First Drone V2

By droney on May 13, 2020

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This is part two where I have taken suggestions and I am going to build my first drone. Thanks!

Part List

Frame

iFlight Cidora SL5 215mm 5 Inch FPV Freestyle 3K Carbon Fiber Frame Kit 20x20/30.5x30.5mm Hole for RC Drone (4 builds)
Banggood.com
$41.99

Flight Controller

MAMBA F405 MK2 Betaflight Flight Controller F40 40A 3-6S DSHOT600 FPV Racing Brushless ESC (182 builds)
Banggood.com
$42.99

Motors

4 x Emax ECO Series 2207 1700KV 1900KV 3-6S/ 2400KV 3-4S Brushless Motor for RC Drone FPV Racing (17 builds)
Banggood.com
$47.96

Propellers

HQ Prop ETHIX S5 5x4x3 Tri-Blade 5" Prop 4 Pack - Light Grey (75 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$3.49

FPV Camera

RunCam Racer 3
Shop.runcam.com
$37.99

FPV Transmitter

30.5x30.5mm Holybro Atlatl HV V2 5.8G 40CH 25/200/500/800mW FPV Transmitter Built-in Microphone (16 builds)
Banggood.com
$31.91

Receiver

Flysky 2.4G 6CH FS-iA6B Receiver PPM Output With iBus Port (64 builds)
Banggood.com
$10.59

Batteries

Ovonic 1000mAh 6S 100C LiPo Battery with XT60 Plug for FPV Racing RC Quadcopter Helicopter Airplane Multi-Motor Hobby DIY (31 builds)
Amazon.com
$21.99

Radio

Flysky i6S FS-i6S 2.4G 10CH AFHDS 2A Transmitter With FS-iA10B Receiver for FPV RC Drone (7 builds)
Banggood.com
$71.25

Goggles

Eachine VR-007 Pro VR007 5.8G 40CH FPV Goggles 4.3 Inch With 3.7V 1600mAh Battery for RC Drone (2 builds)
Usa.banggood.com
$45.44

Misc Parts

XT60 Male Plug 12AWG 10cm With Wire (22 builds)
Banggood.com
$1.99

Misc Parts

Panasonic 470uF 35V Capacitor for ESC Noise Reduction (28 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$1.49

Battery Charger

HTRC B6 V2 80W 6A DC 1-6S Battery Balance Charger Discharger Black With Power Supply (3 builds)
Banggood.com
$32.44
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Discussion

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kushang999   Nov 04, 2020  

i am using the same stack and reciever for my 1st build, can anyone help me out on how to connect those two ?

RZFPV   May 13, 2020  

i would go with 2306 motors

RZFPV   May 13, 2020 

i would also recommend getting a qx7 as it is only 30$ more and getting a micro fpv cam not a nano

droney   May 13, 2020 

the 2306's i can find have a burst current of 50A and my esc handles 40A

00jferna   Jun 02, 2020 

The F40 can handle 50A for shorts periods (10s)

00jferna   May 16, 2020  

Looks like a solid build, but i would change a few things. These changes would still be a great setup, but also would save a few bucks for batteries, antennas, replacement arms, etc...

My suggestions:
tbs source one frame
Foxeer Razer fpv cam
Fullspeed TX600 vtx
Frsky XM+ (or R-XSR)
BetaFPV LiteRadio 2 (Frsky version)

But, end of the day, it's your build. Enjoy it, it'll be challenging, but once you're in the air, it'll be all worth it. Good luck!

michaels206   May 13, 2020  

I would look around for another recviever...that micro recieved might not give the range you want...flysky makes some good full range options...good luck with your build...

sal.mars44K.C.   May 13, 2020  

best fc you can get for the price, i have had mine for a year an a half an there has not been no problems at all.
perfect choice

droney   May 13, 2020 

thank you it was a tough decicion but this is definitly better

droney   May 13, 2020  

Say any issues here

kwadkenstine   May 13, 2020 

Just go for it , you will get it

droney   May 13, 2020 

this is going to be good

kwadkenstine   May 13, 2020 

just be careful and patient

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