BlackOpal 6" HD Ultralight LR / Endurance Flyer (199G / 45m+ Flights) 😲💎

By alwaysbless on Oct 09, 2021

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Remixed a bunch of TPU parts and built myself an HD version of Scott Thomlinsons BlackOpal UL 6" Endurance flyer. This thing is capabale of being sent long range, used to freestyle or flown as an endurance flyer for extended crusing (30m+ easily) using a 4S Li-ion pack. Build details below and maiden footage coming soon.

Build Notes:

1) The Goku HD745 is the only FC Id recommend for an HD verison of this build

2) This frames camera mounts are designed for 14x14 Nano sized cameras and will only fit a 19x19 Micro cam if you use m2 standoffs on the front and 3D print a TPU camera mount for the standoffs. (Personally would recommend to have it cut with M2 holes for front standoffs instead of M3)

3) This frame weighs only 43G -- Its intended to be as light as possible to maximize efficiency and flight times NOT to be crashed a bunch so beware

4) My build uses a naked Caddx Vista but you can fit a cased one too

Updates:

1) Added M2/M3 Self clinching nuts (https://betafpv.com/products/m2-clamping-nuts) to the top/bottom plates for the front standoffs. This is better suited for adapting M2 bolts to M3 sized holes and is now totally solid feeling.

2) Upgraded to 400mm length lipo strap so that I can double loop the battery. Now it touches bottom plate / ummagrip and has zero movement.

3) 6S 850Mah Lipo pack for freestyle (8+m of ripping) or 4S 18650 Li-ion pack for endurance/long range (50+m of crusing)

Photos

Part List

Frame

Home
Cncdrones.com
$32.00

Flight Controller

Flywoo GOKU HD745 EVO 40A AIO Flight Controller
Getfpv.com
$79.99

Motors

4 x T-Motor F2203.5 1500KV/2850KV/3550KV Motor (7 builds)
Getfpv.com
$79.96

Propellers

Gemfan Freestyle 6030 Tri-Blade 6" Prop 4 Pack - Choose Your ColorMidnight Gray
Racedayquads.com
$3.69

FPV Camera

Caddx Nebula Pro Vista Kit 720p/120fps Low Latency HD Digital FPV System (96 builds)
Getfpv.com
$165.00

Receiver

TBS Crossfire Nano Rx (1190 builds)
Getfpv.com
$29.95

3D Printed

BlackOpal UL6 19X19 Cam Mount (M2) by alwaysbless
Thingiverse.com
See Site

3D Printed

BlackOpal UL6 BN220 GPS Mount by alwaysbless
Thingiverse.com
See Site

3D Printed

BlackOpal UL6 Vista Antenna Mount by alwaysbless
Thingiverse.com
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rphelan   22 days ago  

Great digital conversion! Have you designed a camera mount for a GoPro or Insta360 for this frame?

alwaysbless   21 days ago 

Its a bit tricky with this frame cause there are only 2 mounting points at the front. I had began to work on something but never really kept going with it once I got this thing up in the air. Ill eventually get it done though because I have a Smo 4K I need to get working on this. Ill add another link once ive had some more time to finish it up

Dukem10   Oct 21, 2021  

Do you have the stls for the parts you printed still?

alwaysbless   Oct 25, 2021 

I do ill have to get em uploaded ill let you know when they are on thingiverse

alwaysbless   Oct 30, 2021 

Links added

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