Specifications of Grace

  • Host computer to run configurator
    • will be Linux eventually but may have to be window to start with while im using Aeroquads version

 

  • Using the following files of the AeroQuad project:
    • AeroQuad Tutorial_v8.pdf (instructions latest as v9 uses new gyros)
    • AeroQuad_v1.7.1.zip (arduino code, think after this goes stright to 2.0 which again uses new sensors)
    • AeroQuadConfigurator_v2.4.zip (pc software)
    • AeroQuadFlightSoftwareDevelopersGuide.pdf (dev guide should be very handy to read)

 

 

  • Radio gear
    • SPEKTRUM DX7 DSM2 2.4GHz TX (mode 2) with AR6200 reciever

 

  • ESC's
    • 4 x Tunigy AE-25A Brushless ESC

 

 

 

  • Propellers
    • 10 X 4.7 APC

 

  • Battery's
    • 1 x 357g 20C 4500 mAH (tripple 5C charge) 11.1V battery (Main battery for motors)
      1 x 89g 20C 1000 mAH (tripple 5C charge) 11.1V battery (for arduino/electronics)

 

  • Grace's quadrocopter frame
    •   Made out of aluminum and wood
    •   approx weight with electronics / wireing only 1451g
    •   motor to motor spaceing 59.5cm

Current specs on my quad in simple form

1 x 1451g New frame + wooden legs + electronics in box (no motors/props/batteries/receiver/esc)
4 x 364g (91g each) motors + prop
1 x 11g spektrum AR6200 receiver
4 x 36g servo extension cables
4 x 116g turngy AE-25A ESC (29g each)

Battery's
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1 x 357g 20C 4500 mAH (tripple 5C charge) 11.1V battery
1 x 89g 20C 1000 mAH (tripple 5C charge) 11.1V battery

total quad weight = 2424g