The QuadH2O™ Kit

Easy to build and fly, the QuadH2o is fast, agile and ‘water safe’

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The QuadH2o Waterproof Drone

The QuadH2O kit is perfect for drone lovers who like to build…. Team it with your favourite motors, flight controller and FPV gear and tailor the QuadH2O waterproof drone to your exact requirements.

Your QuadH2O kit will come complete with everything required to get your build ready for component installation. We recommend the NazaV2 flight controller, T-motor or Team Black Sheep propulsion systems and a 4S lipo for a really fast, punchy and agile flying experience.

Check out some of our customer videos and images in the QuadH2O Gallery.

Need more information?

If you have some questions or want to know more about the QuadH2O, you can chat directly to a technician either via online chat, phone or email: contact QuadH2O today.

Don’t want to build?

Prefer to have a ready to fly QuadH2O? Built, configured and tested in-house using our recommended setup and delivered to your door? Configure your RTF QuadH2O now.


What’s Included

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QuadH2O™ Body

For DIY enthusiasts, the kit allows you to build up your own machine using your preferred components. The kit includes all parts required to get the QuadH2O ready for component installation.

What’s Required

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Electrical Components

In order to get in the air, you will need all electrical components including; motors, ESC’s, flight controller, radio, flight batteries and a suitable charger.

Fast & Agile

Fly at up to 45mph with GPS positioning support and a powerful motor/prop/ESC combo. Perfect for chasing boats and jet ski’s.

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All weather flying

Rain, snow, river, sea… the QuadH2O is built for all weather flying with total peace of mind.

Easy to fly

The QuadH2O has intuitive controls making it very easy to fly when paired with the NazaV2 flight controller. So now, both amateurs and pro’s can take to the sky with confidence.

Built for the NazaV2

MULTIROTOR AUTOPILOT SYSTEM


Pair up with the NazaV2 flight controller and benefit from GPS assisted hover, enhanced failsafe, low voltage protection, multiple flight control modes, intelligent orientation control, assisted take off and much more.


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Handmade frames

At QuadH2O we hand make and test all our frames in-house.

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QuadH2O™ frame Specs


AIRCRAFT
Model QuadH2O
Airframe Epoxy fibre composite
Legs Carbon fibre
Dome Perspex
Frame weight (no electrics) 640 g
Absolute size (with legs) W540 x H260 x L370mm (610mm diagonal)
Frame only size (motor to motor) Front 505mm, rear 405mm, front to back 330mm
Takeoff weight 1.6kg
Battery 3S-4S 4000mAh (or more) 25C single LiPo pack – 4S recommended
Usable battery space Rear aperture 55mm diameter. Max battery thickness 36mm


Recommended motors 900KV short shaft brushless motors
Motor mount 16×19 mm pattern
Propellers 9.5 x 4.5 (t-motor propulsion) or 10 x 5.5 (TBS propulsion)
ESC 4 x 20-30A
Max forward speed ~72 km/h / ~45 miles/h (no wind)
Flight Time From 8 – 12 minutes
*please note that flight times are approximate only, these are  depending on your configuration and overall take off weight.
Center of Gravity approx. 160mm back from the dome seal
Behaves like TBS Discovery
Recommended max wind/gust 18mph/25mph (limited by pilot ability)
Max additional payload 800g


Related Downloads

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Customers Video

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Copter Bill  – Tarpon Lake

Want more?

Check out our customer video and picture gallery featuring the QuadH2O and HexH2O waterproof drones. QuadH2O Gallery.

Frequently asked questions

Does the QuadH2O kit come with any electrical components?

The QuadH2O kit includes the QuadH2O frame it a kit form. Once you have built the frame kit your machine will be ready for you to add your own electrical components.

Is the QuadH2O™ waterproof?

The body of the QuadH2O is a sealed unit so is watertight. The only exposed components are the motors.

Brushless motors can run underwater, however we recommend after exposure to salt water since them with fresh water to prolong the motors bearings.

What's It made out of?

The body is made of Epoxy fibre composite which makes it very strong and rigid. The legs from Epoxy carbon/fibre composite. The viewing dome is perspex whilst the fasteners are stainless steel.

Will it work with the DJI Naza & GPS?

Yes, in fact, we have designed the hull specifically around housing the DJI Naza & GPS and this is what we include with our RTF version (though other flight controllers can be used).

Can you recommend Gains settings for the Naza V2

These are a good starting point: Pitch:201% Roll:137% Yaw: 140% Vertical: 178% Atti Gain: 110% & 110%.

Can you give me the GPS location settings?

Presuming you fit the GPS in the specifies area, level and facing forward, they should be: X = 10cm | Y = 0 | Z = -5cm.

It's a sealed unit...Doesn't it overheat?

As long as you stick to our build guidelines you should have no overheating issues. We include heat sinks with each kit to ensure the ESCs remain at optimum temperature during flight. We have fully tested the QuadH2O™ in ambient temperatures of 38 degrees.

What flight times can I expect?

This will greatly depend on your setup, battery size, FPV, motors etc. Essentially the more components and weight you add the shorter the flight times will be.

Based on our recommended set up you can achieve approx. 10 minute flight times (GoPro, FPV @ approx. 1.6KG).

The 4s 4000mAh NanoTech fits in nicely and will give you around 9-10mins flying time when fully loaded with a hard mounted GoPro.

For longer flight times try the ReadyMade RC. 4s 5100mah Lipo , which should give you anything from 12-14mins.

Note: When adding the Swell Pro waterproof gimbal with our recommended setup expect flight times of approximately 7-8mins.

What size battery can it take?

4s Lipo. The opening at the rear of the QuadH2o™ will allow a battery that is up to 57mm from corner to corner. And a battery height of approx. 36mm.

How big is the QuadH2O?

The dimensions motor to motor are; front 505mm, rear 405mm, front to back 330mm.

What does the QuadH2O weigh?

The complete QuadH2O frame is approx 640g.

With FPV, electrics, battery and GoPro (eg fully loaded) you are looking at approx 1.6kg.

What motors do you recommend?

There are many great motors available that will do the job, however we have had great results using the T-Motor 2216 800kv & 900kv motors, both tested with 10″ props.

Any good quality short shaft motor of between 800 – 900kv and with a 19×16 mount pitch should do the job!

Do you supply a 'ready to fly' kit?

Yes, we do offer a ‘ready to fly’ QuadH2O™. Please visit our online store for more information.

What do I need to get in the air?

Additional items you will need for the QuadH2O kit are as follows:

- Radio receiver & transmitter
- Flight controller (such as the DJI Naza)
- A suitable 3 or 4s lipo battery
- 4 x 30A speed controllers 4 x short shaft brushless motors 4 x 9×5 or 10×5 propellers

Other optional items may include:

- GPS (such as the DJI Naza GPS)
- GoPro® FPV camera
- FPV transmitter & receiver FPV goggles or monitor

*If buying our RTF kit, everything is included except your flight batteries*

Can I get it in any color?

The QuadH2O is available in yellow only.

Im buying a RTF kit, do I need to get anything else?

Yes, due to shipping regulations we do not supply flight batteries as standard (we can but there is a shipping fee supplement).

Therefore it may be more cost effective to source your own flight batteries. Your RTF QuadH2O will come with a XT60 connector.

Does the RTF kit have a live video feed?

Yes. Video is transmitted from the FPV camera directly to the monitor attached to your transmitter on the ground. This is not via wifi, so there is no lag.

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