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« on: January 09, 2012, 06:26:46 PM »
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For the first time on RCI, an Octa-Copter looking for a second home.
Yes, this is my scratch built octa copter, using 8 motors, speed controllers, in a unique V configuration.

Designed for :
- Redundancy - with 8 motors can survive even with one motor or esc failure
- Vision - With the V design has a good front vision. with no props in view
- Load - Has 1500gms of spare thrust available
- Accurate - Frame has been designed, plan drawn and implemented by me. Accurate to a milimeter.
- Crash proof -  Unique design to minimize damage. All you would need to replace is the basswood sticks !
- Portable - Can be dismantled/folded/reassembled  in 5 minutes to a portable size.
- Dual battery pack option - Can use a single or dual battery pack. Center frame designed to let you adjust a varity of loads

Specs :
Motors : 8 24 Gms Outrunner motors. Total theoretical thrust : 3.5kgs+
ESC: 12 Amp Plush - 8 Nos
Frame : 10mm basswood, covered with original monokote. Glass fiber center and joiners. Uses Nylon bolts and hardwhere everywhere.
Includes wiring and connectors.
AUW w/2200mah battery : approx 1400gms

Video :

Needed :
-Props (4 CW and 4 CCW 9x6 )
-Control board (ArduCopter or equivalent )
-Tx/Rx ( any 6Ch or higher )
-Battery ( 2200mah - 4400mah )

Price : Rs 14,000/-

Reason for selling : Moving on.

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« Reply #1 on: January 09, 2012, 08:46:16 PM »
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Can you post some close up pics and details in another thread ?  It would be interesting to everyone.  Please mention which controller you used etc.
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« Reply #2 on: January 09, 2012, 09:02:34 PM »
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this looks familiar

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Re: Octacopter-V frame, with motors/speed controllers.
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« Reply #3 on: January 09, 2012, 09:06:34 PM »
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its the tri copter i guess i have a pic of this octa
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« Reply #4 on: January 09, 2012, 09:15:15 PM »
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here it is

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