Everycopter flat hex

By cjdavies on Sep 21, 2019

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My second build using my Everycopter carbon hub plates, this time a flat hexacopter.

Started out as a budget build using Racerstar 2312 & a pair of old Racerstar 4in1 ESCs, but one of those motors was faulty & killed an ESC (it looked like the bell was actually rubbing against the stators) so I upgraded to another set of the third gen SunnySky X series motors. The 2212/1250kv that I have on my Y6 Everycopter were out of stock & the 2216/1250kv were only ~£1 more expensive... so this one is even more laughably overpowered than the Y6!

Using two PDBs just to spread the load (full throttle is potentially 240A+).

Running Arducopter again, with a separate Arduino controlling all the WS2812 LEDs in rainbow chases :3

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i-man   29 days ago  

I didn't know if you are using the current sensor, but with your wiring, you didn't get the right value.

cjdavies   29 days ago 

I never use current sensors, they're not even wired up on this build.

quadcrazed   30 days ago  

Can it powerloop?

cjdavies   30 days ago 

It actually has a higher power to weight ratio than most of my 5" freestyle builds, it's at least 6:1, so.... yes it probably can powerloop :3

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