VSA Proxi

By daich on Oct 12, 2018

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micro 2" dual stack HD build

I'm dismantling the fishpepper 3s hummingbird build for this one. It'll be slightly heavier but it'll have much better camera protection

update 30 December 2018
trying out a glass lens on the caddx turtle as the stock lens has a lot of flare and is susceptible to damaga as the elements are plastic

update 10 January 2019
got some blade guards - these are half circled which are PERFECT as full 2inch circles wouldn't have fit without modification. Also the fact that the back arms come in a an angle turns the half circle perfectly so they don't touch in the middle! It's like it was made for this frame.
The guards are about 2 grams a piece so it does add significant weight. But flying indoors, the added weight is a good trade for the added confidence of flying around tight spaces without blade strikes.

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Part List

Frame

VSA 2 Inch Proxi (Runcam Split Mini with No Prop View)
Armattanproductions.com
$22.18

Flight Controller

Racerstar F3D8 16X16mm F3 Flight Control Built-in 8CH SBUS Receiver for Frsky X9D Plus (2 builds)
Banggood.com
$25.99

ESCs

2 x Page Not Found - Banggood.com
Banggood.com
See Site

Motors

4 x HGLRC FLAME 1104 7500KV Micro Brushless Motor For XJB-75 Mini FPV Racer (15 builds)
Banggood.com
$51.16

Propellers

Lumenier 2.2x3 Micro Propeller (Set of 8 - Black)
Getfpv.com
$1.99

FPV Camera

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

FPV Transmitter

CA$25.36 38% FullSpeed FSD-TX200 5.8G 48CH Raceband 25/200mw Switchable Transmitter for Micro Swift Micro Swift2  RC Parts f (8 builds)
Banggood.com
$18.53

Batteries

Tattu 450mAh 11.1V 75C 3S1P Lipo Battery Pack with XT30 plug (20 builds)
Flexrc.com
$11.86

Radio

DJI FPV Remote Controller (Mode 2) (59 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 (128 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 (103 builds)
Getfpv.com
$399.99

Misc Parts

Runcam RC18G Wide Angle Lens
Hobbyrc.co.uk
See Site

Misc Parts

4 PCS Gofly-RC 2 Inch Propeller Protective Guard Half Surround for RC FPV Racing Drone
Banggood.com
$3.59

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 (179 builds)
Getfpv.com
$159.99

Video Receiver

TBS Fusion (35 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$119.95

Radio Module

TBS Crossfire Micro TX V2 (149 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 (257 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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Discussion

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nbc1213   Jan 11, 2019  
1

Where to get the Glass lens for the caddx?

daich   Jan 11, 2019 
1

it's in the parts list....under misc parts - tis the beauty of rotorbuilds
ah, but do note that you must add a IR lens to it as it doesn't come with one :(

Johnny_Kim   Dec 30, 2018  
1

looks dope man, i think i will copy this one too haha

Brandito   Dec 28, 2018  

What's the weight of the frame with hardware and what's the wheel base?

daich   Dec 29, 2018 

sorry, I didn't weigh it :( but the entire bird without battery is 82g

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