Japalura 3" build

By hippytyre on May 10, 2017

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My first 3" build using an Armattan Japalura frame and Kiss Compactctrl CC to keep it all neat and lightweight. I've flown about 20 batteries so far and it feels really smooth.


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marsfpv   May 17, 2017  

How do you like that Kiss? Im putting one in my upcoming Japalura build

hippytyre   May 18, 2017 

It's a great bit of kit. Really easy to solder the motor wires onto those curved pads and it makes for a very clean build. I did have a little problem with the Kiss 1.2 firmware though. If you use 'buzzer emulation' it seems to cause lockups and you lose control, v1.3 is imminent so that should solve that problem.

DirtyWaschFPV   May 13, 2017  

Nice build ! I have similar build but can't get a good KISS tune on 4s. Mind sharing PIDs ?

hippytyre   May 16, 2017 


I'm just using the stock settings the kiss CC came with, seems to fly great like that for me.

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