Phantom / Tadpole HD 2.5 inch

By Hooko on Jul 04, 2021

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Converted the Phantom HD to Armattan Tadpole frame (with modification) after breaking the Phantom frame twice. Managed to get 111g after decasing the Caddx Vista.

However as I was looking for more torque, I decided to switch to 1206 4500kv from the original 1105 5000kv motors. After changing the motors and replacing with lighter straps and receiver antenna, the dry weight is 111g. From the preliminary test flight this evening, there is definitely much more punch but at the slight expense of flight time (approx 30 seconds lesser on 4s 450mah). Looking to tune the filters and PID loop to optimize the performance.



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MrMoon   May 19, 2022  

Looks good!!
Undecided between the Tadpole and Phantom frames for a 2.5" build (or something better if it exists). Analog for now and maybe HDZero when available in low weight options.
Having used both frames, which one is better or do you prefer?

qubic   Jul 14, 2021  

Can you share the 3d printing file of the camera mount?

Hooko   Jul 14, 2021 
Madcatmike3d   Jul 06, 2021  

Ooh, that is super cool!!! If you want to try another cool hd capable top mounted battery toothpick frame, the Fettec FG1 is a wicked little frame. This is a super cool build though, I really dig that cam mount!

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