amaxinno f3 nano

By daich on Feb 22, 2022

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this is a build for a friend
pretty beastly. this frame is surprisingly tight. originally I bought it for the 45 degree offest 25.5x25.5 FC mount (whoop sized) for a kiss fettec 15a AIO build but eventually that went into a CB3 frame that I drilled out.
Frame's fit and finish was decent and it comes with plenty of hardware.
could use 1 or 2 mm more between camera and stack, otherwise the build was straight forward.
the most painful part was afer buttoning it all up and finding out the xm+ was on accst 2.0
I mucked about for half an hour with betaflight passthrough and tried to flash it with frsky's sport firmware tool but had no success. Eventually I had to remove it and flash it in my external bay on my Jumper T12 (good thing I kept that around) grrrr.

I posted the pin out diagrams as I've found different versions of the HGLRC FC as well as the Diatone Mamba ESC. Both of these are earlier versions. The latest HGLRC F722 Mini doesn't have blackbox memory, shame. And the latest Mamba F25 v2 ESC has the components arranged slightly different but the pinouts seem the same.

All is good now and ready for maiden! This looks to be a fun little ripper but I need to remember to be gentle and stay over grass as it's going to a friend.

Maiden 23 Feb 2022
camera was out of focus. I think I will change it out for a phoenix 2 nano anyway, it'll stick out a little more so there should be less frame in the top corners.
this was my first time with 4.3 (rc3) I love the basic tuning in osd. I kept pushing the slider up. Will need few more packs.

update 2nd March 2022
settled on a tune and got a short test flight in between rain clouds. its done and ready to go!


Part List


AMAXshop Germany Warehouse Global shipping (3 builds)

Flight Controller

HGLRC DJI Zeus F722 mini 3-6S F7 Flight Controller Betaflight | Emuflight | iNav | Flightone (7 builds)


Diatone Mamba F25 BLheli_S 20A 4in1 ESC (2-4S) - Unmanned Tech UK FPV Shop (2 builds)
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4 x iFlight Xing Nano X1404 4600Kv Micro Motor - Camo (39 builds)


Gemfan Hurricane 3016 Durable Tri-Blade 3" Prop 4 Pack (2mm) - Choose Your Color (10 builds)

FPV Camera

RunCam Nano 2 1/3" 700TVL 1.8mm/2.1mm FOV 155/170 Degree CMOS FPV Camera for FPV RC Drone (184 builds)

FPV Transmitter

TBS Unify Pro32 Nano VTX (8 builds)
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EMAX Nano 5.8GHz 50mm U.FL Antenna - LHCP (20 builds)


FrSky XM+ 2.4GHz Micro ReceiverDefault Title (1149 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

HGLRC Forward F722 mini 20x20 Flight Controller Overview 🛠️
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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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Jodie Froster   Feb 22, 2022  

Looks light, with chonky motors for it's scale! I bet it IS beastly

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