Superlight 4R

By symonorama on Feb 26, 2017

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Decided on the SL 4 for my first build after back and forth with the folks at Catalyst, chose it over the 180 speed frame. BetaAll of the suppliers I used here I would recommend and use them again in the future. Build itself went well the soldering on the Kombini is tight but with a magnifying glass and a meter got it done. Had trouble getting Betaflight flashed with version needed for Dshot, tried removing and reinstalling drivers several times to no avail on a PC running 97, luckily had access to one running XP and that was able to flash a version that would work. Quad is up and flying will still need some PID tuning but really liking how it flies so far. Being my first quad don't have too much to base it on.

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Part List

Frame

Superlight 4R (4 inch) (11 builds)
Catalystmachineworks.com
$64.99

Flight Controller

Mantis F3 Flight Controller
Catalystmachineworks.com
$25.00

ESCs

4 x Sunrise Cicada 20A BB2 (DShot Support) (2 builds)
Pitchrollyaw.net
$47.96

Motors

4 x Tornado T1 1407 3600kV (193 builds)
Pitchrollyaw.net
$63.96

Propellers

DAL 4045 FPV RACING PROPS (4", 3 BLADE) (3 builds)
Catalystmachineworks.com
$1.00

FPV Camera

Rotor Riot Special Edition RunCam Swift (144 builds)
Store.rotorriot.com
$39.99

FPV Transmitter

Hawkeye 200mW FPV Video Transmitter (w/ Raceband) (9 builds)
Catalystmachineworks.com
$16.99

Antenna

TBS Triumph-Stub FPV Antenna (SMA) (144 builds)
Catalystmachineworks.com
$39.95

Receiver

FrSky XSR 2.4GHz 16CH ACCST Receiver w/ S-Bus & CPPM (481 builds)
Getfpv.com
See Site

Batteries

2 x 4S Tattu 1050mah 75C (UPS SHIPPING ONLY) (3 builds)
Catalystmachineworks.com
$37.98

Power Distribution

Matek Micro PDB w/ BEC 5V & 12V (3 builds)
Catalystmachineworks.com
$3.99

Misc Parts

TPU Camera Hood - SuperLight 4R (2 builds)
Catalystmachineworks.com
$7.25

Misc Parts

FPV Camera Lens (2.1mm Super Wide)
Catalystmachineworks.com
$4.99

Misc Parts

Lipo Low Voltage Alarm (Battery Checker)
Catalystmachineworks.com
$4.00

Misc Parts

FPV Camera Lens (2.5mm Wide)
Catalystmachineworks.com
$3.50
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