CAD Designs

By Etolier on Dec 19, 2021

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Maybe there's interest in things like this - I enjoy CAD as well as design to some degree, and have designed a few mounts as well as a 7" frame at one point, plus some other odds and ends. I primariliy just want a small space to share and document these, maybe discuss certain aspects. All of these were created from scratch, using the part in-hand or some idea as a reference. The camera mounts were printed by https://www.brain3d.co/, they do an excellent job on tough prints.

The 7" frame was primarily just something to test the parts cutting service from Armattan, it turned out nice, tolerances are all fine - my intent was to make something for light duty cruising that was still a true-x and wide enough to not have props in view - you might see a build with this frame get posted here soon, I might build it as an endurance 3S cruiser or something.

There's a GPS & cap combo mount for the Floss 7", as well as a Runcam 5 Floss mount that also has mount locations for an Immortal-T, Bardpole, and a SMA long 5.8 antenna as the Floss 7" is a pretty minimal footprint frame that lacks space for the LR goodies. I'm particularly proud of the attachment design for the Immortal-T, with soft enough TPU it is easy to lock the antenna into place, and it sits very secure and snug in a nice, elevated, horizontal orientation. Complemented by the vertical Bardpole out back, it was the perfect LR solution for my build.

The other mount fits the Runcam and an SX218 frame, not that common over here in the states, but it did turn out well so I included it here. The base follows the lines of the top plate nicely.

I did attempt fitting the TBS Fusion VRx into my Attitude V4 expansion bay without modifying the expansion bay itself - the design worked, but wasn't quite perfect and could use some iteration. There is not much room to fit this module into these goggles without destructive modification.

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Part List

Frame

7-Inch Rev4
Armattanproductions.com
$60.74

Frame

7-Inch Rev4
Armattanproductions.com
$60.74

Frame

7-Inch Rev4
Armattanproductions.com
$60.74
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Jodie Froster   Dec 19, 2021  
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Those prints are stellar! I like the cap on the bottom of the GPS, clever use of space, and I LOVE the antenna mounts all over the action cam mount, they are SO crisp!
Do you have a thingiverse page? I would use the vTx antenna mount for some antennas that i'm hoping to get from santa this year :)

Etolier   Dec 20, 2021 
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Thanks for the compliments - I've posted these STLs to Thingiverse here: https://www.thingiverse.com/etolier/designs

Jodie Froster   Dec 20, 2021 
1

Thanks so much! I'm excited for Xmas now!

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