VIFLY ShortSaver V2: The Smart Smoke Stopper for FPV builders
When I connect the battery for the first time to a newly built FPV drone, I wait with bated breath to see if everything is OK and no smoke comes out. Short circuits due to wrong wiring and bad soldering are the most common problems in DIY drones, and they cause serious damage to sensitive electronics. VIFLY ShortSaver V2 can detect these problems and disconnect power in less than 3ms.
In a nutshel, a “smoke stopper” is a safety device used in electronics and electrical circuits to prevent damage caused by excessive current, wrong connections, or a short circuit. It is designed to protect the components from potential smoke or damage that could occur in the event of a wiring error or other electrical problem. A 1500mAh LIPO battery with a 150C discharge rate can deliver up to 225A when short-circuited, similar to a welding machine’s power. Trust me, there will be flame and melted metal, not just smoke.
In the past, many used a light bulb to indicate…