FrSky Apus MQ60 V2 – what’s new?

Frsky has released second version of their tiny whoop – Apus MQ60 V2. What has been changed? This is going to be the most booring news post – FrSky hasn’t upgraded a thing on this new Apus MQ60 V2! Look at the specifications – they are exactly the same as for  APUS MQ60 V1 . Actually, they do have changed something – just changed the 4-bladed props to 3-bladed and updated the VTX firmware to disabled some of the frequencies to comply the FCC regulations. Last year the FCC has imposed a $180,000 civil penalty on GetFTP (Lumenier Holdco LLC) for selling the non complient video transmitting devices. Some of them were transmitting on the frequencies that fell outside the permissible amateur bands. Most probably FrSky has discontinued the V1 and made a new V2 version just to comply theese regulations.

Here is the VTX frequencies list for APUS MQ60 V1:

And this is the updated VTX frequencies list for APUS MQ60 V2:

User Manual for V1: https://www.frsky-rc.com/wp-content/uploads/Downloads/Manual/Apus%20MQ60.pdf

User Manual for V2: https://www.frsky-rc.com/wp-content/uploads/Downloads/Manual/Apus%20MQ60%20V2.pdf

 

Specifications for V2 (and V1):

  • Model name: Apus MQ 60 V2
  • Wheelbase: 66.5mm
  • Weight: 20g (Without battery)
  • Size: 84mmx 84mmx58.5mm
  • Flight controller integrated with XM receiver
  • Firmware version: betaflight_3.0.0_frsky(can be upgraded)
  • Motor: 615 coreless
  • Prop Size: 31mm 3 blades props
  • Camera: NTSC 672X492
  • Video Transmitter: 5.8G 26CH 25mW
  • Battery: 3.7V 200mAh 25C Li-Po battery

Features:

  • Lightweight
  • 5 minutes of flying time
  • Support 2 binding modes (automatic and manual)
  • Solid frame and strong blade protection
  • Fly without having to adjust the parameters after binding
  • Supports parameter adjustment and the default value recovery

2018-07-02 – Updated changes list.

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