QuadCopter Version 2 - Electronics


Quadcopter Project Menu
1. Introduction
2. Frame
3. Mounting the Batteries
4. Mounting the Electronics
5. Speed Controllers
6. Motors and Propellers
7. Radio Control System
8. UAV Flight Controller and Sensors
9. Flight Video's
10. Summary and Lessons Learned
AeroQuad Website
Simon K Firmware for ESC's
Ultrasonic Sensors on a Multi-Copter

Modified Aeroquad Software for UAV board and sensors

Mounting the Electronics

Top Plate to hold the Electronics

A top plate to mount all the electronics is cut from the same 3mm perspex. It has additional tabs for mounting the small front camera and the rear ultrasonic height sensor.

Electronics Mounting Plate

Rubber mounts are used to isolate the electronics (with sensors) from vibration.

Anti Vibration Rubbers

Here is the electronics mounting plate on the rubbers

Anti Vibration rubbers

And the UAV electronics board and sensors mounted.

Electronics Mounted

The 4 speed controllers are stacked 2 at the back and 2 at the front. The receiver will be mounted on the left

Speed controller and RX

Radio RX and 4 speed controllers mounted. The speed controllers will be held down to the board with tie wraps.

XBee Radio mounted for remote communication and setup. Flycam Camera mounted at the front with the electronics module on the right.

View from above

Electronics from above

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