FPVcycle Fouride 4"

By Davidpe on Oct 11, 2020

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I've been a big fan of Bob Roogi and his Toothpick designs. I was excited to try his new Fouride 4" frame that was purpose-built for the HD Vista. It's a top riding battery design that has that takes advantage of some of the latest AIO flights controllers. For this build I wanted a relatively small aircraft to be used with both 3S/ 4S 1100mah batteries. I was looking for a freestyle build that was light but also had enough weight to throw around.

Bob Roogi worked with Stan FPV on a 2203/ 3450 T-Mount motor that was perfect for this build. Overall the parts list is pretty minimal when using the Vista setup.

The only challenge I had with the build was tuning the JHEMCU AIO board. It's a noisy board and required a big cap to take care of voltage spikes. The Vista setup also benefits from the cap.

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armanie55   Jan 27, 2021  

I really like this build. My only question is how did you manage to get the cap to secure to the frame? It's cut off, also the link that you posted for the WaFL's cap V3. Does it come with the Cap and PCB? Or just the PCB. (It's not really clear if it does) tks!

Davidpe   Jan 28, 2021 

I just added four additional pictures that show where I placed the two caps. the one that comes right off the board is not attached to frame but is very rigid coming off the solder joints. The other cap is connected using the WaFl PCB with cap. This combo was sold by FPVCycle already assembled but its just as easy to build.

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