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DJI Mavic Pro Clone

by CdRsKuLL, published

DJI Mavic Pro Clone by CdRsKuLL Feb 2, 2017



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A couple of the photos are from the updated version (LED's at the back).

Following on from my Inspire Clone I decided to have a go at the DJI Mavic.. This time it's a little different as I actually have one to measure and compare with so the clone is even better this time. I've tried to make this an easy print with no support required, all items are rotated ready to print.

Please visit my website for updated versions, build logs and more....

Printed at 0.3 / 30% for speed, although it does seem very strong I'll drop this down to 0.2mm / 30% for final print.

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Thanks for this awsome design!
Here is a video of mine printed :D I scaled it up 20% to fit the parts that I had laying around.

Could you make one that would fit a Pixhawk? Awesome!

you can use Pixhawk Lite from china stores

do you think this http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1997900 will work on you mavic clone files? i want to print one out but need to connect a go pro sessions if possible to it..tyvm

DJi Mavic Pro Camera mount for GoPro, Gear 360, Ricoh Theta & LG 360 Cam

can you make a better lock for the arms. keep falling down with motor on them.
back feet

Have you tried version 4 with the ball plungers? Check http://diyrc.co.uk for the STL files. Thanks

Is there any way of getting the CAD files to modify for our own motors and flight controller?

Hi, I've released the iges files on http://diyrc.co.uk they are in the download section. You need to be a member of the site but it's free to join. Lots of build info on there too. Thanks steve

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Hi, I've released the IGES files and uploaded them on http://diyrc.co.uk You will need to be a member and log in but you can download them for free :-)

Hi Steve, I think I asked you before somewhere, cant remember .
Can I put DJI Phantom parts in to the version in this link?
Be specific please. Thanks

could I put a hero session on the front of this or would that mess up the weight? am I better off with something smaller? if so do you know of any cameras that have similar quality to a gopro but have detachable batteries so that I can power them externaly and move that battery back.

what hardware do i need to put this drone together

Hi, have a look on http://diyrc.co.uk all the information is on there. I'm currently on version 3 and also producing STL files for a NAZA flight controller.



Hi Steve,

I tried to get on your website and it asks for a three digit word that apparently starts with F (f**) and for the life of me I cannot find it. I'm really excited and want to register on your site to see your work but it's not letting me. Can you please let me know what the word is?

Hallo CdRsKuLL
Ihr Modell ist bisher die beste Kopie des Mavic, gefällt mir sehr gut.
Ich hab das Modell derzeit im Druck.
Eine Frage hab ich dazu: wie lösen Sie das mit den Kabeln zu den Motoren auf der "Hinterachse" ?
Das ist auf Den Bildern leider nicht zu sehen!

sind alle datein hier vorhanden oder muss man sich auf der seite im link regestriren ?

Es ist alles hier vorhanden. Die Teile passen wirklich gut, wenn Dein Drucker sauber Druckt. Du musst die Teile nur in die Richtige Lage bringen, dann ist alles sogar sehr leicht zu drucken.
Ich hab mit einer Schichthöhe von 0,17 mm mit ca 25 bis 40% Sättigung und PLA gedruckt. nicht zu schnell drucken, da sonst Feinheiten an den Beinen verloren gehen. Stichwort- Arretiernäschen!

Du musst zu diyrc.co.uk für aktualisierte Dateien gehen

Hi CDRSKULL, im having issues printing the left front leg, i had flipped the model so the bottom was orientated to start on the build plate but it doesnt insert the motor holes and wire acess.

Hi Is this from the Thingiverse files? If so, you should really be printing the v2.1 (at this time) on http://diyrc.co.uk

I'll take a look at this one in the V1 now.. and let you know

OK I'll have a look

what motor are you useing

Do you by chance know if the Q Brain 25A ESC would fit in this? Its measurements are 69x62x11mm

Hi, no I doubt it to be honest. The internal width max is about 50mm. Sorry Steve

Ah alright. I figured I'd ask as I already have it for an rc truck project.
Do you think the DJI Naza M Lite flight controller will work in this? The whole kit with gps is $70 on ebay at the moment.

Great work. I've printing all the parts, I want to try it with dji naza controller with 2204 2300kv batt2200mAh prop8045. I hope to have 10/12min fly time. Please, asap, publish a build instruction thank you.

Hi Scrat80.. have a look on http://diyrc.co.uk I'm now on version 2.1 Is it the V1/2 Naza you are looking to use? I could try and alter the base a little to it should fit. Them props should be fine, I'm using mavic props which are 8030.


One more thing. If you want good gps capabilities then use Pixhawk lite controller. It doesn't cost much and is really superb. It is using px4 or Arducopter firmware which is currently best on market for navigation, telemetry and etc. When adding telemetry link you can have follow me and autonomus missions. But as I said in other post ... you need a little bit wider body.

Can you make the bottom and middle a bit wider. I'm using li-ion battery package which is 55 mm wide and 40 mm tall. So 57-60 mm would be great. When you use li-ion high drain batteries (Sony VTC5 - 3S2P) then you have 5000mah battery which is 300g only. And the max current arround 60 A which should be enough. I'm using li-ions on 260 fpv drone ... more for aerial video than racing.


Nice design. I printed the other clone mavic with a few changes in the design and it came out ok. I have not installed any electronics yet but I might print yours instead. I also was going to use the stock props and just bore the center holes to 5mm. What motors are you using? I did some research and a 1600kv -1800kv 22xx motor was what I came up with using the stock props on 3s.


Hi fella,. I've released v2.1 on my website, it's also got details on what I'm installing. I went with 2208 1800kv with mavic props drilled out to 5mm .. great minds ;-)

Have a look on my site.. more info there.



Ok great! I will have a look. Thank you for the quick reply.

Good day to you

does this folding mechanism resist the vibration? Also does it wear out? Do the arms wiggel if you try to move them?

Hiya, not sure on vibration as I'm still waiting on my flight controller. It will wear as it's soft plastic.. however you can just tighten the screws up... No they don't wiggle.. and I've put a notch to help them stay in place.

Should have it in the air next week.