Studs Life Primo

By Clintnation on Sep 02, 2018

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Picked up this frame at a club gathering a month or so back, decided to build it up for an upcoming weekend of racing, and try out the new HelioRC SPRING dual Gyro flight controller. I KNOW the DALRC ESC isn't "perfect" for the Helio, but it was something I had, and does run 32/32khz and so far flies great.

The stack on this build I did slightly out of order, because honestly I wanted the ESC on the top of the stack, cuz it looks cool with the machined aluminum heat sink. However this put the Unify Pro and the RX (which I have mounted to a white-noise board) dangerously close to the underside of the ESC which could cause cooling or shorting problems. So I put the FC on the bottom, then the ESC, then the VTX / RX on top.

This allowed me to route the red ESC wires a bit higher than normal, which I thought looked cool. Routed them to racewires (which come with the studs frame!)

All in all very pleased with the way this build came together.

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Part List

Frame

PRIMO (7 builds)
Studs.life
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Flight Controller

HelioRC SPRING IMU-F Flight Controller (45 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$34.99

ESCs

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

Motors

4 x TBS MasterPilot PRO 2400kV (5 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$75.80

Propellers

Gemfan Hulkie 5055S POPO COMPATIBLE (10 builds)
Pirofliprc.com
$3.29

FPV Camera

FOXEER ARROW MICRO PRO 600TVL 1.8MM FPV CAMERA WITH OSD (241 builds)
Pirofliprc.com
$19.99

FPV Transmitter

TBS Unify Pro 5G8 V3 (SMA) (153 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$39.95

Antenna

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

Receiver

TBS Crossfire Nano Rx - FPV LONG RANGE DRONE RECEIVER (1300 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$24.95
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