Series 1585 test stand

Series 1580/1585 Test Stand

Brushless Motor and Propeller Testing for Drone Propulsion Systems

Measure up to 5 kgf of thrust and 1.5 Nm of torque as well as voltage, current, power, motor rotation speed, vibration, and efficiency.

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Characterize Your Propulsion System

Measure key performance data

ParameterSeries 1580Series 1585
Max. Thrust5 kgf5 kgf
Max. Torque1.5 Nm
1.5 Nm
Max. Voltage35 V
50 V
Max. Current (continuous)40 A55 A
Max. Measurement Rate8 HzUp to 80 Hz
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Series 1585 test stand hardware with ESC

Test All Kinds of Electric Vehicles

Drones, Helicopters, RC Cars and More

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Quadcopters

Increase flight time, payload, and reliability.

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Helicopters

Test flight modes: control the swash plate with built in servo outputs.

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Cars and Robots

Increase the range of small vehicles with motors generating up to 1.5 Nm.

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Fixed-Wing

Optimize flight time, payload and climb rate. 

Software for Data Acquisition & Control

Control your stand manually or automatically

The Series 1580/1585 test stand comes with quality open-source software. You can control the stand manually or write scripts for custom automatic testing. 

Features

Measured Data

Derived Data

Manual controlThrustMechanical power
Real-time plottingTorqueElectrical power
Automated testingRPMPropeller efficiency
UDP connection optionCurrentMotor efficiency
Data output into .CSV fileVoltageSystem efficiency
Pre-built scriptsTemperature
Adjustable cut-off valuesAirspeed

All-Inclusive Drone Testing Solution

Hardware, calibration equipment and DAQ software included

Series 1580/1585 bundle includes:

  • Data-acquisition circuit
  • Custom made load cells
  • Holding structure
  • Motor mounting plate
  • Testing software
  • Torque and thrust calibration kit
Components of the 1585 laid out

Accessories for Greater Characterization

Simplify your tests and obtain more data

The stand has a built-in precision ohmmeter and expansion ports to connect additional sensors.

No solder board

No-Solder Board

The no-solder board lets you quickly swap motors without soldering bullet connectors.

Temperature probe

Temperature Probe

The Series 1580/1585 supports up to three probes to measure temperature from -10°C to +120°C.

Airspeed probe

Airspeed Probe

A differential pressure sensor fully integrated with our software to facilitate wind tunnel testing.

Optical RPM probe

Optical RPM Probe

Use the optical RPM probe for low Kv motors (<700) or high rotation speed tests (>200,000 eRPM).

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With the Series 1580 / 1585 Test Stand

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Series 1585 with motor and propeller