This Is Kitchen Table Engineering At It’s Finest
Hey, for the DIY-ers who are itching to build a drone and brag how much they didn’t spend after they won the race, this is for you.
Here’s a nice overview of a DIY build, for a FPV racing drone under 500 grams and without sacrificing performance. Don’t forget the rear LED’s!
For more in-depth details, read more about the build here
Check out the cost breakdown below, and the video of the finished racer
Pictures of the complete build
I have placed several orders, they have been delivered in 9 days for the most fastest one and in 22 days for the longest one.
Total : ~ US$ 220 (battery and radio receiver not included) isn’t it nice ???
For those who needs to buy battery, charger and radio I would recommend :
Other usefull accessories :
I would also strongly recommend that you get hold of a bluetooth unit as this one. You will then be able to use an application on your smartphone and connect yourself to the drone by means of the bluetooth to perform the configuration adjustements ( this being essential on the field).I use Multiwii EZ-GUI on my Android smartphone.
Here is a basic schema to help you wire your quadcopter :
CHECK OUT THE VIDEO OF THE COMPLETED QUADCOPTER ON THE NEXT PAGE –>
(The rear LED’s really make it pop!)