Weighing in at only 2.1oz (59.5 grams) The Mars Lite Series 36 is almost half the weight of the Mars MINI. The Mars Lite 36 will also allow for the use of both the 8" and 9.4" props that come with the DJI Phantom 1 and 2. The Mars Lite Series 36 relies on the drag of the chute to deploy and keep the craft descending safely.
Is it possible to test functionality of the parachute(s) on the ground ? Yes, sure, just flick the switch of your controller and the parachute(s) will drop. You can hold the parachute(s) when testing so you won't have to refold them after testing.
Do parachutes rely on the Phantom 2 battery or do they work independently and how ? The parachute's servo is powered by the Phantom battery, so is the receiver that control the servo.
How many seconds it takes to open parachutes in the air and what is a speed of a falling Phantom 2 with 1 and 2 parachutes ? The parachute are released instantly. The opening time depends on a lot of factors such a drone speed and orientation before parachute deployement, wind speed, parachute folding, etc. In most case it should be fully opened in less than 2.5 seconds.
How many seconds it takes to open parachutes in the air and what is a speed of falling drone Phantom 2 with 1 and 2 parachutes? The phantom 2 with battery, propellers and camera weighs about 1150g (41oz), the area of one parachute is 0.66m² (7 feet). There are plenty of online tools to calculate the speed, just Google for "parachute descent rate calculator" The descent speed will be (about) : With one parachute : 21.58 ft/sec, 6.57 meters/sec With two parachute : 3.28 meters/sec, 10.79 ft/sec
What is the minimum height for parachutes to open and work/land safely ? 25 meters (85 feet) should be enough in most cases.
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What UAV's will work with MARS Parachute systems? MARS Parachutes systems can be used on fixed wing planes, quad multi rotors, hexacopers, and octocopters.
How do I deploy a MARS Parachute ? Mars parachute systems are servo operated and can be deployed manual or by a third party controller that uses Pulse Width Modulation (PWM).
Do you offer replacement parts ? Yes we do offer replacement parts, please check in the Parts Menu.
Can I reuse the MARS Parachutes systems ? Yes all the MARS systems are designed reusable.
Avec quels drones peut-on utiliser un parachute MARS ? Les parachutes MARS peuvent être utilisés sur des aéronefs à voilure fixe ainsi que sur des multirotors de type quad, hexa ou octo.
Comment fonctionne le système d'éjection ? Les systèmes de parachute MARS sont actionnés par un servo et peuvent être déclenchés manuellement ou par n'importe quel système de commande focntionnant en PWM (Pulse Width Modulation).
Existe-t-il des pièces de rechanges ? Oui, vous pourrez trouvez toutes les pièces dans le menu "pièces de rechange".
Est-il possible de réutiliser un parachute MARS ? Oui, tout les parachute MARS sont conçus pour être réutilisables. Il suffit de les replier et de les remettre dans le tube du système d'éjection.