Buttered Helio Gordo - 6S - Session Mount

By Rambozo on Apr 18, 2018

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Experimenting with 3 different flight controller solutions, this build focuses on the Helio Spring with an f3 processor dedicated to prefiltering the gyro data and an f4 for the pid loop.

Warning - As of 4/18/2018, the wiring diagram for the Helio Spring is incorrect for Spektrum. The signal wire should go to RX2, not the SBUS port which is inverted and not compatible with DSMX.

Other FC's being tested:

  • Kakute F4 (Soft mounted gyro)
  • Raceflight Revolt OSD

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Part List

Frame

Gordo (2 builds)
Shendrones.myshopify.com
$65.00

Flight Controller

SPRING IMU-F V2 (36 builds)
Heliorc.com
$41.55

ESCs

Aikon AK32 35A 4IN1 6S BlHeli32 Dshot1200 Esc
Fpvdirect.com
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Motors

Xnova Lightning 2207-1650KV Naked Bottom With New Xnova Logo FPV Racing Combo (4pc)
Fpvdirect.com
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Propellers

DalProp Cyclone T5544C Propeller For Freestyle - Crystal Blue (2cw - 2ccw)
Fpvdirect.com
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FPV Camera

Foxeer Arrow Micro Pro 600TVL FPV Camera With OSD - NTSC - Black
Fpvdirect.com
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FPV Transmitter

VTX - All Video Transmitters (560 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$24.99

Antenna

TrueRC AXII-U.FL 5.8 Antenna- RHCP (2 builds)
Fpvdirect.com
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Receiver

Lemon Rx DSMX Compatible Satellite Receiver (2 builds)
Progressiverc.com
$11.09

Batteries

PULSE Graphene 1250mAh 6S 22.2V 75C Battery - Goblin 280 Fireball and Mini Comet
Fpvdirect.com
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HD Camera

GoPro HERO4 Session Video Camera GPCHDHS-102 (42 builds)
Phaserfpv.com.au
$150.76
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ratticon   Sep 30, 2018  

Hey Rambozo, how did you hook the RDQ Mach 2 VTX up? I just ordered one for my 6S build and I noticed that it says "Direct 6S power is not recommended" on the product page.
https://www.racedayquads.com/collections/video-transmitters-vtxs/products/mach-2-video-transmitter-by-rdq-audio-control-with-0-25-200-500-800mw-u-fl-or-mmcx?variant=8184624152683
Did you connect straight to vbat? Has it been running OK?

Rambozo   Sep 30, 2018 

Hey, yeah, no problems running full vbat off the fc on the Mach 2. No issues whatsoever. Go for it.

FlyingSquirrelFPV   Apr 19, 2018  
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Nice! How do you like the frame?

Rambozo   Apr 22, 2018 

I love it. Its a beefier top mount flaco and flies just as well.

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