AstroX X8 Long Ranger!

By Charles Hidalgo on Mar 17, 2018

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These are OEM AstroX 7" arms that I found easily accommodate 8" props. It is very smooth, very light weight for an 8" build with lots of power.... HobbyWing 40a FC/ESC stack, Tbs unify pro, tbs micro v2 rx, Master AirScrew 8x4.5 props, BrotherHobby Avenger 2507-1850kv motors. Pyrodrone 2200mah 5s lipo.

Part List

Frame

AstroX X6 FPV Racing Quadcopter (3 builds)
Astrox.kr
$94.99

Flight Controller

Hobbywing Xrotor F4 Flight Controller for FPV Racing - OmnibusF4 SD (80 builds)
Heli-nation.com
$29.99

ESCs

Hobbywing XRotor 40a 4-in-1 ESC 4in1 - DShot 600 (142 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$59.99

Motors

4 x BrotherHobby Avenger V2 2507-1850KV 4-6S (13 builds)
Getfpv.com
$95.96

Propellers

2 x MR Series - 8x4.5 Prop Set x2 Black (5 builds)
Masterairscrew.com
$11.50

FPV Camera

Runcam Swift Mini Camera - 2.5mm Lens - Black and Orange (59 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$34.99

FPV Transmitter

TBS Unify Pro 5G8 HV (SMA) (601 builds)
Getfpv.com
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Antenna

Lumenier AXII 5.8GHz Antenna (RHCP) (2pcs) (199 builds)
Getfpv.com
$29.99

Receiver

TBS Crossfire Micro RX V2 (285 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$34.95

Radio

FrSky 2.4G 16CH Taranis X9D Plus Transmitter SPECIAL EDITION w/ M9 Gimbals (48 builds)
Getfpv.com
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HD Camera

YI Action Camera 1080P Lime Green White Black 16MP Full HD 155 degree Ultra-wide Angle Sports Mini Camera (Green/China/Camera On (3 builds)
Amazon.com
$95.00

HD Camera

Gopro HERO 3+ Camera Black Edition Camera Camcorder CHDHX-302 (3 builds)
$9.00

HD Camera

Gopro HERO 3+ Camera Black Edition Camera Camcorder CHDHX-302 (3 builds)
Ebay.com
$84.99

HD Camera

Adorama
Adorama.com
$70.00

HD Camera

OlympusM.Zuiko Digital ED 12mm f/2 Lens (Black) (2 builds)
Bhphotovideo.com
$649.00

HD Camera

GoPro HERO4 Black Edition 4K Action Camera Camcorder 32GB Bundle 10 - Newegg.com (5 builds)
Newegg.com
$277.99

HD Camera

GoPro HERO5 Session (300 builds)
Getfpv.com
$199.99

Misc Parts

2 x 7" 310mm Astro X Switch Arm 5mm ( 1 piece )
Pirofliprc.com
$31.96
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AKJoe_FPV   Nov 27, 2018  

How far does she go?

Skygarage.de   Apr 01, 2018  

Whats your flighttime? And aren't 8" props way too much for 1850kv motors @ 5s/6s?

Fpv_Alexander   Mar 30, 2018  

Are you currently using audio feed from camara to vtx thanks. Using same vtx and fc/esc's trying to make proper decisions. Thanks Alex

claudeFPV   Mar 28, 2018  

whats the flight time on this?

mwm8X8   Mar 19, 2018  

Hey mate, can you share how to you feel this motor with this 8"prop? is it agile / responsive as a usual freestyly 5"- 6" with 4S or is 8" is a complete different story? Thank you!

Charles Hidalgo   Mar 20, 2018 
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These motors are great and it's more than enough responsive wise on 5s and a 7-8" prop... 6s is ever wilder.

UpMostBeast FPV   Mar 18, 2018  

Which version of the astrox switch frame are you using? (stretched, trueX, or freestyle) Also what is the AUW on this build?

Charles Hidalgo   Mar 19, 2018 

Switch TrueX It's around 650-750g depending on lipo

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