By daich on Sep 16, 2021

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got a hold of a betafpv beta65x 2s whoop on massive clearance, looks like they are discontinuing this line. Was going to use it as parts but I'm destroying whoops so fast because of IGOW, I decided to keep it running as is, almost.
This is the latest (Final) version with the C01 Pro camera (similar spec to runcam nano 3) and BT2.0 connectors
love the canopy material too, seems it'll take a lot to break it. The FC, motors and C01 Pro (sadly) are not being manufactured any longer but being the latest version, they have pretty much worked out all the kinks.

this was PNP so i dropped in a crossfire nano and routed the antenna back up and around the inside of the canopy, turns out to be a big no no as the video got all sorts of crazy interference and OSD noise. I've since rerouted the active elements outside of the canopy and it seems to be ok for now.

Been moving my whoops over to GNB27 so i didnt care to also buy BT2.0 batteries so i reterminated the FC with GNB27 connectors.
other than that the rest is stock

the motors have actual bearings and not bushings! heavier though.

coming to 26g dry. not bad for 2s.

playlist of all flights

one flight with an attempt at inverted yaw spins for week12 igow

I noticed lots of jello during the maiden flight. upon closer inspection, i found one prop horribly off centre! Typical betafpv QC! put on a new prop and now its butter smooth.

getting 2:30 with 260mah LiHV batteries and 48khz PWM bidirectional esc firmware


Part List


Meteor65 Micro Brushless Whoop Frame (13 builds)

Flight Controller

F4 1-2S AIO Brushless Flight Controller (17 builds)


0802 Brushless Motors (7 builds)


Gemfan 31mm 4-blade Micro Whoop Propellers

FPV Camera

C01 Pro FPV Micro Camera (13 builds)

FPV Transmitter

M01 AIO Camera 5.8G VTX V2.1(Pin-Connected) (6 builds)


TBS Crossfire Nano Rx - FPV LONG RANGE DRONE RECEIVER (1491 builds)


8pcs 260mAh 1S Lipo Battery 3.8V 30C HV Lipo Battery with GNB27 Connector for FPV Tiny Whoop 1S Drone Like Meteor65 Acro Micro D (2 builds)


DJI FPV Remote Controller (Mode 2) (60 builds)


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)


DJI Digital HD FPV Goggles (145 builds)


FatShark Dominator V2 Headset System Goggles Video Glasses 600 X 480 VGA
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HD Camera

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

HD Camera

GoPro HERO7 Black Action Camera (102 builds)

Misc Parts

10PCS GNB27-PH2.0 Adapter Cable 22AWG for GNB27 1S Lipo Battery with 1.0mm Banana Connector for 1S Brushless Whoop Drone (2 builds)

Video Receiver

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

Video Receiver

ImmersionRC rapidFIRE w/ Analog PLUS Goggle Receiver Module (178 builds)

Video Receiver

TBS Fusion (44 builds)

Radio Module

TBS Crossfire Micro TX V2 (154 builds)

Battery Charger

iSDT SC-620 Smart Charger (500W)
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Soldering Iron

MINI TS100 Digital OLED Programmable Interface DC5525 Soldering Iron Station Built-in STM32 Chip (265 builds)


Upgraded MINI ES121 Electric Screwdriver Smart Repairtools Built-in STM32 Chip OLED with Screwbits (2 builds)


Turnigy Transmitter Bag / Carrying Case


SpeedyBee Bluetooth USB Adapter
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Misc Supplies

VIFLY ShortSaver 2 Smoke Stopper (2 builds)
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Misc Supplies

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

Misc Supplies

TrueRC X-AIR 5.8GHz Crosshair Antenna (RHCP) (4 builds)
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Misc Supplies

Foxeer Lollipop 2 Stubby 5.8G Omni Antenna(2pcs)

Misc Supplies

ISDT BattGo BG-8S Smart Battery Checker Balancer Receiver Signal Tester Quick Charge Function (4 builds)
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