To Draknight from Mobula8

By Kot_dnz on Dec 25, 2023

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As a happy owner of Mobula8 with HD (wasp runcam link) I very quickly bumped into the reality:

  • analog version has 42-48 gr, digital - 80
  • you can't use 1s battery - DJI link is unable to start from 1s
  • with the battery 660 mah the total weight is near to 120gr
  • this heavy drone has flying time less than 3 min and become broken very fast, extremely fast
  • heavy weight and aggressive s2 doesn't allow to use this drone indoor

But not all is bad. Need to accept - this is for outdoor only.
Let's optimize

  • Replace the WASP regular camera to NANO
  • make the Vista naked + drill all mounting holes from 1.6 to 2
  • Buy Draknight
  • Make the groves on Al frame to fit the camera
  • Move the reast of staff to it
  • pay attention to use 10mm bushing and 25mm M2 screws to have the space for the motor connectors and mount the original battery holder

At the result

  • very steady and smooth flying
  • min 3 minutes flying with the potential to 4
  • unbreakable frame (for sure with the same assumtions)
  • very quiet

Recommend to resolve the issue, or move the HD to the 4"+

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Kot_dnz   17 days ago  

The frame RIP.
So big weight for this frame :(

wind_rapport   Dec 26, 2023  

Nice! The definition of 'making it happen.' Love the custom fitment work! Please link DVR/flight footage!

Kot_dnz   Dec 26, 2023 

The first attempt. Smoothly and safe
The weather was not good enough.

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