Apex Micro - 4" digital 220g freestyler

By sascha on Oct 08, 2021

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After finishing my 3.5" build, I also wanted a 4" build with pancake motors simply to see the difference and have another smaller quad in my collection.

I wasn't really a fan of the Apex frames due to their high price. The Micro 4" was somewhere inbetween my "okayish" price-range so I gave it a shot. I must say: it's awesome. The amount of screws and extra parts you get is super nice. One big downside: finding a proper guide on how to put it together wasn't really easy to find. It worked out eventually.

Beside the antenna placement for the vista, everything worked out just fine. I may turn the Vista upside down to release some tension on the UFL connector.

The stack was also turned by 180° to have enough space for the cap on the ESC pads and the antenna's tube has been shortened as well to add a little more slack to the antenna cable for less tension.

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dispi   10 days ago  

What batteries do you like most on it, and what flight-time do you get?
I found it really tough to get a good ratio of time/power on 4" quads, especially heavier ones like the apex 4" or gecko 4".

sascha   10 days ago 

Tbh, I haven't flown it yet. Weather's been quite bad in the past weeks. I'll be happy if it carries 4S 850mAh well, since I am using them on another 3" quad as well.

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