Babymod 3.5inch HDZero

By BaTTaN on Jun 22, 2022

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This is my second HDZero build. Being an analog guy who primarily flies micros my first HDZero build was made primarily for capturing the 720p video in tight spaces. I wanted my second build “This One” to be not only stable for video capture and able to get into tight spaces but also able to freestyle.

I have built multiple analog Babymod is various sizes and really like the frame’s balance so chose to go with the 3.5inch and a unibody frame. The Hakrc 35amp AIO was very easy to work on and fits this frame very nicely and with it being a 20x20 the HDZero Race 2 was a no brainer. I went with the Brother Hobby 2005 2800kv which offers good power through 4s or 6s with the xt30 acting as a current limiter and protecting the motors while powered on 6s. Using a GNB 6s 550mah it is sub250.

I’m really pleased with how it turned out and love that the 2005 motors can take advantage of HQ Prop Duct 89MMX8 Octa-Blade 3.5" Cinewhoop Prop for some very stable recording as well as insane punch outs. Tri-bladed props offer a normal freestyling experience.

This is such a fun build that it’s probably going to end up as my neighborhood daily driver as it’s near silent at hover using the Octo-Props with a hover point at around 30% with lots of punch and quickness unsuspecting people at a glance don’t really know what they saw as it’s gone in a flash. It’s been so funny watching people scratch their heads as they wonder what it is they just saw.

I did run into my frist HDZero issue with this build. I could get video but no betaflight OSD even on the latest version and with everything configured properly. Turns out you will still get video if RX/TX is reversed with HDZero, just no OSD. lol

Park Maiden Babymod 3.5 Inch 25mW HDZero 6s 500mah HQ Prop 89MMX8 Octa-Blade

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Mr_Stripes   4 days ago  
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Beefy!

BaTTaN   3 days ago 
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Yeah those Octo-Props are a blast on these 2005's...

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