After the Tinyhawk and the TinyhawkS, both are very successful, the manufacturer Emax offers a new model, the Tinyhawk II. The dimensions are similar, the look fairly close, no doubt , this device is part of the Tinyhawk family. Its shrouded plastic structure which protects the propellers measures 7.5 cm diagonally from motor to motor. The propellers are four-blade Emax Turtlemode Avan and Push-On Avan (both should be in the box), powered by 0802 to 16000KV motors.
It is concentrated in a component, which combines a flight controller based on an F4 processor, flashed in Betaflight with the MatekF411RX firmware, an ESC 4 in 1 of 5A and a 2.4 GHz Spi radio receiver, compatible with the D8 mode of FrSky (therefore usable with both an EU-LBT and Non-EU radio control). The battery connector is a PST PH2.0, for 1S 450 mAh and 2S 300 mAh Lipos – a copy of each is supplied in the box.
It is provided by the RunCam Nano2, 700TVL FPV camera, mounted on a support capable of pivoting to manage its tilt. It is associated with a 5.8 GHz video transmitter compatible with 37 channels, with a power of 25 mW (the maximum authorized in France), 100 mW or 200 mW to go further where it is authorized. The settings can be controlled with the SmartAudio protocol via the radio control and the active OSD. The whole thing weighs, without battery, 31.2 grams. It goes to 43.5 grams with the 1S battery.
If the PID settings are as precise as those of previous models, the Tinyhawk II promises pretty flights, indoors with a 1S battery, and outdoors, enjoying a little more power with the 2S battery. The price ? The Tinyhawk II is available for pre-order at $109.99, with availability scheduled for January 18, 2020.