2.7 Update – Now uses updated Easy-Print SnowTracks and Wheels from the Scout32!
The PilotTrak V2 is a Micro FPV tank, originally designed for running a leader wire or pullstring through tight areas while installing network cable.
In comparison to the V1, the V2 has Wider Tracks, a longer wheelbase, a larger electronics bay, more ground clearance, better track design, and an enclosed battery compartment. The entire tub chassis is 3D printed, along with the tracks, which are designed to print in TPU. The lower chassis houses dual N20 gear-motors to power the tracks, along with an optional 9g servo for camera tilt. The longer wheelbase allows an electronics bay to sit next to the servo, providing space for the receiver and dual micro ESCs, which are fully enclosed. The camera housing tilts, and the chassis has the option to add 3mm or 5mm LEDs for headlights.
Some parts are print-to-order – Please allow a few days for shipping. Default print colors are black chassis with white tracks. I can also print black tracks, please request alternate colors at checkout.
All parts are designed for printing with a 0.4mm nozzle and are tested to slice in Cura.
If using Slic3r, use “detect thin walls” in the print settings, layers and perimeters, Quality for tracks.
- Camera Housing
- Fits Cameras up to 15mm wide and 13mm tall
- Capable of servo tilt (optional)
- Fits dual N20 GearMotors
- Fits single 9G servo for camera tilt
- Fits 1s or 2s batteries
- Fits 3mm LEDs
- Hole in rear for optional screw eye hook – originally a hook for pulling string, it also functions as a wheelie bar.
A lot of time and effort goes into these designs, and funding greatly helps to improve future products. Tips / Donations for STL downloads are appreciated.
Required parts for build:
The following links are a list of suggested parts for the PilotTrak V2
Products may be discontinued or changed over time.
Printed in TPU, fairly stiff 95A shore hardness. You may be able to use softer TPU with varying levels of success, but most printers should handle the 95A without issue.
- DasMikro 2S Dual Motor ESC – Integrated Tank Mixing for any TX
- DasMikro 2S Dual Motor ESC – No Mixing, Requires TX Mixing or Dual Stick Control
Micro Receivers linked – Standard ESCs may fit if de-cased and de-pinned.
N20 Gear Motors – 150-300rpm
Batteries and Connectors
Can be wired in Series for 2S Operation