Diatone ET160

By RotorQuad Squad on Jul 14, 2016

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My bargain bin basher. Love this little guy

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fovea   Feb 20, 2019  

long time ago you build this, do you still now what prop is the purple one on the pictures?

RotorQuad Squad   Sep 09, 2016  

Lincoln   Sep 09, 2016  

What was your final configuration for mounting the receiver? Looks like you changed the mounting a few times in the pictures. I'm trying to mount the same receiver and am having a hard time figuring out the best place to mount it because of the short antennas.

RotorQuad Squad   Sep 09, 2016 

The picture with it stripped and sitting on top of the flight controller is its final configuration. The one with the blue tubes holding the antennas on the ESCs. I have had to take it apart again and coat it in liquid electrical tape and the bottom is thoroughly covered with double sided tape but it works. My first Satellite got fried by the vtx channel button gouging it so it took a few extra tries.

As long as the antennas arent deep inside carbon you should be fine. The only one Ive had problems with signal loss is the Wasp and all it took was pulling the antennas out of the top plate to solve that problem. If you decase it be sure to coat and cover it in something as they are quite fragile.

Whiffles   Jul 16, 2016  

Wow, that sure is a bargain bin price. How's the quality of all the parts?

RotorQuad Squad   Jul 16, 2016 

Well Ive broken the top plate three times and glued it back, the m2 stand offs are kinda meh but they work alright. My biggest problem is the damn cameras. I listed three because Ive broken three already. Granted they were really hard hits. Same for the LEDs

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