Hooked on pluses

By Danballah on Aug 30, 2018

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I LOVE my Mitsuko. So I always wanted to build a rapture. After losing my 5 inch, I finally decided to build up the 5 inch I always wanted. And she is fast!

When I lost my 5 inch, I also lost my go pro. So I decided to try a split. This may have been the wrong choice of frame for that. If I wanted to keep access to the flight controller and the split, the ESC would have to go on top. This would leave motor wires running over the top of all the other electronics, and kind of defeats the propose of having the matching flight controller for the DalRC engine ESC.

So I did put the split board on top. I then took a 90 degree micro USB connector, and i can leave it plugged in. I hacked the cable, and have connectors I tuck under the camera for connecting the USB A end so i can pull the footage without removing the pod. So far it works, but on my first flight the camera ribbon connector came loose, and I had to remove the pod anyways. I've tried some steps to try and hold the ribbon cable in more securely, so hopefully it's better in the future.



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EnemyAce   Aug 30, 2018  

Ooh la la! What a sexy beast.

Danballah   Aug 31, 2018 

She certainly is! Thanks!

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