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Aug 14, 2012, 08:08 AM
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Originally Posted by thomasamoth
I'm using NEX-5N, the only camera can be used with ECILOP, don't buy universal mount, just buy a nex-5N

One more : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aykkll1T8DA&hd=1
Hi, I have NEXT-5N at home But I don't want to risk it, I am still testing all my equipment... Thanks for the answer!
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Aug 14, 2012, 08:12 AM
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.there is another camera that might work but still need confirmation. Once I get the motors I will do a real test
Aug 15, 2012, 06:44 PM
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guys, I did some test flights with my Ecilop today. It was flying nicely and stable, but I got quite a lot of vibration in the video.
I have balanced my props, but I haven't balance motors yet - does it really make so much of a difference?
Thx!
Aug 16, 2012, 12:34 AM
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Originally Posted by stanleyy
guys, I did some test flights with my Ecilop today. It was flying nicely and stable, but I got quite a lot of vibration in the video.
I have balanced my props, but I haven't balance motors yet - does it really make so much of a difference?
Thx!
Show us some footage.
Aug 16, 2012, 12:47 AM
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which caméra Mount do u use ?
Universal Mount ? Dont try anymore
Aug 16, 2012, 02:05 AM
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Originally Posted by stanleyy
guys, I did some test flights with my Ecilop today. It was flying nicely and stable, but I got quite a lot of vibration in the video.
I have balanced my props, but I haven't balance motors yet - does it really make so much of a difference?
Thx!
I had big problems with the landing gear amplifying the tiniest vibrations
this ended up in big vibrations on the center plate
I removed the landing gear and all was perfect...I ended up building four single leg landing feet out of plywood
Aug 16, 2012, 07:56 AM
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Hi!
Here are some pictures of my ecilop.

Some mods I made so far:

- Use of the sony nex camera attachment with a panasonic Lumix GF2 (yes it fits, with some tape to adapt the right diameter wich is like 1 mm diferent).

- Use of the xaircraft landing skids. With some mods in the landing gear it seats ok. I drop it from 30 cm high push it down and it keeps there. :-)

Soon to get airborne again. I had some motors problems, I'm waiting for some new to come (maybe tomorrow or monday). These 2839 (sk3-750) have some noise issues and give vibration to the camera.
Aug 16, 2012, 07:59 AM
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Where is the picture??????
Aug 16, 2012, 08:00 AM
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Where is the picture??????
there... :-)
Aug 16, 2012, 08:13 AM
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cool!!! Can you share a picture from bottom, how did you mount xAir legs?
Aug 16, 2012, 08:42 AM
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There you have.

Maybe I will drill a couple of holes to the frame to be sure it holds perfect.
Aug 16, 2012, 04:07 PM
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Intro and Nex-5


Just thought I'd say hello - I'm a quadcopter noob and have ordered an Ecilop frame after a huge amount of research. I've been ploughing through all the posts here and trying to get a list of parts to order and checking ebay for a Nex-5n. I stumbled on this post about hacking Sonys if that is of any interest
http://nofilmschool.com/2012/08/sony...oFilmSchool%29
Aug 17, 2012, 01:49 AM
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Originally Posted by TAP993

much more soon to be released...new nex 5 and nex 6
dont buy a 5n now !
Aug 17, 2012, 02:00 AM
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Originally Posted by Patscherpofel
much more soon to be released...new nex 5 and nex 6
dont buy a 5n now !
DO you have some more info about it? maybe some links for rumors? Cause I am also thinking about to buy or not to buy nex5n???
Aug 17, 2012, 02:53 AM
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try that :
http://photorumors.com/
and yes new models are comming in the NEX series (the renew them quite often)


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