See Bee Three

By daich on Mar 28, 2019

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got my hands on one of these unicorns!

transplanted my long range 2.5" into this frame. with lightweight 3" props, the rs1106 4500kv motors should be fine. plus going from a bottom to top mount which I prefer.

at 122g its really light for a 3"!

the gopro lens doesnt change the FOV much but it does bring the lens forward enough that the standoffs are out of view. just not much protection out there.

Update 6 May 2019
Got a few packs in. Below is one of the packs. Love how this flies and light enough that there isn't much noise. Could use a wider stator motor like a 1206 or a 1304.

Update 10 August 2019
updated the v1 Turtle with firmware that supposed to remove the low lighting stripe artefacts in the corners. Took the bird out on a cloudy day and then the sun came out so didn't fully test if the firmware update worked. Very windy day, raw footage, mute the audio!
https://youtu.be/d7Y2JKGqZkY?t=9m10s

Update 23 August 2019
swapped out turtle for tarsier, only 1g more! That gopro lens is heavy glass. tidied up the wiring and vtx/antenna mounting.

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Part List

Frame

CB3
Superflyfpv.co
$35.00

Frame

Rotorious CB Mini Frame (2 builds)
Makeitbuildit.co.uk
See Site

Flight Controller

HGLRC Zeus35 AIO 3-6s F4 20x20 Flight Controller w/ 4in1 35A ESC (41 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$56.99

Motors

4X EMAX RS1106 4500KV Micro Brushless Motor CW Thread for RC FPV Racing Drone (11 builds)
Banggood.com
$60.55

Propellers

2 Pairs Gemfan Windancer 3028 3-blade Propeller Compatible 5mm/1.5mm Mounting Hole for FPV RC Drone (31 builds)
Banggood.com
$3.00

FPV Camera

Foxeer Mix 1080p 60fps Super WDR Mini HD FPV Camera - Black (4 builds)
Heli-nation.com
$68.90

Antenna

Lumenier AXII U.FL 5.8GHz Antenna (RHCP) (148 builds)
Getfpv.com
$14.99

Receiver

TBS Crossfire Nano Rx - FPV LONG RANGE DRONE RECEIVER (1488 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$24.95

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

Honana HN-CH014 Sticky Gel Cell Pad Anti Slip Phone Pads Kitchen Bathroom House Car Phone Holder (4 builds)
Banggood.com
$1.99

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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Discussion

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Wardy   Apr 05, 2019  

Sweet build. Like that frame. The link is broke.

daich   Apr 05, 2019 
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Ah yes, one of my favourites. I added a link to superflyfpv that just got stock! They have it in beautiful t700 carbon too!! (like the marmotte)

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