It is no secret that I love my original Emax Tinyhawk, but the new Tinyhawk S takes it up a notch. The original is a great drone for flying both indoors and out. Emax did all the little things right when they made it. My only wish was that it could handle a 2S battery. Now it can and it is an absolute dream. This is the best beginner drone out there, but I wouldn’t stop there. If you fly FPV then you need this drone. Yes, it’s that good.
Emax Tinyhawk S
Emax made the perfect beginner FPV drone with the Tinyhawk. It is lightweight, durable and powerful. You can fly it indoors or you can fly it outside. Instead of copying the frames of similar 75 mm quads Emax designed their own and it is awesome. Rarely will I lose a prop and it is hard to break. Durability is key and this thing can handle a crash.
The Tinyhawk 2 frame looks the same as the original at first glance but there are two important differences. The struts are beefier and the camera angle can be adjusted. Both of those are little changes that can make a big difference. Tilting the camera angle will make it easier to fly faster and beefier struts mean fewer repairs. The weakest points on the frame are the struts around the motors and they just got reinforcements.
Tinyhawk S Specs
The Tinyhawk S has some important tweaks under the hood to be able to handle the 2S power. The flight controller is a MatekF411 board with a built-in D8/D16 Frsky receiver. That makes it easier to bind as you won’t have to hold the button when powering on. You can press it after plugging in. Also built-into the FC is the BL Heli 4-in-1 5 amp ESC. That along with new 0802 15,500 2S capable brushless motors make this a micro beast. These motors are more powerful and more efficient. That means strap on a 2S for more power or a 1S for more flight time.
It still uses the same 600 TVL camera and 25 mW VTX. I was hoping for switchable to 200 mW but it is still pretty solid. Like the previous Tinyhawk you can access the menu and change settings via smart audio. The VTX is locked when you get it, so make sure you unlock it before you fly. I didn’t and I used smart audio to switch to Raceband 1. Then I couldn’t see it because the channel was locked. Hold down the VTX button and plug in the battery to unlock it and you’ll be good to go.
The new Tinyhawk S will ship with a 1S 450 mah battery as well as a 2S 300 mah battery. Both use JST-2.0 connectors and you won’t be daisy chaining your 1S batteries together to get it to fly 2S. Emax even includes a 1S/2S multi-charger. Emax goes the distance that other manufacturers don’t. This Emax Tinyhawk 2S also ships with two sets of four-blade propellers so you can turtle mode with ease.
Should you buy a Tinyhawk S?
Yes. You should. It is awesome. People want to know should they opt for this or the Mobula 7? Well, in the time you took to read this article I ripped three packs and crashed my Tinyhawk S a half dozen times. My Mobula 7 just watched. Oh, and you’ll want some extra batteries. 1S and 2S…
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