Hubsan X4 hackin'!

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Hubsan X4 hackin'!

Post by Murdoch » Mon Oct 21, 2013 12:22 am

The bits:

8.5x21mm coreless motors (holy balls these are strong motors)
Hubsan X4107C frame
nQX board (AKA flight controller, or FC)
2x 380mah 1s lipos
1x 650mah 1s lipo
Landing gear from a nine eagles solo
Carbon fiber tube
Bic pen (it has to be Bic, otherwise it doesn't fit inside the tube)
and a little bit of plasticard.
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Re: Hubsan X4 hackin'!

Post by Murdoch » Tue Oct 22, 2013 9:54 pm

First flight test completed, looking very promising...

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Re: Hubsan X4 hackin'!

Post by betty.k » Sat Nov 09, 2013 5:19 am

so why are you using the nqx fc? is it so you can use a decent tx?

i've got a hubsan 107c specifically for chopping up and making larger, as you said those motors are strong!

gimme a close up of how you fitted the bic pen inners, did you just drill into the motor pods?
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Re: Hubsan X4 hackin'!

Post by betty.k » Fri Nov 15, 2013 6:45 am

couldn't wait!

got some ladybird props on the way, the wider stance makes yaw act slower and stranger. bigger props should help.

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Re: Hubsan X4 hackin'!

Post by Murdoch » Fri Nov 15, 2013 9:15 am

hey, I saw that on facebook, and I was the one who asked about those booms.

The nQX board makes it feel alive, however when the LVC triggers, the thing falls out of the sky like a friggin stone. So, while I can use it with my DX7, I can't really recommend using the nQX board with this.

However, the 180 qx is due to arrive soon and I might try the FC board from that instead. But this time, I'll wait for the reports first.

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Re: Hubsan X4 hackin'!

Post by HirotoR34 » Wed Jan 28, 2015 1:34 pm

love the bit shell in the pic! still have a ton of those :-o

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