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Stage Ultimate + Build


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We are currently building modified Stage Ultimate. This thread will be updated with pictures and videos as the build moves ...


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Old 08-29-2014, 09:51 AM   #1 (permalink)
 
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We are currently building modified Stage Ultimate. This thread will be updated with pictures and videos as the build moves forward.

Flight Capabilities-
Fully autonomous flight
Flight Planning and return to home
Flight Setup via Ipod/Andriod
Flight Control via Ipad/PC
GPS Lock
Easy takeoff and Landing
Dual 2 axis Gimbal/GoPro's
First Person Flight
Approximately 25min flight time

Additional Controls Via Transmitter-
LED lights
Flight Modes
Retractable Gear
Gimbal Pitch Control's


Parts-
Custom/Modified Hexacopter 3K carbon frame 90cm wingspan
DJI Naza V2
DJI DataLink
DJI Bluetooth Unit
42 series Motors
30amp HV ESC's
Retractable Landing Gear
9 Channel Transmitter/Reciever
12" Carbon Fiber Rotors


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Comparison of our normal Quad motors vs Heavy Lift Hexacopter motor



DJI Flight Controllers


DJI Naza M Lite for a Stage 2 Build/Upgrade

DJI Naza M V2 for a Stage Ultimate + Build

Both have GPS

Heavy Lift Motors with 6S capable high current ESC's mounted on Carbon Fiber Mounts







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What size are we talking here
3-4 feet / 90cm - 1,2m?
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What size are we talking here
3-4 feet / 90cm - 1,2m?
Wing Span is right around 90cm without Rotors

1.2 Meters with Rotors
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Wing Span is right around 90cm without Rotors

1.2 Meters with Rotors
Why this big for just a GoPro?
Looks like you could hang a professional mirror-reflex camera bellow that, or even an normal video camera
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Why this big for just a GoPro?
Looks like you could hang a professional mirror-reflex camera bellow that, or even an normal video camera
The ability to run 2 go pro's, 2 Gimbals, datalink and FPV. Also to be able to run a larger Camera in the future if wanted.


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