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Betaflight — custom motor ordering made easy^2 [3.1.x]

Have you ever assembled your quadcopter motors in the wrong order? I am quite sure you did! I am going to show you how to swap motors in betaflight without the need of a soldering iron! This tutorial is based on betaflight 3.1 and betaflight configurator 1.9.1. On older betaflight versions you had to set… Read More »

tinyPEPPER ESC – How to build your own! [v0.4]

This is a previous revision, please have a look at the more recent revision 0.5. In this post I am going to share all the parts you need to build your own super tiny tinyPEPPER 4in1 Blheli_S ESC. All the following information applies to the current version 0.4 of tinyPEPPER (tagged as revision 0.4). If… Read More »

pepperF1SH — some 1S fun in an deconsecrated church

We had some time at a nice flying spot. This church has been deconsecrated and will be demolished soon… Thanks to all that make this possible! Pilot: Sebastian Quadcopter: current pepperF1SH prototype, 30.7g AUW, 56mm props, X frame!

tinyPEPPER ESC – How to build your own! [v0.3]

This is a previous revision, please have a look at the more recent revision 0.5. In this post I am going to share all the parts you need to build your own super tiny tinyPEPPER 4in1 Blheli_S ESC. All the following information applies to the current version 0.3 of tinyPEPPER (tagged as revision 0.3). If… Read More »

pepperF1SH World Tour — current status overview

You might have read about my announcement of the pepperF1SH WORLD TOUR 2017 If not, have a look at the original post. In short: I want to send a pepperF1SH quadcopter around the world. The idea is simple, you can apply to become the next hop on the world tour by filling in a form.… Read More »

tinyPEPPER ESC — SNEAK PREVIEW: PCB Layout and BOM!

I am just about to finish the last tests on my super tiny 4in1 BLHelis_S ESC: 16x16mm hole-to-hole spacing BLHeli_S with DSHOT300(!) 4.3A continuous current 1S operation only lightweight 1.2grams(!) This is a sneak preview, in order to save you some time I will now share the board design and the bill of materials with… Read More »

DIY TinyWhoop serial charging cable (PWC / JST PH2 connector)

I recently bought some batteries with the PowerWhoopConnector. I do not get why do this renaming nonsense in the quadcopter scene. They call it “new plug”, “PWC”, or “MCPX” — why on earth not just call it by it’s name? This is the JST PH 2.0 connector (made by JST, see their product specs). One… Read More »