Rakdos operator

By PBenko on Mar 05, 2021

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So my main goal was a super clean squashed build this time around.
Man do I wish I could have the FC facing the right way around - but there just wasn't enough room for both the SMA connector in the tail mount and the extruded part of the FC + the directly soldered components. I'd also love to have the ESC connector pins facing the FC but the battery pads just can't face forward. Space issues in a slammed build - who would have thought :D
I had toget a bit creative with the capacitor mount, let's see how long it lasts
Included is also an image how I got the 12AWG wire through the wire loop on the top plate.
The rest is pretty straight forward.
I'm not totally convinced in the ImmortalT mount - I might switch to a mount that's attached to the back side of the front bumper.

But the motors... man these mothors are sexy.

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Part List

Frame

Smooth Operator - 5
Fpv-fly.fr
$119.00

Flight Controller

Zeez F7 3030 Betaflight Flight Controller V2 (2 builds)
Unmannedtechshop.co.uk
See Site

ESCs

Zeez 55A 4in1 3030 ESC V2 - Unmanned Tech UK FPV Shop (2 builds)
Unmannedtechshop.co.uk
See Site

Motors

4 x KO Demon Speed Motor (CRYO) 2208 2540KV | KO Technologies EU
Ko-europe.com
$87.96

Propellers

2 Pairs T-Motor T5143 3-blade Propeller 5mm Mounting Hole For RC Drone FPV Racing Multi Rotor (25 builds)
Banggood.com
$3.99

FPV Camera

Foxeer Predator Micro 1000TVL 1.8mm 110 Degree M8 Lens Super WDR FPV Camera With OSD DC5V-40V Low Latency (149 builds)
Banggood.com
$36.90

FPV Transmitter

TBS Unify Pro32 Nano 5G8 VTX (2 builds)
Unmannedtechshop.co.uk
See Site

Antenna

TBS Crossfire Immortal T V2 Antenne - Extended
Droneshop.nl
$6.95

Antenna

Banggood.com (9 builds)
Banggood.com
See Site

Receiver

TBS Crossfire Nano RX (SE) - Unmanned Tech UK FPV Shop (7 builds)
Unmannedtechshop.co.uk
See Site

Batteries

CNHL Black Series 1300mAh 14.8V 4S 100C Lipo Battery
Chinahobbyline.com
See Site

Radio

FrSky ACCST Taranis Q X7 Transmitter 2.4G 16CH Weiße Schwarze Internationale Version (3 builds)
De.banggood.com
$139.99

Goggles

Orqa FPV.Connect (2 builds)
Shop.orqafpv.com
$68.95

Goggles

Orqa FPV.One (2 builds)
Shop.orqafpv.com
$550.00

3D Printed

Smooth Operator full kit (mountings, gopro + protection) by ChillerFPV
Thingiverse.com
See Site

3D Printed

CMW 5" Smooth Operator Rear Leg Antenna Protector by mindbenderfpv
Thingiverse.com
See Site

3D Printed

CMW 5" Smooth Operator Front Arm motor Screw Protector by mindbenderfpv
Thingiverse.com
See Site

HD Camera

GoPro HERO5 Session (302 builds)
Getfpv.com
$199.99

HD Camera

HERO9 Black
Gopro.com
See Site

HD Camera

HERO9 Black PolarPro® Shutter Collection
Gopro.com
See Site

Hardware

DroneBuildr Coloured 7075 Aluminium M3 Button Head Screw Pack (10pcs)
Unmannedtechshop.co.uk
See Site

Video Receiver

VAS SkyHammer Antenna RHCP 5.8GHz w/90Degree (SMA)
Team-blacksheep.com
$29.95

Video Receiver

Orqa FPV.O1.Pro
Shop.orqafpv.com
$24.99

Video Receiver

Realacc Triple Feed Patch-1 5.8GHz 9.4dBi Directional Circular Polarized FPV Pagoda Antenna for Fatshark DJI Eachine Goggles (2 builds)
Banggood.com
$18.65

Video Receiver

ImmersionRC RapidFIRE w/ Analog PLUS Goggle FPV Receiver Diversity Module (13 builds)
Banggood.com
$150.00

Video Receiver

Orqa FPV.P1.Pro
Shop.orqafpv.com
$13.49

Radio Module

TBS Crossfire Micro TX V2 (155 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$69.95

Radio Module

TBS Crossfire Diamond Antenne (3 builds)
Rctech.de
See Site

Battery Charger

Lumenier ParaGuard - Safe Parallel Charging Board (XT-60 - 6 Port) (2 builds)
Getfpv.com
$42.99

Battery Charger

iMAX B6 80W 6A Lipo Battery Balance Charger with Power Supply Adapter (9 builds)
Banggood.com
$28.99

Battery Charger

STRIX Bardwell 4S Parallel Charging Board 2.0 JB Signature - RMRC (5 builds)
Readymaderc.com
$28.99

Battery Charger

ToolkitRC M6 V2 DC 150W 10A LCD 2-6S Lipo Batarya Akıllı Denge Şarj Aleti Boşaltıcı Servo Denetleyicisi Alıcı Sinyal Tes (2 builds)
Banggood.com
$28.61

Battery Charger

ISDT Q6 Pro BattGo 300W 14A Battery Balance Charger (47 builds)
Getfpv.com
See Site

Soldering Iron

MINI TS100 Digital OLED Programmable Interface DC5525 Soldering Iron Station Built-in STM32 Chip (264 builds)
Banggood.com
$53.99

Tools

3PCS Anti-Static Reverse Ceramic Tweezers Stainless Steel Electronic CIigarette Heat Resistant Conductive Curved Straight Tweeze
Banggood.com
$6.99

Tools

30m RJXHOBBY Black Acetate Insulating Tape for Brushless Motor ESC RC Drone FPV Racing Multi Rotor
Banggood.com
$4.57

Tools

Raitool 4pcs 1.5/2.0/2.5/3.0mm Hex Screwdriver Bits HSS Titanium Coated Repair Tool Sett HSS Titanium Coated Repair Tool Set (2 builds)
Banggood.com
$11.90

Backpack

URUAV UR7 36L Backpack 40x55x22mm with Waterproof Transmitter Beam Port Bag DIY Room for RC Drone FPV Racing (7 builds)
Banggood.com
$48.75

Accessories

FPVEarbuds Volume Control V2 - Earbud for FPV Goggles (2 builds)
Getfpv.com
$13.99

Misc Supplies

BAT-SAFE (2 builds)
Freakware.de
See Site

Misc Supplies

Ender 3 3D Printer (3 builds)
Creality3dofficial.com
$179.00

Misc Supplies

BAT-SAFE XL (2 builds)
Freakware.de
See Site
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