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Building Multicopter Video Drones by Ty Audronis

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Connecting components

The components need to be connected in a proper order. Before we get into exactly how to connect the components, let's take a look at what goes where. The following diagram shows the order (from left to right) that components should be connected: from the battery (left) to the motors (right).

Connecting components

You may notice that the connections on the motors alternate in their sequence of wires. There is a reason for this. Let's talk a bit about how a brushless motor is connected.

Connecting a brushless motor

First, do not put any propellers on your motors until you are ready to fly. During assembly, you may spin up motors at times; having props ...

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