TBS Oblivion 5"

By Etolier on Jul 27, 2018

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This is a super cool frame, extremely compact and solid. Injection molded stuff is always vastly superior to 3D printing.

The build was super simple thanks to the DalRC F405 and Engine 4IO ESC. Both boards are very high quality, nice thick construction and clearly printed, detailed solder masks. As I was fitting things up I was starting to feel like this was the FC/ESC combination that I wanted to build all my future quads with, even though there isn't a way to use S.Port telemetry. Smart Audio functions perfectly and that will be enough for the time being.

The Oblivion doesn't have much provision for cameras other than "full-size", it comes with a ton of little parts and mounting options, but they are definitely for the camera that is used in the PNP/BNF kits. To fit the Predator V2 I had to notch the mount tabs and remove the foam, while also removing plastic from the inside of the canopy shell. Not super simple but not terribly difficult, and the result is still secure and functional.

I don't normally fly with action cameras, but I do have this old Hero4, and the couch mount for the frame is pretty nice. There's no adjustment in the angle, but it's pretty much good to go anyway.

Overall, pretty excited while building this one, can't wait to fly primarily because I know it'll be pretty different from everything else I've got right now.

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Part List

Frame

TBS Oblivion Frame Set (6 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$19.95

Flight Controller

DALRC F405 30x30 Flight Controller (22 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$31.99

ESCs

DALRC Engine 32Bit 40A 3-5S 30x30 4in1 ESC w/ BEC (50 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$56.49

Motors

4 x RDQ BADASS 2207 2450Kv Motor (5 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$51.96

Propellers

HQ Prop 5x4.8x3 V1S Tri-Blade 5" Prop 4 Pack - Choose Your Color (76 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$3.69

FPV Camera

Foxeer Predator Standard/Mini V3 1000TVL CMOS 16:9/4:3 PAL/NTSC Super WDR FPV Camera w/OSD (1.8 or 2.5mm) - Choose Your Color & (106 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$41.99

FPV Transmitter

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

Antenna

Lumenier AXII Stubby 5.8GHz Antenna (RHCP) (232 builds)
Getfpv.com
$14.99

Receiver

FrSky R9 Mini SBUS Long Range 900MHz Micro Receiver (26 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$19.99

Batteries

RDQ Series 14.8V 4S 1300mAh 100C LiPo Battery - XT60 (88 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$20.49

Radio

TBS Tango 2 Pro - FPV RC Radio Drone Controller (78 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$199.95

Radio

RadioMaster TX16S Hall Gimbals Built-in USB-C Multi-Protocol Module Radio PRIORITY SHIPPING INCLUDED (82 builds)
Heli-nation.com
$149.99

Radio

FrSky Taranis Q X7 2.4GHz 16CH Transmitter (Black) (254 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$104.99

Goggles

Fat Shark Attitude V4 FPV Goggles Anniversary Edition (20 builds)
Getfpv.com
$349.99

Goggles

ETHIX V2 GOGGLE STRAP (2 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$15.95

HD Camera

RunCam 5 Orange
Shop.runcam.com
$109.99

Video Receiver

ImmersionRC PowerPlay - FPV DVR (h264, 60fps)
Pyrodrone.com
$89.00

Video Receiver

SpiroNet 5.8GHz 13dBi LZR Antenna (RHCP)
Pyrodrone.com
$24.99

Video Receiver

TrueRC Singularity 5.8 SMA 90 Degree Long Antenna RHCP
Pyrodrone.com
$19.99

Video Receiver

SINGULARITY 5.8 stubby - TrueRC Canada
Truerc.ca
$19.99

Video Receiver

ImmersionRC rapidFIRE w/ Analog PLUS Goggle Receiver Module (182 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$149.99

Radio Module

TBS Crossfire Yagi 915mHz
Team-blacksheep.com
$49.95

Radio Module

TBS Crossfire TX - Long Range R/C Transmitter (5 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$208.95

Radio Module

True-MoX 915 |
Truerc.ca
$19.99

Battery Charger

iSDT D2 Smart Balance Charger (11 builds)
Getfpv.com
$129.99

Soldering Iron

TS100 PORTABLE SOLDERING IRON W/XT60 Power Cable (17 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$58.99

Accessories

ETHIX Neck Strap (3 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$6.99

Accessories

FrSky Vantac M4 4mm CNC Aluminum GRAND LOTUS Gimbal Stick Ends
Pyrodrone.com
$11.99
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