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 [?/?/??]



Part List


Tinyshark (25 builds)

Flight Controller

TinyFish F3 Flight Controller with FrSky receiver - Betaflight - DSHOT - (16x16mm mount) (2 builds)


Furious FPV Fishpepper 5A 4-in-1 Brushless ESC


Crazepony 4pcs BR1103 10000KV Brushless Motors for 50 80 100 Multirotor Quadcopter Drone Red (6 builds)
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Gemfan Hulkie 2040 Durable Tri-Blade 2" Prop 8 Pack - Choose Your ColorLemon (35 builds)

FPV Camera

Shinehalo LST-S2 5.8GB 800TVL 3.6g Mini FPV AIO Camera For RC Quadcopter Drone Model


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


FrSky Horus X10 Radio (Amber) (2 builds)


TBS Tango 2 Pro - FPV RC Radio Drone Controller (54 builds)


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

HD Camera

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

HD Camera

GoPro Hero5 Session (281 builds)

Radio Module

TBS Crossfire TX (11 builds)

Battery Charger

ISDT Q6 Plus 300W 14A MINI Pocket Battery Balance Charger (60 builds)

Soldering Iron

Weller WESD51 Digital Soldering Station
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Lowepro QuadGuard BP X3 - Drone Backpack for 4 FPV Quad Racing Drones and 15" Laptop w/Exterior Mounts (Black) (24 builds)
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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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