Category Archives: tinyFISH

Not all motors spinning on full battery with F3D8 + Star 4 ESC — Fix it!

As you all might know racerstar cloned my opensource tinyFISH FC and tinyPEPPER 4in1 ESC, claiming it is their very own invention. Sadly they messed things up… There are lots of reports of not all motors spinning when you arm the FC with a fully charged Lipo battery. The symptoms fade away once your battery… Read More »

tinyPEPPER2 4in1 ESC — Are you ready for 2S on a sub 40g quadcopter?

I am happy to announce that the next generation tinyPEPPER 4in1 ESC will be available shortly. The folks at Furious FPV are manufacturing and are going to sell the 2S version of my tinyPEPPER design soon, see their product page: FPV-0252 Fishpepper 4in1 ESC. You might be yelling what has happened to the open hardware… Read More »

tinyFISH FC & tinyPEPPER ESC — Where to buy?!

It has been a long time without new posts. I was fully occupied with our move. Most of my quadcopter equipment is still packed in boxes and I traded my soldering iron with a brush and I am still busy painting walls. At least my desk is partially finished and I can start to work… Read More »

tinyFISH FC – How to build your own! [revision 0.2b]

In this post I am going to share all the parts you need to build your own super lightweight tinyFISH flight controller with an integrated, FrSky compatible rx. All the following information applies to the current version 0.2b of tinyFISH (tagged as revision 0.2b). Changes compared to the previous revision 0.2: fixed the numbering of… Read More »

OpenSky / tinyFISH — How to update the OpenSky receiver firmware through betaflight

Some weeks ago I added a bootloader mode to my custom FrSky compatible firmware OpenSky for commercial or DIY receivers. This allows hassle free updating of the OpenSky receiver firmware using the STM32 bootloader protocol. For targets such as the D4R-ii or others using an STM32 processor with the factory programmed bootloader nothing special had to… Read More »

tinyFISH FC — report of the first successful community built fc

The first community built tinyFISH fc is alive! I recently got an email from the rcgroups user Sevo. He  successfully managed to assemble and flash his tinyFISH fc. Congratulations, this is the first report of a working replica from the community! Even though he had no access to a microscope he managed to complete his… Read More »