[...] IMUs and get most of the mass of his new ‘copter over the center of the chassis. He came up with a design he calls the quadhybrid
[...] from IMUs and get most of the mass of his new
Have you seen any improvements (or lack of) in power consumption?
Morgan: no major changes in power consumption. I removed some parts from the heli, but then I added some more so the weight stayed almost the same. Power depends on battery capacity used. I used a 700mAH 7.4V LiPo and that would give me around 5 min flight time on a full charge.
i liked the design for this quadhybrid..and i want to build it at home…but this is my first time doing so as i am an ametuer…i didnot understand the part about the “QUADHYBRID V1 controller board” and i do not know how to build it at home…please reply soon..
How do you think stability in wind or outdoor conditions would be compared to a traditional quad. It seems you do not have a large amount of thrust available for position hold in this current design. Perhaps using a traditional quad controler setup for pitch/roll/yaw and your setup for lift might be the secret?
this is very nice i am impresed of this design.
That’s a real shame,I’d love build one of these I’ve got loads of old helis lying about apart from the pcb board and I’ve no idea about building one,
Would it be possible to modify the QuadHybrid V1 controller board to control the 2 main motors as well? That way a standard controller/receiver system could be used with more powerful batteries/motors.
Nate: yes it is possible to control main 2 motors. However I wanted to re-use as much of existing off-the-shelf electronics. To control the main motors you will need to basically add 2 MOSFET N-CH drivers and a Z-axis gyro.
I greatly admire your design, this QuadHybrid (Hybri-Quad?) looks like it significantly reduces the costs involved in a quadcopter. Would your design be achievable with a £250 budget?
Also would it be possible to create one of these with an Arduino autopilot that has an altitude and GPS sensor (and maybe even more) connected so that it can fly autonomously by following a program?
FlyPhi: The great cost saving arises from having fewer lift motors. Currently more and more control boards support this configuration, for example the KK2 / KK2.1 boards support the Dual Copter / Single Copter configurations that is similar to my design (except they use servos for steering). I am confident this can be built under
I am from India and we are interested in making this project but the only concern is that we want to make it big. so can you plz suggest the kind of motors we can use for the centre and also for the four arms
And also it would be great if you give some advice to make it as stable as possible.
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