Category Archives: micro brushless

Tutorial: Replacing stiff motor wires with flexible ones — no more breaking wires [BR1103B]

UPDATE: There is a follow up post on how to remove the stiff wires alltogether. I have been building micro brushless quadcopters like my pepperFIISH for a while now. Over the last builds it became more and more clear that one of the weakest spots are actually the motor wires: Most of the small brushless… Read More »

How to build a 2S pepperFIISH pocket rocket — Shopping list & Recommendations

Recently I have been asked for my recommendation for a super lightweight pocket rocket. At the time of writing there are no stock lightweight RTF 2S copters I can recommend. You will have to assemble it on your own, luckily you can buy all the needed parts, there is no need to assemble circuit boards… Read More »

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 »