I am currently interested in the Cheerson CX-20 Auto-Pathfinder
Quadcopter RTF aka Quanum Nova. It should be 'Open Source' version, because of the
standard 'open' flight controller APM 2.5.
The device is available at Banggood
for €240.95. It is also available at QuadcopterShop.nl
in the Netherlands for €349.00.
Hardware wiki regarding CX-20 "Open Source", including internal images, building telemetry link, autonomous missions
Ardupilot Flight Controller
etc, runs on Windows, Mac and Linux. Someone even made a
video regarding tuning the flight modes of the CX-20
from Banggood should work with APM
(Banggood) apparently works under the QC
I found this demo showing how to connect a Gimbal to the CX-20. Most
of it is not neccesary, because the auxiliary channels 2 and 3 (or
channels 6 and 7) are already fed through to the bottom of the
CX-20 in our version of the device (bought juli 2014). But here it
You can clearly see that the receiver only has 7 channels, although
the flight controller can handle 8. Channel 5 (Aux 1) is used to
pass the SWA and SWB switch settings, Channel 6 corresponds to the
AUX1 knob, and Channel 7 to the AUX2 knob.
Another demo connecting a gimbal, showing the correct gimbal
settings. Detailed is also how to connect the gimbal power: not
through the servo cable, but through the battery's change
Video of constructing a DIY gimbal. Check the 'about' tab on the
YouTube page for more info.
A popular and light gimbal
Translated, maybe readable, manual
Official wiki for (quad-)copters using arducopter
CX-20 Cheerson Hobbyking Quanum Nova Auto Pathfinder - RC Groups
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