Brees #9

By Hypurr on Jan 20, 2018

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This was a tough build, lots of tiny screws in tiny holes with tiny solder joints...and it flies! Had problems with the first FC I had chosen for this so I ended up having to use the FuriousFPV Racewhoop which doesn't have an OSD. The first no-name FC that I got was defective, it would disconnect on USB and start burning when the ESC was plugged in. I suspected the ESC so I returned it and tried again. This time everything worked great...for a little while. Had the FC updated and all configured, motors all tested and rotating right, RX bound and modes setup. Then when I plugged in fresh batteries for my first hover poof, the magic smoke came out. I abandoned that FC, kept the ESC and got the new Racewhoop. It worked first time. Updated to BF 3.2.4, updated the ESC firmware, everything works great now. I'll update once I test some more. Not sure if I would recommend some of these parts, I'll let you know.



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7uvoK   Apr 04, 2018  

Very nice! How have the aluminum ducts held up?

Hypurr   Apr 07, 2018 

Just fine so far. It doesn't get as much indoor flight time as my brushed whoop but so far I haven't had any issues with it.

Hypurr   Feb 09, 2018  

IronMew   Jan 24, 2018  

Why the parallel battery configuration? It's bound to be heavier than a single battery of the aggregate capacity.

Hypurr   Feb 08, 2018 

Actually no. An equivalent 2s battery weighs more than the two 1s combined. For instance, a Venom 250mah 2s is 16g and the batteries I am using (equivalent to 260mah 2s) is 12g.

Hypurr   Jan 21, 2018  

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