Chameleon Tea

By daich on Apr 06, 2018

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This is my first premium frame -- An enjoyable build - really love it when things just go together.
The XM+ will be changed out for a crossfire rx eventually

Hoping I don't overload the 30a continous 35a burst ESC.
Not sure about the racewire...I probably should have used 20 or 22 gauge instead of 24 gauge wire. Those solder pads are so close!

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Part List

Frame

Chameleon Ti 5 inch (54 builds)
Armattanquads.com
$105.00

Flight Controller

Super_s Micro Flytower 4in1 PDB / Flight Controller F4 / ESC Dshot / OSD Ready (4 builds)
Hobbyking.com
$65.55

Motors

4 x LDPOWER FR2307 2450KV Brushless Motor - $20.50 |GearBest.com
Gearbest.com
$82.00

Propellers

2 Pairs Gemfan Flash 5152 5.1x5.2x3 3 Blade CW CCW PC Propeller for 180 250 280 for RC Drone (31 builds)
Banggood.com
$3.92

FPV Camera

RunCam Micro Swift 2 600TVL 2.1/2.3mm FOV 160/145 Degree 1/3 OSD CCD FPV Camera for RC Drone (282 builds)
Banggood.com
$28.99

FPV Transmitter

TBS Unify Pro 5G8 HV (SMA) (596 builds)
Getfpv.com
See Site

Antenna

Realacc Pagoda RHCP Antenna 65mm 5.8G 5dBi Panel Plate Omni Directional FPV Short Antenna RC Drone (23 builds)
Banggood.com
$4.33

Receiver

TBS Crossfire Micro RX V2 (287 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$34.95

Batteries

Tattu R-Line 4S 1300 mAh 95C Lipo Battery (92 builds)
Fpvheadquarters.com
$27.19

Radio

DJI FPV Remote Controller (Mode 2) (60 builds)
Getfpv.com
$299.00

Radio

Jumper T12 PLUS Open Source 16ch Radio with JP4-in-1 Multi-protocol RF Module With HALL Gimbal for RC Drone Car Boat (10 builds)
Xt-xinte.com
$109.00

Goggles

DJI Digital HD FPV Goggles (141 builds)
Airbladeuav.com
$529.00

Goggles

FatShark Dominator V2 Headset System Goggles Video Glasses 600 X 480 VGA
Hobbyking.com
See Site

HD Camera

GoPro Hero5 Black — Waterproof Digital Action Camera for Travel with Touch Screen 4K HD Video 12MP Photos (8 builds)
Amazon.com
$405.99

HD Camera

GoPro HERO7 Black Action Camera (102 builds)
Getfpv.com
$399.99

Misc Parts

WhitenoiseFPV Race Wire (6 pcs.) (14 builds)
Pirofliprc.com
$7.00

Video Receiver

GTeng T909 5.8G FPV Artifact 32CH Receiver 2 inch LCD Wearable Watch for RC UAV Quadcopter Drone Aircraft - Rcmoment.com
Rcmoment.com
$99.99

Video Receiver

ImmersionRC rapidFIRE w/ Analog PLUS Goggle Receiver Module (180 builds)
Getfpv.com
$159.99

Video Receiver

TBS Fusion (41 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$129.95

Radio Module

TBS Crossfire Micro TX V2 (155 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$69.95

Battery Charger

iSDT SC-620 Smart Charger (500W)
Hobbyking.com
See Site

Soldering Iron

MINI TS100 Digital OLED Programmable Interface DC5525 Soldering Iron Station Built-in STM32 Chip (264 builds)
Banggood.com
$53.99

Tools

Upgraded MINI ES121 Electric Screwdriver Smart Repairtools Built-in STM32 Chip OLED with Screwbits (2 builds)
Banggood.com
$99.99

Backpack

Turnigy Transmitter Bag / Carrying Case
Hobbyking.com
$7.42

Accessories

SpeedyBee Bluetooth USB Adapter
Hobbyrc.co.uk
See Site

Misc Supplies

VIFLY ShortSaver 2 Smoke Stopper (2 builds)
Hobbyrc.co.uk
See Site

Misc Supplies

FPV antennas for drones - Actuna TBS ImmersionRC - Actuna Sp. z o.o.
Actuna.com
$29.00

Misc Supplies

TrueRC X-AIR 5.8GHz Crosshair Antenna (RHCP) (4 builds)
Hobbyrc.co.uk
See Site

Misc Supplies

Foxeer Lollipop 2 Stubby 5.8G Omni Antenna(2pcs)
Foxeer.com
$19.90

Misc Supplies

ISDT BattGo BG-8S Smart Battery Checker Balancer Receiver Signal Tester Quick Charge Function (4 builds)
Banggood.com
See Site
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Discussion

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1_over_cosine_c   Apr 09, 2018  
1

Nice build! What are those PCBs on the arms for, if you don't mind me asking?

daich   Apr 09, 2018 
1

racewire designed by whitenoise. they are more resistent to prop strikes and also it makes it easy to change out motors with short wires on a 4in1 ESC

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