Tadpole Twig donor

By DoubleJackOnTap on Jan 22, 2020

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I originally bought the Eachine Twig 115 for a donor project.  As soon as the Tadpole was released I knew I would buy one. The Twig components seemed like a good start.  I wasn't impressed with the Twig.  The canopy broke on the first crash and the screws in the stack were bent.  I had lots of jello issues even after I upgraded to BF 4.1 with rpm filters.  This was also my first battery under frame design.  I really prefer the top mount battery, so the Tadpole seems like a perfect fit.

The motors may be underpowered but time will tell.  If I need to replace them I'll probably get some Xing motors.

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Sjass1234   25 days ago  
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hello :) nice build!. i am doing almost the same build at the moment :D... but i hope for your help !, what did you do in betaflight with board an gyro allignment ??? really hope for your help

DoubleJackOnTap   25 days ago 

I put the board in upside down from what the Twig had so the USB port faces up.  In Betaflight I had to set pitch to 180 degrees.  I also had to swap motor resources from motor #1 to motor #2 and swap #3 and #4.  Then I checked rotation of the motors and reversed them in JESC so they spun the correct direction.   Hope that helps.

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