1st build - Armattan Chameleon

By Bluff on Mar 24, 2017

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1st build

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Part List

Frame

Chameleon (160 builds)
Armattanquads.com
$90.00

Flight Controller

Flip 32 - F3 - Omnibus v3 ( w/ BARO OPTION) (32 builds)
Readytoflyquads.com
$20.99

ESCs

4X Racerstar RS30A V2 30A Blheli_S ESC OPTO 2-4S Support Oneshot42 Multishot 16.5 Dshot600 for RC Drone (90 builds)
Banggood.com
$53.57

Motors

4X Racerstar Racing Edition 2205 BR2205 2300KV 2-4S Brushless Motor For QAV250 ZMR250 RC Drone FPV Racing (76 builds)
Banggood.com
$33.59

Propellers

CA$9.99 10% 10 Pairs Kingkong / LDARC 5040 5x4x3 3-Blade Single Color CW CCW Propellers for Racing Drone RC Parts from Toys (79 builds)
Banggood.com
$7.30

FPV Camera

Foxeer HS1197 Monster V2 16:9 1200TVL FPV Camera Built-in OSD Audio - NTSC - Lens 2.5mm - Blue (78 builds)
Helidirect.com
$38.90

FPV Transmitter

Eachine TX526 5.8G 40CH 25MW/200MW/600MW Switchable AV Wireless FPV Transmitter RP-SMA Female (120 builds)
Banggood.com
$12.92

Antenna

Aomway 5.8GHz FPV 4 Leaf Clover AV Transmission RHCP Antenna 1 Pair Blue Red w/Canopy For RC Drone (114 builds)
Banggood.com
$11.99

Receiver

Turnigy iA6C PPM/SBUS 8CH 2.4G AFHDS 2A Telemetry Receiver
Hobbyking.com
$9.89

Batteries

ZOP Power 11.1V 1400mAh 65C 3S Lipo Battery XT60 Plug
Banggood.com
$13.25

Power Distribution

Realacc/Matek PDB-XPW 5V 12V Dual BEC PDB Built-in 140A Current Sensor with XT60PW Socket (15 builds)
Banggood.com
$6.99

Radio

Turnigy Evolution Digital AFHDS 2A Radio Control System w/TGY-iA6C Receiver White Mode 2 (11 builds)
Hobbyking.com
$65.00
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Discussion

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ivanivanivan777   May 23, 2017  

Any Advice on how you got the Monster to fit? i heard people had a hard time and shaving needed to be done because of its width. any tips or Advice?

Bluff   May 23, 2017 

I just mounted the camera into the aluminum cage before attaching the cage to the frame. Then you just need to kind of squeeze the cage to line up the holes and slide the screws in as you go. I did not shave the camera down. Hope that helps.

Bluff   Mar 24, 2017  

First attempt at building. Will update photos as I go.

Whiffles   Mar 24, 2017 

With such a nice frame you may want to upgrade the motors at some point. Some 2207's would offer a little more oomph to carry it around.

Bluff   Mar 24, 2017 

Thats the plan. Budget build pretty much, but i wanted a frame that would last. So i spent the cash on the Armattan and will replace components as i go/break them.

enrbgill   Jul 06, 2017 

a little more oomph, I see what you did there ;)

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