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View Poll Results: Which quadrocopters and/or tricopters do you fly?
Aeroquad 220 6.51%
Alien Jump Jet 49 1.45%
Alien Saucer 35 1.03%
Draganflyer DF-IV 35 1.03%
Draganflyer DF-V TI 24 0.71%
Draganflyer Experimental Brushless (Spectrolutions) 39 1.15%
Draganflyer X6 32 0.95%
Quadpowered 285 8.43%
Microdrone 59 1.74%
Mikrokopter V1.0-ME 104 3.08%
Mikrokopter V1.0-ME with NAVI 195 5.77%
Mini-Mixer quadrocopter 50 1.48%
Mini-Mixer tricopter 30 0.89%
Self-build quadrocopter flight board/firmware 1,632 48.26%
Self-build tricopter flight board/firmware 791 23.39%
UAVP 76 2.25%
UAVP-NG 26 0.77%
UAVX 75 2.22%
Walkera UFO #4 35 1.03%
Walkera UFO #5 47 1.39%
Walkera UFO #8 40 1.18%
X-BL 34 1.01%
X-BL FunPilot 25 0.74%
X-BL Autopilot, ReasearchPilot, Hornet, Hummingbird, Falcon 14 0.41%
X-UFO 69 2.04%
Y-UFO LA Heli 25 0.74%
Y-UAVP 18 0.53%
Y-UAVX 30 0.89%
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Old Feb 27, 2013, 08:52 AM
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Hi,
It is listed with a link under the poll on page one along with many others that are not currently in one of the two polls. Yes I need to do yet another poll Unfortunately RCG does not currently allow poll updating by the author. That would make it much easier in the ever evolving world of multicopters.)
Cheers,
Jim
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You forgot OpenPilot in the pole
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Old Mar 03, 2013, 03:08 PM
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So much information to indulge. Thank you!
Old Mar 10, 2013, 09:47 AM
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guys help me over ESC's

i have

1) HobbyKing Donkey ST2004-1500kv Brushless Motor
its range is i don't know, but similar to this 1550 kv has 7.4v~11.1v

2) Turnigy 2211 Brushless Motor 1700kv
its range is 3.5~6A/20S

can any one tell me which capacity esc's should i use for this

mention me max and min capacities that can be used
Old Mar 10, 2013, 12:14 PM
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Plugging in the battery with hands exposed to the props made me think about how to prevent an accident so I made these dowels. Plain 8mm wood dowels with heat shrink and rubber grommets. Works like a charm
Old Apr 14, 2013, 11:12 AM
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Building an X525, will stay tuned!
Old Apr 15, 2013, 09:01 AM
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Hi guys, HK's new X900 tricopter frame isn't included on the voting yet.

If anyone is looking to try this cheap frame, it's not bad but not perfect. Feedback available on the X900 forum. I put together a photo sequence of my build here:

Hobbyking X900 Tricopter Build Video (photo sequence) with Multiwii Pro FC (2 min 44 sec)
Old Apr 22, 2013, 08:45 AM
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Very useful links, thanks.
Old May 04, 2013, 07:43 PM
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Wow! That's amazing! I just copied and saved all of that.... Thanks for putting it up!
Old May 23, 2013, 07:25 AM
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hi guys i would like to know what you think is the best, most fun/stable/decent flight time rtf quadcopter
im looking for something to try out ma mini fpv set up stuck between the 959 949 types (i'll buying from banggood so anything else they stock u recommend)

i have a keychain camera so im not fussed about the 959 camera its more about which carries more weight id say around 20-35 grams at most.

im thinking the 959 might have more removable parts so theyre for would end up closest to its stock weight. but the 949 looks more fun to fly and in wind might actually fair better?
Old May 23, 2013, 08:27 AM
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Hi F,
You can go wrong with your choice there. Keep in mind that you can never have too many multicopters
Cheers,
Jim
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hi guys i would like to know what you think is the best, most fun/stable/decent flight time rtf quadcopter
im looking for something to try out ma mini fpv set up stuck between the 959 949 types (i'll buying from banggood so anything else they stock u recommend)

i have a keychain camera so im not fussed about the 959 camera its more about which carries more weight id say around 20-35 grams at most.

im thinking the 959 might have more removable parts so theyre for would end up closest to its stock weight. but the 949 looks more fun to fly and in wind might actually fair better?
Old May 25, 2013, 04:43 PM
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[QUOTE=jesolins;25071175]Hi F,
You can go wrong with your choice there. Keep in mind that you can never have too many multicopters
Cheers,
Jim

Ditto! I bought one of these little x4's and I cannot stop flying it! I haven't flown either of my 450 quads since I got this thing. I hope my Shark goggles will plug in to a video outlet when I get the FPV in a few days.

Someone asked how to get the little SD memory card for their camera. Go to Radio Shack. I have a lady bird that came with a 6gig card already installed and a small card reader. I wish they'd all do that ... for the money.

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Old May 28, 2013, 04:17 AM
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Hi.
I need a confirm about tri copter CG.
I know that T copter cg is far way back in rear boom than standard tri. But like this picture where front booms is tilted 15 degrees onwards, is the CG like it should be in standard tri?

Desing is working on progress here, but I need to have confirm about CG.
Old May 28, 2013, 05:34 PM
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Hi.
I need a confirm about tri copter CG.
I know that T copter cg is far way back in rear boom than standard tri. But like this picture where front booms is tilted 15 degrees onwards, is the CG like it should be in standard tri?

Desing is working on progress here, but I need to have confirm about CG.
Here is my thought. Draw a line connecting all arm tips to form a triangle. The center of that triangle is your CG.
This is just off the top of my head, anyone feel free to correct me.
The best way (not easy) is to weigh the tip of each arm until they all weigh the same.
Old May 28, 2013, 05:58 PM
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Here is my thought. Draw a line connecting all arm tips to form a triangle. The center of that triangle is your CG.
This is just off the top of my head, anyone feel free to correct me.
The best way (not easy) is to weigh the tip of each arm until they all weigh the same.
Why I didin't remember triangle thing.. I think you are right. So it looks like CG is close to T-copter's.

Weight measuring method should be very good but not at this point, when everything is at this point of sketching.

Thanks!
Old Jun 01, 2013, 08:34 PM
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hey guys here is a vid of my tri, I havnt posted before but thanks to all you guys I have learned a lot from reading all your posts cheers

trigh times tricopter ing at shellharbour beach (2 min 30 sec)


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