3" Macki Drone

By elchue on Mar 19, 2018

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mwm8X8   Mar 23, 2018  

Hi mate, can you share your thoughts about your FASST compatible receiver? Does it hasve rssi output? How far can you fly without failsafe issues? Many thanks!

elchue   Mar 23, 2018 
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Hey mwm8X8, the RX works good with my Futaba T14SG in FASST-MULT mode. All channels (14) will be transmit in S.BUS, in datasheet they written only 8ch.
On rcgroups you can find a thread about IRangeX FX801 receiver, it looks exactly like FM800 Pro and they had found an RSSI on the chip.
https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showpost.php?p=37969879&postcount=21
I had tested it with BF 3.3.0 on this FC but whitout good results and so i removed this wire. I didn't test it anymore.
About the range, i only flown on Tiny Whoop already on sight without failesafe.
FM800 (non Pro) has short antenna wires on board exept detachable antenna.
I think the range is more than enought with this receiver.

elchue   Mar 30, 2018 
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update for range: possible 500m, not flown farther but possible

mwm8X8   Mar 30, 2018 

MANY THANKS!

7uvoK   Mar 19, 2018  

How tall is your stack in total?

elchue   Mar 23, 2018 
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it think distance between bottom / top plate was 35mm.
What size do you need? First to last PCB?

chump   Mar 23, 2018  

Is the battery top or bottom mounted?

elchue   Mar 23, 2018 

actually unmounted.
it's planed to mount it on bottom side.

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