Skippy 3D

By koenmulder on May 14, 2018

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The Skyzone STX202 FPV transmitter is the fragile part of this build. Already trashed one so now trying to find a good location to put it.

Note: The 3D is a reference to the stereoscopic video and not to the 3D flight mode

Current troubles/puzzles/issues/tasks

  1. Remove the totally unnecessary SKYDC5V Regulator from this build
  2. Find a good location for the VTX (probably in a printed case)
  3. Remove the PDB to see if the 5v from the FC is enough to power the VTX and radio

Previous troubles/puzzles/issues

  1. Get OSD to work (on one eye). Failed! Video for that eye was dimmed and didn't show OSD info. After I blew a resistor or capacitor I gave up on this endeavour. Should have made pictures of my setup though.. I might have made a stupid mistake and reviewing it might reveal it.
  2. Get telemitry to work. Kinda failed.. Had it hooked up right from the start. Just never told my Taranis to detect telemitry.


Part List


Realacc X210 214mm 3mm/4mm Carbon Fiber Frame RC Drone FPV Racing w/ Matek PDB-XT60 5V & 12V (31 builds)

Flight Controller

OMNIBUS Betaflight F3 AIO V1.1 Flight Controller with Integrated OSD Barometer Support SD Card (60 builds)


Racerstar RS20Ax4 20A 4 in 1 Blheli_S Opto ESC 2-4S Support Dshot150 Dshot300 for RC FPV Racing Drone (61 builds)


4 x Racerstar Racing Edition 2205 BR2205 2300KV 2-4S Brushless Motor Red for 220 250 RC Drone FPV Racing (7 builds)


2 x 2 Pair DALPROP T5045C Cyclone 5 Inch 3 Blade Propeller Clover Prop Black Red Orange Green (114 builds)

FPV Camera

Skyzone SCAM302 3D Camera CMOS FOV 120 Degree NTSC/PAL for 3D FPV Goggles Headset RC Drone

FPV Transmitter

Skyzone STX202 200mW 5.8G 48CH FPV Dual Transmitter for SKY02S V+ Goggles RC Drone


2 x Realacc 5.8G 5dBi 50W Omni Directional Omni FPV Pagoda Antenna LHCP/RHCP SMA/RP-SMA For FPV RC Drone (30 builds)


FrSky XSR 2.4GHz 16CH ACCST Receiver Board S-Bus CPPM Output Support X9D X9E X9DP X12S X Series (450 builds)


LiPo accupack 14.8 V 1300 mAh 75 C Tattu XT60 |
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Power Distribution

Matek Systems PDB-XT60 W/ BEC 5V & 12V 2oz Copper for RC Drone FPV Racing Multi Rotor (120 builds)

Misc Parts

Aluminum Alloy Lipo Battery Protection Protector Case Mount Fixed Seat With Tie Strap Belt for X Structure FPV Racing Frame DIY

Misc Parts

2 x ZRC 5.8G 14dbi Circular Polarized High Gain Flat Panel FPV Antenna SMA/RP-SMA LHCP/RHCP
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Whiffles   May 15, 2018  

What's it like flying in 3D mode?

koenmulder   May 15, 2018 

I like it but I haven't really flown in 2D yet so it is hard to compare. My next/current build has a normal camera so in about a week I'll be able to tell what is better.

Note: I'm not flying in 3D mode. My motors do not reverse. I'd say I fly with stereoscopic video

Nolanfeatherstun   May 15, 2018  

what?! how? and why?!

koenmulder   May 15, 2018 

What?! - A fragile quad that sends two video feeds
How? - A combination of magic, science and hot glue
Why?! - Good camera reviews, novelty and my adventures character

Dit this answer your questions/exclamations?

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