Introduction: Super Simple Lego Technic RC Quadcopter Frame

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Hi, I share the simple instructions to create a frame for quadcopters, using the famous Lego technic.
The photo shows my setup:

  • brushed motors 8mm.
  • propellers 60mm.
  • Quanum Pico 32bit Brushed Flight Control Board.

But you can install whatever you want.

P.S. The gray brick on the front side, is used to mount the camera "FPV".

Step 1: The Lego Frame

Picture of The Lego Frame
  • black axles lenght 4 (lego dimensions)
  • gray axles lenght 7

Assemble the frame as shown.

To complete the frame, in addition to the lego shown in the pictures, we need a heatshrink of suitable diameter, (in my case diameter 13mm), and a doublesided tape.

Step 2: Motor Mount

Picture of Motor Mount
  • Cut 1 pieces of heatshrink (lenght 15mm).
  • Cut 1 pieces of doublesided tape (15x5mm).
  • Applying double-sided adhesive on the lego part, and attach the engine, as shown in the picture.
  • Finally block with heatshrink.

repeat for the remaining motors.

Step 3: Final Assembling

Picture of Final Assembling

Assemble the four motor-mounts as shown, and after all the electronics.

That's all.
(Sorry for my bad English)

enjoy it.

Maodnt

Comments

trimitsos (author)2016-03-23

Could you add some links for the lego parts?

How durable is that frame? have you crashed tested it???

YunusDa (author)2016-01-20

nice work

maodnt. (author)YunusDa2016-02-02

Thanks!

craftboom (author)2016-01-23

cool cant wait to try it

maodnt. (author)2016-01-20

Thank you!!
The instructions are only for the realization of the frame, and not for the drone complete. In my case I used the electronics described in my reply, this Flight Controller has a receiver DSM2 / DSMX compatibile on board. Then I use a radio spektrum. However you can use any mini-quadcopter electronics (like Hubsan X4)

Ciao!

ibenkos (author)2016-01-04

Plz! Make a instructable on how to make the FPV camera you showed.
And nice project! :)

maodnt. (author)ibenkos2016-01-07

Thanks!

...sorry but I have little free time for my hobbies, I hope to do the instructions soon.

ibenkos (author)maodnt.2016-01-07

I found a DIY page on how to make the same one as you used, but thanks

maodnt. (author)ibenkos2016-01-10

https://m.instructables.com/id/DIY-Micro-FPV-AV-Transmitter-FATSHARK-Compatible/

PhilippeG1 (author)2016-01-06

simple, direct efficace, félicitations.

Quel poids?

maodnt. (author)PhilippeG12016-01-07

thank you!

the weight of the frame is: 11.8g

the quadcopters fully assembled with 750 mAh battery: 57.8g
(added photos)
PhilippeG1 (author)2016-01-06

j'oubliais, expliquer comment relier radio commande à la carte électronique ferait de cet instructable un must.

hcrews jr (author)2016-01-05

I really wish you had put the details of this cool project on here. It seems kind of incomplete

ThomasK19 (author)2016-01-03

Once again an example on how versatile Lego can be used. Can you add a short video of the flying copter?

maodnt. (author)ThomasK192016-01-03

Yes!

edited.

ThomasK19 (author)maodnt.2016-01-03

Cute! Which controller and batteries did you use?

maodnt. (author)ThomasK192016-01-04

Thanks.
FC Quanum Pico 32bit.
Turnigy nano-tech 750mah 1S.

DIY Hacks and How Tos (author)2016-01-03

Nice quadcopter. I love how you made it with lego pieces.

thanks a lot!

...and compliments to you!

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