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Baudis Antares 20E

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Phill Tadman
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Joined: 18 Aug 2015, 20:38
Location: South Cambs

Re: Baudis Antares 20E

Post by Phill Tadman »

I’m using a YGE ESC with a propeller positioning firmware modification purchased from Florian Schambeck.

I want the motor to rotate to the position where propellers conform to the fuselage best to reduce drag.

A Hall sensor is placed in the nose protruding into the back of the spinner cavity and a small magnet sits in the spinner itself.
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Some careful alignment is needed using a second small magnet to hold the first in place to check everything before final fixing.

On ESC initialise and motor stop, the ESC rotates the motor to the required position. The accuracy is pretty good with the Hacker A50 I’m using. Florian states the system is really meant for their Power line motors.


Phill Tadman
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Location: South Cambs

Re: Baudis Antares 20E

Post by Phill Tadman »

The only space I could find for the ESC (and keep the battery leads short) is semi inverted behind the canopy.

Battery lead length is 18cm (YGE say 30cm max).

Extension leads will be twisted 10AWG from the ESC to the motor down the right side of the fuselage as far away as possible from servo wires.
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Jolly Roger
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Joined: 30 May 2015, 20:35
Location: Sutton Bank, North Yorkshire

Re: Baudis Antares 20E

Post by Jolly Roger »

Hi Phill,
I've been lurking on this thread for a while, enjoying your craftsmanship.

Hope you don't mind me posting a few pics of a full-size Antares that visited the skies over here last Summer. I caught up with it on landing and had a good drool over it. Compared with the usual DG/ASW/Schempp-Hirth stuff it definitely seems to be next level. The fit of the canopy and sealing of control surfaces is tighter and cleaner. It also seemed eerily quiet on a fly-by.

Best wishes,
Rog
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Phill Tadman
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Joined: 18 Aug 2015, 20:38
Location: South Cambs

Re: Baudis Antares 20E

Post by Phill Tadman »

All wired up, just programming to do
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