AXi Multirotor Motors

From Esprit Model:

These little 250 size motors are great for your quad! Don’t let the small size fool you. These motors are made with the same technology as the AXi V2 motor series; you will get nothing short of quality and performance.

Specs:

Kv (rpm/V): 2300
Max Power (W): 300W
Max Amp (5sec): 20A
Max Efficiency: 77{76aac63475b2fa2b0ff8c627247b658f0f8be9308d85e6d1dcde35fd217c1812}
Io (No load A): 0.8A
Rm (Resistance): 0.320Ohm
Shaft Diameter: 5mm
Gearbox: N/A
Motor Diameter: 27.5mm
Motor Length: 18mm
Motor Weight: 24g
Built in Fan: N/A
Max Rpm: 40,000
Poles: 14
Case: Outrunner
ESC Timing: 15-20 deg
ESC Switching Freq.: 8kHz
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AXi Multirotor Motors

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Shooting from above

Now that you have your drone and have mastered flying it, what’s next? Logically, the next step for most people is to mount a camera on their drone. While this seems like it would be an easy thing to do, you will soon find there are several choices out there for camera equipment. Of course, your camera requirements will be different from those of your other multirotor pilot friends. But you still have to decide what type of photography you want to do. Here is a great article on how to get into photography from above. Click on a the camera below to find out more.

Camera

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Lily Throw And Shoot Camera Drone

Here’s an interesting drone concept! Check out this press release: Lily is the world’s first throw-and-shoot camera. It lets anyone create cinematic footage previously reserved for professional filmmakers. Lily is waterproof, ultra-portable, and shoots stunning HD pictures and videos.

Tech Specs:
Lily camera:
-Midnight Black Polycarbonate
-Brushed Aluminium

Dimensions & Weight:

10.29in (26.1cm) x 10.29in (26.1cm) x 3.22 in (8.18cm)
2.8lbs (1.3kg)

Battery & Power:

  • Built-in Lithium-Ion Battery
  • 20 min of flight time
  • Charging via 5A charger
  • 2-hour charge time

Waterproofing:

Waterproof rating IP67

Camera:

  • Video Resolution: 1080p 60 fps / 720p 120 fps
  • Video FOV: 94º
  • Video Format: H.264 codec, .mp4 file format
  • Photo Resolution: 12 MP
  • Digital gimballing
  • Image stabilization
  • Fixed focus

Sensors:

  • Accelerometer
  • Three-axis Gyro
  • Magnetometer
  • Barometer
  • GPS
  • Front-facing camera
  • Bottom-facing camera

Memory:

  • 4GB micro SD provided
  • External memory card slot

Lily Companion :App

  • Change camera settings
  • Create custom shots
  • Edit and share content
  • Available on iOS and Android

Tracking Device:

Midnight Black Polycarbonate

Battery & Power Tracking Device:

  • Built-in Lithium-Ion Battery
  • 4-hour battery life
  • Charging via micro USB

Waterproofing (Tracking Device):

  • Water resistant
  • Comes with waterproof wrist case

Sensors (Tracking Device):

  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • GPS
  • Microphone
  • Vibration motor

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MaxAmps.com Battery Upgrade for Parrot Bebob

Get more flight time with your Parrot Bebop Drone from MaxAmps! Here’s the scoop from Maxamps.com: If you own a Parrot Bebop Drone you know that the one major challenge is the short flight time. MaxAmps just released a high-performance LiPo battery pack upgrade for the Parrot Bebop Drone. This lightweight battery balances 40{76aac63475b2fa2b0ff8c627247b658f0f8be9308d85e6d1dcde35fd217c1812} more flight time with the agile flight characteristics we have come to love from the Parrot Bebop Drone. With this battery installed you will still be able to complete all the flip options easily. It features a 100C rating for tons of punch and extra power. MaxAmps also offers a battery tray insert to seamlessly replace the stock battery pack. Available in 3 colors: red, blue, or yellow to match your Bebop color scheme.

The battery comes with the correct connector to mate with your stock Parrot Bebop Drone. It also comes with a JST-XH balancing tap pre-installed so you can easily balance charge it with most hobby-grade chargers on the market. The benefit to using one of these chargers instead of the stock charger is that you can now recharge a drained pack in as fast as 15-30 minutes and charge multiple packs at the same time. This means more flying and less charging!

Features:

  • 2000mah capacity lithium polymer cells
  • 3S 11.1 volts
  • True 100C rating
  • Lifetime warranty
  • 5C fast charge capable
  • 100{76aac63475b2fa2b0ff8c627247b658f0f8be9308d85e6d1dcde35fd217c1812} waterproof
  • Built today with factory fresh cells
  • 68mm x 45mm x 24mm, 145g

Available now at: http://www.maxamps.com/proddetail.php?prod=Lipo-2000-111-Bebop-Pack

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