Mobula7 HD Aluminum Build

By f4b0 on Jun 07, 2020

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This is my mod of the Mobula7 HD. I replaced the frame with one made of aluminum because i destroyed the plastic frame :-) and made an upgrade of the VTX antenna and installed a Foxeer Lollipop FPV instead of the original one. On the ESCs i replaced the firmware with the jflight JESC firmware running on 48kHz.

I found an original aluminum frame from Happymodel called snapper8 but it's a 85mm version. (added link below)

Today i could fly some rounds in my garden and i have to say that i am a little disappointed from the aluminum frame. It bends very easy :-(
I was able to fix it and bend it back but compared to the original plastic frame it's very weak. Maybe the copter is too heavy for the frame...
But the flight performance is very smooth, i like it.



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Produzilla   Jun 09, 2020  

Hey, nice look , i thought about the same frame in the past but then i found somethin better: i swapped my mob7HD to an 85mm frame (the one frome the eachine cinecan) and got about the same weight like your build but with the bigger 2" props (dalprop 2035), much better performance ! trust me, give it at try when your frame has bend to its end ;)

The pic below shows my 85 version with caddx beetle (only cam) and TBS unify pro nano vtx. just swapped it cause this thing flys awesome withjout the extra weight from the turtlev2, hd recording is now on one of my toothpicks..

f4b0   Jun 11, 2020 

Hi, thanks for your comment, that's an interesting version, i will give it a try as soon as my frame is broken :-).

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