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QAV250 vs ZMR250 (first build)

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by kitari, Jan 28, 2015.

  1. kitari

    Jun 18, 2014
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    Paris, TN
    So, since a Hubsan x4 pro is a little pricey and not out yet anyways, I actually talked my wife into letting me spend some of my money for a little 250 quad project. I found 2 that looked fairly cheap to build and came in almost complete kits for under $300. So, now I'm trying to decide between these two kits.

    first up, the QAV250, which comes with...

    1 x QAV 250mm quadcopter CF frame
    1 x Camera
    1 x TS351 Transmitter
    1 x RC305 Receiver
    1 x CC3D flight controller
    4 x Emax MT 1806 2280KV motor ( 2x CW + 2x CCW )
    4 x Emax Simonk 12A ESC
    8 x 5030 5x3" Gemfan propeller ( 4x CW + 4x CCW ) ( 2 random color,4pcs per color )
    1 x XT60 plug
    1 x ESC Distribution board

    Price for kit: $245.99
    free shipping
    ships from Hong Kong (bleh)

    Next up, is the ZMR250, which comes with...

    1 x ZMR250 250MM mini quadcopter frame
    4 x DragonFly MC1806 KV2300 motor
    4 x Dragonfly 12a ESC built-in 5V/2A BEC
    4 x 5030 electric CW/CCW props
    1 x Naze32 full version flight controller
    1 xvSONY Effio-e 4140+811 1/3 CCD 2.6mm Lens 700TVL camera
    1 x AOMWAY 5.8g mini 200mw 32CH transmitter
    2 x Battery velcro straps
    1 x 5.8G clover 3-leaf TX antenna
    2 x 20CM servo extension cable
    1 x 3M double sided adhesive tape
    and silicon wires,straps,shrink tubes,T-plug etc

    Price: $259.
    free shipping
    ships from China (still bleh)

    So what do you think? Also feel free to recommend other kits or better build options if it can be done under $300.
  2. kitari

    Jun 18, 2014
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    Paris, TN
    Update: I decided to do a custom build after doing quite a bit of research. So far the build is as follows

    Frame: zmr250
    FC: naze32
    ESC: Emax 12A w/simonK firmware
    motors: dys be1806 2300kV black edition
    props: Gemfan 5040 5x4
    PDB: naze32 36mm
    Tx: FS-T6
    Rx: R6-B X1
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