-if)),
- Connect
- Wait until ESC number appeared on the little boxes,
- Check,
- Read Setup,
- Now you can set your ESC as you need,
- Don't forget to Write Setup,
- Disconnect,
- Done!
Posted by ariaAQ | Apr 30, 2018 @ 04:41 AM | 41,628 Views
Hello.. Another motor test, Angel A2212 - 980kv.

I believe this is Sunnysky Angel Clone, purchased from Ebay several months ago,
- came without box, just inside plastic bag.
- unfinished motor mount, (see pictures)
- faint letters,
- no sunnysky logo on the cables.
- different cable colors, black-red-yellow instead of black-red-blue.

Angel A2212 980kv brushless motor thrust test 1045 3S (Sunnysky Clone) (3 min 21 sec)

Testing equipment:
- Motor: Angel A2212 - 980kv
- Propeller: Slowfly 1045
- ESC: FMS Predator 50A
- Battery: 3S 1500mAh 30C (half charged)
Posted by ariaAQ | Mar 19, 2018 @ 01:11 AM | 40,768 Views
Hello, this is my 2nd test.

Loong test... to make it close to the real flight situation..

Bernoulli 3515 500kv - 2nd Test 6S with 1248 & 1447 (16 min 51 sec)

Now lets see the motor first:

Came with built in 20A ESC (35A burst) and bright LED light.
Inside the box we can find:
- Manual
- Direct mount propeller adapter and screws.
- Standard mount propeller adapter (CW thread) and screws + M6 Lock nut.
- 50cm Power Wires with XT-30 plug.
- 75cm Signal Wires (optional length),
- Motor mount screws.

Motor designed to withstand extreme condition, so we don't need to worry about wet condition since the ESC already coated
- Motor = 167g (ESC and LED included)
- Power Wires 16AWG 50cm + Signal Wires 75cm = 28g
- Standard prop mount with 4 M3 screws = 12g
- Size: 42mm x 48mm

Built in ESC:
- No need for settings, just plug and play! this is good! => Simple to build, neat result,
- 20A (35A max burst) 4-6S rated ESC's should be enough for most application,
- ESC far away from sensitive equipment, especially compass,
- No ESC replacement, Marc from Inspired Flight guaranteed for Whole Motor Replacement if something going wrong with the motor.

How to set the LED (Video on my 1st test
- Press 0.5 second to change light color (default Green), => Green-Yellow-Blue-Magenta-Cyan-White-Off-Red-Green
- Press 5 second to change light pattern (default Solid),

How to set motor direction (Video on my 1st test):
- Switch...Continue Reading
Posted by ariaAQ | Mar 09, 2018 @ 06:00 AM | 41,333 Views
Hello, this is my test and review about new Bernoulli 3515 motor from Inspired Flight.

Bernoulli 3515 500kv Integrated Motor Built in ESC & LED light - Thrust Test and Settings (12 min 36 sec)

First impressions:
- Really nice build quality.
- Super smooth bearings.
- Bright LED,
- A lot of accessories,

I need to know about the motor in real flight situation, not only the max thrust in perfect lab situation.
So my test using partially charged old batteries and 1447 carbon fiber props.
I think this represents a motor performance: in the middle to the end of the flight.

Test result with 6S batt + 1447 props:

- 770g (40%, 4.19A)
- 890g (45%, 5,36A)
- 990g (50%, 6,16A)
- 1090g (55%, 7,25A)
- 1220g (60%, 8,72A)

Its safe to say 900-1100g = recommended weight per motor. (1200g should be no problem in calm day situation)

Based on 8 minutes test, temperature never reach 47C, so motor capable to use bigger props if more thrust needed.
Unfortunately I don't have 15" and 16" props. I just have 12", 14" and 17" to test with the motor.
I will post my test with 12" + 6S later (maybe 17" with lower batt setup)


Mfr specs:

Motor Size: 3515
RPM per Volt: 500 kV
Shaft Size: 4 mm
Weight: 167g
Input Voltage Range: 10V - 25.5V
Recommended Battery: 4s - 6s LiPo (14.8v - 22.2v
Continuous Current: 20 Amps (500W)
Burst Current: 35 Amps (875W)
Mounting Bolt Pattern: 16x19, 19x25, &
...Continue Reading
Posted by ariaAQ | Mar 02, 2018 @ 11:19 AM | 45,055 Views
Hello.. this is my new design,

- Adjustable Size Quadcopter for various purposes.
- Motor to motor mount 500 - 620mm
- Propeller size 11" - 16",
- Built in Gimbal Mount, with anti vibration ball, (can use up to 9 soft anti vibration ball + 3 hard type damper for heavier gimbal/cam)
- Built in mount for FPV cam, (connected to gimbal motor mount plate for vibration free FPV)
- Built in anti vibration plate for FC and other sensitive parts,
- Built in Led Navigation Light,
- Built in Sonar Mount,
- Mount and Window for OLED Display,
- With GPS Mount and Foldable Receiver Antenna Mount,
- Designed to use with Bernoulli 3515 500kv (motor with built in ESC and Led light) from Inspired Flight,
- Materials: Plywood, Carbon Fiber, Acrylic, Glass Fiber.
- Weight 470g (including all described above).

I just made two frames, one for me, and the other one for James Thrasher from Inspired Flight, to use on their new promotion video.
BTW thanks to James for Bernoulli 3515 motor sample, I will do a Review and Test for the motor. Tomorrow I will send the frame to you.
Motor links:

Here are pictures and design:...Continue Reading
Posted by ariaAQ | Jan 16, 2018 @ 06:02 AM | 43,416 Views
Hello, here is my test:

Furibee TR-2213 1050kv - 3S 9050 & 1050 - Brushless Motor Thrust Test (7 min 20 sec)

Motor: TR-2213 1050kv,

ESC: Racerstar Tattoo 35A,

Battery: 1100mAh 3S 25C and 1500mAh 3S 30C,

- Multistar Carbon Fiber 9050
- Gemfan Carbon Nylon 1050,

HJ Digital Servo Tester,

- Good looking and finishing,
- Good and smooth bearings,
- Came with everything you need, (see my 3rd picture)
- For airplane and multicopter use,

- Short wires.
Posted by ariaAQ | Jan 10, 2018 @ 04:07 AM | 42,406 Views
Hello.. Here is my new design, Foldable Y6 Hexa Copter.

My goal:
- Wind resistance,
- Redundancy,
- Easy to transport,

Frame Specifications:
- Frame Size: 610mm (will make 700mm version soon)
- Frame weight: should be under 450g (gimbal mount and vibration dampers included), will update when finished.
- Max propeller size: top 12", bottom 11" (700 version: top 14", bottom 13")
- Foldable arms,
- Foldable landing gear.

- Plywood body,
- Acrylic canopy,
- Aluminum arms
- Glass Fiber landing gear.

I just made two canopies (green and red) and plywood parts (will paint in black tomorrow).
Posted by ariaAQ | Jan 04, 2018 @ 04:02 AM | 47,839 Views
Here is my thrust test.

Racerstar BR2006 2400kv - Tattoo 35A - Brushless Motor Thrust Test 3S (8 min 27 sec)

Really nice little motor, lighter and more powerful than bigger brother BR2205s 2300kv.

Racerstar BR2006 2400kv (discontinued)

Racerstar Tattoo 35A STM32F051 BLheli_32Bit 2-5S,

- Gemfan 5030
- Carbon Fiber 5040
- Carbon Fiber 6040
- Kingkong 6040,

Thanks to Banggood for Motor and ESC samples. Reading
Posted by ariaAQ | Dec 28, 2017 @ 12:04 PM | 43,599 Views
Back to 2015, this is one of the most powerful racing motor i can get.
I decided to make a new lighter frame for the motors.
Lets see how the old guy perfoms, paired with the new Racerstar Tattoo 35A ESC's..

SunnySky x2207s 2700kv 3S brushless motor thrust test 6040 5040 (7 min 45 sec)

As you can see, this motor still has a lot of thrust. smooth, and superb built quality.
I'm not a racer, so 3S + 6040 CF props + 35A ESC setup should be enough for me..

Motor: Sunnysky x2207s 2700kv
ESC: Racerstar Tattoo 35A,
- Carbon FIber 6040,
- Kingkong 6040,
- Plastic 5040, (sorry, the green propeller is Gemfan 5030)
- Carbon fiber 5040 self lock,...Continue Reading
Posted by ariaAQ | Dec 06, 2017 @ 07:45 AM | 46,980 Views
Here's my thrust test:

Emax MT-2216 810kv brushless motor thrust test 1045 1245 3S (4 min 1 sec)

- Motor: Emax MT2216 810kv
- Propellers: 1045 and 1245
- Battery: 3S, 5200mAh, 30C
- ESC: FMS Predator 50A

......Continue Reading
Posted by ariaAQ | Nov 29, 2017 @ 11:57 AM | 44,133 Views
Here is my test, Racerstar BR2830 750kv with 1147 foldable propeller and 3S battery.

Racerstar BR2830 750kv 3S brushless motor thrust test 1147 foldable (3 min 31 sec)

Mfr specs:
Brand Name: Racerstar
Item Name: BR2830 brushless motor
KV: 750
Operating Voltage: 2-4S
Weight: 60.5g
Recommended Prop: 1260,9050

- Motor: Racerstar BR2830 750kv:

- ESC FMS Predator 50A:

Thanks to Banggood for the samples..
Posted by ariaAQ | Nov 09, 2017 @ 05:55 AM | 44,428 Views
Brushless Motor with Built in ESC, for clean build, powerful, good bearings,
Bought this motor last year to used on my 500 size Quadcopter Frame.

ZTW Black Widow BW2216 900kv Thrust Test 3S 1050 1150 (4 min 1 sec)

Too bad, this motor no longer in the market today, but still can find under HItec brand, as Hitec Energy Propel with higher price tag.
Posted by ariaAQ | Nov 05, 2017 @ 10:29 AM | 43,692 Views
Good quality motor for big copter, with long wires..

Here's my thrust test video, tested several months ago, sorry about the lighting

DYS BE5208 330kv Brushless Motor Thrust Test 6S 1755 (2 min 37 sec)

Manufacturer Specifications:
KV: 330
Configu ration: NP
Stator Diameter: 52mm
Stator Length: 8mm
Shaft Diameter: 5.0mm
Motor Dimensions: Φ63x30mm
Weight: 200g
No. of Lipo Cells: 3-6S
Max Continuous Current: 28.2A
Max Continuous Power: 626W
Internal resistance: 0.106Ω
Posted by ariaAQ | Jul 13, 2017 @ 03:20 AM | 50,321 Views
Here's my new 1:26 Rock Crawler Off-Road Car,

Feel quite solid, aluminum top and bottom chassis, plastic for the rest.
Take some pictures, charge the battery, and test the car with my kids.

Thanks to BG Tobey from Banggood for the sample.
Product link:

Car Specs:
- Scale 1:26
- Size 175x105x55mm
- Brushed motor,
- 4WD
- 7.4V Lipo Battery

- Range 60-80m
- 2.4 GHz
- 4xAA battery

Some pictures:...Continue Reading
Posted by ariaAQ | Jun 23, 2017 @ 08:21 AM | 47,716 Views
Really nice Yellow Volantex V792-4 ATOMIC 2.4G Brushless PNP 60km/h Atomic Boat.

Boat arrived today, this is PNP version, means need additional:
- Transmitter
- Receiver
- Battery
- Charger.

Thanks to BG Tobey from Banggood for the sample, product link:

Came with two random colors, red and yellow. Thanks God received the yellow one, I like this color.

- Material: ABS Hull
- Length: 700mm
- Hull width: 180mm
- Servo:40g waterproof
- Motor: Brushelss 1800KV Water-cooled
- ESC: Brushless Water-cooled 40A, 2-4S Lipo

Will test soon with my kids, here's my initial pictures:...Continue Reading
Posted by ariaAQ | Jun 12, 2017 @ 06:55 AM | 49,422 Views
Nice and cheap Micro Quadcopter, ducted fan and led light for orientation.
Thanks to BGWell from Banggod for the sample.

Product link:

Inside the box:
- Quadcopter with 3.7V 200mAh lipo battery
- Transmitter (need 2x AA battery)
- USB charger
- 4x spare...Continue Reading