APM Power Modules

Preamble

This blog leads on from the blogs Flight Controllers, see the section on APM/Additional Required Extras, (in particular Safetly Use CLONE APM Power Modules), as well as Low Voltage Warning for CC3D. There are varying reports that claim that these devices can pass the full battery voltage to the flight controller and fry it, but there are also others that say that this is scaremongering – so who is telling the truth? Also there are cheaper clones versions that lack certain components. This article explores both of these points.

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Low Voltage Warning for CC3D

Preamble

Following on from CC3D, I need a low voltage cutoff on my quad, for the 3S LiPo, as I am constantly running my batteries down to 3% of the batteries capacity.

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SP3 Racing F3

Preamble

I have killed my KK Mini flight controller by powering it up with the polarity reversed, see KK Mini, so I was in the market for another flight controller. I thought about simply replacing the KK Mini with another one, but could I get something better for my money as the KK Mini is rather a noddy affair. I saw the SP3 Racing F3 (also labelled as  the SP Racing F3), and thought that it might be worth taking a look.

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