armaGdn v8.1

By BUDLoNG on Jan 15, 2022

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V8 armaGdn upgraded to Sharkbyte. Decided to try an sma connection this time. (hefty weight increase). I filed down the connector so it would fit inside the tadpole rear stands. The crossfire antenna is held on by a single ziptied bowtied through the rear stands.
I toredown and rebuilt, but could resuscitate the buzzer pad. Crossfire is wedged inbetween the rear posts and the fc rear bolt.. no need for tape or zip ties.
I am using zip ties for some (weak) protection for the camera.
its been raining so i have yet to fly outdoors. indoors on 2s is super tame (underpowered)... outdoors its gonna be 3-4s fun :)

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Part List

Frame

Armattan Tadpole 3 inch Frame (33 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$37.50

Flight Controller

Jhemcu GHF405 Pro 3-6S AIO Racing Toothpick/Whoop Flight Controller w/ 25A 4in1 ESC
Racedayquads.com
$62.99

Motors

4 x Rcinpower GTS V2 1204 5000KV Motor (4 builds)
Newbeedrone.com
$47.96

Propellers

GemFan F3015 Floppy Proppy 3 Blade
Newbeedrone.com
$2.89

FPV Camera

HDZero Nano FPV Camera (6 builds)
Newbeedrone.com
$45.00

FPV Transmitter

HDZero Whoop VTX 25-200mW Digital HD VTX for SharkByte - U.FL (11 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$49.99

Antenna

TBS TRIUMPH PRO (SMA STUB RHCP) (10 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$19.95

Receiver

TBS Crossfire Nano Rx FPV Long Range Drone Receiver (1395 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$24.95

Misc Parts

24 LED Strip - 5V High Density LEDs for FPV Racing (6 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$6.99
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benjo   Jan 18, 2022  

very interesting build. I've never seen anyone use zip ties to protect the camera like that. think I'm going to steal that idea

BUDLoNG   Jan 19, 2022 

I can't take credit for it...i saw it online somewhere :)

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