Feb 12, 2013, 11:09 AM
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I used the one AC linked. All in did was define motor stop, ppmsum,
and hack the cam trigger function to toggle leds on/off via A2.
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Feb 12, 2013, 11:14 AM
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I used the one AC linked. All in did was define motor stop, ppmsum,
and hack the cam trigger function to toggle leds on/off via A2.
Just want to be sure it's not a mixing table that is wrong.
I guess not.
Feb 12, 2013, 12:45 PM
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It flies, quite Stable and well behaved actually, it's just the one esc going nuts.
Still wondering if using simonk needs something changed in the multiwii firmware though..

I seen this before, my crab quad caught fire because of it..
I really hate that coated motor wire stuff, almost impossible to solder.
Do you know how to get the lacquer off so I can make a good solder weld?
Feb 12, 2013, 12:55 PM
DiaLFonZo - UAV/Drone
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It flies, quite Stable and well behaved actually, it's just the one esc going nuts.
Still wondering if using simonk needs something changed in the multiwii firmware though..

I seen this before, my crab quad caught fire because of it..
I really hate that coated motor wire stuff, almost impossible to solder.
Do you know how to get the lacquer off so I can make a good solder weld?
You need to sand the wire prior to solder it.
Yes.. i don't like them too...

You don't need anything in Multiwii, The simonk is only a faster refresh rate on the ESC.
Feb 12, 2013, 12:59 PM
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I scraped it with a box cutter until it turned white copper colored.
I guess that wasn't enough. Hovering at well past half stick sucks though.
Feb 12, 2013, 01:03 PM
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That's what I did. Motors do spin at the same time, but the ESC of one gets hotter than the others.
Only one gets hot? why don't you swap it with another to see if it's still hot? this can eliminate esc or motor problem.
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Feb 12, 2013, 03:21 PM
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Feb 12, 2013, 03:42 PM
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Very nice, the lights are awesome. What are they where did you get them?
Feb 12, 2013, 06:30 PM
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Hi All

Just wanted to introduce myself. I was the guy fortunate enough to snag the one Rifraf sold in the classified. Using tech69x settings with the kk2 board, I was able to succesfully hover it a bit today. I had an issue using the prop setup it came with but I swapped them all for 9x47s and shes good.. theres a bit of tweaking still but it flew fine. I did flash the board to v1.5 and the only difference was that the motor direction was opposite from the post.. Otherwise. using the given values for the mixes, it worked fine..

I gotta say that this is an awesome looking rig.. I almost dont want to fly it... Almost
Feb 12, 2013, 06:34 PM
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Very nice, the lights are awesome. What are they where did you get them?
You can get them from value hobby but you have to cut and solder them
Feb 12, 2013, 06:35 PM
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Hi All

Just wanted to introduce myself. I was the guy fortunate enough to snag the one Rifraf sold in the classified. Using tech69x settings with the kk2 board, I was able to succesfully hover it a bit today. I had an issue using the prop setup it came with but I swapped them all for 9x47s and shes good.. theres a bit of tweaking still but it flew fine. I did flash the board to v1.5 and the only difference was that the motor direction was opposite from the post.. Otherwise. using the given values for the mixes, it worked fine..

I gotta say that this is an awesome looking rig.. I almost dont want to fly it... Almost
Yea you got a great deal! Glad you got it in the air
Feb 12, 2013, 06:56 PM
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You can get them from value hobby but you have to cut and solder them
I've got the normal led's that cut and solder, is it the same concept?
Feb 12, 2013, 06:59 PM
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I've got the normal led's that cut and solder, is it the same concept?
Yea I use very very small wire
Feb 13, 2013, 01:09 AM
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Can't just use led ribbons from hobbyking?
Feb 13, 2013, 01:26 AM
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That's what I use now is just looked like the lights were in a closer grouping, more per strip.


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