itty splitty

By daich on Aug 17, 2017

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my rebuild of a 4s 3" micro with a runcam split. Moving from an Deadcat to an X frame with a Pod.
The electronics are also moving from 30x30mm to 20x20mm
doing something creative with the 30x30mm split board - stay tuned!

Update 18 August 2017 Pod was printed with nylon but the filament had picked up water and wasn't dried out properly so the lines are super apparent... kind of looks like wood! Split board sits on the bottom, then a 30mm to 20mm adapter... then a 4in1 esc & finally the flight controller. Using and XSR and there is still more space inside the pod! 221g AUW is almost 30grams less than the previous build! Can't wait to maiden!

Update 24 August 2017 a moment of silence for a downed craft....she's been lost to the unforgiving pacific ocean on the night of a beautiful sunset. User error to blame... so sad as she was at her best iteration :(


Part List


RCX X130 FPV Racing Frame (3K Carbon) (6 builds)

Flight Controller

Mini BetaFlight F3 Brushless FC with Integrated OSD - $16.27 | (2 builds)


4-in-1 BLHeli - S 20A ESC Electronic Speed Controller - $23.75 | (3 builds)


4PCS Emax RS1306 4000KV RaceSpec Motor 2CW/2CCW For FPV Racing (7 builds)


RX3044T - Brand New Tri Blade Propellers (6 builds)

FPV Camera

RunCam Split HD / FPV Camera (17 builds)

FPV Transmitter

TBS UNIFY PRO 5G8 HV (RP-SMA) (80 builds)


FrSky XSR 2.4GHz 16CH ACCST Receiver w/ S-Bus & CPPM (480 builds)


TATTU 450mAh 14.8V 75C 4S1P LiPo Battery Pack


Jumper T12 PLUS Open Source 16ch Radio with JP4-in-1 Multi-protocol RF Module With HALL Gimbal for RC Drone Car Boat (4 builds)


FatShark Dominator V2 Headset System Goggles Video Glasses 600 X 480 VGA
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HD Camera

GoPro Hero5 Black — Waterproof Digital Action Camera for Travel with Touch Screen 4K HD Video 12MP Photos (4 builds)

Misc Parts

Ultra-X Runcam Split by MartijnBouwman
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Video Receiver

GTeng T909 5.8G FPV Artifact 32CH Receiver 2 inch LCD Wearable Watch for RC UAV Quadcopter Drone Aircraft -

Video Receiver

ImmersionRC rapidFIRE w/ Analog PLUS Goggle Receiver Module (129 builds)

Radio Module

TBS Crossfire Micro TX (102 builds)

Battery Charger

iSDT SC-620 Smart Charger (500W)
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Soldering Iron

MINI TS100 Digital OLED Programmable Interface DC5525 Soldering Iron Station Built-in STM32 Chip (145 builds)


Upgraded MINI ES121 Electric Screwdriver Smart Repairtools Built-in STM32 Chip OLED with Screwbits (2 builds)


Turnigy Transmitter Bag / Carrying Case


SpeedyBee Bluetooth USB Adapter

Misc Supplies

FPV antennas for drones - Actuna TBS ImmersionRC - Actuna Sp. z o.o.

Misc Supplies

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

Misc Supplies

Foxeer Lollipop 2 Stubby 5.8G Omni Antenna(2pcs)

Misc Supplies

ISDT BattGo BG-8S Smart Battery Checker Balancer Receiver Signal Tester Quick Charge Function (4 builds)
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