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Makeadrone i Aftenposten Junior

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Dronebyggesettet Turtle og workshop hører tett sammen. Byggesettet er nemlig utviklet og testet i utallige byggeworkshop rundt om i landet det siste året. Tilbakemeldingene fra deltakerne har spilt en stor rolle i oppdatering av design og ikke minst byggemanualen. Her skriver Aftenposten Junior om byggekurset som Makeadrone holdt på Teknisk Museum, november 2015. Klikk på bildet for å forstørre.

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Mounting the camera mount on the Turtle frame

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The camera mount is a flexible way to mount most mini/action cameras and takes away vibrations. It´s made using 2 pieces of 4,8mm ziptie, a piece of rapstrap, and the camera plate. Start by inserting the zipties from underneath, starting with the hole closest to the center of the frame, notice the direction of the ziptie head: Then pull trough the camera base plate, about 4 cm above the base plate: Let the zipties go trough a loop from the base plate and upwards: Pull back into the middle holes and thighten: Then finally lock into the ziptie heads... And...

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How to use the BLHeli compatible USB Linker

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Download and run the latest BLHeli Suite from this link Connect your normal battery to the ESC Connect the ESC to the USB linker as on the picture (notice the - + and s) Connect a standard mini usb cable to the linker and plug into pc (drivers might install automatically the first time) Select option C for the bootloader: Load values from ESC: If everything ok you should get confirmation: "ESC #1 setup read successfully". In this case, the Makeadrone 12A ESC is programmed as a Turnigy Plush 12A.  Now edit your settings and choose "Write setup"   Look for...

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Quadcopter the Turtle: How to build

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Latest guide, norwegian language available for download in PDF.   Here are all the parts of the turtle kit. (Without RC control and charger)  Start by fastening the propeller protection in the end of the wooden arms. Tighten the ziptie as much as you can so the protection doesn´t slide off: Use a cutting plier to remove the excess ziptie: Repeat for all four arms: Now it´s time for assembling the motors. Only use the short screws. The parts inside the circle are made for special propellers. You can keep them just in case. First, screw the motor to the...

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