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Turnigy Multistar 30A BLHeli-30 4-In-1 Race Spec Issues

by Bewaren

I am completely new to Drones and have purchased all the components I require to build it but I am running into an issue binding my FlySky FS-T6 to the receiver, I have tried binding it externally with a ESC and it works fine that way but from what I can tell the board is getting power but the receiver pins are not, unsure why this is as I can not see any visual issues but I have noticed the PDB is getting quite hot but not smoking or making any signs of it short circuiting however I am still very new to this so it may be that I am just missing something obvious. Any help would be great!


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Here's some drone love for you all

by El7ias

Protect your gear! Have some radio stick guards!

Check out my Fusion 360 Drone design 101 video to get you up and running in drone design fast!

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Remote Control Stick Guard
by El7ias
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Building a Drone. I Might be in WAY Over my Head.

by Webshooter

Hi all,

I was on an FRC robotics team, and I have some motors that aren't being used anymore. They're am-9015s. 16000 rpm, and pretty heavy. They are about 3 inches long, and 1 inch in diameter.

Anyways, I'm wanting to use them to build a pretty big quadcopter, but I don't know a whole lot about the electronics of an r/c drone. I know that I could get some things from the vendors for FRC, but it's really really expensive that way, and I'd have to use WiFi.

I was hoping that there was someone that could point me in the right direction. I need a way to communicate with the drone, a controller for it, motor controllers that I can put 12 volts and ~65 amps through, and an idea of what battery I should use (has to be 12V). Another thing I can't seem to find is large propellers. I'm going to need 6-12 inch diameter. If it's 6 inch, I'll need more than 2 blades on each prop.

Any help is appreciated.

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by tjstroker

Anyone making anything cool for a drone?

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