Hoverbot Nano

By lazd on Jan 12, 2017

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Hoverbot Nano is 90mm, has tons of power, and is hilariously fun! At only 41g with prop guards, this build is so powerful and nimble you'll forget it fits in your hand.

Hoverbot Racing at Skycatch

Hoverbot Nano // Indoor Flying

Hoverbot at Chabot Space Center

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Part List

Frame

Hoverbot Nano Frame (13 builds)
Hoverbot.io
$14.99

Flight Controller

Piko BLX F3 Flight Controller (2 builds)
Readytoflyquads.com
$23.00

ESCs

4 PCS Racerstar RS6A V2 BB2 Blheli_S 6A 1-2S Brushless ESC 18*11mm Support Oneshot42 16.5 Dshot600 (11 builds)
Banggood.com
$28.99

Motors

4 x Racerstar Racing Edition 1103 BR1103 8000KV 1-2S Brushless Motor Dark Blue For 50 80 100 Multirotor (3 builds)
Banggood.com
$34.76

Propellers

56mm CW CCW Transparent Propeller Blades 1.5mm Hole for LKTR120 Mini Quadcopter (5 builds)
Banggood.com
$0.84

FPV Camera

Crazepony FPV Micro AIO Camera 5.8G 48CH 25mW Transmitter with Y Splitter for FPV Drone like Blade Inductrix etc (23 builds)
Amazon.com
$21.98

Receiver

FrSky Ultralight XM Receiver Up To 16CH for RC Drone FPV Racing (71 builds)
Banggood.com
$11.99

Batteries

Turnigy nano-tech 450mAh 2S 65C Lipo (E-flite Compatible - Blade 130X EFLB3002S35) (13 builds)
Hobbyking.com
$9.02

Radio

FrSky Taranis QX7S 2.4GHz RC Transmitter - Carbon or Blue (39 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$184.99

Goggles

Fat Shark Dominator HD3 Core FPV Goggles (63 builds)
Getfpv.com
$399.99

HD Camera

GoPro HERO6 Black (9 builds)
Getfpv.com
$399.99

HD Camera

GoPro HERO5 Session (197 builds)
Getfpv.com
$199.99

Video Receiver

ImmersionRC rapidFIRE w/ Analog PLUS Goggle Receiver Module (125 builds)
Getfpv.com
$149.99

Battery Charger

ISDT SC-608 150W 8A MINI Smart LCD Battery Balance Charger AU Warehouse (9 builds)
Banggood.com
$54.27

Soldering Iron

Weller WESD51 Digital Soldering Station
Amazon.com
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Whiffles   Jan 12, 2017  

This isn't too intimidating to fly indoors?

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Whiffles   Jan 16, 2017 

So a tad more power than a whoop, but not as intimidating as a 3".

blistovmhz   Feb 25, 2017 

"A tad" doesn't cover it. It's enormously faster than a whoop.
This is my first outdoor flight, taking it very easy, with a mostly dead battery as I didn't have a charger yet. - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3eI85qxhPWM&t=6s

EnemyAce   Mar 25, 2018 

Dude! Is that a Nissan Pulsar? That was my first car in the late '90s. I liked that car a lot.

morsha   Jun 02, 2017  

Hi. Where did you power the camera from? The VTX voltage seems to be direct from the bat but just filtered on the FC. Thanks!

Whiffles   Jan 16, 2017  

Does the board have a connector specifically for those batteries?

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Whiffles   Jan 16, 2017 

I see, so I can use my own connector if I want. I was looking at this battery to avoid buying from HK.

lazd   Jan 16, 2017 
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You can, but use the JST-PH connector that comes with the kit, it saves weight! You can score these from Banggood: http://www.banggood.com/Giant-Power-2S-7_4V-450mAh-50C-Lipo-Battery-for-E-flite-Blade-130X-p-1077543.html

Whiffles   Jan 16, 2017 

Thank you! That's perfect.

solaireFPV   Jan 13, 2017  

OOO That looks sick man! Need to build one of those soon! So many tempting builds.

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