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GoPro Quadcopter

Compact design that conveniently folds arms into body for an easy transport unit. Introduction to 3D modeling using SolidWorks. 

 
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Project Brief

Take an existing product utilizing its functional components and present a redefined new product.

Introduction to 3D modeling using SolidWorks and Keyshot for Product Design and Development.

Hero Quadcopter

Compact Design that conveniently folds arms into body for an easy transport unit.

 
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Disassembly

DJI Phantom 1 Quadcopter was purchased and studied during disassembly. Parts were organized and grouped for further use.

 
 
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Parts & Sub Assemblies

All existing parts needed for the new design are 3D Modeled for assembly.

 
 
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Concept & Design

Compact design that conveniently folds arms into body for an easy transport unit. The goal of the design was to minimize material used in the structure and use clear acrylic panels to showcase the internal electronics.

 
 
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Test Print

Before printing the final model, test prints were conducted using FDM 3D Printing to check tolerances and the hinge strength for the folding arms.

 
 
 

Refinement

The hinges were strengthened and longer wires were soldered to provide the maximum range of motion.

 
 
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