Reptile Cloud 149HD Build Guide - Under $175 Cinewhoop

By jwpatmore on Dec 20, 2019

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Tools

  • Soldering Iron
  • Hex Drivers
  • Tweezers
  • Wire Cutter/Stripper
  • Heat Gun or Lighter
  • Ruler

Additional Supplies

  • A Variety of Heat Shrink Tubing Sizes
  • A Variety of Zip Tie Sizes
  • Blue Loctite
  • 63/37 Leaded Solder
  • Solder Flux Pen

Motors

I suggest using 3500KV motors from those provided below.

Camera

GoPros provide the highest quality video and versatility. While I use the HERO7 Black, the new HERO8 Black will also work if a different mount is found.

Photos

Part List

Frame

Reptile CLOUD-149HD 149mm Wheelbase 3 Inch Racing Frame Kit Compatible DJI Digital FPV System (2 builds)
Banggood.com
$38.47

Flight Controller

MAMBA F405 Mini MK2 Betaflight Flight Controller & F25 20A 3-4S DSHOT600 FPV Racing Brushless ESC (112 builds)
Banggood.com
$39.99

Motors

4 x GEPRC SPEEDX GR1408 3500KV 3750KV 4100KV Brushless Motor for RC Drone FPV Racing (11 builds)
Banggood.com
$51.96

Propellers

Banggood.com (10 builds)
Banggood.com
See Site

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

AKK Race VTX 25mW/200mW Switched 5.8Ghz 40CH Smart Audio FPV Transmitter Raceband Support Pit Mode For RC Racing Drone (9 builds)
Banggood.com
$10.85

Antenna

2pcs Foxeer 5.8G Lollipop 3 2.5DBi Omni FPV Antenna RHCP SMA/RP-SMA for RC Drone Airplane (18 builds)
Banggood.com
$21.01

Receiver

Frsky XM+ Micro D16 SBUS Full Range Mini Receiver Up to 16CH for RC FPV Racing Drone (1529 builds)
Banggood.com
$13.69

Batteries

4Pcs XF Power 14.8V 850mAh 4S 70C Lipo Battery XT30 Plug (3 builds)
Banggood.com
$34.99

Radio

FrSky Taranis X9 Lite 2.4GHz 24CH ACCESS ACCST D16 Mode2 Classic Form Factor Portable Transmitter for RC Drone (9 builds)
Banggood.com
$95.99

Goggles

Eachine EV800D 5.8G 40CH Diversity FPV Goggles 5 Inch 800*480 Video Headset HD DVR Build in Battery (16 builds)
Banggood.com
$89.99

3D Printed

Action Camera Mount 30 Degree Inclined TPU FPV Camera Holder for GoPro Hero 5/6/7 Reptile CLOUD-149HD FPV Racing Drone RC Aircra (2 builds)
Banggood.com
$4.99

HD Camera

GoPro Hero7 Black — Waterproof Action Camera with Touch Screen 4K Ultra HD Video 12MP Photos 720p Live Streaming Stabiliza (27 builds)
Amazon.com
$379.00

Hardware

Banggood.com (4 builds)
Banggood.com
See Site

Misc Parts

Zip Ties Black - DWFeng Nylon Cable Ties 300 Pcs 6 8 10 Inch Self Locking Wire Wraps
Amazon.com
$7.99

Misc Parts

Loctite Heavy Duty Threadlocker, 0.2 oz, Blue 242, Single (2 builds)
Amazon.com
$5.97

Misc Parts

10PCS Eachine Lipo Battery Tie Down Strap 260mm For FPV RC Drone
Banggood.com
$2.99

Misc Parts

Banggood.com (3 builds)
Banggood.com
See Site

Battery Charger

ISDT Q6 Lite 200W 8A MINI Pocket Battery Balance Charger for 2S-6S Lipo Battery (29 builds)
Banggood.com
$41.99

Battery Charger

Amass XT30 Plug Parallel Charging Board XT60 Input For iSDT D2 Q6 SC-608 SC-620 Charger RC Parts from Toys Hobbies and Robot
Banggood.com
See Site

Soldering Iron

SRA #312 Soldering Flux Pen Low-Solids, No-Clean 10ml - Refillable
Amazon.com
$9.06

Soldering Iron

MAIYUM 63-37 Tin Lead Rosin Core Solder Wire for Electrical Soldering (1.0mm 50g)
Amazon.com
$8.39

Soldering Iron

Soldering Iron Kit Electronics 60W Adjustable Temperature Soldering Iron, 5pcs Soldering Iron Tips, Solder, Rosin, Solder Wick,
Amazon.com
$22.99

Tools

Husky SAE/Metric Folding Hex Key Set With Bonus Torx Set (3-Piece)-HFHK3PCSET - The Home Depot
Homedepot.com
$9.00
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