Quadcopter and drone owners that are sometimes a little reluctant to fly their airborne vehicles at certain times due to the possibility of damage or even loss.
Maybe interested in a new quadcopter parachute safety system that has been designed specifically for quadcopters, enabling you to bring your drone back to Earth gently when any problems may arise.
Watch the video below to learn more about this rapid deployment quadcopter parachute system that is capable of detecting free fall, as well as flip and roll issues that may be experienced by your drone during flight.
The SmartChutes system will come with everything needed to protect a multicopter weighing up to 4 lbs (1.81kg). The SmartChutes system will come with the following components:
• Carbon fiber parachute deployment canister (length 4.25″ – diameter 1.5″)
• SmartChutes Flight Sensor
• 36″ Parachute
• Rechargeable Battery
• Carbon fiber mount (User will get to chose one mounting bracket from the following supported multicopters: Quanum NOVA, Cheerson CX-20, DJI Phantom 1, 2*, 3* or a universal mounting bracket.)
• Projected weight of entire system will be under 4 oz (113 grams)
*In order to use the SmartChutes system with the Phantom 2 and 3, you must use 8″ props for clearance. The Phantom 1 comes with 8″ props, but the Phantom 2 and 3 ship with 9″ props.
For more information on the new quadcopter parachute system jump over to the Kickstarter website for details and to make a pledge from $130.
Source: KickstarterFiled Under: Concepts & Design, Gadgets News, Top News