Lil' Bat

By maulous on Apr 04, 2021

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This is my first foray into the FPV digital world. Decided to jump on the Fatshark bandwagon with my first POD designed around the Shark Byte TX5S.1 VTX.

My goal was to make a low profile design So I had to try a FC / ESC AIO single board, So in essence there would be only a 2 stack POD design.
I have tried several FC / ESC boards which caused me to re-design the POD constantly over a few months. At one stage I gave up on 2 stacks and settled on a 3 stack design for a different un-released POD I had, but recently I had a break through on the 2 stack design for the original POD I had in mind.
The end result was this.

Frame:- Diatone GT R369 SX 3" Frame
Motors:- BetaFPV 2004 1700KV Brushless Motors
FC / ESC:- HGLRC Zeus35 AIO F4 3-6S Flight Controller & 35A Blheli_S 4 In 1 Brushless ESC 20x20mm
Camera:- RunCam Shark Byte Nano Digital FPV Camera
VTX:- FatShark Shark Byte TX5S.1 VTX
VTX Mount:-
Receiver:- TBS Crossfire Nano RX
Antenna:- TBS FpvCycle Mini Immortal T
Props:- HQProp T3x3x3 Propellers 3030
Weight:- 166g (without battery)
POD Design created in Autodesk Fusion360
POD Materiel:- Polymaker PolyMAX PLA (
Paint:- DNA Custom Paints (



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kayl   Oct 03, 2021  

nice build, what size battery strap did you use in this build? Ordered most of the parts i need to build something similar just don't know what size battery strap I need. See you from Aus, I'm over in Perth

maulous   Oct 03, 2021 

I use a 220mm x 15mm "drone art" battery strap.

Spud Nick   May 29, 2021  

Would this canopy fit on the 249?

hekifpv   Apr 06, 2021  

Makes me think of Sonic the hedgehog. Nice build!

OptimaZe   Apr 05, 2021  

Beautiful build!

swg_fpv   Apr 05, 2021  

that looks fresh as hell

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