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Jun 15, 2013, 11:05 AM
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Help!

Quad motor issue?


Just had a short flight and then my quad flipped out of the sky. I had just put on 8 inch props on my HT 450 House motors running a NAZA and DJI 30A ESCs. Not sure what the issue is the everything is almost new. Flew fine yesterday.

Here is a link to a short video of what the motor is doing now. Just sputtering. Motor? Esc? Wiring?

http://www.flyaddict.com/documents/Quad.MOV
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Jun 15, 2013, 04:17 PM
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Originally Posted by tkuhrt
Just had a short flight and then my quad flipped out of the sky. I had just put on 8 inch props on my HT 450 House motors running a NAZA and DJI 30A ESCs. Not sure what the issue is the everything is almost new. Flew fine yesterday.

Here is a link to a short video of what the motor is doing now. Just sputtering. Motor? Esc? Wiring?

http://www.flyaddict.com/documents/Quad.MOV
Time to start swapping parts one-at-a-time. Swap a motor first, then an esc (unless you have a spare of each, then change in a new one instead of swapping).
Jun 15, 2013, 06:15 PM
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was afraid of that. Doesn't seem to me that it would be a motor. More like a glitching ESC or bad connection... Getting frustrated with Quads....
Jun 15, 2013, 06:54 PM
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Don't let it get to you. If it was easy and everything went smoothly there would be no challenge and you'd get bored.
My wife says i like to break my toys ( and computers) just do i can diagnose the problem and tinker with it.

She's probably definitely right.
Jun 15, 2013, 06:59 PM
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Re: Quad motor issue?


Oh, yeah, I've read about a lot of problems lately with bullet connectors. Unplug all as those and re-plug first if you use them. I have started my latest builds using bullets for ready changes, but once they are together properly and tuned i solder everything but my little FPV backpack permanently.
Good luck!

Post when you find the problem.
Jun 15, 2013, 07:04 PM
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Read something else- at least two people said their SimonK flashed ESCs lost programming after (or maybe during? ? ? ) a crash, try a re-flash before tossing the ESC. (if you use SimonK, that is)
Jun 15, 2013, 07:41 PM
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Im using DJI 30amp ESCs.


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