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How to make a cool canopy for your V939, Ladybird, etc., etc., drone.
A few months ago I bought a Wltoys V939, and while I like how the drone flies (you have to learn how to control it, because it's not super-stable), I disliked the way the canopy has been made.
So, not having a 3D printer, forced me to find another source, to find the "ideal" shape for the canopy.
Some people use the plastic bottle of the cleaning product, but I had the packaging of the disposable gloves around, therefore I opted for that one.
For this project you need:
The packaging of the Spontex disposable gloves
2x 3mm LEDS
2x 10K resistors
1 Syma batteries connectors (male/female)
Painting (possibly water based)
A rubber band
A set of propellers that match the color of the canopy
A soldering on iron station
Soldering wire and...
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Step 1: Buy the Spontex Disposable Gloves
cut it (using carefully an utility knife).
Check that the length of the canopy, doesn't interefere with the propellers of your drone.
Step 2: Paint It... Red!
After painting it, make 2 holes 3mm (using carefully a small screwdriver).
Make another hole on the side of the canopy and (using carefully the scissor), cut a straight line on the other side of it.
Using a rubber band you can now put the canopy on/remove it from your drone, quickly!
Insert the LEDs inside the holes.
Step 3: Prepare the Connector... Aka Iron Soldering!
Solder to the short legs of the LED to a 10K resistor.
and make the connector for the LEDs, checking the polarity.
You need to have 1 male connector that will go inside your pcb
and 1 female that will be connected to the battery.
Some batteries (Walkera) have the connector with the polarity inverted.
Please check it (twice) otherwise, you'll inevitably fry your pcb!!!
Buy also a set of propellers of the same colour of your canopy.
Step 4: All Done!
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