I see too many pilots flying miniquads they built as kits from aliexpress, eBay and some other weird places to buy miniquads from. Their miniquads are more prone to breaking because of a bad choice for a frame, cheap motors and ESCs with low performance and etc…! This Miniquad Parts List is here to battle all those crappy kits and save the newbies some money…
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We all know that kv defines how fast a motor spins in relation to the voltage, or RPM = kv * v. If so, why are two 2204 2300kv motors from different brands not the same? Why is a cobra 2204 2300kv diferent from an Emax 2204 2300kv and Sunnysky 2204 2300kv?
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Steven from ZTW was very kind to send a pack of 4 ZTW Black widows 2204-2300kv for me to review 🙂 In short, i found them to be great! They are nicely wound, made of good quality and are very easy to mount, making a very clean build.
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There are 3 options for connecting your Naze32 receiver. First is PWM, requires connecting a wire from your receiver to the naze32 for each channel, a total of 8 wires. Second is PPM, requires a receiver that supports PPM (like the FrSky D4R-II), and one single wire. Third is Serial (S.bus or satellite for example), requires a receiver that supports a serial signal (like the FrSky X4R-SB or a DSM satellite) and one single wire.
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On Screen Display, OSD, allows you to see flight data from the flight controller, on your video feed. Displaying the battery voltage, flight mode, timer, and Name can be useful. There are two possible ways to do so.
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X4R SB comes with a stock firmware allowing s.bus only. We will flash X4R SB with a newer firmware which will allow us to use it either in s.bus, or PPM. On top of that, channels 2 and 3 on PPM mode will act as CH9 and CH10.
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