Shendrones LED Ichabod!

By Clintnation on Sep 02, 2018

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This is my second Shendrones Ichabod build, and wanted to go all-in on having fun with LEDs.

Since most standard WS2812b LEDs have a 10mm width, I figured the Ichabod would be a perfect choice with it's 10mm arms. So I started by designing 4 custom arm protectors modded from Andy's designs on Thingiverse printed out of clear semi-flex. Each arm protector holds 8 LED's, and an additional 5 LED's are routed along the bottom of the FPV camera to make the camera pod glow as well. Each arms has 5 LED's wired to a Kor Concept LED controller. All totalled there are 57 LED's on this build. I had to add an additional micro regulator to handle the extra power needs of the bling.

FYI it's designed to run on 1800mah 5s or 1500mah 6s pack. Test hovered and pictured with a 4S 1500, which is too small.

Custom Immortal T mount, and all 3D prints by me. Wiring this thing cleanly was a nightmare with all the LEDs! I do not recommend it!

Minor discrepency between pic and parts list. Pictured is a Red Runcam Eagle2 Pro and was what I originally wanted to match the motors, however the LED's in the pod created a red cast from bouncing light off the camera housing in not such a nice way, so I swapped it for a Rotor Riot Runcam, for the neutral gray color.

Hope you enjoy!

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Charles Hidalgo   Sep 07, 2018  
1

That frame loves those motors! Good to see another Ichabod. Nice build.

Clintnation   Sep 09, 2018 

Thank you! Had so much fun with her this weekend. Clocked 81mph running 6s.

DPJ   Sep 04, 2018  
1

Fantastic looking build, I love the way the RunCam and GoPro are mounted side by side.

Charles Hidalgo   Sep 07, 2018 
2

Andy Shen (owner of Shendrones designed it that was and has a mount for the GoPro Fusion 360 also.

Currently   Sep 04, 2018  

How come you put the gopro side by side next to the runcam?

Clintnation   Sep 04, 2018 

Thats the pod design Andy worked out has the best balance.

TeamWolfFPV   Sep 04, 2018  
1

Would love to see a video of your quad in action!

Torch007   Sep 03, 2018  
1

You, my friend, are an amazing builder. LOVE the time and detail you put into this.  🔥🔥🔥🔥

Clintnation   Sep 04, 2018 

Thank you so much! No reason to rush! Just have fun.

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