Space One 220x

By zoomie517 on Jan 17, 2017

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First scratch build for me. I looked for and sourced parts that represented quality with some value. With some prudent shopping, came in at 250.00 even, give or take a few cents. Quality vs price is awesome!

While the 220x frame is all but bomb-proof, it was a tight build for a 220 sized frame.

Of Interest: In spite of the Omnibus F3 AIO having regulated/filtered power, I elected instead to simply power the FC via the 5v off of the Matek PTB XT60. There have been a few posts about the FC's inability to provide enough power to some cam/transmitter combos, potentially causing brief periods of vid feed loss. Sooo, I powered the cam via the Tramp's 5v output through the ram rail at video in/out on the FC. Finally, I powered the Tramp via the 12v off the PDB XT 60.

IMPORTANT - The Tramp manual recommends that you do not power via regulated power. DO SO AT YOUR OWN RISK. I have nice clean video feed with the Tramp never returning warm to the touch. Its a personal choice.



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Dgremlin   Jan 17, 2017  

Nice clean build for a first quad.

zoomie517   Jan 17, 2017 

Thanks! I had a number to f good guys helping me to avoid creating a train wreck.

Whiffles   Jan 17, 2017  

You powered the FC via the 5v BEC, but what about the vbat for monitoring the voltage?

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zoomie517   Jan 17, 2017 

True but there were reports of the FC getting really hot on VBat. Accurate OSD was less important to me than potentially cooking something on my first scratch build.

Don't get me wrong. I appreciate and am grateful for your advice. And I will resolve the issue shortly. Just explaining why I made the decisions that I did.

Whiffles   Jan 17, 2017 

No problem, I just wanted to share my experience and mistake concerning this board :)

zoomie517   Jan 17, 2017 

It's truly welcomed!

I have so much to learn.

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