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750mAh won't fly - Crazyflie - Flow Deck

Posted: Sat Aug 10, 2019 6:11 pm
by Lombazombie

So we wanted to increase the flight time of the crazyflie and after reading some of the other posts and blog posts we found that the 750 mAh battery (this one) worked and got around 16 min of hover time.

Now, we got the battery but the crazyflie won't lift off with the flow deck. I was curious if there is a way to increase max thrust with the flow deck or if we are missing something.

Thank you.

Re: 750mAh won't fly - Crazyflie - Flow Deck

Posted: Mon Aug 12, 2019 8:51 am
by kimberly

You are talking about this forum thread right ? viewtopic.php?f=6&t=1383&p=7454&hilit=750#p7454

There are definitely some adjustments to the battery itself and some warnings involved... I didn't do the test myself, but I will ask Tobias for specifics about this.

Re: 750mAh won't fly - Crazyflie - Flow Deck

Posted: Tue Aug 13, 2019 2:10 pm
by tobias
The 750mAh battery might be on the edge and from what I remembered it barely took off. What you could do is to upgrade to bigger motors and propellers, 7x20 motors. Finding motors with the right connector (molex picoblade) can be a challenge though.