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Aug 29, 2011, 02:37 AM
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Lotus RC T580 Quadcopter


After watching Alishanmao and XJET on Youtube both review the Lotus RC T580 Quadcopter I decided to buy the aircraft. This has proven to very bad decision.
It took LotusRC 5 weeks to deliver the item to me here in Sydney Australia. However, there were no instructions included with the model so I emailed them. Some considerable time later they responded to my email with a word document version of the instructions. So I installed my AR7000 receiver and connected everthing as per the instructions.

Attached my 3s lipo and afetr bindeing the DX7 moved the throttle to about 15%, the vibration was unbelievable. So I email Lotus RC so some help. They did not reply. So I proceeded to balance the 4 props and the the motors. The vibration was reduced but still there.

Anyway, I decided to try a take off and as the model climbed to about 5 feet it suddenly rolled over and hit the earth! BUGGAR! Broke 3 props and two motor shafts. So I emaiedl an order to them for parts. They just ignored the email. So I bring Ali into the loop. He gets in touch with them but they do absolutely nothing. So I now have a very expensive quadcopter frame.

Don't buy anything from LOTUSRC.COM, their products and after sales service are RUBBISH!
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Nov 09, 2011, 05:33 PM
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What about a thread on the Ause forum so more can read your experience with such a great dealer. Yours Paul T
May 24, 2017, 11:11 PM
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Better use for T580?


I am new to the drone and rc field, anyone knows a configuration or parts to buy to get a better use of the parts that came with the t580 i would like to know if i can build an rc car or maybe upgrade the drone with better parts
Any ideas anyone?
Thanks

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