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Old Jul 30, 2012, 04:30 PM
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Latest test with my new Grauner 14x8e props

High speed video test of my new Graupner 14x8 e props (4 min 0 sec)
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Old Jul 31, 2012, 07:42 AM
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Cool, looks like I'm ordering the 14x8e props... I'm still waiting for my frame and some extra parts... Thanks for all your help...
Old Aug 14, 2012, 03:48 AM
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Hi flypilot,


nice intro for this platform. Thanks for sharing.

Could you be so kind as to share at what lens zoom setting you find the landing gear come into the field of view?
That is my only concern.

I'll be using a hacked Lumix GH1 aka GH13 and the only lens I have for that now is a Nikon 50mm on an adapter so I know I will be fine.
But I would like to guestimate the widest lens I could get away with on the proper format.

thanks,

Ren
Old Aug 14, 2012, 05:38 AM
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Sure, I am using the kit lens at 18mm zoom. And only at extreme manouvering the gear comes into view. Smooth flying is no problem. Please post results and pictures of your setup when you test it.
Old Aug 16, 2012, 05:02 PM
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Thank you very much for this review ! I am also considering this setup to upgrade my current Gaui 500X quadcopter, to lift either my Canon T2i or my Sony Nex 5.

To make a few flight time computations I would like to know the total weight of the frame+gimbal+controller (excluding the battery and camera).

Thank you in advance !
Old Aug 17, 2012, 04:04 AM
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Sorry I don't have that exact weight but would guestimate around 3-3,5 kg.
Old Aug 27, 2012, 02:29 PM
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Hi,

How did you manage to plug all 6 ESCs on the battery? Did you use some power distribution board?
Old Aug 27, 2012, 02:32 PM
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I just made my own distribution board, you can just use two rings of wire and solder on to that.
Old Sep 12, 2012, 06:09 AM
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Did you fly the FH-H800 again recently ? Are you still pleased with its behavior ?
Old Sep 12, 2012, 10:40 AM
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Hi, yes very pleased, the hexa has been in constant AP use the last three months and not one issue...very happy.

Using, W-KM 5.12a and Gains are 200,200,200,70,70.
Using Graupner 14x8 E props on DJI 30A ESC's and 4s batteries.
Old Sep 12, 2012, 03:20 PM
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Good ! I am really interested in this frame. You mentioned that you obtain 12 min flight time with 2x4s5800mAh. Have you tried with only one 4s battery ? I suppose this would give about 9 minutes.
Old Sep 12, 2012, 03:23 PM
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I bought my FH-H800 yesterday, it should arrive in one month to me as I'm in Brazil.

But, I have a turnigy talon hexcopter from hobby king, with 6 x sunnysky 700kv and 6 x 40amp esc running CF 10x4.7 from rctimer. I'm getting 9 minutes on 4S 5000ma.
Old Sep 12, 2012, 03:43 PM
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Good ! I am really interested in this frame. You mentioned that you obtain 12 min flight time with 2x4s5800mAh. Have you tried with only one 4s battery ? I suppose this would give about 9 minutes.
It all depends on the all up weight and props you are running, also if there is alot of wind and turbulence you will get shorter flighttimes...you should always time your flights and also havesome kind of voltage protection. I use JR so I have the DMSS telemtry module where I can read of voltage and MAH usage..which is very nice.
Old Sep 12, 2012, 03:44 PM
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I bought my FH-H800 yesterday, it should arrive in one month to me as I'm in Brazil.

But, I have a turnigy talon hexcopter from hobby king, with 6 x sunnysky 700kv and 6 x 40amp esc running CF 10x4.7 from rctimer. I'm getting 9 minutes on 4S 5000ma.
Congratulations on buying a new hexa, I think you will be happy.
Old Sep 12, 2012, 04:06 PM
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It all depends on the all up weight and props you are running, also if there is alot of wind and turbulence you will get shorter flighttimes...you should always time your flights and also havesome kind of voltage protection. I use JR so I have the DMSS telemtry module where I can read of voltage and MAH usage..which is very nice.
This is indeed good advice! I have an aurora 9 with telemetry that shows the voltage, with an adjustable alarm, as well as the Wookong protections.

I will use the same setup as you do: EOS 550D+18-55mm, so I think the flight time will be the same.. Have you maybe estimated the power needed for stationary flight ?


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