3-Inch Gecko

By pkinney on Jun 04, 2019

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This is my first 3-inch build, and it's a blast to fly. Since it doens't have to carry around a seperate camera, it has plenty of power in a great light-weight package.

Weight:

  • Without battery: 155.2g
  • With 650mAh 4s: 222.0g

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yfficbzh   Jul 05, 2019  

If you are in Betaflight 4.0 can you please share your PID ?

pkinney   Oct 08, 2019 

I haven't updated this one from 3.5.3 yet, but the PIDs are below:

set dterm_notch_cutoff = 0
set feedforward_transition = 15
set iterm_relax = RP
set p_pitch = 30
set i_pitch = 10
set d_pitch = 10
set p_roll = 40
set i_roll = 10
set d_roll = 10
Ruhr   Sep 24, 2019  

Nice build! And very beautiful pics! I also ordered the 1306RS with 4000 kv. How long is your flight time with how much mAh?

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