This blog leads on from the blogs Flight Controllers, see the section on APM/Additional Required Extras, (in particular Safetly Use CLONE APM Power Modules), as well as Low Voltage Warning for CC3D. There are varying reports that claim that these devices can pass the full battery voltage to the flight controller and fry it, but there are also others that say that this is scaremongering – so who is telling the truth? Also there are cheaper clones versions that lack certain components. This article explores both of these points.
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Following on from CC3D, I need a low voltage cutoff on my quad, for the 3S LiPo, as I am constantly running my batteries down to 3% of the batteries capacity.
Continue reading Low Voltage Warning for CC3D
Drones can be an expensive business…
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If you are suffering issues with your Naze32, this blog could be useful. I came across this little lot whilst looking for a way to replace the MCU on my friend KK2 Mini.
Continue reading Naze32 diagnostics and fixes
This is just part of the ZMR250 build log, Drone kit -Building a ZMR 250. This section on configuration of the CopterControl (CC3D) flight controller has been moved to a separate post, in order to reduce the size of the original blog.
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This is just part of the ZMR250 build log, Drone kit -Building a ZMR 250. It was moved to a separate post, in order to reduce the size of the original blog.
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I have killed my KK Mini flight controller by powering it up with the polarity reversed, see KK Mini, so I was in the market for another flight controller. I thought about simply replacing the KK Mini with another one, but could I get something better for my money as the KK Mini is rather a noddy affair. I saw the SP3 Racing F3 (also labelled as the SP Racing F3), and thought that it might be worth taking a look.
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In my job lot of ZMR 250 frames that I obtained from eBay, two of the popular, but basic, Diatone PDBs were included, one was version 2.1 and the other version 2.2, as well as an excellent RCTech v4.1 ZMR250 PDB. I’m not entirely sure what the difference is between version 2.1 and 2.2 of the Diatone PDBs, as yet. The RCTech PDB allows for on-board placement of a Naze32 flightcontroller and a Micro MinimOSB.
This, then, led me on to a brief voyage of discovery with respect to ZMR250 specific PDBs.
Continue reading Drone kit – ZMR250 PDBs
I got hold of a clone of the ZMR250 and this is my build log. See also Drone kit -ZMR 250. See also Drone kit -Building a Tarot Mini 250 (TL250A).
Please note that this is an on-going blog, and things will change from day to day, as extra information is added, and errors are retrospectively corrected. Please bear that in mind, when reading this – This is not a finished blog, as yet, by any means. Continue reading Drone kit -Building a ZMR 250