QAV210 - Red

By ArchieFPV on Jan 06, 2016

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My current favorite build. The 210mm size allows 5" props but reduces weight enough to make this thing float like a feather. I just flashed Betaflight 2.2 and with Airmode enabled I feel like this things agility and stability has gone through the roof.

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Part List

Frame

Lumenier QAV210 CHARPU Carbon Fiber FPV Quadcopter (25 builds)
Getfpv.com
$74.99

Flight Controller

Acro Naze 32 - Flight Controller Rev 6
Readymaderc.com
$23.49

ESCs

4 x www.letsracehobbies.com
Platinumhobbies.com
$59.96

Motors

4 x RCX H2205 (V3) 2633KV Multirotor Outrunner Brushless Motor (7 builds)
Myrcmart.com
$51.96

Propellers

DAL Props PC+Glass Bullnose 5 x 4.5 (4PCS, CW & CCW) GREEN
Readymaderc.com
$1.99

FPV Camera

Mini 600tvl Sony Super HAD CCD FPV Camera
Multirotormania.com
$38.00

FPV Transmitter

Eachine TS5823 5.8G 200mW 40CH AV Transmitter Module
Banggood.com
$11.69

Antenna

ImmersionRC 5.8 GHz SpiroNET Antenna Set RHCP (SMA Connector) (18 builds)
Getfpv.com
$39.99

Receiver

FrSky X4R-SB - 3/16 Channel Receiver w/ SBUS (52 builds)
Getfpv.com
$24.99

Batteries

RMRC Orange Series - 1300mAh 4S 60C Lipo - T Connector (19.24Wh)
Readymaderc.com
$23.39

Power Distribution

RMRC - Mini Power Distribution Board with Switches
Readymaderc.com
$2.31

Misc Parts

RMRC Fire LEDs - WS2812 5050 RGB Addressable (3 builds)
Readymaderc.com
$3.99

Misc Parts

EXOPRO GoPro Camera Bumper (3 builds)
Shop.hovership.com
$3.00

Misc Parts

5v 1.5a 5 Gram Linear Simple BEC
Multirotormania.com
$2.00
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jaukeman   Jan 15, 2016  
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Hello! New to minis and I'm thinking of building this build part for part! Do you think it would be a good first build? Or is there anything I should swap out? You mentioned burning out the VTX, is this something I should be concerned about?

Any advise would be great. Looks like a great little quad, already bought the frame!

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jaukeman   Jan 20, 2016 
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Thanks! Well the frame is on the way so I'm committed! I'll make it all fit or die trying.

Whiffles   Jan 20, 2016 

Awesome! Looking forward to seeing how it turns out!

jaukeman   Apr 13, 2016 
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I never did give the update on this... this is after my first crash! Taking it out for it's real first long session tonight! https://www.instagram.com/p/BDd4JKvggeD

Whiffles   Jan 09, 2016  

I just noticed you're using a cheap Eachine VTX. How do you like it? I'm running the cheap Boscam VTX, but it's a tad large. Yours looks like a much better option.

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jaukeman   Feb 02, 2016 

Question about that power filter listed in your build, are you going from the balanced lead on your battery? Or did you solder it to your pdb so you don't need to plug in to cables each pack? I also read you can solder the filter to the pdb using the 2s port, but wondering if the voltage spikes would be further mitigated by not being on the pdb, probably doesn't matter, curious though. I'm also planning on adding in a capacitor though just to make sure. In fact, they included one with the escs.

ArchieFPV   Feb 03, 2016 

Actually, all that filter does is add a small capacitor. I had it soldered to the PDB but ended up ripping it apart and just soldering the capacitor to the PDB instead....if they came with a capacitor I would just use that instead.

jaukeman   Feb 03, 2016 

Ah ok, that makes more sense, I didn't think I would need both so I was confused. Thanks for the reply! Hoping to actually begin the build tonight!

Whiffles   Jan 07, 2016  

Beautiful build! What's your thrust:weight ratio? And how tight are your components?

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