130 3.5" build

By snootux on Aug 14, 2017

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130 3.5" quad


Part List


barebones x 130mm for 3 and a half inch prop


20x20 top plate with micro camera clearance

Flight Controller

HGLRC XJB V2 20X20mm 6.5g 6DOF Micro F3 EVO Flight Control AIO With BLHeli_S BS25A ESC 4 IN 1 Support 16.5 DSHOT600 (5 builds)


4 x Brotherhobby Tornado T1 1407 3600KV 4S Racing Edition Brushless Motor for FPV Racer (193 builds)


12PCS / 6 pairs 3530 propellers 3 inch 3 blade propeller (CW/CCW) for DIY mini race drones 1306 motor QAV-R quadcopter


Online Shopping for RC FPV Racing Drones, Security Device and Smart Consumer Electronics


2 x 1 Pair DYS 3045 3 Inch 3 Blade Propeller Triblade Bullnose Prop Red Orange Yellow Green Blue Purple (32 builds)

FPV Camera

1.2g Super Light 1000TVL 1/4 CMOS 2.8mm Lens FOV170 Degree Mini FPV Camera (19 builds)

FPV Transmitter

Eachine VTX03 Super Mini 5.8G 72CH 0/25mW/50mw/200mW Switchable FPV Transmitter (417 builds)


Frsky XM+ Micro D16 SBUS Full Range Mini Receiver Up to 16CH for RC FPV Racing Drone


Infinity 14.8V 850mah 70C 4S1P Graphene LiPo Battery XT60 Support 15C Boosting Charge (22 builds)

Misc Parts

2M AWG Soft Silicone Flexible Wire Cable 12-20 AWG (1 Meter Red + 1 Meter Black) (2 builds)

Misc Parts

3X 5V Buzzer Alarm Beeper With Cable for QX70 QX90 QX95 NAZE32 F3 DIY Micro Brushed FPV Quadcopter (5 builds)

Misc Parts

Silicone 2mm Thickness Non-slip Mat Battery Anti Skid Pad Battery Mat for RC Drone (19 builds)

Misc Parts

Amass XT60U 3.5mm Banana Plug Connector Black Male & Female 1 Pair (2 builds)
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volitant   Aug 16, 2017  

nice work! great weight! its not an easy build that's for sure

snootux   Aug 16, 2017 

Thank you, only thing I wouldn't buy the fc/esc combo again, going to build your 4" frame with 4 different esc in few days ;)

Weirdbeard   Sep 21, 2017 

Why not the fc esc combo?

Mish   Sep 24, 2017 

Yeah I'd also like to know of any issues with the XJB stack.

Whiffles   Feb 22, 2017  

I think you can find a better source for that FC. If you don't need the current sensor you can try the F4 Omnibus clone at Banggood. I'd also get better props. Either the RaceKraft 3030 quad blades or the RotorX RX3040T tri blades. Those are pretty much the best 3" props out there. I'd also get a CCD camera. If you're on a budget this is about as cheap as they get. Be sure to get the OSD cable as you'll want to change the camera settings.

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snootux   Feb 28, 2017 

The voltage is enough, now I just have to figure out all the wiring to get everything to work with 4in1. I also want to add a buzzer for lost alarm and also voltage if possible

Whiffles   Feb 28, 2017 

The 4-in-1 makes things really easy. You should get a plug that'll connect the FC to the ESC board. Then all you need to do is solder the motors and power leads to the ESC board, solder the ESC to the FC and wire up your RX and VTX/Camera.

snootux   Feb 28, 2017 

Yes i'm reading about the right and best way to do all the wiring with this board. I hope it will be an enough durable build, more than a 5", thank you for your help!

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