TBS Sorce One Begginer

By MacDaddy FPV on Jan 02, 2020

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This is my first build which I have relied heavily on the UAV Futures Multi-rotor guide along with the UAV Futures community. Surprisingly had no issues with this build, possibly due to the many youtube videos I watched along the way.

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Part List

Frame

TBS Source One 5" Frame V3 (47 builds)
Getfpv.com
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Flight Controller

MAMBA F405 MK2 Betaflight Flight Controller F40 40A 3-6S DSHOT600 FPV Racing Brushless ESC (188 builds)
Banggood.com
$42.99

Motors

4 x Emax ECO Series 2306 6S 1700KV 4S 2400KV Brushless Motor for RC Drone FPV Racing (76 builds)
Banggood.com
$63.96

Propellers

Azure Power 5140 LCP Tri-Blade 5'' Prop 4 Pack - Choose Your Color (10 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$3.29

FPV Camera

Foxeer Falkor 2 Mini FPV Camera 1200TVL CMOS 16:9/4:3 PAL/NTSC (1.8 or 2.1mm) - Choose Your Color & Lens (88 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$39.90

FPV Transmitter

Rush Tank Racing Edition 5.8GHz VTX w/ SmartAudio (17 builds)
Getfpv.com
$26.99

Antenna

Foxeer 5.8G Lollipop 3 2.5DBi Omni Antenna RHCP (2pcs) (129 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$19.90

Receiver

FrSky R-XSR 2.4GHz 16CH ACCST Micro Receiver w/ S-Bus & CPPM (933 builds)
Phaserfpv.com.au
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Batteries

CNHL Black Series 1500mAh 14.8V 4S 100C Lipo Battery (34 builds)
Krazykwads.net
$25.99

Radio

FrSky Taranis X9 Lite RC Transmitter - Choose Your ColorWhite (17 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$89.99

Goggles

ORQA - Built to be the best.
Orqafpv.com
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Video Receiver

Fatshark Shark Byte RX5.1
Risingsunfpv.com.au
$399.99

Radio Module

HappyModel ES24TX Slim Pro ELRS 2.4GHz RC Transmitter Module (7 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$47.99

Battery Charger

HOTA D6 Pro 325W 15A 1-6S Dual Channel AC/DC Smart Charger w/ Wireless Cellphone Charging - Choose Your Color (50 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$117.99
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JonnyD88   Jan 20, 2020  

Awesome Build. Have the same frame and flight controller currently, will be using your build list for possibilities for the rest of my items. May try for a blue theme.

MacDaddy FPV   Jan 20, 2020 

Thanks mate. I think it is a great beginner build, I have crashed it a bit now (No concrete) and have only bent props. I think having the tpu protection will help it last longer. The vtx and rx have also been great, haven't had any drop outs yet. Blue theme sounds great, I look forward to seeing it!

OptimaZe   Jan 02, 2020  

Nice work. Looks great! Happy Flying!

MacDaddy FPV   Jan 02, 2020 
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Thanks!

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