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Forum: General RC E-Heli Talk Today, 01:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 76
Posted By Flubber
Nopeda I have a few years of flying...

Nopeda

I have a few years of flying multirotors and would recommend a package that you can learn to fly now and can meet your photography needs in the future. There are many ways to go but this...
Forum: Beginners - Helis 07-23-2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 69
Posted By Flubber
When faced with this behavior on my multicopters....

When faced with this behavior on my multicopters. I double check props and motor direction, then recalibrate the gyros and accelerometer. Make sure it is level when you calibrate the Accelerometer....
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 07-14-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 194
Posted By Flubber
Common sense rc has some batteries that are the...

Common sense rc has some batteries that are the same size as a 2200mAh but offer 2700 or 3000 mAh. Here is a link to the 3000 ...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 07-10-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 432
Posted By Flubber
I was not recommending that you buy the champ,...

I was not recommending that you buy the champ, but if you built your plane to look like the champ and weigh about the same it could have the flight parameters you are interested in.
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 07-10-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 432
Posted By Flubber
Hi Duncan Welcome to wattflyer the...

Hi Duncan

Welcome to wattflyer

the hobbyking motors and speed controls I have purchased all required soldering as they do not have connectors attached. Keeps the price down. Often no...
Forum: Power Systems 07-10-2014, 01:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 214
Posted By Flubber
So two new motors and two new ESCs do not work...

So two new motors and two new ESCs do not work and the only common item is a set of wires you have constructed? I think you have found your problem.

I have soldered so many connectors and...
Forum: Power Systems 07-10-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 214
Posted By Flubber
The 70Amp SBEC is rated at 5.5 v and 3amps, the...

The 70Amp SBEC is rated at 5.5 v and 3amps, the next one is 80Amp SBEC and is rated at 5.5 v and 4amps. [quote]

The way that you are writing this may be causing some confusion. It should read the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-08-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 292
Posted By Flubber
It is easy to get spun around by all the numbers,...

It is easy to get spun around by all the numbers, but just think of them as guides.

Your Parkzone plane is a model of a full scale plane called an Extra 300, so those numbers just tell you what...
Forum: Power Systems 07-06-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 136
Posted By Flubber
Calculators like drive calculator are great but...

Calculators like drive calculator are great but only if they have the information you want or you can enter the information you want. I use MotoCalc and it can help with the planning stage of a power...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 06-27-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 440
Posted By Flubber
That quad sounds like a winner. Your arming...

That quad sounds like a winner.

Your arming sequence is just like the 350. I tried the two stick method and it worked but only with the throttle trim up.

When I landed I tried it again to...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 06-27-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 132
Posted By Flubber
That is a nice set up. I use similar motors on...

That is a nice set up. I use similar motors on smaller (350mm, 450mm) quads. The frame you link to is 680mm motor to motor and recommends a larger motor, This may be underpowered but I cannot say for...
Forum: Power Systems 06-27-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 141
Posted By Flubber
This type of setup has worked many times with...

This type of setup has worked many times with gliders that were given to me. The geared motor could handle some more voltage than printed on the side. Often with a 2000Mah 3 cell pack I could get the...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 06-25-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 318
Posted By Flubber
Try to calibrate them one by one connected...

Try to calibrate them one by one connected directly to the throttle channel of the receiver. You can use a "y" connector and calibrate two at a time.

For the BEC I solder a connector to the power...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-22-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 223
Posted By Flubber
Welcome to wattflyer That radio may have...

Welcome to wattflyer

That radio may have built in mixes to fly helis. If so the throttle will move all the channels that were connected to the swashplate. That would not work for a multicopter....
Forum: Multi-Rotors 06-18-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 318
Posted By Flubber
If everything is correct and it will not fly with...

If everything is correct and it will not fly with the KK board then it will not fly with the APM board. Plus the added complexity of the APM will take much longer to tune. It would be smart to make...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 06-18-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 318
Posted By Flubber
Hey Leadpan The weight is not making it...

Hey Leadpan

The weight is not making it flip over. When loaded to the max they seem to struggle at lift off but all of mine still lift off upwards. If completely overloaded they seem to lift then...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 06-08-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,839
Posted By Flubber
if it has the new firmware one of your flight...

if it has the new firmware one of your flight modes will show you a purple led. If it has not been flashed you will get green, blue or red. The v2.0 adds an AP mode so you should get green, purple...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 05-21-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By Flubber
That price is for the controller only. Scroll...

That price is for the controller only. Scroll down and you will see all the options. With all the fancy stuff added it was still a better deal that the site you showed. Please check out the multiwii...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 05-21-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By Flubber
The 3DR telemetry radio is awesome. The adapter...

The 3DR telemetry radio is awesome. The adapter that allows you to monitor battery voltage and an extra set of connectors. I get a lot of stuff here ...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 05-21-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By Flubber
Leadpan you will need a large bucket of patience...

Leadpan you will need a large bucket of patience and alot of time. It is awesome when it is tuned and programmed. You will have to read a lot to get it to do everything possible. The more channels...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 05-17-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 920
Posted By Flubber
Leadpan your flying looks great. Please make sure...

Leadpan your flying looks great. Please make sure you are being safe.

The question about hex vs quad is so interesting. My experiences range over two years with quads and one and a half years...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 05-16-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 920
Posted By Flubber
I have read the same. the APC multirotor props...

I have read the same.
the APC multirotor props are on three of my multis and I like them. You may want to read about them. They may cost less. Be sure to order the shaft adapters also as they do...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 05-15-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 229
Posted By Flubber
I would just reduce the gain (P) on the gyro...

I would just reduce the gain (P) on the gyro (roll and pitch) and if you are using self level turn the gain down on that also. The gain setting is causing the wobble.

Turn the gain down, take off...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 05-14-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By Flubber
As always Jpf thank you for the quick correction...

As always Jpf thank you for the quick correction of my errors
Forum: Multi-Rotors 05-13-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By Flubber
5200 mah is a big battery for eight inch props to...

5200 mah is a big battery for eight inch props to carry. Are you sure on the battery size? Walkera's site shows the battery as a 2200mah. Please let us know.
Forum: Multi-Rotors 05-12-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 920
Posted By Flubber
In the video the props on the left side were...

In the video the props on the left side were wrong. The prop in the front should be on the back and vice versa. Please do not connect the battery then turn on the transmitter. Always turn on the...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 05-11-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 920
Posted By Flubber
Oh Joy When you say throttle what do you mean?...

Oh Joy
When you say throttle what do you mean?

All the F/C need to be armed. Yours is throttle stick down and to the right for five seconds. The status light should flash green. If it does not,...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 05-10-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 920
Posted By Flubber
In your images I think the bind plug is still in...

In your images I think the bind plug is still in the receiver.

From the F/C 's manual you have to set the dip switches for the type of transmitter / receiver you are using. Then do a radio...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 05-10-2014, 02:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 920
Posted By Flubber
Remove the props. Connect the esc directly to the...

Remove the props. Connect the esc directly to the receiver throttle channel. Turn on radio move throttle stick to full up. Power up the esc. (prop removed only) wait for beeps. Move throttle to low...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 05-05-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 290
Posted By Flubber
Here is the promised video...

Here is the promised video http://youtu.be/ZOxcIVb1NE8
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