v1 Low RIDE

By the Skonk on Jul 12, 2018

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so this is my new top battery acro frame design. big feature of this beast is the 10mm stack hight using a split stack design. it also can use an AIO FC/PBD and escs under the arms if you so desire.. the FC ive chosen to use is the Airbot 20x20 F4 nana V6.. this guy is a little beast, 6s capable, 8v LC rail, 6 uarts including an I2C bus. the other kool feature is the ground and 5v rails they are long fat pad type.. it also uses a std 8 pin esc block so you can as i have run a full sized ESC.
while the test flying and tuning will occur on 4s this thing is set up to be a 6s acro monster.. mid kv tmotor F60s, 1000uf 50v cap that is massive and the airBot typhoon keeping the monster motors fed wit all the powa.
i desgned the frame to have easy access to the avionics bay, if you loosen off the 8 arm bolts and remove the camera top bolts the gopro plate, and top deck come off woth the arms held inplace via the mounting bolts and the whole stack accessable.

frame weight : 108g with hardware
dry weight : 454g with gopro, 330g ish with out
AWU: 694g with 1250mah 6s, 629g with 1300mah 4s

the dipole is only until the 90 degree sma/mmcx cable arrives

finally found the right props also for this machine.. the HQ 5.1x4.6x3.. its the only prop what can acheive full throttle on this rig and mantain the pitch and control.. the amps though... 190-220amps depending on the loading

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Part List

Flight Controller

OMNIBUS F4 Nano v6 with LC filter (57 builds)
Store.myairbot.com
$29.99

ESCs

Airbot Typhoon32 35A 4-in-1 ESC V2
Phaserfpv.com.au
$56.51

Motors

4 x T-Motor F60 Pro II v2 2207 Mini Quad Motors (Single) (3 builds)
Phaserfpv.com.au
$90.32

Propellers

HQ Prop 5.1x4.6x3V1S V2 (POPO) Propellers 1 Pack (4 Pieces) (2 builds)
Phaserfpv.com.au
$4.21

FPV Camera

Foxeer Arrow Micro Pro 4:3 600TVL OSD 5-40v w/ 1.8m Lens (241 builds)
Phaserfpv.com.au
$21.87

Antenna

Menace Raptor 5.8Ghz Stubby Antenna (SMA) (RHCP) (14 builds)
Hobbyrc.co.uk
$11.29

Receiver

Frsky XM+ Micro D16 SBUS Full Range Mini Receiver Up to 16CH for RC FPV Racing Drone (1531 builds)
Banggood.com
$13.69

Batteries

GoPro Hero5 Session Waterproof 4K Video Camera (300 builds)
Phaserfpv.com.au
$211.33

Radio

FrSky ACCST Taranis Q X7 Transmitter 2.4G 16CH Mode 2 White Black International Version for RC Drone (254 builds)
Banggood.com
$154.04

Goggles

Fatshark Dominator HDO 2 FPV Goggles FSV1123 (61 builds)
Phaserfpv.com.au
$508.17

HD Camera

GoPro Hero7 Black Video Camera GPCHDHX-701 (105 builds)
Phaserfpv.com.au
$345.61

HD Camera

GoPro Hero5 Session Waterproof 4K Video Camera (300 builds)
Phaserfpv.com.au
$211.33

HD Camera

RunCam Mini FPV DVR
Fpvfaster.com.au
$18.37

Misc Parts

Adjustable Angle Universal GoPro Session Mount (3 builds)
Brain3d.co
$18.00

Video Receiver

LaForge Main & Diversity Module Combo V4 For Fatshark Goggles (5 builds)
Phaserfpv.com.au
$77.04

Radio Module

TBS Crossfire TX Lite (915mhz)
Phaserfpv.com.au
$183.69

Battery Charger

ISDT Q6 Pro BattGo 300W 14A Battery Balance Charger (47 builds)
Getfpv.com
$59.99

Soldering Iron

MINI TS100 Digital OLED Programmable Interface DC5525 Soldering Iron Station Built-in STM32 Chip (258 builds)
Banggood.com
$53.99

Accessories

FuriousFPV 18650 Smart Power Case V2 FPV-0384V2-S (4 builds)
Phaserfpv.com.au
$38.84
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dafunk   Jul 24, 2018  

I like the antislip 'U shaped' part on the frame that fixes the battery. clerver design on this part
by the way, your battery link needs a correction, you linked to a gopro

the look of the naked frame is pleasant

the Skonk   Jul 26, 2018 

nah the battery cable is jsut running past it.. its taking me a while to get used to the weight.. i used to flying 400g racing rigs

Burning North   Jul 12, 2018  

That's a really cool design! I'm super excited to see more slammed builds using a split stack. Any concerns about that upright SMA mount? I snapped a few of those before I switched to just running my antennae out the back.

the Skonk   Jul 12, 2018 

can also mount it up the front to the side.. just infront of the battery... then its kinda protected via the gopro mount.. also if you use an axii stubby at the rear its not going to get hit unless you are super unlucky.. that top plate is also 3mm thick so it'll be tough

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