BandoRacers Lil Bandito

By daich on Jan 17, 2019

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I moved my 1s brushless whoop guts over to this frame. Not many local frame designers in the UK - Karl's Bando line are worth a look if you're local.
This little guy is solid and versatile. It works with a variety of motor sizes (07xx to 11xx) and all the micro and smaller class of flight controllers/esc (16x16, 20x20 and whoop 26x26 with an adapter)

keep an eye out for the maiden coming soon.

This actually is a great transplant platform for the fullspeed bat-100; I'll be doing that next and utilizing the 16x16 stack (keeping these motors as the bat-100 motors in both revisions are complete rubbish)

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Part List

Frame

Lil Bandito
Armattanproductions.com
$13.50

Flight Controller

Racerstar Crazybee F3 Flight Controller UR65 4 IN 1 5A 1S Blheli_S ESC Compatible Flysky AFHDS 2A Receiver (7 builds)
Banggood.com
$35.10

Motors

4 x JMT SE0703 KV19000 Brushless Motor 1S for Mini Quadcopter FPV Racing Airplanes RC Racer Parts (2 builds)
Aliexpress.com
$18.52

Propellers

56mm Propeller (10 Pairs / Blue)
Myrcmart.com
$1.99

FPV Camera

JMT FPV Split Camera 1/4 5inch CMOS Image Sensor 700TVL NTSC 25MW 48CH for FPV Racing Drone Quadcopter Aircraft (6 builds)
Xt-xinte.com
$13.02

Batteries

550mAh 1S Lipo HV Battery (4PCS) (3 builds)
Betafpv.com
$17.99

Radio

DJI FPV Remote Controller (Mode 2) (60 builds)
Getfpv.com
$299.00

Radio

Jumper T12 PLUS Open Source 16ch Radio with JP4-in-1 Multi-protocol RF Module With HALL Gimbal for RC Drone Car Boat (10 builds)
Xt-xinte.com
$109.00

Goggles

DJI Digital HD FPV Goggles (141 builds)
Airbladeuav.com
$529.00

Goggles

FatShark Dominator V2 Headset System Goggles Video Glasses 600 X 480 VGA
Hobbyking.com
See Site

HD Camera

GoPro Hero5 Black — Waterproof Digital Action Camera for Travel with Touch Screen 4K HD Video 12MP Photos (8 builds)
Amazon.com
$405.99

HD Camera

GoPro HERO7 Black Action Camera (102 builds)
Getfpv.com
$399.99

Misc Parts

Lil' Bandito FC Adapter Plate by FloydDawg (2 builds)
Thingiverse.com
See Site

Misc Parts

Tiny Whoop BeeBrain V2 canopy by junrenman
Thingiverse.com
See Site

Video Receiver

GTeng T909 5.8G FPV Artifact 32CH Receiver 2 inch LCD Wearable Watch for RC UAV Quadcopter Drone Aircraft - Rcmoment.com
Rcmoment.com
$99.99

Video Receiver

ImmersionRC rapidFIRE w/ Analog PLUS Goggle Receiver Module (180 builds)
Getfpv.com
$159.99

Video Receiver

TBS Fusion (41 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$129.95

Radio Module

TBS Crossfire Micro TX V2 (155 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$69.95

Battery Charger

iSDT SC-620 Smart Charger (500W)
Hobbyking.com
See Site

Soldering Iron

MINI TS100 Digital OLED Programmable Interface DC5525 Soldering Iron Station Built-in STM32 Chip (263 builds)
Banggood.com
$53.99

Tools

Upgraded MINI ES121 Electric Screwdriver Smart Repairtools Built-in STM32 Chip OLED with Screwbits (2 builds)
Banggood.com
$99.99

Backpack

Turnigy Transmitter Bag / Carrying Case
Hobbyking.com
$7.42

Accessories

SpeedyBee Bluetooth USB Adapter
Hobbyrc.co.uk
See Site

Misc Supplies

VIFLY ShortSaver 2 Smoke Stopper (2 builds)
Hobbyrc.co.uk
See Site

Misc Supplies

FPV antennas for drones - Actuna TBS ImmersionRC - Actuna Sp. z o.o.
Actuna.com
$29.00

Misc Supplies

TrueRC X-AIR 5.8GHz Crosshair Antenna (RHCP) (4 builds)
Hobbyrc.co.uk
See Site

Misc Supplies

Foxeer Lollipop 2 Stubby 5.8G Omni Antenna(2pcs)
Foxeer.com
$19.90

Misc Supplies

ISDT BattGo BG-8S Smart Battery Checker Balancer Receiver Signal Tester Quick Charge Function (4 builds)
Banggood.com
See Site
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Discussion

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Rice_Bowl   Jan 19, 2019  

thats sooo cute!!!!!!!! i actually thought it was a catalyst machineworks frame. i wish it had a 2.5" version tho. That would be lit!!

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daich   Jan 19, 2019 

ah the basher line is top mounted. racer line is bottom.
im building a basher soon ☺

Rice_Bowl   Jan 19, 2019 

tell me when you post that build!! id love to see how these quads perform!

BandoRacers   Feb 18, 2019 
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the 25R can be top mounted. a couple people have strapped a 450mah 3s on top. I've not personally tried it so don't know what size lipo can

Tidges   Jan 22, 2019  

will this frame fit the 56mm KingKong prop?

daich   Jan 22, 2019 

yup! the props I'm using are 56mm... not sure if they are kingkong though but they have a similar profile. I think they are hubsan props

Juan   Jan 17, 2019  

I love your small buildings! I already built one similar to your Eyas 80mm and now I'm afraid I'm going to build this little mosquito ... If you can upload a video of how it flies, please. Have you modified the canopy? Can you find it on thingivers

daich   Jan 17, 2019 

Thanks! I only just got a chance to give it a fly, at night.

The canopy is linked in the parts list now. It's a different one than the usual one I use. It doesn't fit as well so probably won't be using this one anymore.
This would perform even better with a 65mm prop but it doesn't fit this frame. I'm working on that though :P

Juan   Jan 19, 2019 

¡Gracias! ¡Buen vuelo! Me gustaría ver tus próximas modificaciones .:)

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