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Review: BetaFPV HX115 HD Micro Quad

The BetaFPV HX115 is a 3″ light weight ripper that can be powered by 3S and 4S batteries. The HD version is equipped with a Runcam Split Nano, capable of shooting 1080p 60FPS footage. Still looking for a quad under 250g that can record HD footage? How about under 80g? The HX115 is a great…
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Review: BetaFPV HX100 “HumQuad” 2.5″ Micro Quad

The HX100 is BetaFPV’s take on the “toothpick” style micro drones, capable of running either 65mm two-blade props or 48mm four-blade. This is one of the lightest 2.5″ micro quad we’ve tested so far. Are you in the market for an ultra-light micro quad? Here is the round-up of the ones I’ve reviewed so far.…
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Review: Eachine Twig 3″ Ultra-light Micro Quad

The 3″ Eachine Twig is basically a slightly enlarged toothpick micro quad, featuring ultra light weight, super simple setup and awesome flight performance. Disclaimer: The frame design of the Eachine Twig is a copy of the Speed ​​Racer Twig, and they even copied the name to the letter. We want people to be aware of…
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Getting Started with Ultra-light Micro Quad (Toothpick)

This article aims to help you get into the ultralight micro quads (aka Toothpick). There are pre-built models and you can also build your own. I will explain how to choose the right components and setup, and give you some tips and accessories that might make life easier. Based on my understanding, a toothpick is…
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The Best Toothpick Micro Quad – 2.5″ Ultra-light Micro

Here are the pre-built toothpick (ultra-light micro quad) that I have tested so far. I will sum up the good and bad about these quads in this short article, if you want to learn more about each model, feel free to check out the full reviews. A “toothpick” is a very light weight micro quad,…
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Parallel Charging Without Plugging in Main Leads

Here is a quick tip how to parallel charge LiPo batteries without plugging in the discharge leads, only with balance leads. This is inspired by Joshua Bardwell, all you need is a cable that you can easily make by yourself. If you are new, check out my guide to parallel charging. I bought this parallel…
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Review: HGLRC Toothpick Parrot120 Pro Micro Quad

HGLRC is taking a different approach at the “toothpick” style ultra-light micro quad. They are using bigger motors with much lower KV and pair with heavier triblade props. I can’t wait to try this out! Spoiler: it’s a freestyle beast! 😀 They also do the “non-pro” version (product page: http://bit.ly/2kodFVY), which uses 1103 8000KV and…
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2.5″ Micro Quad Build with HGLRC FD413 Stack and XING 1103 Motors

So this is the first time I build a “toothpick” style micro quad from scratch and not buying a pre-built kit 🙂 This should be fun as I get to choose my own hardware! Diatone sent me a spare frame for their Cube GTB229 micro quad, so I decided to use it for this custom…
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Review: Emax Tinyhawk Freestyle Toothpick Micro Quad

There has been a lot of fuss about the Emax Tinyhawk Freestyle micro quad, so I got myself one and try to find out what’s special about it. See my other reviews of “toothpick” style micro quad. Buy yours using these links to support the blog. Emax Tinyhawk Freestyle comes with the following accessories: Carry…
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Review: iFlight Turbobee 120RS or 136RS (V2)

iFlight recently released two new micro models – the Turbobee 120RS V2 and 136RS V2. These are 2.5″ and 3″ micro quads that have been upgraded from the original Turbobee from a few months back. Check out my other “toothpick” style micro quad reviews. 120RS (2S Version): 136RS (4S Version): You can choose different receivers,…
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