2"/2.5" 2S hungryshark: feed me

By deks on Jul 08, 2018

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Originally my babyshark. I was annoyed by the micro cmos cam: bad low light, bad dynamic range, and also poked out from the front of the canopy because the cam I got had a longer lens than the canopy was designed for. So I designed a new canopy that works with cam+vtx AIOs, which I've found has better video quality.

This build is relatively heavy, ~45g dry. The 300mah nanotechs sag immediately. The 450mah glaciers do a lot better.

This build has gone through a lot of variation: different flight controllers, props, batteries, cams - and it seems to fly well no matter what. Also I finally broke the bottom plate on my original babyshark, and swapped things over to a 2.5" 3mm thick prototype babyshark from lazd. Need to do a more careful comparison, but 2.5" feels surprisingly good even on these little 1103s. 3mm is excessive, and pushes the dry weight to ~50g w/ rotorx 2535 biblades, ~53g w/ the gemfan flash, but it still handles quite well.


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Part List

Frame

Babyshark (9 builds)
Falconmultirotors.com
$25.00

Flight Controller

Full speed 16 x 16 mounting hole 2S F3 Flight tower DSHOT 600 with OSD - $30.55 |GearBest.com (2 builds)
Gearbest.com
$30.55

Flight Controller

Super_S 16x16mm Betaflight STM32F3 F3 Flight Controller Integrated with OSD BEC for RC Drone (2 builds)
Banggood.com
$18.99

ESCs

Fishpepper 5A BB2 48MHz DSHOT600 1-2S 4in1 ESCSKU: FPV-0252-S (9 builds)
Furiousfpv.com
$24.95

Motors

4 x Racerstar Racing Edition 1103 BR1103B 8000KV 10000KV 1-3S Brushless Motor Pink For 50-100 RC Drone FPV Racing (3 builds)
Banggood.com
$34.76

Motors

EaglePower S1103 8000kv Brushless Motor - 4pcs (2 builds)
Flexrc.com
$37.96

Propellers

RotorX RX 2535 Props (8 CW & 8 CCW) (27 builds)
Airbladeuav.com
$7.98

Propellers

Gemfan 2540 Flash Tri Blade Prop (82 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$3.69

Propellers

Cyclone 2035 2'' Quad Blade DAL Prop - CHOOSE YOUR COLOR (7 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$2.99

Propellers

HQ 2.5x3.5x3 2.5'' Props - CHOOSE YOUR COLOR (4 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$1.60

FPV Camera

Crazepony FPV Micro AIO Camera 5.8G 40CH 25mW Video Transmitter VTX Switchable Raceband Support OSD FOV 150°for FPV Drone li (3 builds)
Amazon.com
$19.99

FPV Camera

LST - S2 5.8G 800TVL HD Micro CMOS FPV Camera - $14.76 |GearBest.com (11 builds)
Gearbest.com
$14.76

Receiver

8CH SUBS Super Micro Compatible Receiver for Frsky X9D Plus (2 builds)
Banggood.com
$9.99

Batteries

AirBlade Basic 300mAh 2S 7.4V 45C XT30 by Tattu (2 builds)
Airbladeuav-usa.com
$6.49

Batteries

Glacier 25C 450mAh 2S 7.4V LiPo Battery with JST Connector (4 builds)
Buddyrc.com
$4.99

Batteries

Turnigy nano-tech 300mah 2S 35~70C Lipo Pack (4 builds)
Hobbyking.com
$4.92

Batteries

AirBlade Premium 500mAh 2S 7.4V 75C XT30 by Bonka (2 builds)
Airbladeuav-usa.com
$10.99

Misc Parts

4 PCS Eachine Propeller Guard For Aurora 100 Mini FPV Racing RC Drone 1102 1103 1104 1105 Brushless Motor (12 builds)
Banggood.com
$2.39

Misc Parts

Hungryshark canopy (for Falcon Multirotors Babyshark bottom plate by deks_
Thingiverse.com
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Discussion

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ghostface   8 days ago  

Love the canopy - great design! Also awesome flying!

Booda3000   8 days ago  

Nice flying!
what kind of flight times u getting?

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