Quadcopter/Hardware

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v1

Chassis Spec

  • 4 Arms
    • 13mm×10mm aluminium (cheap-ish from B&Q): Can run wires inside. Or,
    • 25mm+ would allow us to also put the speed controllers inside.
  • flat top piece for holding electronics
  • something to cover the electronics
  • flat bottom piece for holding camera mount
  • Landing struts (with enough clearance for a camera mount)

Parts

v2

Folding Arms

2 long arms, attached in middle

Arms would be able to pivot around a central joint, similar to a pair of scissors.

1 long arm, 2 short arms, joined using top & bottom plate

one long arm would go all the way through, 2 other arms would be hinged to the top & bottom plate, with pins to lock in place.