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T4 MiniDrone 250: Newbie Bill of Materials question

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andreas Gazis Jan 4. 4 Replies

Greetings all.  First off, wanted to introduce myself to everyone.  I'm a 46 yr old dad trying to help my daughter build her first drone.  We decided to 3D print the T4 MiniDrone off of Thingiverse. …Continue

 

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Andreas Gazis replied to kayaken's discussion T4 MiniDrone 250: Newbie Bill of Materials question
"Get a cheap but reasonably good transmitter that will last you for years and can be used across multiple models. Personally, I am quite happy with FRSky stuff, both the Taranis X9D and QX7 series have enough functionality to keep you happy for a…"
Jan 4
Ronald Pandolfi replied to kayaken's discussion T4 MiniDrone 250: Newbie Bill of Materials question
"Tinkering is good, but not with frames. The frames are more critical than they appear. They must be extremely light weight yet also very strong and rigid. You daughter can use her CAD and 3D printing skills to make fixtures for housing the avionics…"
Jan 3
kayaken replied to kayaken's discussion T4 MiniDrone 250: Newbie Bill of Materials question
"Ronald, My daughter loves to tinker when it comes to fabricating stuff.  She'll eventually move to the carbon frames for Version 2 but wanted to give this a go.  With that said, I did find some people on thingiverse that had…"
Jan 3
Ronald Pandolfi replied to kayaken's discussion T4 MiniDrone 250: Newbie Bill of Materials question
"Hi Kayaken. Printing your frame is often a bad start, unless you have an SLS printer. Start with an inexpensive carbon or glass filled nylon frame such as an F450. There are some good kits available that include everything you might need. "
Jan 3
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T4 MiniDrone 250: Newbie Bill of Materials question

Greetings all.  First off, wanted to introduce myself to everyone.  I'm a 46 yr old dad trying to help my daughter build her first drone.  We decided to 3D print the T4 MiniDrone off of Thingiverse.  Here is the link:https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:304237Well after learning what components in general we need (props, ESC, power supply etc..), we started shopping around and just was overwhelmed with all the different choices.  I've learned…See More
Jan 2

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