Japalura 4", BFF3, Emax Bullets, BH 1407.

By larcat on Jun 17, 2017

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My first fullsize mini quad -- only had micros up until now. I decided to go with premium parts -- you could save money on the vtx especially on this build.

One thing I did that most builds don't do is I mounted the shrink wrapped Rx with double-sided tape to the bottom of the fc. This saves room in the main build area and cleans up the wiring. You already have to solder to the bottom of this board while it is unmounted, so there isn't really an extra step to do this.

I put electrical tape under the ESCs, double-sided them, and then wrapped them in electrical.

Tramp is wired to RAM/agnd, jumped to vbat. Tx then wired to UART3 tx. Audio from the camera is wired directly to Tramp audio, though I haven't tested if it works yet. VTX control over OSD works perfectly.

Maidened the quad and it flies wonderfully even on stock PIDs (at least to my untrained eye.) There is some bounce back I've noticed on very fast rolls and flips. Looking forward to learning how to tune on this quad.

Overall I'm extremely pleased with this selection of components on this frame!



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naomarius   Aug 28, 2017  

Does the FC board support passthrough to configure the ESCs? I want to do a similar build I was just unsure about that before I order the parts. Also looking at using 2306 2750kv motors for 4" setup.

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