The Japalura

By KaityLynn on Mar 24, 2018

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This is a build based around the Armattan Japalura 3" frame. Originally considered 4000kv + motors, but instead settled on 3600kv motors. This craft is powered by 4S, my favorites being 700mah graphene type.

After trying all of the available props for 3" builds, I have settled on Lumenier's offering...the 3x4x3 V2's. Also updated the RX to a 900mhz R9MM flashed to F.Port. Plenty tough and awesome control.

Update 2021-02-20: The Bardwell F4 has died and so the FC is being replaced. Choosing to go with the Matek F722SE. Also shifting it over to Crossfire.

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Part List

Frame

Armattan Japalura 3" - Purple (40 builds)
Getfpv.com
$67.99

Flight Controller

Matek F722-SE F7 30x30 Flight Controller w/ 5V BEC , Video Power Switcher, Dual Camera Image Switcher (78 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$66.99

ESCs

4 x Tiger Motor F 20A 2-4S ESC BLHeli_S w/ Dshot (3 builds)
Getfpv.com
$51.96

Motors

4 x iFlight iPower the Force iF1407 3500kV FPV Racing Motor (3 builds)
Getfpv.com
$51.96

Propellers

Lumenier 3x4x3 V2 - Propeller (Set of 4 - Transparent Purple) (11 builds)
Getfpv.com
$2.99

FPV Camera

iFlight 2 Sets TPU Runcam Micro Swift Camera Mount Adapters 3D Printing for FPV Racing Drone Quadcopter (4 builds)
Amazon.com
$7.19

FPV Camera

RunCam Micro Swift 600TVL 2.1mm IR Blocked 1/3 CCD FPV Camera PAL/NTSC 5.6g (192 builds)
Banggood.com
$29.99

FPV Transmitter

Lumenier TX5GS 25-200-500mW 5.8GHz Video Transmitter (2 builds)
Store.rotorriot.com
$19.99

Antenna

Lumenier AXII MMCX 5.8GHz Antenna (LHCP) (5 builds)
Getfpv.com
$14.99

Receiver

TBS Crossfire Nano Rx (1374 builds)
Getfpv.com
See Site

Batteries

Lumenier Graphene 700mAh 4s 75c Lipo Battery (XT-30) (10 builds)
Getfpv.com
See Site

Radio

RadioMaster TX16S Multi-Protocol RF Module OpenTX 2.4GHz RC Transmitter w/ V3 Hall Gimbals (86 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$199.99

Radio

FrSky Taranis Q X7 2.4GHz 16CH Transmitter (White) (257 builds)
Getfpv.com
$107.99

Goggles

Skyzone SKY04X V2 OLED Diversity 5.8GHz FPV Goggles - Choose Your Color (46 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$529.99

Goggles

Fatshark Attitude V4 FPV Goggles 4:3 Headset DVR 5.8G 32CH OLED RX 18650 Battery Case for RC Drone (20 builds)
Banggood.com
$349.00

Misc Parts

Matek M8Q-5883 GPS Module w/ Compass (51 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$33.99

Video Receiver

Furious True-D V3.5 Diversity Receiver System Firmware 3.8A (FatShark Attitude Version)SKU: FPV-RX-TRUD3.8A (27 builds)
Furiousfpv.com
$68.00

Radio Module

FrSky R9M 900MHz Long Range Transmitter Module for FrSky R9 Series (70 builds)
Banggood.com
$61.80

Radio Module

TBS Crossfire TX LITE (6 builds)
Getfpv.com
$149.99

Battery Charger

ISDT SC-608 150W 8A MINI Smart LCD Battery Balance Charger AU Warehouse (14 builds)
Banggood.com
$54.27

Soldering Iron

Weller WLC100 40-Watt Soldering Station
Amazon.com
$55.34
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