Fish Are Friends, Not Food

By LawnDart on Mar 04, 2018

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I swore to never build something small again - OR - Awwwwww Yeah, Another FalconMultirotors Frame!

Round 1 - The First Build [3/1/18]

So I bought an old revision FC that has a voltage regulator that keeps me from using fully charged batteries. Awesome. Ordered a replacement regulator from DigiKey, we'll see how well replacing it goes.

Round 2 - The Mulligan [3/7/18]

I was impatient and found a v2 PepperFish/FuriousFPV ESC locally. Also noticed that the TinyFish FC has a current sensor but it wasn't wired up in the stack I bought, so I wired the bat connector to the FC and the ESC to the FC.

Fingers crossed but it seems to fly great. I managed to shave 1-2g off the weight while adding 2s capability, so that is a bonus.

Round 3 - Oh God, Please No [?/?/??]

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Part List

Frame

Tinyshark (25 builds)
Falconmultirotors.com
$25.00

Flight Controller

TinyFish F3 Flight Controller with FrSky receiver - Betaflight - DSHOT - (16x16mm mount) (2 builds)
Flexrc.com
$27.59

ESCs

Furious FPV Fishpepper 5A 4-in-1 Brushless ESC
Hobbytown.com
$24.99

Motors

Crazepony 4pcs BR1103 10000KV Brushless Motors for 50 80 100 Multirotor Quadcopter Drone Red (6 builds)
Amazon.com
See Site

Propellers

Gemfan Hulkie 2040 Durable Tri-Blade 2" Prop 8 Pack - Choose Your ColorLemon (35 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$2.99

FPV Camera

Shinehalo LST-S2 5.8GB 800TVL 3.6g Mini FPV AIO Camera For RC Quadcopter Drone Model
Amazon.com
$16.99

Batteries

2pcs 450mAh 1S 3.7V 80C LiPo Battery with JST-PH 2.0 Connector for Micro FPV Racing Drone Quadcopter (3 builds)
Amazon.com
$11.49

Radio

FrSky Horus X10 Radio (Amber) (2 builds)
Getfpv.com
$375.99

Radio

TBS Tango 2 Pro - FPV RC Radio Drone Controller (54 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$199.95

Goggles

(PRE-ORDER) DJI Digital FPV Goggles V2 - Ultra Low Latency 810p 144FPS Digital HD (104 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$569.00

HD Camera

GoPro HERO8 Black - Waterproof Action Camera with Touch Screen 4K Ultra HD Video 12MP Photos 1080p Live Streaming Stabilization (23 builds)
Amazon.com
$299.00

HD Camera

GoPro Hero5 Session (281 builds)
Amazon.com
$264.99

Radio Module

TBS Crossfire TX (11 builds)
Rotorvillage.ca
$264.99

Battery Charger

ISDT Q6 Plus 300W 14A MINI Pocket Battery Balance Charger (60 builds)
Banggood.com
$59.99

Soldering Iron

Weller WESD51 Digital Soldering Station
Amazon.com
See Site

Backpack

Lowepro QuadGuard BP X3 - Drone Backpack for 4 FPV Quad Racing Drones and 15" Laptop w/Exterior Mounts (Black) (24 builds)
Amazon.com
$286.00
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Discussion

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FreeKill998   Mar 05, 2018  

what kind of flight time do you get with this?

LawnDart   Mar 05, 2018 

On the 260mAh HV packs, ~2-3 minutes. I have a few 450mah packs on their way and I think the flight time will offset their weight.

Nolanfeatherstun   Mar 05, 2018  

That final pic gave me a heart attack 😱

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