TBS Source One V3 - Caddx Vista, Mamba F722S, 60A ESC, Emax Eco II 2207, CRSF nano.

By Winston Todge on Mar 16, 2021

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This is my first 5" build. I only started in this hobby during a "quiet" project period in Lockdown last year (2020). I love fpv.

Beginning with a iFlight Chimera 4, Mobula 6 HD, Diatone Hey Tina!, Moblite 7, iFlight Protek25 and now planning my 3" Toothpick build a la KababFPV. I've totally caught the bug and just planning build after build... n+1 builds being the maximum total required.

This was the first attempt at a robust, lob it anywhere, learn to freestyle build... Velocidrone is good to pick up the concept; this build is perfect to start the learning process in reality!

Went with AMax motors (solid, well built little beasts, 2400Kv), TBS Source One V3 frame as it's a beast, Diatone Mamba FC and ESC and the Caddx Vista to port my fpv feed into my eyeballs via my DJI Goggles.

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Part List

Frame

UMT / TBS Source One 5″ Quadcopter Frame (106 builds)
Unmannedtechshop.co.uk
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Flight Controller

Mamba Stack F722 APP / F60 Pro Flight Stack with Wifi
Unmannedtechshop.co.uk
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Motors

4 x EMAX ECO II Series 2207 Motor (1700kV, 1900kV 2400kV) - Unmanned Tech UK FPV Shop (2 builds)
Unmannedtechshop.co.uk
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Propellers

DAL Nepal N1 Freestyle 5.1″ Propeller (4 builds)
Unmannedtechshop.co.uk
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FPV Camera

Caddx Vista Digital HD System for DJI HD FPV - Unmanned Tech UK FPV Shop (4 builds)
Unmannedtechshop.co.uk
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Receiver

TBS Crossfire Nano RX (SE) - Unmanned Tech UK FPV Shop (7 builds)
Unmannedtechshop.co.uk
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3D Printed

Crossfire Nano TPU holder by Haku3D (3 builds)
Thingiverse.com
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3D Printed

TBS Source One Accessories by BMC3D (3 builds)
Thingiverse.com
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B_Stacey   Mar 17, 2021  

Excellent clean looking build! I wish mine still looked as clean. I would be interested to get your thoughts on the F722 I’m looking at it for an upcoming build. Eco motors are some of the best especially if they give you the confidence to crash.

Winston Todge   Mar 17, 2021 

I love the F722. Super sensible layout, with a great interface on your phone for in-field BetaFlight tweaking / BB clearing. :)

Definitely gives me the confidence to crash... :D

Jodie Froster   Mar 16, 2021  
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That receiver pouch you made is really great

B_Stacey   Mar 17, 2021 

I second that, very good solution

Winston Todge   Mar 17, 2021 

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