Tiny, hackable (?) quadcopter from China for EUR 22 / USD 35

I have a cool new gadget that is probably hackable too! Have a look:

I’ve ordered it on 21st of September from eBay and received it on 12th of October.

Technical details

Without warranty:

  • Invensense MPU6050 (MPU-6000/6050 devices combine a 3-axis gyroscope and a 3-axis accelerometer on the same silicon die http://invensense.com/mems/gyro/mpu6050.html)
  • Nuvoton Mini54ZAN (Cortex-M0 MCU with 16kb flash and 2kb SRAM, SWD)
  • Beken BK3423 (2.4 Ghz tranceiver, compatible with the nrf24L01)
  • SWD port available


Contents of the package

Contents of the package: 1 x Helicopter, 1 x Remote Controller, 1 x Charger, 1 x Battery, 1 x Set Main Blades, 1 x User’s Manual



Quadcopter with spinning rotors

Quadcopter with spinning rotors

Programming the quadcopter

To be continued...