The Shooting Star

By ziyanV on Aug 16, 2019

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SpaceOne FPV meteor build. This is the second quad I have built, and it's take like a month because I had to stop after July (School) and was only working 1-2hours a week to begin with. I originally used a Hyperlite f4, but the usb port broke off, and I've been waiting for that hobbywing to come on sale.

Flew a few times with the hobbywing xrotor f4, but for some reason the yaw gyro feed cut out on one of them. Catalyst Machineworks sent out another one, and that one's yaw gyro didn't work out of the box. Never bothered with a third, meteor has not flown since.



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Jodie Froster   Aug 16, 2019  

How sure are you it's a busted gyro? Have you tried adding a capacitor to the system? You can put it on the power leads for the FC, or where the battery joins the PDB. Add >750uf, and have it rated for at least 35v

ziyanV   Aug 16, 2019 

I did. The way I concluded it was a bad gyro was by plugging it in to BF and looking at the axis outputs when I moved the quad. The yaw axis wouldn't respond on either of the Xrotor F4s.

Jodie Froster   Aug 16, 2019 

I thought that might be what you meant, oh well. That's a bummer getting 2 bad boards in a row. I hope you get motivated to finish it soon!

ziyanV   Aug 18, 2019 

Thank you!

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