CF-450

New ESCs, 3D Printed Raspberry Pi Mounts

The last incendiary event made me soon figure out that new ESCs would be required if I'd want to get the craft off the ground anytime soon. I went and grabbed a bunch of T-Motor Air 20A ESCs, whic turned out to be quite the reliable little beasts, and quiet too. Granted, the whole cable management business was a bit more…

CF-450: Designing the 3D Printed Brace

After the last experiment, I went on to design a frame that would have reduced weight but still be stiff enough. This time I planned to use the center plates of the F450 frame, because of their stiff connections to the arms. I started by looking at the weight breakdown of the F450 frame: Arms: 50 grams or 1.76 oz…