By staceman on Jul 17, 2016

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450mm size quad utilizing the DJI Naza Lite flight controller without GPS. This quad is just for slow, smooth acrobatics. You can't do fast low to the ground flips and rolls, unless you replace the flight controller with a Naze32 or similar flight controller. In addition to the parts listed here, you'll need some 3M black electrical tape, zip-ties, rubber bands, double sided foam tape, and velcro.


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Whiffles   Jul 17, 2016  

I've been thinking about converting my F450 to an FPV flier. Do you think it's worth the trouble? How do you like flying this versus something smaller?

staceman   Jul 17, 2016 

Personally, I really like this thing. I have flown the smaller ones, and they definitely handle far better, and are faster, but this thing is just plain fun, and I get a lot longer flight times. Just switched to using LiHV (4.35 volts per cell) today, and with only a 1300mah battery, I was easily getting 5-7 minutes (with battery to spare), while the smaller mini quads were getting much less... 2-3 minutes (if they were lucky). Granted they can do a lot of tricks I can't, but that's only because of the flight controller I am currently running. Even with that, I can still do plenty of acro with this thing. When I switch this over to something like the Naze32, the only advantage they'll really have is tighter spaces, and a bit more speed.

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