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.

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Part List

Frame

Chameleon (160 builds)
Armattanquads.com
$90.00

Flight Controller

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

Motors

4 x DYS Samguk Series Wu 2206 2400KV 2700KV 3-4S Brushless Motor CW for RC Drone FPV Racing (28 builds)
Banggood.com
$39.96

Propellers

DAL T5046C Cyclone Tri-Blade (11 builds)
Dalprops.com
$2.79

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
Amazon.com
$39.99

Antenna

AOMWAY 5.8G 3dBi RP-SMA Male Four Lobe RHCP VTx/VRx FPV Antenna (60 builds)
Banggood.com
$9.90

Receiver

Turnigy iA6C PPM/SBUS 8CH 2.4G AFHDS 2A Telemetry Receiver
Hobbyking.com
$9.89

Radio

LATEST Jumper 2020 T16 PRO Type-C Charge and Folding Handle OPENTX Radio Transmitter PRIORITY US SHIPPING INCLUDED (24 builds)
Heli-nation.com
$169.99

Radio

FrSky X-Lite 2.4GHz RC Transmitter w/ 18650 Battery Caps - Black or Red (64 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$121.99

Goggles

FatShark Dominator HDO 4:3 OLED Display FPV Video Goggles 960x720 for RC Drone (137 builds)
Banggood.com
$499.99

Goggles

DJI Digital FPV Goggles V2 - Ultra Low Latency 810p 144FPS Digital HD (165 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$429.00

HD Camera

GoPro Hero5 Session (300 builds)
Amazon.com
$739.00

Misc Parts

Armattan Chameleon Antenna Mount
Brain3d.co
$7.00

Misc Parts

GoPro Session Armor (5 builds)
Brain3d.co
$10.00

Misc Parts

Panasonic 1000uF 35V for ESC Noise Reduction (120 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$1.49

Video Receiver

LaForge V4 Fatshark Module with Diversity Option - RMRC (6 builds)
Readymaderc.com
$69.99

Radio Module

FrSky R9M Transmitter Module (72 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$34.99
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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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