Do you have any? Which one do you want? Share your experience and post cool pictures.
It's a Cheerson CX-10. It costs around 18€. It's not mine but I want one.
There is a lot of other one and you can have a cool collection for pretty cheap. (http://youtu.be/obo5ae7n5lk)
There is bigger ones and very expensive one too.
b-but there are already a few designs that have been tested and work
Bought a revell nano.
Flew it into a wall because for some reason it accelerates faster than it breaks, even though it's fucking synmetrical.
Now one of the engines only fires up half the time, what do?
kind of weird, if the motor was damaged it probably wouldnt fly straight and if the wiring was loose it would probably randomly power off while flying.. dunno anon, youd have to mess around and try and replicate the issue, like maybe it wont power up if the prop is in a certain position
It looks cool as hell and I want one, but what do you do with it? Other than mounting a camara, and even then what exactly am I going to tape in my boring neighborhood?
I need a legit excuse to buy one.
bump with pic of my larger quad
since crashed, will replace with a 600 sized FPV machine in the near future
Ever notice how the media is obsessed with instilling panic about the EPIDEMIC of near-cataclysmic drone-related disasters?
NEAR MISSES ON THE RISE
SOME PILOT GUY SAW ONE ONCE OHNOES
SOME GIRL'S BOOBS VISIBLE FROM THE AIR
SOME GUY USED IT TO HELP THE VFD ONCE
Just a matter of time before they get regulated into oblivion. Amazon and gubment only - you know, so we can be spied on and shot for our own safety.
Enjoy it while it lasts, /g/ents...
its really getting on my tits
most of the issues is idiots with RTF models not knowing the rules, and treating them more as a camera than an aircraft
no point getting them banned, maybe enforce bigger penalties to people breaking the rules
so far the rules with these things [for hobbyists]
no higher than 400ft
must keep withing line of sight, without binoculars
no flying within 3 miles of an airport without asking air traffic control first
no flying withing 50 ft of people and buildings
no taking photos and selling them without a licence
no flying over national parks without a licence
im not sure about frequency and power outputs regulations in the US or europe, as that stuff varies a lot from country to country
This combination would be worth it for me, but I'd have to pay for a vr as well... How much were the drones in the vid? Gotta wait a few years till I got a job... If you brick it like in the bid you'd be fucked though, do they shit the bed easily?
this month a drone was chased by a military helicopter in France. The drone was flying around a nuclear plant.
>Vers 9 heures hier matin, un drone a été pris en chasse par un appreil de type Gazelle du 5e régiment
>At 9a.m yesterday (1/12/2014), a drone was chased by a Gazelle (pic related) of the 5th regiment of batte
>How much were the drones in the vid?
anywhere between $400-900 depending on the gear they have, motor, fpv gear and transmitters are the main expensive things
i could probably lift anything up-to 1kg with my larger quad, and the detatch mechanism is really easy to implament
That's insanely expensive. And they killed them in the vid or are these things stable enough.
Anything you could do with this and a raspberry pie? What could I do with a really small one? Just fly?
the frame and control board are relativly cheap
its all the other electronics that are a pain, mostly too all the behind the scene stuff. I built my copter for $310 but i already had a pair of goggles, transmitter, batteries, decent charger ect...
damage done to these, espeically when racing is only props, or maybe if you are unlucky, an arm. props are cheap tho.
RC anything is a fucking expensive hobby, especially if you want shit to last more than a month
Maybe if I got the money in a few years. Then there'll be akk kinds if snazzy, illegal things to do with it.
>tfw destroying the botnet with laser drones and a vr with Richard stallman
I have a solidoodle, should try making a little drone
My Mom asked me what I wanted for Christmas.
I was going to ask for a Parrot Mini Spider but then I read the reviews about it only having an 8 minute battery life and a 90 minute charge time.
So instead I asked for a Sphero. Which literally a robot ball.
I really wanted a quadcopter though, but I don't want to get one of those kits where I have to find all the individual parts myself and solder it together.
the micro ones like that are really hard to fly well. I got one for 15 bucks from a local hobbyshop, it's fun, and can do all the shit you could with a bigger one, you just have to be good.
>tfw terrible with aircraft
I've had 5 rc planes and none of them lived to be a month old
anyway, here's my traxxis bandit that's almost always broken
I'm basically running midrange hardware from 2004
I have the Parrot AR drone. The battery runs in minutes but the two cameras are kind of cool.
I got it last year and played woth it for maybe two hours tops.
Perhaps I will get it out again.
is there any point to upgrading when my radio is 3 channel and has a 1/4 mile operating range?
My dog ate mine, he bit it out of the air.
He would freak out and chase it and I let it get too close.
It was worth it.
Nigga, do you realize where you are posting? This is a forum on the internet that was developed to talk about animes. You're in the wrong fucking neighborhood.
Quadcopters are the most useless devices ever.
When you say that they are the future, you are lying, furthermore let it be known that many aerospace engineers think also that they are useless pieces of shit.
They will remain toys.
>let it be known that many aerospace engineers think also that they are useless pieces of shit.
you know this from all of the aerospace engineers you've spoken to about quadcopters, right?
you're not just talking out of your ass?
b-but I like the antenna's
plus look at this bitching lcd display, when I got it in 2004 this thing was enthusiast level of good (can't say that about the car it's in, sadly)
>implying I care
what I do care about is the thing has positive camber, the shocks probably haven't oil in them for 6 years and the diff doesn't lock so this thing can't into proper fun
It's unlikely that it could carry enough solar cells to keep it aloft continuously, even during the day. The sort of solar powered heavier than aircraft with 24 hour endurance are colossal flying wings.
i know, it probably coudl only fly around for a 10th of a day before having to find somewhere to nest and wait for the next entire day to pass to charge it's cells.
all the while somehow not getting dissected by birds
>obtain large drone, not quadcopter
>obtain 2 irridium sattelite phones
>rig the drone to recieve commands and send video via modem mimicing bullshit
>strap solar panels to it
>fly it around the world
You could always fly it to the deepest part of Africa, and watch niggers nig out. Better yet, Russia.
I have a:
AR drone 2.0
Parrot rolling spider.
Those are just the means of what I have in the quad catagory. I would like that new 3000$ one that's a cross between the 1000$ recreational version and 10000$ film studio version from that company all the paparazzi use.
Would upload some pics but all I have on my phone is a video from the 2.0 and laptop is at home.