Beetle HD FAQ

Most ask question of Beetle PNP (Last update 2020/7/10)

Why is Beetle HD's weight of under 220 grams important?

The weight of under 220 grams places Beetle HD in the lowest and safest weight class of drones, which in many countries may exempt it from certain regulations. For example, in the United States and Canada, you can fly Bettle HD without the need to register your drone with the government.

What equipment do I need to fly Beetle HD?

Beetle PNP only come with the aircraft body, it should cooperate with Air unit, Goggle, Controller to fly. User need to prepare at least a few aircraft batterys/Dji FPV Goggle/Remote Controller/Battery charger. And Beetle's prop was fixed with screws(M2x7), need to prepare your own 1.5 hex screwdriver.

What is the maximum speed of Beetle HD?

When the aricraft is using 4S battery, the maxium flight speed can up to 100km/h.

Support up to 5S battery, at your own risk.

Does Beetle HD come with a Goggle and remote controller?

No. Beetle doesn't come with any goggle and controller. Consumer need prepare themselves. Suggest using Dji digital FPV system.

What color options are available for Beetle HD?

Beetle HD's default color is transparent black. Each Beetle also come with other two replacement canopy which is transparent and yellow.

Dose Beetle HD come with Dji Air unit?

No. Dji air unit is optional. Consumer can choose whether equip it at the time of purchase. If equipped, we will pre install air unit on the Beetle when shipped out.

Beetle HD supports both Dji Air Unit and Caddx Vista.

What kind of battery connector does Beetle HD use?

Amass XT30 connector.

Is Beetle HD waterproof?

No. Do not fly in rainy days.

Do I need solder skill to play with Beetle?

No. If using Dji remote controller, only need to plug the cable into Dji Air Unit. Bind and fly.

What kind of flight mode does Beetle HD support?

Beetle supports Angle/Horizon/Acro modes in betaflight, it can meet entry to professioonal needs.

So far, Beetle only support Betaflight frimware.

Can I install analog Vtx system on Beetle HD?

It is not recommanded to install analog system on Beetle, because the FC of Beetle doesn't support analog OSD function. If install analog Vtx on Beetle, will lose Betaflight OSD function.

How long is the flight time of Beetle HD?

Beetle HD can fly about 6:30 - 7:30 minute outdoor with 3S 750mah battery(with out prop guard). When install prop guard it can fly about 4:00 - 5:00 minute.

What kind of third party receiver can I use on Beetle HD?

Beetle HD can support TBS Crossfire / Frsky / Spktrum / Futaba / Flysky ..... reveiver.

What battery should I use on Beetle HD?

Beetle HD can support 3-4S XT30 connector battery. For beginner we suggest using TATTU R-line 1.0 3S 750 mah battery to get best experience. If you want more powerful flying, you can choose 4S 650-850mah battery.

Tattu 3S 750mah R-line 1.0

What is the supply voltage and power consumption of the Dji FPV Goggles?

The DJI FPV Goggles use an external battery with a voltage range of 7.4-17.6 V. Customers are recommended to use 4S batteries. The total power consumption is about 7 W. The battery life of one 4S 1600mah battery is 3.5 hours when used continuously.

What is the difference between Beetle Pro / Beetle HD / Beetle Lite?

Name

Air Unit

Prop Size

Flight Controller

ESC

Motor

Beetle Pro

Dji

3 inch

F7

Blheli_32

1407

Beetle HD

Dji

2.5 inch

F4

Blheli_S

1106

Beetle Mini

Caddx Vista

2 inch

F4

Blheli_S

1104