Diatone Roma F1

By blue_r on Oct 04, 2021

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This is my tiny 1.6". It is very similar to the one you can buy prebuilt, difference is this is running iFlight XING-E 1103 10000KV motors and different props.

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Part List

Frame

Diatone ROMA F1 1.6 Inch 85mm Wheelbase 2.5mm Arm Frame Kit 20x20mm Mounting Hole for RC Drone FPV Racing (2 builds)
Banggood.com
$26.99

Flight Controller

20x20 Stacks / Flight Controllers / ESCs (112 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$8.99

Motors

4 x iFlight XING E 1103 10000KV 2 3S Micro Motor with 30AWG 100mm wire for for 2 3S brushless whoop drone
Aliexpress.com
$46.88

Propellers

16pcs/8Pairs Gemfan 1636 4 paddle Propeller PC 1mm/1.5mm Hole FPV propeller 40mm 1.6inch CW CCW Props for 80mm FPV indoor frame
Aliexpress.com
$9.71

FPV Camera

RunCam Nano 2 Nano2 Ultra Micro Camera 1/3
Aliexpress.com
$15.54

FPV Transmitter

Diatone Mamba TX500 20x20 25-500mW 5.8GHz VTX - U.FLDefault Title (2 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$17.99

Antenna

50/70mm 5.8G 2.5dBi to 3dBi RHCP IPX Connector Clover FPV VTX Antenna for INNOVA VTX for FPV Transmitter DIY RC Quadcopter Drone
Aliexpress.com
$3.19

Receiver

Diatone Mamba MSR SBUS D1616CH ACCST Receiver (2 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$19.99

Batteries

2PCS New Gaoneng GNB 380mah 3S 11.4V 90C HV Lipo Battery With XT30 Plug For BETAFPV Beta75X 3S Beta65X 2S Whoop Drones parts
Aliexpress.com
$19.67

Radio

RadioMaster TX16S Hall Sensor Gimbals 2.4G 16CH Multi-protocol RF System OpenTX Mode2 Transmitter for RC Drone (69 builds)
Banggood.com
$185.99

Goggles

4 x SKYZONE SKY02C 5.8Ghz 48CH Diversity FPV Goggles Support DVR HDMI With Head Tracker Fan For RC Racing Drone (24 builds)
Banggood.com
$1,063.96

Radio Module

Happymodel 2.4g ExpressLRS ELRS Micro TX module ES24TX (6 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$28.99

Battery Charger

ToolkitRC M6D 500W 15A High Power DC Dual Smart Charger Discharger for 1-6S Lipo LiHV Lion NiMh Pb Battery (8 builds)
Banggood.com
$64.99
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-X3-   19 days ago  
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I still don't get why Diatone chose a 20x20 format for this tiny frame... If they made it compatible with 16x16, I would have buy it :-(

blue_r   18 days ago 

Yeah, its really oversized for the frame. I have another one of these and was looking at using a 20x20 to 16x16 adaptor, but the height of the frame doesnt allow it. Still playing with it to see if it can be done.

-X3-   18 days ago 

You could still drill some holes in the carbon plate, or maybe there is no material there ?

blue_r   18 days ago 

Possibly, 16x16 will put you pretty close to the edge of the internal cutouts on the bottom plate.

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