CarbonCore Cortex X8 Heavy lift.

By Charles Hidalgo on Apr 12, 2017

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T-Motor MN 4010-14 370kv
T-Motor carbon props v2 15X5
Maytech 50A esc simonk
WOOKONG M with bluetooth , GPS V2 , IMU V2 (aluminium case)
5.8GHz Video TX's ( one for main camera and one for FPV cam )
FPV camera (with tilt control and OSD )
OPALE rescue parachute
IFLight bet View GIMBAL for GH4 (with zoom and focus option , spectrum RX for second operator )
Carboncore retractable landing gear
Jeti 16 RX
Power hungry power board 5v bec and 12 v bec


Part List


Cortex Carbon Airframe

Flight Controller

DJI Wookong M WKM inc Gps Brand New


8 x Maytech MT50A-SBEC-MK Eagle-Multi 50A ESC w/ SBEC 5.5V/4A 2~6S SimonK Firmware


8 x MN4010 370KV


4 x T-Motor Carbon Fiber Prop (2pcs) - 15 X 5 (2 builds)

FPV Camera

Lumenier CMOS-1200 16:9 Widescreen Mini FPV Camera (2 builds)

FPV Transmitter

2 x ImmersionRC Raceband 5.8GHz 600mW A/V Transmitter (10 builds)


Fatshark ImmersionRC SpiroNet 5.8GHz RHCP Antenna TX RX Set (29 builds)


2 x DUPLEX 2.4EX Receiver R11 EPC


2 x Tattu 25C 22.2V 6S 10000mah Lipo Battery Pack with AS150 plug


FrSky 2.4G 16CH Taranis X9D Plus Transmitter SPECIAL EDITION w/ M9 Gimbals (46 builds)

HD Camera

Gopro HERO 3+ Camera Black Edition Camera Camcorder CHDHX-302 (3 builds)

HD Camera

YI Action Camera 1080P Lime Green White Black 16MP Full HD 155 degree Ultra-wide Angle Sports Mini Camera (Green/China/Camera On (3 builds)

HD Camera

Gopro HERO 3+ Camera Black Edition Camera Camcorder CHDHX-302 (3 builds)

HD Camera


HD Camera

OlympusM.Zuiko Digital ED 12mm f/2 Lens (Black) (2 builds)

HD Camera

GoPro HERO4 Black Edition 4K Action Camera Camcorder 32GB Bundle 10 - (5 builds)

HD Camera

GoPro HERO5 Session (197 builds)

Misc Parts

M.Zuiko Digital ED 12mm f/2 Lens (Silver)

Misc Parts

Parachute de secours - 15m2

Misc Parts

DSLR and compact system cameras

Misc Parts

iFlight BetView 3 Axis Brushess Gimbal with 8017 Motor + Gimbal Control Complete Set for 5D serie MarkII & III GH3 DSLR Camera

Misc Parts

1000 x iFlight BetView 5N-GH PTZ Camera Mount Gimbal Stabilizer for GH2 GH4 Camera Photography
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Whiffles   Apr 12, 2017  

Wow, now that's an impressive machine. I'd love to see some of the footage you've captured. Do you have a YT channel?

Charles Hidalgo   Apr 12, 2017 

This was used on a few projects where the video cards were all pulled at regular intervals and all the video goes right to the client. That's the way it is on many shoots. Here's a video that might be of interest showing how I ended up having it setup for a single operator using 16 channels. Im using a Frysky Taranis to control the multirotor and at the same time using a module to control spektrum protocol for gimbal control all from one radio.

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