Zero Two

By StickyRice on Feb 03, 2019

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This is Zero Two. A 3" lightweight but an amazing freestyle quad that has some odd features. By far my most favorite quad to fly and build!!

Features:

  • Lowered top plate for lower CG
  • DIY camera mount since idk how to 3d design (if anyone wants to help me make some 3d prints for this frame especially the camera mount, comment in this build so i can help you!)
  • caddx turbo Eos2 is used so that it can fit with the lowered top plate
  • 3" on 4s 550mah or 3s 550mah (around 5-6 mins of flight)
  • New emax rs1306b motors (it was recomended by so many people so I had to try them out. Plus got some good flight time!)
  • Originally DYS 4300kv 1404 (theyre pretty good and effecient but they broke so easily...bearings suck! The Emax has taken worse crashes and are still smooth!)
  • Airmax frame is LIT!!! it looks like a mini alien 5" but its a single bottom plate and with 3mm, I have not been able to break it so far!!(check update) It came with really nice 23mm blue aluminium standoffs, but i didnt use those since i lowered the topplate to around 18mm.
  • Got to lessen the height of the stack to less then 16mm (check picture to see how it was put together)
  • Lots of soft mounting for the FC. Got rubber grommets on the flight boards mounting holes, then rubber o rings on both top and bottom of those rubber grommets.

03/02/19 I am changing the frame. I have broken 2 already huhuhu.

ps. if youre wondering about the diy camera mount. It has only failed once and that was when I crashed so hard, so hard that I broke three 1404 motors.

if you have any questions, feel free to ask in the comments section :D

Photos

Part List

Frame

A-Max Gravestone 135mm 3 Inch H FPV Racing Frame Kit For RC Drone Supports RunCam Micro Swift Camera
Banggood.com
$26.99

Frame

AlfaRC FS135 135mm Wheelbase 3mm Arm Thickness 3K Carbon Fiber Frame Kit for RC Drone FPV Racing
Banggood.com
$16.21

Flight Controller

MAMBA F405 Mini Betaflight Flight Controller & F25 20A 3-4S DSHOT600 FPV Racing Brushless ESC (37 builds)
Banggood.com
$43.99

Motors

4 x DYS 1404 BE1404 4300KV 6000KV 2-4S Brushless Motor For RC Drone FPV Racing Multi Rotor (13 builds)
Banggood.com
$48.56

Motors

4 x EMAX 1306 RS1306 Version 2 RS1306B 2700KV 4000KV Brushless Motor 3-4S For RC Drone Multi Rotor (13 builds)
Banggood.com
$44.80

Propellers

6 Pairs Emax AVAN Mini 3 Inch 3X2.4X3 3-blade RC Drone FPV Racing Propeller CW CCW (43 builds)
Banggood.com
$5.60

Propellers

2 Pairs Gemfan 3035 3X3.5 BN 3-blade Propeller PC 1.5mm Mounting Hole for 1104 1105 Motor RC Drone FPV Racing (8 builds)
Banggood.com
$2.72

FPV Camera

Caddx Turbo EOS2 1200TVL 2.1mm 160 Degree 1/3 CMOS 16:9 Mini FPV Camera NTSC/PAL For RC Drone (21 builds)
Banggood.com
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FPV Transmitter

Eachine VTX03S 0/25/50/100/200mw 40CH 5.8G FPV Transmitter With PITmode Smartaudio Function (36 builds)
Banggood.com
$12.11

Antenna

Foxeer Lollipop V2 U.FL RHCP 5.8G Super Mini Antenna For FPV Racing (2PCs) - CHOOSE YOUR COLOR (10 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$19.90

Receiver

1.7g Fli14+14CH Mini Receiver Compatible Flysky AFHDS-2A w/ RSSI Output for FS-i6 FS-i10 Turnigy I6S (38 builds)
Banggood.com
$13.38

Batteries

Gaoneng GNB 14.8V 550mAH 80C/160C 4S Lipo Battery with XT30 Plug For RC FPV Racing
Banggood.com
$21.99

Radio

Jumper T12 Plus Multi-protocol Radio Transmitter w/ JP4-in-1 RF Module Hall Sensor Gimbal Black
$109.90
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Discussion

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ysoldak   Mar 26, 2019  

Like your build, shall try RS1306B 4000kv on my basher.
Can draw 3d model for your camera mount, no prob, but you still need to print 'em somewhere...

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StickyRice   Mar 30, 2019 
1

heres some insights:
the holes are a tad too small
20mm is nice, fits in with most standoffs
i find the camera a bit to far back, i can see some of the sides

these are minor fixes i can probably try to edit myself. Thanks!!!

ysoldak   Mar 30, 2019 
1

Yes, i did guess a lot based on your photos. Source file .f3d is there, just open it in FUSION360 and edit dimensions!

StickyRice   Mar 31, 2019 

thanks again!!

matthew saigon   Feb 21, 2019  
1

i don't think 20a esc is good enough for this build. mamba 40a stack is only $43 on banggood. anyway, i like your build. it flies great.

StickyRice   Mar 11, 2019 
1

maybe, i actually keep getting flips of death on 4s but not 3s. no biggie, still enough punch for me!

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