Phoenix Chameleon

By Cotees on Feb 16, 2018

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Crashed my DarkMax220 and cracked the frame. Out of the ashes hopefully will come a much better flying experience.

Gutted the Darkmax. Swapped for a Swift 2 and the new budget saving Samguk Wu 2700Kv.


Part List


Chameleon (160 builds)

Flight Controller

ARTOWER F4PLUS2.0 Flytower OMNIBUS F4 Flight Controller - $90.61 | (3 builds)


4 x DYS Samguk Series Wu 2206 2400KV 2700KV 3-4S Brushless Motor CW for RC Drone FPV Racing (28 builds)


DAL T5046C Cyclone Tri-Blade (11 builds)

FPV Camera

RunCam Swift 2 600TVL FPV Camera Mini 2.3mm for Quad Flying Drones150 Degree OSD WDR DC 5-36V NTSC Integrated MIC for Multicopte


AOMWAY 5.8G 3dBi RP-SMA Male Four Lobe RHCP VTx/VRx FPV Antenna (60 builds)


Turnigy iA6C PPM/SBUS 8CH 2.4G AFHDS 2A Telemetry Receiver


LATEST Jumper 2020 T16 PRO Type-C Charge and Folding Handle OPENTX Radio Transmitter PRIORITY US SHIPPING INCLUDED (24 builds)


FrSky X-Lite 2.4GHz RC Transmitter w/ 18650 Battery Caps - Black or Red (64 builds)


FatShark Dominator HDO 4:3 OLED Display FPV Video Goggles 960x720 for RC Drone (137 builds)


DJI Digital FPV Goggles V2 - Ultra Low Latency 810p 144FPS Digital HD (165 builds)

HD Camera

GoPro Hero5 Session (300 builds)

Misc Parts

Armattan Chameleon Antenna Mount

Misc Parts

GoPro Session Armor (5 builds)

Misc Parts

Panasonic 1000uF 35V for ESC Noise Reduction (120 builds)

Video Receiver

LaForge V4 Fatshark Module with Diversity Option - RMRC (6 builds)

Radio Module

FrSky R9M Transmitter Module (72 builds)
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JC250   Feb 18, 2018  

How r the quality of the motors? I have heard a lot of horror stories on rcgroups

Cotees   Feb 18, 2018 

I have only tried about 5 packs at this point but so far so good. Haven't had a bad crash yet, one failsafe though and they are still fine. Get about 2.5min flight time. They are definitely not high end motors, but for 10 dollars can't really complain.

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