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Max Take Off Weight Phantom 2 with new ESC/motors/propellers

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision Discussion' started by josse34, Nov 22, 2014.

  1. josse34

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    Hi!
    Phantom 2 have a upgrade kit now with 25% more power promised and contain ESC V2, motors 2312 940Kv and 9450 propellers.
    So, somebody know the the new official max take off weight of phantom 2 v2015??
    Standard Phantom 2 is 1,3Kg.
    Thanks
     
  2. josse34

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    Re: Max Take Off Weight Phantom 2 with new ESC/motors/propel

    Yes, mine is 1,5kg but to be legal in my country, i have to know.
    Thanks
     
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    Re: Max Take Off Weight Phantom 2 with new ESC/motors/propel

    The standard, official MTOW for the Phantom 2 is 1400g. I've taken off at that weight and been able to fly competently albeit with reduced gains. Flight time was <13 minutes before auto-land.

    I now have AXi motors which may be superior to the new DJI motors. Based on rough calculations, I should be able to achieve the same as above with 1800g. I'd hesitate to load more than 1600g on either version, though, as I prefer my aircraft to be more responsive.
     
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    Re: Max Take Off Weight Phantom 2 with new ESC/motors/propel

    Geert, I think it's the position of the weight; big cameras tend to hang quite low. I needed longer legs to accommodate it. This creates a bit of a pendulum effect that the P2V has to fight against.

    I was fairly sure that they used to list the MTOW as 1400g. At the very least, I think they're wrong about the aircraft weight. Mine weighed 900g when it was stock.