Author Topic: Mavic clone... And so it begun... (by FoldingLlama)  (Read 19364 times)

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Re: Mavic clone... And so it begun... (by FoldingLlama)
« Reply #105 on: August 17, 2019, 12:56:31 PM »
Hey again Folding.

I've tried drawing/painting up a sketch showing the details of the wiring of this drone. As this is my first RC project I had a little difficulty finding out how to wire the different components. I was hoping you could answer some questions and clarify the wiring process.

How are the motors, StarF3S and FC connected to eachother? Did you supply power(battery) to the StarF3S and then 5V/GND to the SP F3?

Best regards.

Link to schematics: https://imgur.com/undefined

too bad the link to the scheme doesn't work...

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Re: Mavic clone... And so it begun... (by FoldingLlama)
« Reply #106 on: August 18, 2019, 03:42:12 AM »
That's strange. There was a nice diagram when I looked last week....
The link has been changed... I found the original link in my browser history:  https://imgur.com/Ld8mTE5
« Last Edit: August 18, 2019, 03:58:43 AM by BernieWoolf »

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Re: Mavic clone... And so it begun... (by FoldingLlama)
« Reply #107 on: August 18, 2019, 10:03:33 AM »
hey @foldingLlama

How did you do the powerbetween the SP F3 and the StarF3S. Are you powering both boards individually or are you powering one trough the other?

best regards.

Well, the battery gets connected directly to the ESC. Between the battery and the FC I put a 5V BEC to power the FC. So not one through another, but parallel.

But in the scheme it shows, your ESC already has a 5V out? In that case, just connect that output to the POS & NEG of one of the 8 outputs on your FC and yo should be fine. My ESC didn't have a 5V output, so I needed an additional BEC.

Nice scheme by the way! (thanks @ BernieWoolf for the right link)
« Last Edit: August 18, 2019, 10:07:45 AM by foldingllama »

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Re: Mavic clone... And so it begun... (by FoldingLlama)
« Reply #108 on: October 28, 2019, 02:44:27 AM »
Hello, I have a question about the Accelerometer Calibration in iNav.

Do you do this when the flight controller is not installed and then completely flat like on a table. Or do you do the calibration in the installed state? When installed, the flight controller has a few degrees of slant because of the different leg lengths (front,back) of the drone.


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Re: Mavic clone... And so it begun... (by FoldingLlama)
« Reply #109 on: October 28, 2019, 09:51:22 AM »
Hello, I have a question about the Accelerometer Calibration in iNav.

Do you do this when the flight controller is not installed and then completely flat like on a table. Or do you do the calibration in the installed state? When installed, the flight controller has a few degrees of slant because of the different leg lengths (front,back) of the drone.

Dear, To test it the first time I did it not mounted, but afterwards I did it mounted. Sometimes you'll need maybe to realign, so then it will be mounted. That's why I did my final calibration mounted. Good Luck!