MaximusFPV Zepto 108

By MaximusFPV on Jul 24, 2018

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INTRO
Best. 2". Ever.
I have flown a few 2" frames in my time (it's probably my favorite size, actually), but this one is hands-down my favorite. Now, I'm not just saying that because I designed it. I designed the IO95 as well. However, something about the narrow arms, axial camera mount, and aerodynamic (well, more than a top plate) canopy makes this a lethal 2". It's my go-to quad that, since it's creation a few weeks ago, has seen, in this order: water (in a tree), metal, water (at the bottom of a slide), and many other hard surfaces that I can't even count, and he's still taking it like an absolute champ.

THE BUILD
As far as a 2" build goes, there's nothing too special here. Once again, I recommend doing the motors and ESC in one step and then the FC and everything that goes onto that separately before finally connecting them. This is a prototype frame, so yours will be even better, should you order one. For example, the little "bucket" holding the camera is maxed out in terms of angle in my case, but I made the design a bit better since then to allow more tilt. There's also more space between the stack and the camera in case you use a micro board camera that's deeper than this.

CONCLUSION
This is a KICKASS frame for 2", no way around it. It can really get going with a good setup and ample room, but it can also be very relaxed and controlled if you visit your local playground or park. Overall, as I said, it's my favorite 2" so far, and I really think you should try one too.

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Part List

Frame

Project LiteWav – Zepto 112 (2″)
Maximusfpv.com
$28.00

Flight Controller

OMNIBUS F3 Nano v2 (17 builds)
Pirofliprc.com
$29.99

ESCs

Spedix IS20A 20A 2-4S 20x20 M2 4in1 ESC - Replacement for IS100 Stack (43 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$20.99

Motors

5 x DYS BE1104 10000kv Micro Brushless Motor (2 builds)
Rccrazed.com
$54.95

Propellers

5 x HQ Prop 2x2.5x3 Tri-Blade 2" Prop 4 Pack - Choose Your Color (7 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$7.50

FPV Camera

Wolfwhoop P-1 Micro 5.8GHz 25mW/50mW/200mW FPV Transmitter and 600TVL AIO Camera with OSD Interface for FPV Quadcopter Drone (6 builds)
Amazon.com
$18.88

Receiver

FrSky XM+ SBUS 2.4GHz Mini ReceiverDefault Title (1140 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$12.99

Batteries

6 x TATTU 650mAh 2S1P 75C 7.4V Lipo Battery Pack with XT30 plug (21 builds)
Getfpv.com
$47.94

Radio

Walkera DEVO 10 10-Channel 2.4Ghz Digital Radio System
Helipal.com
$299.90

Goggles

Skyzone SKY02S V+ 3D 5.8G 48CH FPV Goggles With Head Tracking HD Port DVR Playback for RC Drone (20 builds)
Banggood.com
$295.99

Misc Parts

Ummagawd UMMAGRIP Universal Super Sticky Battery Pad (93 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$4.99

Misc Parts

Pololu 5V Step-Up/Step-Down Voltage Regulator S7V7F5 (9 builds)
Pololu.com
$4.95

Soldering Iron

BACOENG 2in1 SMD Soldering Station 862D+ (Improved Version of 852 and 862)
Amazon.com
$69.99

Soldering Iron

TS100 Digital OLED Programmable Interface Mini Soldering Iron (75 builds)
Getfpv.com
$56.99

Tools

iFixit Pro Tech Toolkit (4 builds)
Getfpv.com
$59.99
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