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Quickstart Manual V1.0
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CAUTION:This radio controlled RC Quadcopter is not a toy
This product is for a radio controlled (RC) quadcopter. Improper operation,maintenance or
assembly can potentially cause a RC quadcopter to pose a danger to persons or objects including
but not limited to the possibility of causing serious physical injury an even death
Moving components can present a hazard to opertors,and anyone or anything that could be in the
flying area of the RC Quadcopter.
Under no circumstance should a minor be allowed to operate this RC Quadcopter without the
approval,monitor and direction of his parent or legal guardian who takes full responsibility for
all of the minor´s actions.
This product is intended for being operated by experienced mature RC Quadcopter pilots under
controlled safaty conditions and on locations properly authorized and setup for safe flying and
away from other people.
Do not operate an RC Quadcopter within the vicinity of electrical power lines during inclement
weather or near crowds of people
The manufacturer and/or its distributors assume no responsibility or liability whatsoever for any
damages including but not limited to ones generated by incidental or consequential damages.
The operator of the RC Quadcopter assumes all responsibility and liability that result from the
correct or incorrect operation of the RC Quadcopter.
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INSTALL THE RECEIVER
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BIND THE RECEVIER
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SET THE RADIO
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HOW TO UNLOCK
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SET UP THE VTX
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We are happy to introduce the Pika BNF/PNP quadcopter, where Pika's greatest strengths are the
racing and freestyle. Reduce drag and increase flight efficiency. The center of gravity of the battery can
be fixed above or below. Use GR2306 2450kv motor and stable SPAN AIO tower flight controls and
We are offer two version PNP(without receiver) and BNF(with Frsky receiver).
Input Voltage: support 2-5S Lipo
Propeller:GEP5040*3 (10 pairs)
Weight: 320 grams with props
Receiver: Frsky XM+ (ONLY BNF INCLUDE)
Carbon:Full 3K carbon fiber
Thickness of bottom plate: 3mm
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Thickness of top plate: 3mm
Thickness of lens plate：2mm
Thickness of arms plate:5mm
Flight Controller: SPAN F4 Tower AIO
ESC: 40A * 4 BLHeli_s (Dshot 150/300/600) support 2-5S LiPo
VTX:5.8GHz (48 Channel) (OFF/25/200/600mW)
You might need the following equipment to fly
Remote control: You can choose: Frsky X9d or something like that
Goggle: Such as FatShak V2 or something like that
Battery: The novice recommends using the 3s 1300-1800mah battery. Professional flying professionals
recommend 4s 1300mah-1800mah
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All 3k carbon plate
Use the most stable SPAN F4 Tower AIO
40A 4IN1 BLHeli_S DSHOT600 ESC
F4 Flight controller
Frsky XM+ receiver
Integrated OSD to clearly see the flight voltage and current
5.8ghz VTX Pit/25/200/600mw 48ch
Runcam Swift mini 2 Camera
GR2306 2450kv motors and high efficiency 5040 propeller
It came with two RHCP pagoda II antennas
Factory frequency can fly
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Important tip: before commissioning, please remove the propeller
The PIka is a 5 inch propeller drone. This is not a toy. If done incorrectly, it can harm the human body.
The PIka is using the Betaflight firmware flight control, and the introduction of Betaflight can be
referred to the second part.
The way to type the rudder, as shown below
The order and direction of the motor:
The manufacturer recommends a 4s 1500mAh battery flight , but can also fly with the 4s (1300mAh-
PIka does not recommend flying in crowded places to avoid hurting people.
if you want to feel FPV (first person vision), please flying with video glasses.
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Betaflight is an open source flight control procedures, specific introduction can refer to website:
for the firmware required by PIka, please click the following link to download the firmware
Latest version of firmware download website:
Be sure to download the
version. (You can select the latest version)
Install driver and ground station Betaflight
Ground station Betaflight - Configurator download address (you need to install Chrome browser) :
Install the Receiver
If you choose the BNF version, you can Bind use the frequency and do not need to install the receiver again.
if you choose the PNP version, you will need to install the receiver on your own, Please click the following steps to
connect (such as the Frsky r-xsr receiver) :
note:must dismantle propeller for debugging.
Open the screws of the PIka, open the top vtx board, and you can see the flight control board on the second
The flight control board will have three welding locations: 5V,GND,S.Bus,
Welding in the corresponding position
Finally, fix the receiver and lock the corresponding screw
As shown in the picture below:
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Bind the Recevier
Each manufacturer's receiver is not identical to the frequency, now take the r-xsr receiver of Frsky as an example.
Other manufacturers' receivers please refer to the corresponding manufacturer's frequency information.
Power on X9D
-- Short press MENU -- Press PAGE turn to second page(such as below picture)
Move the cursor to the "Mode" option
he working mode of XJT can be switched. There are
three types of D16, D8, and LR12 respectively. Please select according to your receiver:
X8R, X6R, X4R, XSR and other X series receivers
D8R, D4R and other D series receiver, V series ii receiver and X8R, X6R D8 mode
Move the cursor to the "Bind" option, and click ENTER. "Bind" is in a scintillating state and is entering the bind
the receiver state
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Press F/S button(The Receiver) --
Put through power supply --
The light of the receiver green, red light
flash-- Press ENTER at Frsky X9D “Bind”--
Unplug the power and rewire (he light of the receiver green, red
light flash, That’s ok)
Set the Radio
You need to set the radio so that you can control the Drone.
This is use MODE2
Create a new MODE2 model
Then open the necessary channels to the remote control (please see picture below)
Channel 5(2 switch)
unlock , 1 lock
Channel 6(3 switch)
Control Drone posture
0 Rate , 1
Angle , 2
Channel 7(2 switch)
0 Buzzer on
1 Buzzer off
Set up as picture below:
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How to unlock
Note: when the test motor turns, the propeller must be unloaded
The throttle to the minimum
Knock down 5 channels to unlock
Set up the VTX
Set the Channel. In standby mode, press and hold the key for 3 seconds, the blue LED flashes,
short press, change the channel value.Every time 1 press will change the CH, followed by 1CH to
Set the Band. In the channel setting mode, press and hold the key for 3 seconds, the green LED
flashes, briefly presses, changes the frequency group value.Every time 1 press will change the
band, and then the A band to F band loop.
Set the Power.In the band setting mode, press and hold the key for 3 seconds, the red LED flashes,
short press, change the output power value.Every time 1 press will change the power, followed by
25mW / 100mW / 600mW cycle.
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VTX LED display
BLUE: Frequency channel display, the time of flash represents 1 to 8 channels, 1 = CH1,2 = CH2, ...
8 = CH8.
GREE: Frequency Band display, the number of flashes represents the frequency group from A to
R, 1=A, 2=B……6=H
RED: Power output display, 1 = 25mW, 2 = 100mW, 3 = 600mW.
How to turn VTX on or off: In the working state, quickly double-click the set button, RED / GREEN / BLUE sync
flash, VTX can be turned off, and also quickly double-click of the key to turn on the VTX output.
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The propeller is divided into two types: Left and Right.
Install as shown. Notice the positive and negative directions