HoverBot HD4

By adamweld on Dec 12, 2016

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This is a full custom build I designed around a Runcam 2 camera. I wanted something durable and light to take HD video footage, so I started from scratch and made every component fit as tightly as possible together in Solidworks. Then I got the CF cut from Armattan Productions and 3D printed durable CF reinforced nylon parts on a MarkForged mkII printer.



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solaireFPV   Jan 26, 2017  

I really like the idea of using a runcam as an all in one video capture and fpv system. It's a slick little build and YES I would be VERY interested in making one!

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Whiffles   Jan 26, 2017 

Very cool, do you have any flight footage?

adamweld   Jan 26, 2017 

Whiffles   Jan 26, 2017 

Wow, that's awesome! That's gotta be the best footage I've ever seen from such a small quad. What's your AUW?

MartianD   Dec 12, 2016  

Great build! - very interesting approach.

What's your AUW? And do you have any flight footage you could share?

adamweld   Dec 12, 2016 

AUW is just under 250g with a 1AH 3s battery. I have some flight footage but it's not very interesting - I was pretty scared to crash on the ABS plastic I used at first. But this nylon revision should be a lot stronger.

MartianD   Dec 12, 2016 


Is it running 4'' props? I bet it's a rocket at 250g with those motors!

I'm very tempted to build something similar!

adamweld   Dec 12, 2016 

Yup, 4" props on a 158mm wheelbase! It was all very carefully modeled to be as tight as possible.
If you're interested in building one, I can easily make the frame available for purchase from Armattan.

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