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Recommended components for your AeroQuad

This page is a chapter in 'AeroQuad Manual'

AeroQuad Kits

AeroQuad Typhoon ARF Kit

AeroQuad Cyclone ARF Kit

AeroQuad32 Flight Control Board v2

AeroQuad v2.1 Kit

AeroQuad v1.9 Kit

AeroQuad Mini v1.0 Kit

Parts list

Priority 1

Priority 2

Priority 3

Priority 1

Arduino Mega 2560

Arduino Uno

Arduino Pro Mini 328 - 5V/16MHz

AeroQuad Shield v2.2 (comes with everything shown)

AeroQuad Shield v1.9 (comes with everything shown)

AeroQuad Mini Shield v1.0 (comes with everything shown)

ITG-3200 triple axis gyro

BMA180 triple axis accelerometer

BMP180 barometric pressure sensor

Ultrasonic Range Finder - Maxbotix LV-EZ0

HMC5883 triple axis magnetometer

IMU Digital Combo Board - 6DOF

9 Degrees of Freedom - Sensor Stick

Logic Level Converter

Stackable Female Headers (Mega pack)

Stackable Female Headers (Uno/Duemilanove pack)

Breakout Pins (straight)

FTDI Basic Breakout - 5V

USB MiniB Cable

USB Cable A to B

Priority 2


Hextronik DT750 motor (heavy duty)

Turnigy 2217 16turn 1050kv motor (heavy duty)

TowerHobbies BP A2217-9 950kv motor (heavy duty)

Hacker Style 20-22L motor (medium duty)

TowerHobbies BP A2212-13 Brushless Outrunner Motor (for quads under 1000g)

Hextronik 24gram 1300kv motor (for quads under 800g)


Turnigy Plush 10 amp ESC

Turnigy Plush 18 amp ESC

Turnigy Plush 25 amp ESC

HobbyWing FlyFun Brushless ESC 18A

HobbyWing FlyFun Brushless ESC 30A


EPP1045 Counter Rotating Prop pairs (for quads under 1000g)

APC1047 Counter Rotating Prop pairs

Graupner E-Prop 11x5 (fortified with CFK)

EPP12x3.8 CFK (for heavy copters; strong, but very expensive!)


AeroQuad Cyclone Frame

AeroQuad Typhoon Frame

Batteries, radio, cables, connectors, wire

Zippy Flightmax 4000mAh 11.1v 20C lithium-polymer battery pack

Spektrum DX7 radio with AR6200 receiver (or the AR7000 shown)

Servo Extension Cables (female to female)

3mm Bullet Connectors (for motors & ESCs)

18 gauge wire (2-3 ft.)

Priority 3

Turnigy Accucel-6 50W 5A Balancer/Charger

12v 5A Power Supply

Lipo Battery Low Voltage Buzzer Alarm

Hobby King Battery Monitor 3S

Tools for the job

15 watt soldering iron

30 watt soldering iron

0.032” rosin core solder

0.062” rosin core solder

Links to parts


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