TBS Source One - Green Machine

By blue_r on Aug 27, 2021

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Update @ 22/03/12 - The camera has been changed to a Ratel V2 Black.

This is my new 5" build, decided to transplant all the ewuipment from my old Robocat 270 to a lighter 5" frame. This comes in at 380grams dry weight and 6S capable.


Part List


TBS Source One V4 Frame Kit 5" - MantisFPV (3 builds)

Flight Controller

Holybro Kakute F7 V1.5 Flight Controller (15 builds)
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30.5*30.5mm RUSH BLADE SPORT Edition 50A F051 48MHz 48K PWM 3S~6S BLHeli_32 4 In 1 ESC for RC FPV Racing Drone (3 builds)


T Motor F40Pro IV 1750KV1950KV2400KV 4 6S Brushless FPV Motor for RC Drone FPV Racing Freestyle X220S Nazgul5 5inch Drones


Gemfan Windancer 5042 5X4.2X3 3 Blade PC Propeller for RC FPV Racing Freestyle 5inch Drones Replacement DIY Parts 2205 2306

FPV Camera

Caddxratel V2 /Baby Ratel V2/Ratel HDR OSD 1200TVL caméra FPV 16:9 4:3 NTSC/PAL, objectif commutable 1.66/2.1mm pour Drone FPV

FPV Transmitter

Holybro Atlatl HV V2 5.8GHz Video Transmitter (37 builds)


mini RHCP 5.8G Lollipop 4 Antenna high gain 2.8Dbi FPV Transmitter/Receiver SMA/RP SMA/MMCX/UFL Antenna for RC FPV racing drone (3 builds)


10X10mm HappyModel ExpressLRS ELRS 2.4G RX SX1280 Nano Long Range Receiver PP EP1 EP2 RX for RC Airplane FPV Long Range LR4 LR7 (18 builds)

Misc Parts

Beitian BN-880 Flight Control GPS Module Dual Module Compass With Cable for RC Drone FPV Racing (5 builds)
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Battery Charger

ToolkitRC M6D 500W 15A High Power DC Dual Smart Charger Discharger for 1-6S Lipo LiHV Lion NiMh Pb Battery (19 builds)
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Jodie Froster   Aug 28, 2021  

I like your receiver antenna mounting, haven't seen it done quite like this before. How is the reception like this?

blue_r   Aug 30, 2021 

Yeah, wanted to keep it protected and away from the props as much as I could. Haven't had a chance to test it yet long distance yet. But, I was flying out to 1km @ 10mW and didn't see any issues.

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