Picking the AC 120v power tether

A project log for Sky Anchor Smart Drone, Wifi / SDR w Tether

Smart tethered drone has unlimited flight time, onboard Raspberry Pis, machine vision tracking and robotic directional Wifi antennas

Josh StarnesJosh Starnes 07/09/2020 at 04:470 Comments

Based on others reporting a max 540 watts and 360 watts hovering with conservative flying, I am planning to have a 16 gauge aluminum wire that is 1.08 pounds per 100 foot, so 2.16 pounds for  200 foot. The planned ceiling that I plan to operate under is 10 amps , 1000 watts