Series 1580/1585 thrust stand

Series 1580/1585 Thrust Stand

Professional tool for medium size drone

A premium thrust stand which measures all you need to know about your propulsion system. Record thrust, torque, voltage, current, motor rotation speed, and vibration.

The Series 1585 is a new and improved version of the Series 1580. It has a better dynamic response, a higher power capability, and a better electrical noise immunity for cleaner measurements.

It comes with a USB interface and software for automated control and data-logging.

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Measure Propeller and Motor Efficiency

Maxime flight time and performance 

The Series 1580/1585 measures torque and derives from it the efficiency of your motor. It provides professional characterization and helps you to find the optimal propulsion components in your project.

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Series 1580 Series 1585
Max. Thrust 5 kgf 5 kgf
Max. Torque 1.5 Nm 1.5 Nm
Max. Voltage 35 V 50 V
Max. Current (coutinous) 40 A 55 A
Max. Force Measurement Rate 8 Hz Up to 80 Hz
Series 1580/1585 brushless motor test stand

Advanced Tool and Great Software

By designers, for designers

Quadcopter

Quadcopters

Increase flight time and reliability.

Helicopter

Helicopters

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

Cars and robots

Cars and Robots

Increase range capability of small vehicles using motors generating up to 1.5 Nm. 

fixed-wing

Fixed-Wings

Optimize the flight time, payload and climb rate. 

A Turn-Key Solution for Drone Designers 

DAQ system, hardware and software included

With everything included in the box, you don't need to build or use multiple tools for your tests.
Everything is included in the Series 1580/1585 bundle: the data-acquisition circuit, the custom made load cells and the holding structure. 
It even includes a torque and thrust calibration kit with a precision calibration weight, ensuring your measurements are accurate.

Series 1580/1585 thrust stand kit
Series 1580/1585 thrust stand top view

Adaptable and Easy to Use 

Fits any type of brushless motors

The Series 1580/1585 thrust stand comes with a built-in precision ohmmeter for motor winding resistance measurement, and it has expansion ports to connect additional sensors.
The motor mounting plate provided in the kit allows to test any kind of small to medium size brushless motors.

Multiple Accessories to Improve Electric Propulsion Performance 

Simplify your tests and obtain more data


No-Solder Board

S1580/S1585 No solder board

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


Temperature Probe

S1580/S1585 temperature probe

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


Air-Speed Probe

S1580/S1585 Air-speed probe

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


Optical RPM Probe

S1580/S1585 Optical RPM probe

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

RCbenchmark software

Included, Powerful, and User-Friendly Software

Open-source testing software

Control your motor manually or automatically. Set safety cutoffs to reduce the chance of damage during intensive tests. Get real-time feedback with live plots and automate tests with customizable scripts.

S1580/S1585 electronics view

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