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by mj666
Wed Mar 07, 2018 8:31 am
Forum: Frames
Topic: 130/135/160/200mm Carbon Mini Quadcopter frames
Replies: 36
Views: 30871

Re: 135mm Carbon Mini Quadcopter frames

After long silence here is the information of my last two builds. It is an big improvement to my former RCX1304 motor builds in flight performance. I also used stronger wires, XT30 connectors and stronger batteries. The new 135mm frames are also now 3mm thick. Anyhow over the last years i only broke...
by mj666
Fri Jun 30, 2017 7:18 am
Forum: Frames
Topic: Nanocopter Frames
Replies: 111
Views: 330521

Re: Nanocopter Frames

Here is an picture with the new propellers. This Racerstars 2435 propeller are much more durable than expected when I have seen them the first time. I crashed a few times and they only get bend. You can easily bend them back and continue fly. I also finally share some in flight video. It was an quit...
by mj666
Thu Apr 13, 2017 8:01 am
Forum: Frames
Topic: Nanocopter Frames
Replies: 111
Views: 330521

Re: Nanocopter Frames

I just added the pictures. will see if I can make a video next days. Usually im always alone in the morning for flying and I need someone to make the video. I'm not really equipped to fly and do the video at the same time.
by mj666
Wed Apr 12, 2017 7:55 pm
Forum: Frames
Topic: Nanocopter Frames
Replies: 111
Views: 330521

Re: Nanocopter Frames

Some days ago i finished a new 110mm Quadcopter build with my HD frame. I used the following components: NanoQuad Carbon 110mm brushless HD frame with top plate (20mm standoffs, default is 12mm) FuriousFPV PikoBLX (Betaflight 3.1.0) Lemon RX DSMX satellite. Cikadia 10A BLHeli_S 4in1 ESC (BLHeli_S 16...
by mj666
Wed Nov 02, 2016 8:06 am
Forum: Frames
Topic: Nanocopter Frames
Replies: 111
Views: 330521

Re: Nanocopter Frames

Finally the 110mm Brushless Frames are available again and there is now also an HD (heavy duty) version available. The HD version is designed for 1104/1105/1304 motors and is 2.5mm thick.

http://www.ebay.de/sch/michaelj1963/m.h ... =12&_rdc=1

English
http://www.ebay.com/sch/michaelj1963/m. ... =12&_rdc=1
by mj666
Mon Oct 17, 2016 9:26 am
Forum: Frames
Topic: 130/135/160/200mm Carbon Mini Quadcopter frames
Replies: 36
Views: 30871

Re: 130/135/160/200mm Carbon Mini Quadcopter frames

Looking forward to see your build finished and flying. The winter is comming fast now and also flying time get quite limited. Usualy I go one hour flying every morning before work if weather permits. Will now focus again on smaller copters for indoor and may be try some FPV.
by mj666
Sun Oct 09, 2016 12:13 pm
Forum: Frames
Topic: Nanocopter Frames
Replies: 111
Views: 330521

Re: Nanocopter Frames

Here is my actual configuration for the 110mm F4 brushless Quadcopter: # version # BetaFlight/ALIENFLIGHTF4 3.0.0 Sep 11 2016 / 00:26:45 (a21694b) # name # mixer mmix reset # servo # servo mix # feature # beeper # map # serial # aux aux 0 0 1 1700 2100 aux 1 27 2 1700 2100 aux 2 1 0 1300 1700 aux 3 ...
by mj666
Sun Oct 09, 2016 11:08 am
Forum: Frames
Topic: 130/135/160/200mm Carbon Mini Quadcopter frames
Replies: 36
Views: 30871

Re: 135 Carbon Mini Quadcopter frames

Last days I finally finished the long announce 135mm build with the H1304 motors. I used the last weeks with very nice weather here mostly for flying than building. Here are the technical specifications of this build: 135mm Carbon Quadcopter Frame Piko BLX Fligtht controller RCX H1304 4000 KV Motors...
by mj666
Sat Sep 24, 2016 9:21 pm
Forum: Frames
Topic: Nanocopter Frames
Replies: 111
Views: 330521

Re: Nanocopter Frames

During the last week i upgraded all my copters to BetaFlight 3.0.0. The tiny copters fly already quite well with the AlienFlight default settings. Be aware these settings are different to the settings for other targets.
by mj666
Sun Aug 07, 2016 8:05 pm
Forum: Frames
Topic: Nanocopter Frames
Replies: 111
Views: 330521

Re: Nanocopter Frames

FTV Little Bee 20A-S (BLHELI_S) are an good alternative to the Kiss ESCs and are a bit shorter also. The soon to be released Aikon 20a SEFM look also quite promising since the will be even smaller. For sure the 18A Kiss will also work even if it is kind of an overkill and they are more expensive. Th...
by mj666
Sun Aug 07, 2016 7:28 pm
Forum: Frames
Topic: 130/135/160/200mm Carbon Mini Quadcopter frames
Replies: 36
Views: 30871

Re: 160mm Carbon Mini Quadcopter frames

Finished another Piko BLX build last days. 130mm frame with FTV Little Bee 20A-S (BLHELI_S) and RCX1105 4000KV motors. Everting else is the same as my previous Piko BLX build. This is also going quite well the BLHELI_S ESC are performing similar to the Kiss (super smooth). I only upgraded them to th...
by mj666
Fri Aug 05, 2016 7:15 am
Forum: Frames
Topic: Nanocopter Frames
Replies: 111
Views: 330521

Re: Nanocopter Frames

Very nice build. Happy you like it and its flying fine. Its quite a difference to an brushed copter.
by mj666
Wed Jul 13, 2016 5:30 am
Forum: Frames
Topic: 130/135/160/200mm Carbon Mini Quadcopter frames
Replies: 36
Views: 30871

Re: 160mm Carbon Mini Quadcopter frames

All this options sounds good and from my experiance with different builds should work quite well.
by mj666
Mon Jul 04, 2016 9:23 pm
Forum: Frames
Topic: Nanocopter Frames
Replies: 111
Views: 330521

Re: Nanocopter Frames

Finaly i also made an video of the 110mm AlienFlight F4 brushless Quadcopter.

https://youtu.be/3ZMvk6ClkBs
by mj666
Fri Jun 24, 2016 7:13 am
Forum: Frames
Topic: Nanocopter Frames
Replies: 111
Views: 330521

Re: Nanocopter Frames

Yes this are all the proper components. For sure the 18A Kiss will also work even if it is kind of an overkill and they are more expensive. The size is exactly the same. mj666 I am hoping to build something similar to your build here but using an AlienFlight F3 Hybrid FC. I am having trouble locatin...
by mj666
Fri Jun 24, 2016 7:08 am
Forum: Frames
Topic: 130/135/160/200mm Carbon Mini Quadcopter frames
Replies: 36
Views: 30871

Re: 160mm Carbon Mini Quadcopter frames

Looks to be there some issues for people in the German eBay pages. It is also possible to get this in English:

http://www.ebay.com/sch/michaelj1963/m. ... =12&_rdc=1
by mj666
Fri Jun 24, 2016 7:07 am
Forum: Frames
Topic: Nanocopter Frames
Replies: 111
Views: 330521

Re: Nanocopter Frames

Looks to be there some issues for people in the German eBay pages. It is also possible to get this in English:

http://www.ebay.com/sch/michaelj1963/m. ... =12&_rdc=1
by mj666
Mon Jun 13, 2016 7:25 pm
Forum: Frames
Topic: 130/135/160/200mm Carbon Mini Quadcopter frames
Replies: 36
Views: 30871

Re: 130/135mm Carbon Mini Quadcopter frames

I uploaded some short flight videos.

130mm Quadcopter (Piko BLX)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=brs0TONgnl0

135mm Quadcopter (BlueJayF4)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hslq_Z3AZrs
by mj666
Sun Jun 12, 2016 9:32 pm
Forum: Frames
Topic: 130/135/160/200mm Carbon Mini Quadcopter frames
Replies: 36
Views: 30871

Re: 160mm Carbon Mini Quadcopter frames

I run the 135mm build with 2S and 3S. With 2S i often fly with maximum trottle. This will be good for indoor flying. With 3S this is really an angry beast. With the actual rates its super agile. The 130mm with the RCX H1105 Motors and 5000KV i only used with 3S yet. Ist also going quite well and a b...
by mj666
Sun Jun 12, 2016 5:00 pm
Forum: Frames
Topic: 130/135/160/200mm Carbon Mini Quadcopter frames
Replies: 36
Views: 30871

Re: 130mm Carbon Mini Quadcopter frames

Today I had also the maiden flight with the 130mm Piko BLX build. below you find also some pictures of the final build and the configuration I used. Im running BetaFligth 2.7.1. The tuning is already near to final. Very happy with this. feature -RX_PARALLEL_PWM feature RX_SERIAL feature MOTOR_STOP f...
by mj666
Sun Jun 12, 2016 4:49 pm
Forum: Frames
Topic: 130/135/160/200mm Carbon Mini Quadcopter frames
Replies: 36
Views: 30871

Re: 135mm Carbon Mini Quadcopter frames

Today I had an new maiden flight with the BlueJayF4 based 135mm build. I was running an Betaflight 3.0 custom build from the development branch. I had 4 flights without any issue. At the moment the startup of the BlueJay is an bit tricky but after this its running flawless. This problems likely will...
by mj666
Sun Jun 12, 2016 10:49 am
Forum: Frames
Topic: 130/135/160/200mm Carbon Mini Quadcopter frames
Replies: 36
Views: 30871

Re: 130mm Carbon Mini Quadcopter frames

Last days i was working on an new 130mm Quadcopter with the Piko BLX FC. This has 20x20 mounting pattern and an intergrated PDB. It is an perfect fit for an miniquad and makes building a bit more easy. 130mm Carbon Quadcopter Frame Piko BLX Fligtht controller RCX H1105 5000 KV Motors HQ 3x3 Props Ki...
by mj666
Fri Jun 10, 2016 7:49 pm
Forum: Frames
Topic: Nanocopter Frames
Replies: 111
Views: 330521

Re: Nanocopter Frames

Finally also the 110mm Frames are available:

http://www.ebay.de/sch/michaelj1963/m.h ... 7675.l2562
by mj666
Mon Jun 06, 2016 8:36 pm
Forum: Frames
Topic: 130/135/160/200mm Carbon Mini Quadcopter frames
Replies: 36
Views: 30871

Re: 135mm Carbon Mini Quadcopter frames

Last days I finished an new build using the new 135mm frame. I have used the flowing components: 135mm Carbon Quadcopter Frame BlueJayF4 rev1 FC running Raceflight RC8 Matek PDB RCX H1304 4000 KV Motors HQ 3x3 Props Kiss 12A (version 1.2, oneshot, LPF disabled) LemonRX DSMX satellite 450mAh 65-130C ...
by mj666
Sat Jun 04, 2016 3:11 pm
Forum: Frames
Topic: Nanocopter Frames
Replies: 111
Views: 330521

Re: Nanocopter Frames

The new brushless frames are available. 130mm and 135mm versions are already on eBay. The 110mm frames will follow soon. The kit will contain the frame (2mm carbon), the top plate with AlienFlight graving (1mm carbon) und 5 2x12mm Nylon standoffs and 10 M2 Nylon screws. There are two variants of the...
by mj666
Sat Jun 04, 2016 2:44 pm
Forum: Frames
Topic: 130/135/160/200mm Carbon Mini Quadcopter frames
Replies: 36
Views: 30871

Re: 130mm/135mm Carbon Mini Quadcopter frames

The new 130 and 135mm brushed Frames are arrived. See some pictures below. I put a few kits on eBay today. These kits always contain the frame (2.5mm carbon), the top plate with AlienFlight graving (1mm carbon) und 5 2x12mm Nylon standoffs and 10 M2 Nylon screws. There are two variants of the top pl...
by mj666
Sat May 14, 2016 5:23 pm
Forum: Frames
Topic: Nanocopter Frames
Replies: 111
Views: 330521

Re: Nanocopter Frames

We are really happy to see the members of community are enjoying to build this FC's. This was one of our goals. We continue to investigate to get an better supply of the AlienFlight FC's likely with more variants. I hope this efforts will work out soon. I personally believe with the availability of ...
by mj666
Sat May 07, 2016 4:14 pm
Forum: Frames
Topic: 130/135/160/200mm Carbon Mini Quadcopter frames
Replies: 36
Views: 30871

Re: 200mm Carbon Mini Quadcopter frames

New version of the 200mm compact frame. 1306 and 1806 motors can be mounted now. The root of the arms is a bit stronger and I omitted the second hole for the larger center plate.
by mj666
Sat May 07, 2016 12:26 pm
Forum: Frames
Topic: 130/135/160/200mm Carbon Mini Quadcopter frames
Replies: 36
Views: 30871

Re: 130mm Carbon Mini Quadcopter frames

There is 10g difference between the last two builds (130mm brushless). During flight I don't feel a real difference. Likely the thicker gauge wires (22 vs. 26 AWG) in the Naze build will give more power to the motors. With 3S the go really fast (likely more than 50-60km/h). We don't had good experia...
by mj666
Fri Apr 29, 2016 8:59 pm
Forum: Frames
Topic: Nanocopter Frames
Replies: 111
Views: 330521

Re: Nanocopter Frames

If there is more interest I can make the frames available like the brushed frames. This frames may make most sense in combination with an brushed Alienflight FC. The 130mm can be used in combination with any standard FC (30.5x30.5mm mounting holes). http://www.multiwii.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=12&a...
by mj666
Thu Apr 28, 2016 7:42 am
Forum: Frames
Topic: Nanocopter Frames
Replies: 111
Views: 330521

Re: Nanocopter Frames

Here are some pictures from my latest build using the new brushless frame with the center platform. The technical specs have not change from the last build except it is 4g more heavy :|. The AUW is 64g now. Next days I also planning to complete an similar build with an AlienFlight F1 prototype.
by mj666
Fri Apr 15, 2016 12:25 am
Forum: Frames
Topic: 130/135/160/200mm Carbon Mini Quadcopter frames
Replies: 36
Views: 30871

Re: 130mm Carbon Mini Quadcopter frames

New 130mm build this time with an AlienFlight F1 Brushless prototype. The AUW is 94g (battery is 32g). DYS BE1104 4000 KV Motors HQ 3x3 Props Kiss 12A (version 1.1, oneshot) LemonRX DSMX satellite Mylipo 500mAh 2S 30/60C I also have 450mAh 65-130C 3S Nano Tech batteries on the way to try them out. U...
by mj666
Sat Apr 02, 2016 7:06 pm
Forum: Frames
Topic: 130/135/160/200mm Carbon Mini Quadcopter frames
Replies: 36
Views: 30871

Re: 130mm Carbon Mini Quadcopter frames

Here are the settings is have successfully used today: feature -RX_PARALLEL_PWM feature RX_SERIAL feature MOTOR_STOP feature FAILSAFE feature BLACKBOX map TAER1234 serial 0 1 115200 57600 0 115200 serial 1 64 115200 57600 0 115200 set spektrum_sat_bind = 9 rxfail 3 h set rc_smoothing = ON set serial...
by mj666
Sat Apr 02, 2016 10:38 am
Forum: Frames
Topic: 130/135/160/200mm Carbon Mini Quadcopter frames
Replies: 36
Views: 30871

Re: 130mm Carbon Mini Quadcopter frames

Below are some pictures from my latest brushless build. The frame is made from 2.5 mm carbon and has an 130mm size. This following components are used: 130mm brushless frame Naze32 Acro. (upgraded with 128MB SPI flash, BetaFlight 2.5.3) DYS BE1104 4000 KV Motors HQ 3x3 Props Kiss 12A (version 1.2, l...
by mj666
Tue Mar 15, 2016 7:49 pm
Forum: Frames
Topic: Nanocopter Frames
Replies: 111
Views: 330521

Re: Nanocopter Frames

The motors of each group are turning in the same direction like on an quadcopter. Just both motors running in parallel. This octocopter is not working very well and I get brown outs of the ATMega. This is very temperature depending. In this case the motors will only start shortly and the FC is reboo...
by mj666
Sun Mar 13, 2016 5:12 pm
Forum: Frames
Topic: Nanocopter Frames
Replies: 111
Views: 330521

Re: Nanocopter Frames

As I already mentioned the last brushless build was done by Lance. I don't really use an social media account. Busy enough with other things. Actually I don't know a source for buying ready made FC's. This may change in the future. You can check the link below. There are a lot of people active build...
by mj666
Sat Mar 12, 2016 4:42 pm
Forum: Frames
Topic: Nanocopter Frames
Replies: 111
Views: 330521

Re: Nanocopter Frames

Thanks to Lance I have an new brushless build. My previous one released the magic smoke before I could even enjoy flying this much. Likely I had an short somewhere in my nice stack of electronics and did not rebuild it. The new copter is using an AlienFligth F4 Brushless Hexa prototype m with the Ra...
by mj666
Thu Mar 03, 2016 11:26 pm
Forum: Frames
Topic: Nanocopter Frames
Replies: 111
Views: 330521

Re: Nanocopter Frames

This was the ultimate goal to have something wich fits well together. :D
by mj666
Wed Mar 02, 2016 8:52 am
Forum: Frames
Topic: Nanocopter Frames
Replies: 111
Views: 330521

Re: Nanocopter Frames

Here are two new members of my fleet. They are using the latest generation of the AlienFlight controllers. The quadcopter is using the F4 based AlienFlight: m and the hexacopter is using the new AlienFlight F3 V2: m Both already fly quite well. I will publish the setting next days if i have finalize...
by mj666
Sun Feb 07, 2016 8:16 pm
Forum: Frames
Topic: Nanocopter Frames
Replies: 111
Views: 330521

Re: Nanocopter Frames

I have done some flying and tuning last days with the latest BetaFlight build with my F3 Octocopter. BetaFlight is supporting AlienFlight controllers now directly. With the next release the hex files will be also published on the release page like for other supported targets. We expect the same for ...
by mj666
Wed Jan 27, 2016 9:54 pm
Forum: Frames
Topic: Nanocopter Frames
Replies: 111
Views: 330521

Re: Nanocopter Frames

I answerd this already some days ago in an PM to you: The Hexacopter is running Cleanflight with an AfroMini32 or actually with AlienWii/AlienFlight32 flight controller prototypes. The related configuration can be found in the same thread but be aware this is for an older version of the firmware and...
by mj666
Tue Jan 19, 2016 11:19 pm
Forum: Frames
Topic: Nanocopter Frames
Replies: 111
Views: 330521

Re: Nanocopter Frames

It has taken some time to resolve the problems. Now we really on the way back and the project survived. There is an announcement in the RCG thread:

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showpost ... stcount=42
by mj666
Sat Jan 02, 2016 9:39 am
Forum: Frames
Topic: Nanocopter Frames
Replies: 111
Views: 330521

Re: Nanocopter Frames

Please wait a couple of more days the AlienFlight site is still not 100% completed yet after the technical issues. Stay tuned.

BTW: The schematics of the newer boards is not really much different to the previous releases.
by mj666
Thu Dec 31, 2015 9:18 am
Forum: Frames
Topic: Nanocopter Frames
Replies: 111
Views: 330521

Re: Nanocopter Frames

This looks nice. We are actually focus more on the 32bit based flight controllers. There is a lot going on with the 32bit software (CleanFlight, BetaFlight, RaceFlight) during the last months and we like to leverage this improvements. We just released 4 new designs recently. There is also more to co...
by mj666
Mon Nov 16, 2015 7:21 pm
Forum: Frames
Topic: 130/135/160/200mm Carbon Mini Quadcopter frames
Replies: 36
Views: 30871

Re: 200mm Carbon Mini Quadcopter frames

Last days I finally finished the Quadcopter build with the 200mm single piece frame and 1306 motors. KISS 12A ESC's Sunnysky x1306 KV3100 HQ 5040 Propeller ACRO Naze32 Rev 5 LemonRX DSMX diversity satellite 3S 1000mAh batteries 45/90C Piezo buzzer Im running an Betaflight version from October 25th. ...
by mj666
Fri Nov 06, 2015 7:55 am
Forum: Frames
Topic: 130/135/160/200mm Carbon Mini Quadcopter frames
Replies: 36
Views: 30871

Re: 160mm Carbon Mini Quadcopter frames

I started to move to LemonRX diversity satellites. Sometimes I had reception issues with normal LemonRx satellites wich even caused crashing. Here is an picture how I mounted this. I used zip tie and heat shrink. Likely in my next build I also will cover the whole areal with some thin heat shrink ti...
by mj666
Mon Oct 26, 2015 9:17 pm
Forum: Frames
Topic: Nanocopter Frames
Replies: 111
Views: 330521

Re: Nanocopter Frames

AlienWii is now Alienflight. Some of Lance's designs are public now and we hope there will be someone catching up with this designs and will get them into production. Also some skilled electronics guys likely will be able to build them by themselves.

http://alienflight.com/
by mj666
Mon Oct 12, 2015 10:51 pm
Forum: Frames
Topic: 130/135/160/200mm Carbon Mini Quadcopter frames
Replies: 36
Views: 30871

Re: 200mm Carbon Mini Quadcopter frames

Some more 200mm modular frames are arrived. If there is interest I can put some kits on e-bay. The kit will contain an crash kit (some additional spare parts). Here is what I have in mind: 2 x center plates 1,5mm carbon 1 x top plate 1mm carbon 4+2 x arms 3mm carbon 4+2 x 12mm black hex nylon stando...
by mj666
Mon Sep 21, 2015 6:50 am
Forum: Frames
Topic: 130/135/160/200mm Carbon Mini Quadcopter frames
Replies: 36
Views: 30871

Re: 200mm Carbon Mini Quadcopter frames

Finished the second 200mm build with Sunnysky X1806S KV2300 motors yesterday. I hove no new pictures since they would be very similar to the initial build. I was planning to make some pictures during building but light condition are not really good to take them during the dark . Upgraded to the late...
by mj666
Fri Sep 18, 2015 11:43 am
Forum: Frames
Topic: 130/135/160/200mm Carbon Mini Quadcopter frames
Replies: 36
Views: 30871

Re: 200mm Carbon Mini Quadcopter frames

Here are now the pictures from the new 200mm MiniQuad. The last picture is showing the comparison between the 160mm, 200mm MiniQuad and the WarpQuad. I think i also have a name for the frames now. "SimpleQ" since the design is very simple but efficient and robust. I crashed the 160mm quite...