iflight turbobee 120rs (diy) updated!!!

By KM|fpv on Aug 21, 2019

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Yeah, i know "you can buy it as bnf/pnf", but i like to build. my gf calls it (german) "basteln", but that's hard work as we all know.

i never thought what a 16x16 stack is in size...damn small!

as you might have seen, i might have many 65mm props and some 55mm props. i also have two pairs of 45mm 3 blade props, which i like to try.

conclusion:

  • the 45mm 3 blade props are crappie af!
  • the 65mm props are not tighten enough
  • the last ones, the 55mm props are now the way to go (nope, not enough thrust!)

UPDATE I: I had this idea to grind down the props to get it closer to the motor bell (second picture). This seems to work out! And i needed to get rid of those tubes, which saved a small amount of weight.

UPDATE II: ordered some HQ 65mm props and will order some higher kV motors, eventually 10.000kV maybe 1104?

UPDATE III: the HQ props arrived and i put them on. as those are screw mounted, the screws are adding some weight. Also taped the motor wires down, with some eletrical tape.

UPDATE IV: had hard times finding this little miniKwad (microKwad?) in the field, so i've added a beeper or buzzer whatever you call it.

here is some flight footage:

Photos

Part List

Frame

Online-Shop IFlight TurboBee 120RS 120mm Radstand 3mm Bottom Bord Micro FPV Racing Rahmen Kit für DIY RC Drone Tinywhoop cinewh
De.aliexpress.com
$19.13

Flight Controller

iFlight SucceX Micro F4 16x16 Flight Controller (2 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$16.90

ESCs

Online-Shop Iflight Succex Micro V1.2 12a 2-4s 4 In 1 Esc Protokoll Pwm/Oneshot125/Multishot-modus/ dshot150/300/600 Mit M3 Loch
De.aliexpress.com
$23.16

Motors

4 x 4 pcs/lot BR1103 7800KV Mini moteurs sans balais pour 80 90 100 120mm Drone Rc de la boutique en ligne | Aliexpress mobile
Fr.aliexpress.com
$51.60

Propellers

Online-Shop 20 teile/los Kingkong 65mm Klinge Propeller Prop Für 720 8520 Kernlosen Motor DIY KIngkong Q100 Micro Quadcopter (1 (2 builds)
De.aliexpress.com
$3.83

Propellers

2 x 5 Pairs HQ Prop Durable T65MM 65mm 2.5 Inch 2-Blade Propeller for Ultramicro / Toothpick FPV Racing Droe (3 builds)
Banggood.com
$5.98

FPV Camera

Caddx Turbo EOS2 1200TVL 2.1mm 160 Degree 1/3 CMOS 16:9 Mini FPV Camera NTSC/PAL For RC Drone
Banggood.com
$12.59

FPV Transmitter

Online-Shop IFlight SucceX Micro V2 VTX (M3) schaltbare PIT/25/100/200 mW Video Sender mit IPEX (UFL) stecker IRC Tramp protokol
De.aliexpress.com
$14.66

Antenna

TBS Cloverleaf Antenna (2 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$7.95

Receiver

Online-Shop In Lager Flysky FS-A8S 2,4G 8CH Mini Empfänger mit PPM ich-BUS SBUS Für RC Qaudcopter FPV Racing drohne Kompatibel
De.aliexpress.com
$7.08

Batteries

Gaoneng GNB 7.4V 450mAh 2S 80/160C Lipo Battery White Plug (7 builds)
Banggood.com
$7.99

Radio

Flysky FS-NV14 2.4G 14CH Nirvana Transmitter with iA8X Receiver 3.5 Inch Display Open Source (16 builds)
Banggood.com
$179.00

Goggles

FatShark Dominator V1 Headset System Goggles Video Glasses 640 X 480 VGA
Goodluckbuy.com
$270.49

HD Camera

Hawkeye FIREFLY Q6 Airsoft 1080P HD Multifunktions-Sportkamera für FPV
Banggood.com
$60.59

Video Receiver

Eachine PRO58 RX Diversity 40CH 5.8G OLED SCAN VRX FPV Receiver for FatShark Goggles (23 builds)
Banggood.com
$23.99

Battery Charger

Online-Shop Ultra Power UP-S6 6x4,35 watt DC 1 s Balance Ladegerät Entlader Lade Hub 6-in-1 ladegerät für RC Micro MX MCPX Li
De.aliexpress.com
$30.81

Battery Charger

Online-Shop Ursprüngliche SKYRC IMAX B6 MINI Balance RC Ladegerät/Entlader Für RC Hubschrauber Wieder spitze NIMH/NICD Flugze
De.aliexpress.com
$29.92

Soldering Iron

MINI TS100 Digital OLED Programable Interface DC5525 Soldering Iron Station Built-in STM32 Chip (91 builds)
Banggood.com
$49.99

Accessories

FatShark Face Plate Frontplatte V2 mit Lüfter für die Fatshark Dominator kaufen | FPV24.com
Fpv24.com
$32.93

Accessories

FatShark 18650 Li-Ion cell Headset Battery Case (4 builds)
Nextfpv.com.au
$18.24

Misc Supplies

AchilleΣ Plus for Eachine PRO58 / RealAcc RX5808 Pro Plus OSD
Achillesfpv.eu
$12.12
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