PipSquawk

By Minichado on May 02, 2017

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Ended up sticking with JST for now

I've gone through several micro AIO cameras and have finally found one that fits this build perfectly, I'll ad an image of the layout. The new AIO camera I selected just work with this build. cam in front, board in middle, antenna out back. The camera in the 2nd-4th images did not end up working out for me.

This is my first time building with an 4-1 ESC, went together clean, hoping it doesn't fry anytime soon!

one flight in, corner of frames is barely visible in the camera. it was a trick fitting the vtx + 4-1 ESC + FC + RX in the limited vertical space, but I eventually got it. the VTX is so burried that the channel will never be changed. I also hot glued !! the camera in place, to the TPU, so far it either a) did not shake during flight or b) dampened out oscillations.

The tune is really low on P gains all around so it's not quite locked in but I had to lower everything because of some mad yaw oscillations. soft mouting this lux f4 board greatly reduced/eliminated all insane oscillations. next issue is that 2 of the brand new motors have bearings that sound like shit, and 1 has mediocre bearings, and the 4th is in great condition. this contributed to the gyro noise (the solid baseplate and lack of softmounting transfered all of that to the gyro for my first LOS test)

overall I have to say this is the sexiest build I have done. AUW is 123gm, same weight as my Deathsquito. same power train, same performance, but the camera/battery/COG is more familiar to me the top cam/low battery of the other build has always felt like turning on a pendulum.

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