PNut 2.5"

By d3c0de on Dec 26, 2019

10  196  5

Super easy build with the Mayday PNut frame. So easy it almost doesn't even count as a build, but I guess soldering the RX and LEDS were a little challenging on the 16x16 board. Other than that, piece of cake. Everything is conformal coated. Total weight with battery strap, rear LED, and arm bumpers is 62g. Without all of those it's 57g.

I'll likely shorten the XT30, and may add a small capacitor. All 3D printed parts were included except the arm bumpers, which are available with the other parts on Mayday's Thingiverse.

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Part List

Frame

pNut 2.5 (3 builds)
Maydayquadworks.com
$17.00

Flight Controller

SucceX Micro F4 V2.0 Flight Tower System 16x16 (ESC Plugs) (2 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$46.99

Motors

4 x iFLIGHT BeeMotor 1103 10000KV with Plugs
Pyrodrone.com
$39.96

Propellers

HQ Durable Prop T65MM (5CW+5CCW)-Poly Carbonate (14 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$2.99

FPV Camera

Caddx Turbo EOS2 1200TVL Micro FPV Camera (9 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$15.99

Receiver

TBS Crossfire Nano RX FPV LONG RANGE DRONE RECEIVER (568 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$24.95

Batteries

GNB 2S 520mah HV 80C XT30 Lipo Battery (11 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$7.49
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Discussion

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Rembem   Feb 03, 2020  

Would you know if it can take a bigger battery.

d3c0de   Feb 04, 2020 

It can, but I feel like this size is pretty ideal. Getting over 4 minutes of flight time on average now with 48kHz ESC firmware. The next size up GNB battery is 650mAh, and 3.5g heavier. Doesn't sound like a lot, but that's nearly 4% of the total weight. If you're not planning to race it though, it'd probably be fine.

Rembem   Jan 23, 2020  

Do you know any other frames that might work for this build.

d3c0de   Jan 23, 2020 

It's similar to the iFlight TurboBee 120RS frame, but is a bit stronger. Some local pilots switched after breaking the iFlight frames too frequently. Another frame I might look at would be the Diatone GTB229, based on what I've heard, but I don't have any first hand experience with it.

Rembem   Jan 23, 2020 

thanks for the tip.

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