Kwadkarl PunkD reload

By daich on Jun 29, 2022

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while fixing up my oroginal PunkD after a nice bashing at a bando, I went ahead and made my original PunkD digital.
One big concrete hit broke an arm (delaminated and splintered a few layers) and also splintered the connecting plate.
Motors just needs some dusting off.
Digital is just so much cleaner to build. one antenna.

Still on 4.2 avoiding 4.3 for now. I did try it on a couple birds and yeah, it's pretty good stuff but I did have some issues so being one of my few 5" quads I really don't want to get caught in a rare outing and not be able to fly.

All flights on this frame
https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLZO-KyA5iVKlIK9bioWLCd6vEMaYoAGal

first shakedown flight to make sure all is working

Photos

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Madcatmike3d   Jul 02, 2022  
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I agree about 4.3. I know a lot of people say it flies much better than 4.2, but Not 1 single quad that I've flashed to 4.3 flies that great. Even with the presets. It feels like it's got a brick hanging from it by a rope. I also feel like I'm stuck in angle mode. 4.2 was less finicky.

daich   Jul 04, 2022 
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to be honest, I've only tried a release candidate. It flew very good so I tried it on my X8 for tuning purposes (offline sliders yay!) and that was when I found it had massive issues with the PWM outputs as they completely changed the way they addressed them from DMA to bitbang timers.
then after the 4.3 final release, Ive heard of people having some issues so I feel like I need to have a proper sit down to read through everything before trying it out....just haven't found the time yet.

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