AtomRC Dolphin

By jdmkramer on Feb 07, 2021

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Not a quad, but it's full of quad parts. This thing flies as good as it looks! I'm going to do more customizations now that I'm sure it's worth the effort. First toss was a very gusty day. Loaded with the SMO action cam in the included flat nose. The camera ejected on landing and I almost lost everything, but I the tried restore.media website out of curiosity. They got it back (minus stabilization data) for $23. Reasonable IMO for someone not interested in reaseaching the DIY route.

First flight was a DIY VTC6 4S1P and a 7" Biblade. I also flew a 5S 1300 LiPo right after, and it was a blast!

Now I'm working on a custom fit 3 axis servo gimbal for Runcam Hybrid. After that I might work on larger functional cannards for crazy maneuverability.

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Part List

Frame

AtomRC Dolphin Plane Kit
Racedayquads.com
$99.99

Flight Controller

BrainFPV RADIX LI 20x20 Flight Controller w/ Graphical OSD (10 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$49.99

ESCs

Tekko32 F3 Metal ESC (65A) (3 builds)
Shop.holybro.com
$24.99

Motors

4 x Diatone EDGE 2308 1950KV 4-6S CW Thread FPV Racing Brushless Motor for RC Drone (3 builds)
Diatoneusa.com
$84.00

Propellers

HQ Prop 7x4.5x2 Durable Bi-Blade 7" Prop 4 Pack - Grey (5 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$2.99

FPV Camera

Foxeer Toothless 2 Nano Starlight 1200TVL CMOS 4:3/16:9 PAL/NTSC FPV Camera (2.1mm) - Choose Your ColorBlack (25 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$35.99

FPV Transmitter

TBS Unify Pro 5G8 HV (SMA) (601 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$49.95

Antenna

TrueRC Singularity 5.8GHz Stubby SMA Antenna - RHCP (4 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$19.99

Receiver

VAS 915MHz Mini RC Antenna - U.FL (Crossfire / R9) (5 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$9.99

Receiver

TBS Crossfire Nano Rx - FPV LONG RANGE DRONE RECEIVER (1352 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$24.95

Batteries

4S Balance Lead JST-XH 4S1P Balance Connector Male/Female Plug - 10 Pack (2 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$4.99

Batteries

Clear Heat Shrink Tubing 1ft - Choose Version25mm / Thick (4 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$3.50

Batteries

2 x Sony VTC6 3000mAh 18650 Li-Ion Battery 2 Pack for X-Lite, Goggles, Vaping & DIY Packs (20 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$23.98

Batteries

XT60 Pigtail 14AWG 3" - Male or FemaleFemale (2 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$0.99

Power Distribution

BrainFPV Radix LI Wing Power Board
Racedayquads.com
$19.99

Misc Parts

2 x Wing Tip/Tail Skid
Dubro.com
$5.00
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GrannyG   Feb 10, 2021  
GrannyG   Feb 10, 2021  

sexy wing, looks like a lot of space for all the electronics

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