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Nov 15, 2012, 03:01 PM
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All I can say is WoW Just received my new AG600 and lobster, What a work of art

I'm thinking about doing a build thread.. You guys think I should?
Yes please, build thread would be great!

Andrey or Gary, Lobster page says that AG600 and AG700 are bolt-on ready.
I'm guessing the AG550v2 (upgraded) will work too?
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Nov 15, 2012, 05:02 PM
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The 3508s that I'm getting will be for my "King Crab" X8 setup, which I hope to get to soon. I got these witha low kV (380, I think...), because I want to run them on 6s. For the Lobster, I still really like the 2814s. Anyway, I won't be able to test these for awhile yet. It is a little busy around here, at the moment.

Among other things, like shipping out all remaining orders (some were waiting on parts, which should be here this morning...), I need to finish up the Lobster and Shrimp instructions. Ken (Blade Strike...) is going to help by taking some pictures for me tonight, so I hope to get the Lobster instructions up tomorrow. Time permitting later, I will try doing the same with the new Shrimp instructions.

As soon as I have Andrey's shipment in hand, I will put up the Shrimp kits, and re-enable the other items that are out-of-stock, on the site.

-- Gary
I know you guys are really busy, but is it possible to get any info on the King Crab?
Nov 15, 2012, 05:13 PM
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hey guys, quick stupid question but which i dont really know the answer to.

how do you guys operate your gimbal (tilt) with a controller like, lets say hoverfly, whilst using DJIWKM which is using the receiver. im just a little confused.
Nov 15, 2012, 05:23 PM
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Connect hoverfly gimbal controller to a free slot on your RX. Then program that channel to a slider/knob on the TX
Nov 15, 2012, 05:32 PM
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ok sounds easy. so i take off the current servo leads going to WKM and put them to hoverfly, then on output of hoverfly to RX?

i dont have a gimbal controller yet, however thinking of getting a hoverfly.
Nov 15, 2012, 05:38 PM
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Servos to HFG to RX.

Download the HFG manual, it helped me. Gary had some in the AG550s instructions too that I bet are in the AG600 manual
Nov 15, 2012, 05:39 PM
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ok sounds easy. so i take off the current servo leads going to WKM and put them to hoverfly, then on output of hoverfly to RX?

i dont have a gimbal controller yet, however thinking of getting a hoverfly.
To work the tilt...

Battery => BEC => to HoverFly
RX lead to => HoverFly (remove the red wire (+ voltage) from the lead)
The Naza or WKM are not even in the loop.
Nov 15, 2012, 05:39 PM
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ok thanks mc!
Nov 15, 2012, 05:41 PM
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To work the tilt...

Battery => BEC => to HoverFly
RX lead to => HoverFly (remove the red wire (+ voltage) from the lead)
The Naza or WKM are not even in the loop.
ok make sense, can i power the hoverfly off WKM or needs its own BEC, if so, can i grab the power from the main PCB to a BEC which goes to the hoverfly?
Nov 15, 2012, 06:14 PM
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ok make sense, can i power the hoverfly off WKM or needs its own BEC, if so, can i grab the power from the main PCB to a BEC which goes to the hoverfly?
My thinking is... the Naza (do not know the WKM) runs on 5v & I do not want to pull additional amps running the servos. Also do not want to take a chance of blowing the Naza Bec. For that same reason I may just run a separate battery & BEC to run the gimbal servos or at least a separate BEC off the PCB board. This way you can set the Bec to 6v for the servos. It will make them slightly faster with more torque.
Nov 15, 2012, 06:20 PM
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great! so which bec could i get to make them 6v.
Nov 15, 2012, 06:27 PM
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I am using the Castle Creations CC Bec which is programmable. You need a usb programming cable to connect to a PC (already had one).



http://www.castlecreations.com/products/ccbec.html
Nov 15, 2012, 06:29 PM
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ok well if i can avoid spending more money, could i use the black bec that i have which is OUT at 7.2v?
Nov 15, 2012, 06:33 PM
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great! so which bec could i get to make them 6v.
This looks good on TPpacks.com site

Specs:
Input: 6V-23V (2-5S Lipoly, 2-6S Li-Fe or 5-15S NiXX Battery Pack)
Output: 6V/3A (Less than 50mV peak to peak voltage @ 2A)
Dimension: 22.9mm x 20.3mm x 7.6mm (LxWxH)
Weight: 9.1g (wires included)

http://tppacks.com/store/index.php?r...&product_id=58
Nov 15, 2012, 06:36 PM
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ok well if i can avoid spending more money, could i use the black bec that i have which is OUT at 7.2v?
are you using High Voltage servos? otherwise no.


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