KDE Direct News Releases

KDE-DPAHL-SP Design Validation Testing

KDE Direct has always had a strong commitment to quality engineered products and listening to customer feedback. With these two principles, KDE is designing larger and more powerful motors for a market that needs more thrust and ever-increasing reliability. Behind this movement, KDE is also designing and testing new propeller adapters to pair with our newest 35.5x12.1” propeller. Designed for strength and durability, the single-piece, aerospace-grade Al-7075, dual folding propeller adapter provides the convenience for reducing your UAV footprint during transportation and storage.   KDE Direct’s engineering team started with the principle design of our current folding propeller design and...

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KDE Direct Releases New Industrial Heavy Lift Motor at AUVSI 2019

KDE Direct, a leading manufacturer of brushless motors, electronics, and components for the UAV market has announced it will be attending AUVSI 2019. At the event KDE Direct will be releasing its newest industrial motor the KDE13218XF-105 and 14S rated UBEC the KDE-UBECUVC.

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KDE Direct Releases KDECAN, Providing Standards for ESC and Flight Controller Communication Protocol

KDE Direct, a leading manufacturer of brushless motors, electronics, and components for the UAV market has announced the launch of a technology standard communication protocol. The KDECAN Protocol will allow UVC series ESCs to actively monitor critical system components, increase redundancy, and set the standard for operational safety and innovation in the drone industry.

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Data Logging with the UAS UVC Series and Device Manager

As the needs of our clients evolve, so do we. At KDE Direct, we know that our clients value rugged construction, components with longevity, and detailed visual data of their flights. That’s why we’re excited to announce our new UAS UVC electronic speed controller (ESC) series and device manager.

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Brushless DC Motors for Transportation

Electric vehicles aren’t as new as you’d think. The first electric vehicle, a tricycle, was engineered in 1881 by French inventor Gustave Trouve. This was made possible by the creation of his electric motor, allowing Trouve to reduce the weight of motor components to obtain an impressive energy output.

Engineers since have spent years trying to improve electric vehicles. After all, they consume less fuel, resulting in lower greenhouse emissions and better gas mileage for drivers. Many of these attempts, especially those surrounding electric cars, focus extensively on trying to improve the batteries. But maybe it’s time to reflect on what made Trouve’s tricycle so revolutionary.

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