hairblade entrepid

By daich on Dec 28, 2018

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can't wait for the pre-order to ship! after building and flying the eclair plus, really looking forward to other airblade products.
been eyeing the slew of HD micro dual stack frames for a long time now

I'll be using some older low kv 1306 3600kv motors - these are pretty efficient, combined with the lower pitched gemfans hopefully the zeus won't catch on fire!

My goal is to get some 10mm slammed action on the intrepid - if the zeus doesn't cut it, i might have to go separate ESC on the arms with an AIO FC

update 14 Sept 2018 Going in a different direction now. going to try to keep it slammed at 10mm and use a session for HD footage as the frame has a nice couch for it. Going for bigger motors (1507) and a decent stack - Airbot Nano V5 and Ori32

update 17 November 2018
finally finished this build. the 10mm stack height was a massive pain. Really had to squeeze out some creative juices to fit everything in. Many nights I just stared at the frame and he parts, mock fitting the puzzle pieces together and then I would just pick up another build that was much easier as I just wasn't happy with my ideas. In the end I got there and the result was rewarding. It looks amazing. Here is some maiden footage with gopro session:

update 26 December 2018
the session really bogs down the bird. You can hear the props screeching in protest, wishing they were bigger (I'm going to order some 4" arms when they come in stock...the 1507 will handle it like a champ) So to reduce weight I found a nice 3d print on thingiverse that will fit a runcam split mini or a caddx turtle and it will then fit anything that fits a gopro session. Printed it in TPU and it works amazingly well! This brought the weight down 50g and you can definitely feel the improvements in flight.

I updated the tune a bit and tried the gopro session again - it's so much nicer than the turtle

update 22 June 2019
i boinked the 3" arms and the cam plates so decided to try the 4" arms with the new gemfan windancer 4032 as well

Photos

Part List

Frame

AirBlade Intrepid V2 3K Carbon Fiber Frame Kit - 3 inch and 4 inch (26 builds)
Airbladeuav.com
$36.99

Flight Controller

Airbot - OMNIBUS F4 Nano V5.1
Team-blacksheep.com
$29.99

ESCs

Ori32 4in1 ESC 4x25A 2020 (83 builds)
Store.myairbot.com
$44.99

Motors

4 x BrotherHobby Avenger 1507 3600Kv Micro Motor (8 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$39.96

Propellers

GEMFAN FLASH 3052 (3" PROP) (9 builds)
Catalystmachineworks.com
$2.99

FPV Camera

Caddx Turtle 1080p 60fps Mini HD FPV Camera w/ DVR - Red (54 builds)
Getfpv.com
$59.99

FPV Camera

RunCam Micro Swift 600TVL 2.1mm IR Blocked 1/3 CCD FPV Camera PAL/NTSC 5.6g (192 builds)
Banggood.com
$29.99

FPV Transmitter

EWRF E7082C 25mW / 100mW / 200mW / OFF Puissance Réglable 5.8G 48CH AIO VTX FPV Transmetteur
Banggood.com
See Site

Receiver

TBS Crossfire Micro Receiver V2 (287 builds)
Getfpv.com
See Site

Batteries

FlexRC FPV Racing Drones | FPV Multicopter Store | Quadcopter Parts (101 builds)
Flexrc.com
$52.50

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

Split Mini Session case by sperberframes
Thingiverse.com
See Site

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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M490fpv   Dec 31, 2018  
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Smooth quad = smooth footage, nice! 👍

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