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How do I make circuit schematics for quadcopter?

I have made a quadcopter using ESCs, brushless motors, Arduino UNO, MPU6050 and a battery. Now I want to design its schematics. But I dnt know which software to use to do that. I have tried to use fritzing, but its doeenst give me any components for brushless motors or ESCs.

So can anyone suggest me a good software used to make schematics for quadcopter?

mpilchfamily5 months ago

You want to use CadSoft Eagle.

Are you trying to desing your own single board solution here?

Bam Boy (author)  mpilchfamily5 months ago

I am just trying to create some simple schematics; wiring schematics. Like showing the different blocks and then connections inbetween them.

Pencil and paper then.

Then you need to make a block diagram not a schematic. No point in going through all the trouble to try and recreate existing circuits just to demostrait the wires' connecting between them.

I do mine in paint just because I like my technique and my schematics made my way.

However 123D Circuits Schematics by Autodesk is very easy to use I have used it and liked the ease of use.

rickharris5 months ago

Pencil and paper?

I am not really clear on what you need to do.

Are you going to make a PCB?

Or do you just want to work out what is joined up to what?

In general most RC stuff is plug and play so a circuit diagram isn't necessary - I realise you using your own microprocessor to act I guess as the flight controller but that should come on it's own PCB all you need to do is plug in the ESC's and receiver.