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Added my new prop guards to pimped Phantom

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by TheDroneFlyer, May 31, 2013.

  1. TheDroneFlyer

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    Today I received my prop guards which I attached to my already pimped up Phantom.
    The addition of the guards added 60g's to the weight, taking it to 1120g fully loaded. This has impaired it's vertical climb somewhat.
    I have included some pics:

    The Phantom has 3 cameras, a 1080p main camera and two small camera's - one pointing directly down and one watching over the Phantom, which is ideal for monitoring what the status LED did in the flight.



    The Metal frames are Aluminum wire (non ferrous) so not to interferer with the compass. The legs, as well as keeping the craft much more stable on the ground, compress by bending upwards on a heavy landing, reducing the impact to the craft. An altitude sensor is also mounted on the side, as well as a micro strobe light underneath, allowing the craft to be seen at greater distances.



    I combine all 3 videos to make something like this (screenshot)
     

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  2. Gary39

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    Looks good, watch for any shell cracking.
     
  3. GearLoose

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    Where did you get the micro strobe? Has it proved useful?
     
  4. TheDroneFlyer

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