FUN-RC introduces the Dart 250 Mini H Drone, Packed with features that matches any mini on the market and yet retains a Fun price tag.
The Dart… Series from Fun-RC packs some great features, design, durability, great looks and yet won’t break the bank. The frames come with a clean and dirty vibration isolation system, designed to give the camera and flight controller a nice smooth ride. The vibration thimbles have hardware that keeps them attached in the event of a Crash. The Dart also has a built in Power distribution System that mounts the ESC's, as well has direct mounting for XT60/T-connectors, Integrated LED orientation head lights and aux outputs for A/V and the FC! The Frame has CNC cut channels for routing the wiring through the frame, making this one of the cleanest installs a mini can have. They include polished and anodized frame hardware and even motor mounting hardware. The motor arms are a nice beefy 5mm thick for crash free damage, and yet made light in all the right places. The dart also has camera mounting options for FPV and HD, mounted forward and away from prop view.
If you compare the Dart to the competition the only think that is less is the price tag.
• Clean and dirt vibration isolation system with crash locks
• Power distribution with built-in power connector mount and LED spot lights
• Polished and anodized hardware
• Wire routing channels for a clean install
• 5mm thick motor arms
Motor: 1806-2208 kv2000~2300
Flight control: 30-45mm mounting distance
Battery: 3s 1300-1800ma
*Note: hardware not shown in pictures is included
OK here is the deal i got 3 of these when they came on sale for less then the full price and i still think i paid too much. The arms can not stand up to much of a crash and the frame will break as well in not much of a crash. The only thing this would be good for is simple fpv of someone who already knows how to fly and wont crash. No FPV racing here guys it just wont stand up to it. The frame is light and power distribution is good but the screws are 2mm or something and have a shallow hex hole so tightening them down can be a pain. This is not the drone you are looking for guys HK has much better options for the same or less.
PS lost fpv on first real flight came down on soft grass hard but not anything crazy and broke 3 arms.cute and tiny quad, packaging is so small its like a watch case. thin arms I don't think they love crashes, lets see how long will it take to destroy this lolReally good design. Lower cage is stiff and robust, upper cage is more flimsy, but survived the crash which broke all 4 motor arms. Lots of space for FPV etc. Flies good with cc3d atom (version in protective case from HK)
Plastic screws were replaced with cable ties almost on day one.
For the price it is probably wise to buy second kit to be used as spares but people like to upgrade something they build with their own hands more than build another one :).
Will be great if upgrade parts will be available for the kit - CF plates, CF or aluminum motor arms etc.
Good little frame. Arrived with all needed screws. rigidity is very good once correctly assembled. Arms seem strange, a kind of solid plastic or resin. Obviously, it is the weak part of this Racer. let's see when I will get its new RX.
Anyway, the conception Clean/Dirty is very good, The whole FC platin on silent blocks helps a lot to improve smoothness. smart ! You can set up whatever you want or you need inside : FPV gear, Osd, GPS, Baro, Mag, Lipo alarm, ... nothing should be damaged in case of crash !
I am using this frame and I have crashed it several times. It is quite surprising that the main body can absorb some significant impact. One of those crashes was an intended roll flip which ended up as a half circle and plunged to the ground. The main frame survived, it's the arms that always breaks, most of the time you can just super glue it back together, that is if you are lucky enough not to shatter it into pieces and it's unfortunate that hobby king is currently out of stock for the replacement arms. but all in all, this frame is a lot of fun...I bought this as my first quad. I'm no "pro" by any stretch of the imagination, so I am still learning as I go. At first I was a bit hesitant because each of the black frame pieces seemed to be flimsy...although, once I got it built and everything tightened up, the frame is actually quite solid and rigid. I'll be eager to get the electronics installed and get flying. For the money....I'd say its a great frame.I use it with the Baby Beast V2 motors on 4S Turnigy Nanotech 1300mAh and HQ5045 Props, awesome!!!!! Use it for FPV flightsCouldn't be happier with this frame. I love the dirty/clean section design. Frame went together without any problems.Quite the fine frame, I received this as a gift from the Mrs. Arms are sturdy in my opinion, the frame does need a bit of prep for the tabs, but overall, a breeze to put together. Solder points are at just the right distance for even the most ham fisted hands out there and I really like the LED light bar, although it's rather unnecessary. I don't mind the G10, you can strengthen by using thin CA on the edges and using additional nylon posts, I have dropped this frame the same way I was dropped as a child, like me, it survived even after bouncing off a hardwood floor. 5 stars from me.This is a great frame. I don't think it can be beaten in terms of value for money. The build was simple and everything went together perfectly. It's a very well thought out design and has excellent flying characteristics. Admittedly, I haven't performed any significant crash testing, but so far everything is holding up well. Highly recommended!
My setup: Multistar Elite motors, Afro 12amp ESC's, Naze32 controller, 5x3 props.
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