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    One with the machine FPV FLYER's Avatar
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    FUFAA Quad - The build under 250g!

    In a desire not to have to register with the authorities and stick it to the man , I came up with a quad build that weighs under 250g and capable of long range and penetration with 1.3 Video and Dragonlink and of course a great OSD.

    So I created my FUFAA Quad:

    160 Frame with 1306 3100kv motors, 12A blheli, 4 inch BL props, UHF and 1.3 video and Minim OSD.

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    Here are all the parts I used for this build:



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ID:	70315Diatone ET 160 Carbon fiber (bangood)

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ID:	703034 in1 readymade rc 12A blheli esc

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ID:	70304Flight controller of your choice with pins un-soldered (saves as lot of weight!)

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ID:	703054 x 25mm 2m standoffs (to clear 4 inch props)

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ID:	70306Micro minim OSD (mwosd 1.51)

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ID:	703071258/1280MHz Mini 200mW Transmitter (The antenna according to my calculations should be trimmed to 5.5mm)

    Budget camera:
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ID:	70308600TVL 1/4 1.8mm CMOS FPV 3.7-5V (powered with 3.3v from fc). Flying weight with this cam 242g.

    Highly recommended:
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ID:	70314RunCam PZ0420M-L24 9g works perfectly (powered from flight battery) make sure you get the model L24. (A little bit heavier, gets you right under 250g! With great picture)



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ID:	70309DYS 1306 3100kv Brushless Motor CW & CCW Pair

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ID:	703104" Bullnose Props

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ID:	70311Micro Dragonlink rx

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ID:	70312Turnigy Bolt 1000mAh 3S 11.4V 65~130C High Voltage Lipoly



    Total flying weight 249 grams with pz0420-L24!






    My custom motor mix for Diatone 160
    Cleanflight 1.10 and above.

    In CLI type:

    mixer custom
    mmix reset
    mmix 0 1 -0.749 0.739 -1
    mmix 1 1 -1 -0.739 1
    mmix 2 1 0.749 0.739 1
    mmix 3 1 1 -0.739 -1

    Make sure you save with the "save" command.
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    Nice, love the name as well
    If you're a noob, copy 1:1 what somebody already flies without too much questions, you'll find the answers later.
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    I have a similar (in spirit) build in the works. A diatone 180 frame, 4 in 1 ESC, pixhawk lite, 1306 3100kv, de-cased mobius with 8 inch lens extension, 915mhz telemetry, 5.8ghz vtx. I'm basically going to try to build a full featured AP quad under 250g. The mobius lens will go on a super simple servo based gimbal. I'm not even sure if it will all work out but I figured it's worth a shot. If you guys know of anyone working on something similar, point me in their direction!

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    I have the same frame and motors with a Flip32+ AIO flight controller with LB20A esc's. I also have a 5.8ghz 200mw VTX but had to remove the 4 inch bullnose props since I smoked a motor using them. I'm using standard gemfan 4045's. Using Frsky 4DR II receiver. What's the furthest away you've flown with that LR setup? I love the frame its sexy looking and very light weight.

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    Hahaha "Fufaa". Lol what does it stand for? What flight times are you getting from this rig? Always wanted an ultra small quad for long range fpv (Even though I don't have to register here in Singapore huehue)

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    A substantial amount of funds should go into marketing the amazing FUFAA quad!

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    Uber quad and really cool project!

    btw, how do you like that 4in1 esc? I haven't seen it before.
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