Super Simple Lego Technic RC Quadcopter Frame

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Introduction: Super Simple Lego Technic RC Quadcopter Frame

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

  • 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

  • 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

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

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

enjoy it.

Maodnt

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    15 Discussions

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    trimitsos
    trimitsos

    4 years ago

    Could you add some links for the lego parts?

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

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    YunusDa
    YunusDa

    4 years ago

    nice work

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    maodnt.
    maodnt.

    Reply 4 years ago

    Thanks!

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    craftboom
    craftboom

    4 years ago

    cool cant wait to try it

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    maodnt.
    maodnt.

    4 years ago

    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!

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    ibenkos
    ibenkos

    4 years ago

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

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    maodnt.
    maodnt.

    Reply 4 years ago

    Thanks!

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

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    ibenkos
    ibenkos

    Reply 4 years ago

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

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    maodnt.
    maodnt.

    Reply 4 years ago

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

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    PhilippeG1
    PhilippeG1

    4 years ago

    simple, direct efficace, félicitations.

    Quel poids?

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    maodnt.
    maodnt.

    Reply 4 years ago

    thank you!

    the weight of the frame is: 11.8g

    the quadcopters fully assembled with 750 mAh battery: 57.8g
    (added photos)
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    PhilippeG1
    PhilippeG1

    4 years ago

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

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    hcrews jr
    hcrews jr

    4 years ago

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

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    DIY Hacks and How Tos

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

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    maodnt.
    maodnt.

    Reply 4 years ago

    thanks a lot!

    ...and compliments to you!