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ELRS: BetaFPV – ExpressLRS for the Masses

BetaFPV, a leading brand in the drone market, has been at the forefront of providing quality ExpressLRS (ELRS) products to enthusiasts and professionals alike. Over the past few months, the company has unveiled an impressive array of new Tx modules, a state-of-the-art radio, and various receiver options, further solidifying its position in the industry.

A few months back, BetaFPV introduced the original white (500w) transmitter module. While its design was undoubtedly eye-catching, there were a few firmware issues that rendered the joystick and screen inoperable. However, with the release of firmware V2.2.0 and the latest 1w Tx version (distinguished by its black color), these issues were successfully addressed. As a result, both modules now function flawlessly, and the included Moxon antennas provide exceptional range and signal stability.


The recently launched BetaFPV Literadio 3 Pro features built-in ELRS technology, Hall effect gimbals, larger batteries, and a lite-sized module bay. While it has not yet been tested in an actual flight, extensive use in a simulator has shown that the Literadio 3 Pro is ergonomically designed for a comfortable grip, and the gimbals deliver smooth and precise control.


What truly sets BetaFPV apart in the ELRS market is its diverse selection of receiver options. The original nano-sized receivers offer reliable performance and a familiar installation process for those accustomed to working with Crossfire or Tracer nano receivers. For smaller builds, BetaFPV has developed incredibly compact receivers with ceramic antennas, providing reliability and performance in an astonishingly tiny package.

Answering the call for a dedicated PWM receiver suitable for fixed-wing planes without a flight controller, BetaFPV recently released the Micro receiver. This innovative piece of equipment (flame decoration notwithstanding) expands the reach of ELRS technology to a broader audience, opening up new possibilities for hobbyists and professionals alike.


As a large-scale company, BetaFPV has the resources to invest in the development of cutting-edge products, positioning itself at the forefront of the drone industry. While no product can claim absolute perfection, the current lineup of BetaFPV ELRS products consistently delivers on performance and reliability.

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As BetaFPV continues to innovate and expand its product range, drone enthusiasts and professionals eagerly await what the company has in store for the future. With its commitment to quality and technological advancement, BetaFPV is set to remain a significant player in the rapidly evolving world of drones and ELRS technology.

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Chris Rae

I am an FPV enthusiast, commercial drone pilot and former journalist from Scotland. By day I work in the Marketing and Communications industry and the rest of the time you'll find me in my drone cave building or repairing quads, wings, and anything else RC.

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