Jordan Fryar
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Gabriel commented on Jordan Fryar's blog post Disconnect Motors During Setup!!!!! (WARNING: GRAPHIC!)
"If it makes you feel better I just did a similar thing unplugged my motors to do my radio calibration and loading new firmware (2.5) then plugged motors in left radio on 100% throttle i thought it was 0% (tried to reverse the throttle because it was…"
Mar 19, 2012
Craig Burden commented on Jordan Fryar's blog post Disconnect Motors During Setup!!!!! (WARNING: GRAPHIC!)
"@Gustav Still, that Sucks! glad you didn't loose your nerve for flying!"
Sep 19, 2011
Gustav Kuhn commented on Jordan Fryar's blog post Disconnect Motors During Setup!!!!! (WARNING: GRAPHIC!)
"@ Craig, I said "sometimes" :-) It's like the nerve endings are trying to reconnect, but getting the wiring wrong ! Jordan, pity about the notebook, but at least the scars will give you some street cred :-)"
Sep 18, 2011
Craig Burden commented on Jordan Fryar's blog post Disconnect Motors During Setup!!!!! (WARNING: GRAPHIC!)
"@Gustav Wow dude, that must have been hectic! That must be so annoying something itching that you cant feel!"
Sep 18, 2011
Gustav Kuhn commented on Jordan Fryar's blog post Disconnect Motors During Setup!!!!! (WARNING: GRAPHIC!)
"In the days before digital cameras, I had three occasions, when my mind wandered, and props from glow motors bit me :-( Still have the scars, and a finger with no feeling..... (sometimes it itches though)"
Sep 18, 2011
Craig Burden commented on Jordan Fryar's blog post Disconnect Motors During Setup!!!!! (WARNING: GRAPHIC!)
"Wow, unlucky!! I had a incident when a motor powered up, LUCKILY the prop was on upside down and didn't fly up into my friend! I'm very happy for my minor mistake!!"
Sep 18, 2011
T.D. Gonzales commented on Jordan Fryar's blog post Disconnect Motors During Setup!!!!! (WARNING: GRAPHIC!)
"Oh yeah sorry about the hand. Get it stitched and watch for infection. Those pops are filthy.   "
Sep 15, 2011
T.D. Gonzales commented on Jordan Fryar's blog post Disconnect Motors During Setup!!!!! (WARNING: GRAPHIC!)
"Are you running HKGCS with parallels or bootcamp?  "
Sep 15, 2011
Jared S commented on Jordan Fryar's blog post Disconnect Motors During Setup!!!!! (WARNING: GRAPHIC!)
"Poor laptop! Oh and sorry about your hand. Kidding aside, hopefully it was just enough of an injury to teach you a lesson but not enough for permanent damage. Heal up and fly safe."
Sep 15, 2011

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Michael Pursifull commented on Jordan Fryar's blog post Disconnect Motors During Setup!!!!! (WARNING: GRAPHIC!)
"There are several known states on which motor/throttle movement can occur w/o arming/throttle input, mainly when the APM gets reset during a USB connect while the LiPo is connected. I also experienced a different issue following a minor crash on my…"
Sep 15, 2011
malcolm churn commented on Jordan Fryar's blog post Disconnect Motors During Setup!!!!! (WARNING: GRAPHIC!)
"Just a thought, dont know if it will work for a quad but with my heli i always set throttle hold at 0% so even if i hit the throttle nothing happens until i move the switch."
Sep 15, 2011
Jason Wise commented on Jordan Fryar's blog post Disconnect Motors During Setup!!!!! (WARNING: GRAPHIC!)
"I dont bother taking mine off, I keep it clear and I velcro strap it down...so it wont go anywhere!"
Sep 15, 2011
Martin Szymanski commented on Jordan Fryar's blog post Disconnect Motors During Setup!!!!! (WARNING: GRAPHIC!)
"You are quite a Wounded Man. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wound_Man I am not sure if I would do such. You are a great explorer Such as Byrd, Scott, and Almundsen. Be carefull.  "
Sep 15, 2011
Anish commented on Jordan Fryar's blog post Disconnect Motors During Setup!!!!! (WARNING: GRAPHIC!)
"Gosh, I hope none of the health and safety gods in Brussels have heard this one, else u would need to, take a test and get an EU official before u could fly quads or even goner them ...."
Sep 14, 2011
Nigel Conliffe commented on Jordan Fryar's blog post Disconnect Motors During Setup!!!!! (WARNING: GRAPHIC!)
"Ouch!  Hope you feel better soon.  May the helicopter gods accept your blood sacrifice...   Seriously, thanks for being brave enough to post about your "dumb move" so the rest of us (err, rest of them...) can learn from the…"
Sep 14, 2011
Luke Olson commented on Jordan Fryar's blog post Disconnect Motors During Setup!!!!! (WARNING: GRAPHIC!)
"Yikes, I hope it heals soon for you. Thank you for the invaluable reminder."
Sep 14, 2011

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Computer Science/Criminal Justice Dual Major
Student
From New Jersey
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Just now getting into Autonomous and Microcontroller assisted RC Vehicles
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Disconnect Motors During Setup!!!!! (WARNING: GRAPHIC!)

Posted on September 13, 2011 at 11:00pm 38 Comments

Now let me start off with YES I have read the manual where they state millions of times disconnect the motors, or take off the props whenever you are making certain changes.

 

I would consider myself well-versed with the entire APM, but I have chosen in the past to not get into the discussions on the…

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