Finalized Frame Design (and all-up weight)

Finalized what I’m going to do with the frame design last night.  Frame design can be found at this link (Visio document).  This frame is intended to be fairly small, but still robust and very easy (and cheap!) to construct replacement parts for.  M2M distance is ~475mm, which is around the 18.7 inch mark.  This frame is intended for use with 10 inch props (a 10 inch prop will just avoid the baseplate getting into the prop wash).

Read More

ATX Power Supply to Benchtop Supply – It’s a Transformer!

SAFETY WARNING:  Mains voltage (particularly in Australia, where it’s 240V) can kill.  This is not a joke.  Improperly handling this equipment could result in severe injuries to yourself or others.  This post is just for information purposes and does not constitute an instruction guide.  I can accept no responsibility for any harm or loss that may be incurred through attempting to do the below.  Please, please, please be careful.

Read More