Piranha Rebuild

By TheMrJahn on Jan 13, 2022

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Yep, this time i've rebuild one of the craziest of my drones - Piranha Dragster (https://rotorbuilds.com/build/5274).
All components should be able to run 6s batteries, be more powerful and reliable! What I did not change:
ReadyEdi RE228 Frame is great and I like it.
There are no complaints about the EFAW motors. They are Lipo killers, but very strong and they have great thrust!
RunCam Eagle2 works fine so far.

So, main changes were fc (Matek H743-Slim), pdb (iFlight SucceX PDB 2-8S), escs (Tekko32 F3 Metal 65A) and vtx (TBS Unify Pro32 Nano). To prevent voltage spikes I added four 35v 220uf each and one 50v 470uf capacitors. Also I added gps module to figure out top speed of this dragster.

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Part List

Frame

RE228 Beast-SX V2 | ReadyEdi | Beast, Multi, Quadcopter
Pinterest.ca
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Flight Controller

30.5x30.5mm Matek Systems H743-SLIM Flight Controller 5V BEC MPU6000 7x UARTs OSD for RC Drone FPV Racing Multirotor Multicopter
Banggood.com
$75.99

ESCs

4 x Tekko32 F3 Metal ESC (65A) (3 builds)
Shop.holybro.com
$99.96

Motors

4 x EFAW 2407R 2800kv Motor (5 builds)
Getfpv.com
$107.96

Propellers

T5150 5Pairs/Bag_Propellers_FPV_T-MOTOR Store-Official Store for T-motor drone motor,ESC,Propeller
Store.tmotor.com
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FPV Camera

RunCam Eagle 2 800TVL CMOS 2.1mm/2.5mm 4:3/16:9 NTSC/PAL Switchable Super WDR FPV Camera Low Latency - RotorBuilds
Rotorbuilds.com
$39.99

FPV Transmitter

TBS Unify Pro 5G8 SMA Pigtail (u.Fl) (2 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$4.95

FPV Transmitter

TBS Unify Pro32 Nano 5G8 V1.1 (36 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$29.95

Antenna

Lumenier Micro AXII Shorty SMA 5.8GHz Antenna (RHCP) (6 builds)
Getfpv.com
$19.99

Receiver

TBS Crossfire Nano Rx (SE) - FPV LONG RANGE DRONE RECEIVER (411 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$29.95

Power Distribution

iFlight SucceX PDB 2-8S 330A w/ 5V 12V BEC for RC Drone FPV Racing Multi Rotor (3 builds)
Banggood.com
$16.58

Power Distribution

Amass XT60 Bullet Connector Plugs For RC Battery Motor Black 10 Pairs (5 builds)
Banggood.com
$13.99

Hardware

Beitian Dual BN-220 GPS GLONASS Antenna Module TTL Level RC Drone Airplane (61 builds)
Banggood.com
$17.99

Misc Parts

5Pcs CJMCU 4 Bit WS2812 5050 RGB LED Driver Development Board (4 builds)
Banggood.com
$8.31

Misc Parts

Alarm Module w/ LED For NAZE32 F3 Flight Controller RC Drone FPV Racing Multi Rotor (13 builds)
Banggood.com
$6.99
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BUDLoNG   15 days ago  

what is the top speed? :)

TheMrJahn   15 days ago 

So far i didn't measure the top speed of this build, but previous modification was able to reach 193 km/h with 5s battery. Main problem is battery sags. Motors can't reach top rpm, they draw too many amps.

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