DIY: Building a Mini (220mm) Quadcopter Part 1 – Flight Controller
Thanks to Steve and his mini quadcopter FPV videos — I’m going to build one for myself! Over the next few weeks/months, I will be chronicling my adventures of selecting and sourcing parts for the copter (with Steve’s input/help).
There are many different types of flight controllers — Steve, suggested I go with the Acro Naze 32 because it’s one of the best available for the price. This makes the Acro Naze 32 the first component ordered for my new quadcopter.
- STM32F103CBT6 32-bit ARM Cortex M3 processor (72MHz, 3.3V)
- Invensense MPU6050 MEMS accelerometer + gyro
- Built-in Micro-USB for programming/firmware update
- 36x36mm size, ~5 gram weight w/o headers
- Made in JAPAN
Total Weight So Far: 5g
Part Cost: $24.44
Total Spent So Far: $24.44
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- Thursday, May 8th, 2014 at 4:18 pm
- Danny Mavromatis