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XAircraft SuperX

Discussion in 'General Drone Manufacturer Discussion' started by envy, Aug 20, 2013.

  1. envy

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    Posted by envy, Aug 20, 2013 #1
    All,

    I am fairly new to the multicopter world and planning to build my own x650, but deciding between dji and superx fc. Any experience with both platforms will be greatly appreciated.

    Thanks in advance
     
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  2. nicwilke

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    Posted by nicwilke, Aug 20, 2013 #2
    I've used both. I now use the SuperX. It's really easy to set up, cheaper and is great fun.
     
  3. envy

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    Posted by envy, Aug 20, 2013 #3
    Why do you like it more other than cost? I am very hesitant to put the system on my unit due to the lack of information out there, but it appears to be nice.


    Envy
     
  4. Teamflail

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    Posted by Teamflail, Aug 20, 2013 #4
    Very curious about the SuperX. I have the Wookong but would like to put together a quad with the SuperX. Curious if it can compare but looks like a good unit. Hopefully we can get some other opinions in here about that system, Envy.
     
  5. envy

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    Posted by envy, Aug 20, 2013 #5
    According to a few forums and an email from another pilot the superx is comparable to wookong; I'm sure the are other people that are currently using it. Spoken with a couple people about it and they like it, but they are also resellers for them and don't sell other FCs. Looks good though.
     
  6. nicwilke

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    Posted by nicwilke, Aug 20, 2013 #6
  7. RCJardin

    RCJardin Not so new and improving

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    Posted by RCJardin, Aug 20, 2013 #7
    I have just bought Super X having lost confidence in Naza v1. so won't upgrade with so many reported mishaps. If I get a few flights in without trouble it will be cheap at the price.
     
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  8. Teamflail

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    Posted by Teamflail, Aug 20, 2013 #8
    Thanks for the feedback. Nice video! If I flew my hex that fast it would probably disintegrate. LOL. Keep us appraised on the SuperX.
     
  9. iflynavy

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    Posted by iflynavy, Aug 20, 2013 #9
    Compareable how with the wookong? I didn't think the superx had waypoints and the likes.
     
  10. iflynavy

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    Posted by iflynavy, Aug 20, 2013 #10
    NIC

    That's a promotional video from one of the sales sights isn't it? Just curious :)
     
  11. XAircraft America

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    Posted by XAircraft America, Aug 20, 2013 #11
    The base Wookong does not have Waypoints. As far as I am aware there are only four advantages the Wookong has over the SuperX:

    1) The ability to upgrade to a waypoint version
    2) The ability to land with a motor down in a Hex or Octo configuration (doesn't apply to quad)
    3) LED Low Voltage indicator
    4) The "Point of Interest" function

    Both are undoubtedly EXCELLENT flight controllers. It is up to you to decide whether those features and the ecosystem of DJI are worth an additional $600+ for the Wookong. A low voltage warning beeper will cost you around $2, or you can use the OSD and FPV system that will tell you the exact voltage. As an aside, the waypoint version of the SuperX is under development. It is not possible for a quad to fly with 3 motors unless you have a motor that can spin both forward and backward from the FC. Not saying it won't be done eventually, but for now just do an intelligent pre-flight check and run up on your rig and you can keep your risk of losing a motor to a minimum. I think it is great to post reviews about controllers and remember that even if a site selling a product puts up a video, they still had to make it happen to post it!
     
  12. nicwilke

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    Posted by nicwilke, Aug 21, 2013 #12
    No, this is my video. If it's on a website, I'd like to know where it is so I can ask for products as royalty. LOL.
     
  13. nicwilke

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    Posted by nicwilke, Aug 21, 2013 #13
    SuperX will get waypoints I'm later firmware updates. They are soon to release a data module and smart app.
     
  14. ChrisViperM

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    Posted by ChrisViperM, Aug 21, 2013 #14
    Check this vid :







    Naza and WooKong will start to puke in that wind......


    Philippe Neidhard, one of the European distributors, is standing fully behind this product and is an active member on our Forum. A great guy to deal with, would answer emails and questions very fast. Try that with DJI, and you are lost.....



    Chris
     
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  15. nicwilke

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    Posted by nicwilke, Aug 21, 2013 #15
    1) waypoints are coming
    2) Hexa+, M1 or M4 can fail and gave redundancy, Hexa X, M3 or M6 can fail and have redundancy, and Octo, and motor can fail and you can still fly home.
    3) if you have OSD, you can use that for voltage monitoring.
    4) POI is also coming. Good news people.
     
  16. Naterpin

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    Posted by Naterpin, Aug 21, 2013 #16
    There is not much info out there because it was only release a little while ago. I can not say if it will have waypoints but is does not have any now. But the way Xair is progressing it might. I am wondering if the SuperX would fit in between the DJI NaZa v2 and DJI Wookong. I do not have a Wookong so I do not know. But it is better than the Naza V1 and easier to set up.
    That video is not a promotional video from XA it is just Nic's video.
     
  17. iflynavy

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    Posted by iflynavy, Aug 21, 2013 #17
    @NIC

    The day they add the waypoints and POI (Features I use Regularly, at least POI since I'm still waiting on waypoints on the current QUAD :) ) they have my money.
     
  18. nicwilke

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    Posted by nicwilke, Aug 21, 2013 #18
    Fair enough. I don't fly waypoints, so it's perfect for me.

    Sent from my GT-I9305T using Tapatalk 4
     
  19. XAircraft America

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  20. Naterpin

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    Posted by Naterpin, Aug 21, 2013 #20
    A Point of interest feature would be handy at the airfield when looking for guy's down airplane in the Bean fields
     
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