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Rares Gosav:
17 Jan 2020 17:44:22
Hi guys and happy new year!!!
01 Jan 2020 00:12:50
Happy new year everyone, happy flying.  :beer2: :beer2:
31 Dec 2019 17:06:13
Happy new year all hope 2020 is a cracking year for you  :beer2:
25 Dec 2019 00:00:49
Happy Christmas to everyone.
24 Dec 2019 13:50:56
Seasons greetings to all on this forum have a good one ;)
21 Dec 2019 17:58:42
Have a great time DB. Look forward your projects in 2020.  :beer2:
21 Dec 2019 16:59:17
Have a good one D.B. ~~ :beer2: :beer2: :beer2:
21 Dec 2019 16:14:27
21 Dec 2019 16:13:44
Tbh I've been really busy, not had much time to fly anything and with conditions being crap, hopefully in the new year I'll have some new projects on the go, mostly to do with HAM radio, will certainly fly again soon. FTR I hate FB too   :D Merry Christmas
21 Dec 2019 15:21:30
Merry Christmas  :beer2:
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Protecting the USB port on the Crius AIOP

Started by Jumpy07, Wednesday,December 05, 2012, 13:51:29

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Like many I broke the USB port off my board and now have to use an FTDi adapter...  therefore have been looking at ways to protect my USB ports on the FC';s I use.

Sourced some short USB cables with right angled adapters... you can get them in micro and mini USB formats... also to convert micro to USB etc.. for a few pounds well worth it.. I got this one on Ebay..

Will cable tie the cable under the frame....so I can get at the port without taking any covers off etc.. so also more useful

BNUC-S Pilot with PfCo /PFAW.
UAQ / CAA PfCo Instructor / Flight Assessor

"All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing"


My fix for a similar issue on a different board was to blob a tiny amount of epoxy on either side of the USB port to reinforce where it attaches to the flight controller. As long as you don';t get epoxy inside the plug this should work ok - at least it did for me.

One circlip short of a quadcopter.
 1 lobe short of an antenna.


Both good ideas I had already thought about using a short adapter type lead and cable tie it to the frame, but never actually got round to doing it  ~~