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May 24, 2010, 05:11 PM
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Originally Posted by ThaiskyDigital
My Jumbo Tri-Copter
ThaiskyDigital - Sorry to see your Jumbo Tri-Copter burn out an ESC.

Thanks for the demonstration. We look forward to seeing you back in action with this big beast!

Oh, and more details would be good, please.

Simon
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May 24, 2010, 05:12 PM
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May 24, 2010, 08:29 PM
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Originally Posted by GroverC
Nice! Does it come with booms for $75. I didn't see them in the included item pic. What is the frames weight? no gear.


Edit: I missed that the Arms (booms) are $30 more.



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May 24, 2010, 08:42 PM
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Reprogramming 25-30 amp SS ESC


I figured out how to set the fuses and bits on the HobbyKing SuperSimple ESC.
Picts are attached for the AVR Studio.

More info is found on this post:

https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...postcount=7003

My hope is that this will improve the update rates of the speed controllers. The code is found in the post above, and it gets written to the flash, not the eeprom. It was really easy, if not a little nerve wracking...

The physical connections are found here:

https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...postcount=1349
Last edited by BloomingtonFPV; May 25, 2010 at 07:46 AM.
May 24, 2010, 09:28 PM
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I got the flymentor working... levels the Tri like a hot damn..it will not hold a position though so although it levels itself it is still prone to drift....
May 24, 2010, 10:27 PM
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Originally Posted by Talontsi96
I got the flymentor working... levels the Tri like a hot damn..it will not hold a position though so although it levels itself it is still prone to drift....
But you can still "nudge" it around the sky and if you get in trouble it straightens you right out..... right? I believe I could let it drift a bit while I got my own gyros re-caged and get it pointed back home. Enough reports so that it looks like a Flymentor will be in my next order!
May 24, 2010, 11:42 PM
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Gene... you can definitely nudge it to wherever you want it to go and as soon as you let go of the stick the Tri just rights itself instantly.. it was kinda fun to test .... forward flight, let go...perfectly horizontal orientation...(with some forward drift from the forward flight)...etc.... etc... the FM it works very well..... and I see its back in stock at HK.... I'm thinking of ordering a second one for my second tri... I'll see if I can post a vid tomorrow for you guys...
May 25, 2010, 01:23 AM
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Originally Posted by Talontsi96
I got the flymentor working... levels the Tri like a hot damn..it will not hold a position though so although it levels itself it is still prone to drift....
How close to the ground do you need to be for it to work? I have one sitting in the box. I decided I wasn't going to install it until I could learn to fly the tricopter. I am adding cameras, now, and I would like to flymentor to help with stability and hovering.
May 25, 2010, 02:35 AM
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Originally Posted by johnorama
How close to the ground do you need to be for it to work? I have one sitting in the box. I decided I wasn't going to install it until I could learn to fly the tricopter. I am adding cameras, now, and I would like to flymentor to help with stability and hovering.
Apparently it only holds your position up to 9ft which doesn't do much good if your up higher than that. I have been thinking about pulling the trigger on one myself now that they are back in stock.
May 25, 2010, 03:00 AM
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Help!!!!


I am just about at my wit's end.

Trying to program a tricopter with a JR9303 (9xII), using 120 CCPM, channels 2, 3 and 6. Got a servo to work perfectly, and consistently on all three channels, for both throw and gain, in rates mode.

When I plug them into any of three (in all combinations) of the HK302 gyros, channels 2 and 3 work perfectly (motor or servo), but channel 6 does not work at all, or randomly for both the servo and the ESC.

TX monitor screen shows proper output, but I just cant seem to get it to work through the gyro on this channel.

ANy help greatly appreciated.

Roger (about to throw it into the bin)
Last edited by Kahnx; May 25, 2010 at 03:42 PM. Reason: corrected gyro p/n
May 25, 2010, 05:38 AM
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Counter-rotating


Hi, wanna setup my tri with 1 CCW rotating prop, but on which rod is it best to put it, and why?

//Christian
May 25, 2010, 06:04 AM
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Originally Posted by wizprod
Hi, wanna setup my tri with 1 CCW rotating prop, but on which rod is it best to put it, and why?

//Christian
i wanted to do that too, but today i got my very first flight and the tri behaves very good and i'ts quick in the turns...

anyway i think any arm would be good....
May 25, 2010, 06:47 AM
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Originally Posted by wizprod
Hi, wanna setup my tri with 1 CCW rotating prop, but on which rod is it best to put it, and why?
It should not matter which. I wouldn't bother as tilting the motors slightly works better.
May 25, 2010, 06:57 AM
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how many degrees would you tilt it apprx?
May 25, 2010, 07:07 AM
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I normally tilt the two front motors around 5 - 10 degrees. Obviously the tail tilts anyway.


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