Longrange mix

By Rotorama on Aug 08, 2019

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This is an experimental long range quad. Something cheap that you are not worry about when you are flying far and simply do not trust your gear. The frame is actually three frames mixed together in order to drop some weight. It flies on iNav and the return to home works great! It saves the quad for a few times. The goal is to push the RC receiver to the limit. I was able to fly 3km far with XM+ and EU LBT firmware on my Taranis. This build as you can see it weights 492 grams. The flight time is up to 12 minutes with 4S 1800mAh battery. The biggest downside of the build are vibrations. The props and motors are shitty and you can see jello even in the FPV camera. But hey, good enough for testing.

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Part List

Frame

Rotorama Spectre (8 builds)
Rotorama.com
$49.00

Frame

Rotorama Spearhead V1 - Used
Rotorama.com
$39.11

Flight Controller

Omnibus F3 OSD (3 builds)
Rotorama.com
$18.79

ESCs

4 x FVT LittleBee 30A ESC 2-6S BLHeli Supports OneShot125 For RC Drone FPV Racing Multi Rotor (8 builds)
Banggood.com
$59.28

Motors

4X Racerstar Racing Edition 2212 BR2212 980KV 2-4S Brushless Motor For 350 380 400 RC Drone FPV Racing
Banggood.com
$28.99

Propellers

Gemfan 8045 Carbon Nylon Propeller EPP for RC Drone FPV Racing Multi Rotor (4 builds)
Banggood.com
$2.50

FPV Camera

Foxeer Predator V4 Mini 2.5mm (6 builds)
Rotorama.com
$42.99

FPV Transmitter

HGLRC DVR-VTX AIO
Rotorama.com
$39.49

Antenna

TBS Triumph 5.8G RHCP antenna - Rotorama (4 builds)
Rotorama.com
$21.88

Receiver

Frsky XM+ (17 builds)
Rotorama.com
$18.93

Batteries

Acehe Formula 1800mAh 4S 95C (2 builds)
Rotorama.com
$37.99

Hardware

BN-880 GPS Module
Rotorama.com
$19.29
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