The best micro FrSky receivers for micro quadcopters top list 2017

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Are you looking for small FrSky receiver for mini racing quadcopter? Market is full of receiver for FrSky, but not all of them might be good for you. IF you are looking for micro FrSky receiver with great range , light ,not power hungry and in good price, you are on the right place:

FrSky XM Plus 2.4GHz 16CH SBUS Receiver

It’s the best FrSky micro receiver. Why? It’s the most advanced at micro size FrSky receivers .There’s no better on the market.

It’s an uprgraded version of XM receiver and the next of X series . It’s a tiny receriver  but with amazing distance of 1.5km, thanks to diversity feature (dual antennas), that increases the range. Like his older brother, XM Plus hasn’t got telemetry, but it could be easily fixed upgrading the firmware. XM Plus is low power consumption receiver, in case of small racers it’s really good.  RSSI port and Fail-safe function on the board . The best value compare to money.

Specifications:

Channels: up to 16CH from SBUS ( CH 1 – CH 15 for PWM, CH 16 RSSI for FC )
Operating voltage: 3.7 – 10V
Operating current: 30mA at 5V
Receive distance: 1.5km
Onboard RSSI output: analog 0 – 3.3V
Firmware upgradable: yes
Fail-safe: yes
Compatibility: FrSky D16 Mode transmitters

Features:

Really light ; Only 1.6g of weight .
Really small: 21.5 x 12 x 3.5mm
Has low power consumption
Has diversity (Dual antennas) ;Great range of 1,5 km
16CH available
Has Upgradable firmware and fail-safe function
RSSI on the board on the 16 channel
Telemetry can be upgraded
Easy to bind
Cheap

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Mini 2.4GHz 16CH SBUS Receiver

This mini receiver is quite interesting option for FrSky users. Quite small and light with great range of 1000m increased by diversity. SBUS and Smart Port are supported. Great deal for really good money.

This mini receiver is size reduced copy of  FrSky XSR . But it’s a bit better. It has the same features on the board and extra added Smart Porta and also like XSR is full range, which means that the range might be 3 km. The price for that great range, is the bigger size.; it’s not tiny receiver for 90mm micro racing drones, becuse it’s bigger then really tiny XM or XM plus. It weighs 3,1g, so two or three times more then tiny receivers on the list.

Specifications:

Mode: FrSky D16
Channel: SBUS CH 1 – 16
Smart port: yes
Dual-way telemetry: yes
Output signal: SBUS
Distance: about 1000m -3000m
Power supply: 5V

Features:

Small; 15x6x29mm and light 3,1g for 120mm racers
Has diversity on the board and great range of 1000m-3000m
Works with Frsky XSR Firmware
Has Ufl Connector for easy replacing the antennas
Dual-way telemetry
Intergrated Smart Port
Compatible with FrSky D16
Cheap

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AURORA RC 2.4GHz 8CH FRSKY Pro Mini Receiver

Super light receiver from Aurora RC- less then a 1g with decent range of 500m. Power consumption is very low and the price is also attractive. It’s easy to bind and has SBUS port. It’s a tiny receiver for really micro racing quadcopters.

Specifications:

Mode: FrSky D8
Channels: 8
Output signal: SBUS, PPM
Input voltage: 3.5 – 5V
Input current: 25mA at 5V
Receive distance: more than 500m
Weight: 0.9g ( including antenna )

Features:

Super light and small
Very light
Power consumption is very low
Easy to bind
Has SBUS output
Price is fair
It doesn’t have Fail Safe function for PPM

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FrSky XM 2.4GHz 16CH SBUS Receiver 

Is the one of the smallest  and the lightest FrSky receiver  of X series with quite decent range of 600m. Power consumption is very low. Has RSSI on teh board and fail safe function.

Specifications:

Size: 15 x 10 x 3.5mm
Weight: 1g
Channels: up to 16CH from SBUS ( CH 1 – CH 15 for PWM, CH 16 RSSI for FC )
Operating voltage: 3.5 – 10V
Operating current: 20mA at 5V
Receive distance: more than 600m
Onboard RSSI output: analog 0 – 3.3V
Firmware upgradable: yes
Fail-safe: yes
Compatibility: FrSky D16 Mode transmitters

Features:

Extremaly small and light, only 1g
Has RSSI output
Has range more than 600m
16 channels available
Compatible with D16 Mode transmitters
Has Upgradable firmware
Power consumption is really low
Has fail-safe function
RSSI on the board
It doesn’t have telemetry

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FrSky XSR 2.4GHz 16CH ACCST Receiver 

FrSky XSR is the upraded version of popular X4R-SB. The size was decresed to fit better micro drones, but not enough for those with 90 mm wheelbase. But all good features as SBUS and SmartPort Telemetry have stayed the same. Full range is even 3 km, but the weight is incresed to 3g , because that pro… It’s also receiver for 120 mm micro drones, not for smaller. XRS is also power hungry.

Specifications:

Weight: 3g
Size: 26 x 19.2 x 5 mm
Operating Voltage Range: 4.0 – 10 V
Operating Current: 100mA 5V
Compatibility: FrSky X-series module, X9D, X9DP, X9E, X12S ( XSR is incompatible with D-series module )

Features:

Quite light and small; lighter weight and smaller than X4R
Smart port on the board
Dual antennas for two-way full duplex transmission
Support S-BUS (1-16 CH ) and CPPM (1-8 CH)
More power hungry then the others

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