X8 V5 or COAX X4 V5

By kwadkenstine on Mar 24, 2020

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Hi again.
Yes another X8 or more correct to call it a coax 4. because i do not run 8 motor outputs , so the props on each arm do not counter rotate as they should in a X8 config,
Reasons i only run it with 4 motor outputs is ,
A i do not have a spare fc with 8 outputs.
B having counter rotating props stacked on top of each other , in my opinion is just adding variables that are not needed.
Also i am running 2 sets of diferent esc s , 4 hglrc 60a bl32 and 4 flycolor 30a bl-s esc.
no rpm filtering
Dshot 300 and props out
I added a second pdb not relying on the aio fc to carry any motor load and added a couple of big caps.
Default everything in BF pids rates and filters.
posting the maiden flight in all its glory now, leave a coment on my yt chanel such as it is.
Yes the blue tape is ugly.
Crashed it and smashed the ends off the arms as it cartwheeled acros the ground, only the frame was damaged, it broke where the hole for the motor mount went through the arm. I new it would fail at that point. just a matter of how hard it crashed and when.



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1Smug_Bastard   Mar 26, 2020  

So, does it fly?

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1Smug_Bastard   Mar 27, 2020 

Just saw the video, did something break off at the end of the flight?
Anyways, your TWR as shown in the video, insane!

I bet a 3" version of this would be allt of fun.

kwadkenstine   Mar 27, 2020 

Hi I am working on a 3" . But what is TWR ?. Nothing broke but a motor was a tad loose .

1Smug_Bastard   Mar 27, 2020 

TWR = Thrust to Weight Rato

The better the TWR, the easier it is to get airborne. That being said, too much can make a Copter hard to control, especially if the PID's and Props are not idea. Mind you, not saying this is / was the case here, just making a point.

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