Longrange Cinematic Shredder

By cloudbase on Jun 09, 2019

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My first attempt at building a longrange FPV quad, flew the maiden today was pretty chuffed with it, very stable. The frame is accutally a placeholder, while I'm waiting for the Project399 Super G Plus 7” to arrive (https://www.defiancerc.com/collections/frames/products/project399-super-g-7-frame). I'm hoping this will solve any props in shot issues, currenty only shooting with a Go-Pro session, but would like to upgrade to a Hero 7 Shortly. Most impressed with how quiet the 1600kv motors and Azure props are.

My only concern at the moment is my range using my old Aomway Commanders, it seems alright, has anyone flown any long-ish range with the Aomways?
Also the frames very light, but seems strong and very little arm flex, only nagative is the cab is very tight, not much room to play with.

Any advise on the build very much apprecated!

Cheers

  • Need to add GPS, and go-pro mount, in the post!
  • Weight 347g (Without Battery, GoPro/Mount, GPS)
  • Location London, UK

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Part List

Frame

Quadcopter Frames | Commercial Drones | Accessories - Mode 2 (14 builds)
Mode-2.com
$3.99

Flight Controller

radix fc - brainfpv (117 builds)
Brainfpv.com
$54.99

ESCs

Hobbywing XRotor Micro 45A 4in1 ESC (61 builds)
Hobbyrc.co.uk
See Site

Motors

Hobbywing XRotor 2306 Race Pro 1600/1750/2400/2700KV Brushless Motor for RC FPV Racing Drone (2 builds)
Banggood.com
$30.08

Propellers

Azure Power 6145 BSP - Big Smooth Props (Set of 4 - Greenery)
Getfpv.com
$3.49

FPV Camera

Caddx Ratel 1/1.8'' Starlight HDR OSD 1200TVL NTSC/PAL 16:9/4:3 Switchable 1.66mm/2.1mm Lens FPV camera For RC Drone
Banggood.com
$28.48

FPV Transmitter

TBS Unify Pro HV (High Voltage) VTX (SMA) $49.99 KrazyKwads (4 builds)
Krazykwads.net
$49.99

Antenna

TBS Triumph SMA (RHCP 2pcs) (367 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$39.95

Receiver

TBS Crossfire Micro RX V2 (287 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$34.95

Batteries

Amazon.com (28 builds)
Amazon.com
See Site

Radio

FrSky ACCST Taranis Q X7 2.4GHz 16CH Mode 2 Transmitter Blue Orange for RC FPV Racing Drone (263 builds)
Banggood.com
$139.99

Goggles

Aomway Commander Goggles V1 FPV 2D 3D 40CH 5.8G Support HD Port DVR Headtracker For RC Drone (36 builds)
Banggood.com
$255.90

HD Camera

GoPro Session (62 builds)
Getfpv.com
$149.99

Misc Parts

Furious FPV Single Row LED Strip V2
Hobbyrc.co.uk
See Site

Misc Parts

ViFly Finder 2 Buzzer - Lost Drone Finder/Locater/Alarm (174 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$14.99

Radio Module

TBS Crossfire Micro TX V2 (155 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$69.95
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Discussion

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CiggyTardust   Sep 23, 2019  

How do the 2306 motors do spinning 7" props? Efficiency? Power? Love the build.

Thomaat   Jun 10, 2019  

Would you say these props would still fly nice on 1200kv? I am thinking of building a 7 inch with 2508 1200kv

cloudbase   Jun 10, 2019 

I would have thought so yes, but I beleve 1200kv would be better suited to 7" twin props, (I maybe wrong!). The reason I chose these 6" tri-blades is they're generally easier to tune, and less susceptible to propwash, etc. Due to these Azures being tri you get a 'simular' thrust output to twin 7" props, (with the same pitch obviously). That's my understsnding anyway, hope that helps!

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