By miromir237 on Apr 25, 2017

5  173  1

Begginer quadcopter model for a friend from my old parts.

KK188 has integrated PDB with 5v BEC on the bottom. So first I strated with soldering all the wires to PDB so I can mount it first. This meant desoldering ESC power wires first and soldering them later. Same applied to camera and VTX wires. After that I shortened the wires to needed lenght and soldered them to quad components. Finally I mounted FC and connected all the wires.

Initial start and setup looked OK but I discovered one faulty motor during motor ESC calibration. So the DYS 1306 3100kv were replaced by Racerstar BR1407 3500kv that I ordered for other build.

I have flashed ESC with latest posible BLHeli 14.9.
FC flashed with Betafilght 3.1.7, set Oneshot125, receiver on Uart1 with iBus, Micro MinimOSD on UART3.
During hower test I found out that I switched ESC 1 and 2 which caused wierd yaw /roll flips. When put correctly copter howered just fine.
Realy flight test was not much successfull. Copter flies but it seems to react with some delay. I was playing with Gyro/PID loop times but that does not seem to help. Next I will try to downgrade to Betaflight 3.0.1.

Downgraded to BF3.0.1 with 1kHz/1kHz loops and it flied quite well. Just to be sure I flashed BF3.1.7 back and set 2.66/1.33 kHz loops (that is the most BF let me) and now it flies well also. I also changed props to Diatone 4025. That might helped aswell.


Part List


Kingkong 188 188mm Frame kit with 3PCS 4045 Propellers Antenna Mount LED Strip

Flight Controller

OpenPilot CC3D Atom Mini CC3D FPV Flight Controller CC3D EVO (2 builds)


4 x KINGKONG BLHeli 12A Brushless High Speed ESC With OneShot125 For FPV Multicopter


4 X Racerstar Racing Edition 1407 BR1407 3500KV 2-3S Brushless Motor for 150 180 200 RC Multirotor (18 builds)


10 Pairs Kingkong 4045 4x4.5 Inch PC Fiber Glass Propellers CW CCW for Multicopter (8 builds)

FPV Camera

600TVL 1/4 1.8mm CMOS FPV 170 Degree Wide Angle Lens Camera PAL/NTSC 3.7-5V for RC Drone FPV Racing (94 builds)

FPV Transmitter

Eachine TX526 5.8G 40CH 25MW/200MW/600MW Switchable AV Wireless FPV Transmitter RP-SMA Female (123 builds)


5.8G 2.8dBi SMA male RP-SMA Male FPV Antenna for FPV Racer Multicopters (9 builds)


Flysky FS-A8S FS A8S V2 2.4G 8CH Mini Receiver with PPM i-BUS SBUS Output (91 builds)


2 x Giant Power Dinogy 1000mAh 11.1V 3S 65C Lipo Battery XT60 Plug for RC Models (3 builds)


FrSky Taranis X9 Lite 2.4GHz 24CH ACCESS ACCST D16 Mode2 Classic Form Factor Portable Transmitter for RC Drone (7 builds)


DJI Digital FPV Goggles - Ultra Low Latency 720p 120FPS Digital HD (26 builds)

HD Camera

GoPro Hero5 Session (199 builds)

Radio Module

FrSky R9M Transmitter Module (58 builds)

Battery Charger

ISDT Q6 Plus 300W 14A MINI Pocket Battery Balance Charger (54 builds)

Soldering Iron

TS100 Portable Programmable Smart Soldering Iron (124 builds)


Torvol Quad Pitstop Backpack PRO (4 builds)

Misc Supplies

TrueRC X-AIR 5.8GHz Crosshair Antenna (RHCP) (4 builds)
Show stores (5)


Sign in to comment

Quadlite   Jun 22, 2018  

Wow, thats a great little build for the price! looks like a great way to introduce someone to the hobb.

Guides & Reviews

21 4,406  20
Nov 30, 2019

In late 2019 DJI made inroads into the FPV scene with their remarkable low-latency digital system. It gave us a 720p video feed with latency on-par with the status quo, analog video. Traditionally we've used analog video systems for low-latency video, but the video quality is far from ideal. It's a trade-off we've been willing to accept for the control. Now we've got the best of both worlds and what..

Read more
3 3,964  12
Sep 18, 2019

When the FatShark HDOs hit the market in 2018 the FPV community rejoiced for the new Sony OLED displays. While they lacked further upgrades like an updated DVR and power button they were still a market success. With the 2019 announcement of the Orqa FPV.One the community finally had a potential HDO killer on the horizon. With only weeks before the release of the Orqa FPV.One Skyzone came out of left..

Read more