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PART 02  INSTALLING THE MOTORS

PART 02: INSTALLING THE MOTORS

BUILD HOPPER
Step 1: Motor Placement

  • Place the airframe and motors on the work surface with the front of the drone facing toward you

  • Hopper has two kinds of motors, [A] & [C] that spin in opposite directions

  • [A] motors are identified by [WHITE] wires

  • [C] motors are identified by [RED] wires

  • Lay the motors next to the airframe in the pattern shown below



Step 2: Motor Installation

  • Thread the motor wire through the opening and push the motor gently into the motor slot leaving approximately ½” of the motor exposed

  • Note: If the feet are already on your Hopper, you will have to loosen them or remove them to feed the wire through



Airfoil

A body (such as an airplane wing or propeller blade) designed to provide a desired reaction force when in motion relative to the surrounding air

Airframe

The Airframe is the main body of the drone that every other component attaches to

Anti-Clockwise [A]

Anti-Clockwise (or Counter Clockwise) [A] motion is one that proceeds in the opposite direction as a clock's hands

Battery

Energy source used to supply power to the drone

Clockwise [C]

Clockwise [C] motion is one that proceeds in the same direction as a clock's hands

Firmware

Firmware is permanent software programmed into a read-only memory

Gimbal

The mechanism that allows for different position of the camera on the drone

Micro-USB

a miniaturized version of the Universal Serial Bus interface which enables the direct charging of the drone's battery

Motor

A motor is powered by electricity that supplies motive power for moving parts

PCB

A Printed Circuit Board is a board design with a base board and copper traces to maintain connectivity between electronic components such as LED's, integrated circuits, and resistors for your devices

Propeller Twist

A differece in angle between the blade at its tip, and at the point where it meets the propller hub

Propellers

Mechanical device for propelling an aircraft or boat, consisting of a revolving shaft with two or more broad, angled blades attached to it

INTRODUCTION

COMPONENTS

HOPPER BUILD OVERVIEW

PART 01: UNBOXING

PART 02: INSTALLING THE MOTORS

PART 03: PCB [PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD]

PART 04: ATTACHING MOTORS TO PCB

PART 05: BODY PANELS

PART 06: PROPELLERS & PROP GUARDS

PART 07: BATTERY & BATTERY CHARGER

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