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ZMR250 Quadcopter: Build Overview


The finished ZMR250 build without FPV gear hooked up.

The ZMR250 is a quadcopter frame in the 250mm size class.  Compared to the popular DJI Phantom, the platform is significantly smaller, lighter and intended as a racing quad.  After starting out with my RCExplorer Tricopter V2 build a few years ago, I kept my eye out for a quadcopter that could easily be packed inside a briefcase for portability.  Being small and fast, the ZMR250 excels as an FPV platform for low, fast flying in an affordable and surprisingly durable platform.  In the following post, I detail a few key lessons I learned and an overview of my hardware choices.

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