kiss ultra gecko HD 6s

By daich on Feb 03, 2022

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sorted out a new home for the kiss ultra mini H7
this time it's digital, 6s and 4"
motors are the 1950kv version.
flashed blheli32 32.8.3 which sports the blheli32 dynamic RPM based PWM rate goodness
also using kiss ultra's 100% brake factor

despite the general dislike of the dji controller from the community, building it with a kiss setup is quite nice actually...not only needing to mount only one antenna but no need for external BEC! One of the things people don't realize (me) going from betaflight builds to kiss is you need a good BEC. Betaflight boards have high output rated BECs built in (some multiple ones with different voltages) that can conveniently power RX,VTX and Camera, maybe even a HD recording split board. Kiss boards on the other hand have one 500-600ma rated 5v bec dedicated to essential low current items like a receiver or gps. (btw ELRS receivers draw a LOT more than the rest of the industry. go figure) Connecting a VTX or LEDs to it will fry it. Basically what i've learned with kiss is...RTFM.

I'm going to miss that awesome OSD menu in analog...might build one of those DJI AV Hack cables

maiden forthcoming
YT Playlist of flights on this build

got one and first pack in after the rain
https://youtu.be/7V4dAmhxBYY?list=PLZO-KyA5iVKlh7-iFEcRCOvP7v2FzW34l&t=141

Some Gopro Hero 7 Naked footage

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Part List

Frame

Gecko 4 (36 builds)
Armattanquads.com
$76.00

Flight Controller

KISS ULTRA Mini H7 Flight Controller (3 builds)
N-factory.de
See Site

ESCs

Holybro Tekko32 F3 35A Mini 4-in-1 ESC - Unmanned Tech UK FPV Shop (2 builds)
Unmannedtechshop.co.uk
See Site

Motors

4 x BrotherHobby VY 2004 Ultralight Motor (1700KV/2100KV) (5 builds)
Catalystmachineworks.com
$79.96

Propellers

GemFan Hurricane 4023 3-Blade (30 builds)
Airbladeuav.com
$2.99

Propellers

HQ Prop Durable Prop T4X2X3 Grey(2CW+2CCW)-Poly Carbonate (13 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$2.99

FPV Camera

Caddx DJI Digital HD FPV Camera (164 builds)
Getfpv.com
See Site

FPV Transmitter

Caddx Vista Unit for DJI Digital HD FPV (No Camera) (92 builds)
Getfpv.com
See Site

Antenna

Lumenier Micro AXII Shorty U.FL 5.8GHz 1.6dBi FPV Antenna RHCP / LHCP For RC Drone (10 builds)
Banggood.com
$19.39

Batteries

GNB 380mAh 6s 22.8v 90c XT30 LiPo battery (6 builds)
Ummagawd.com
$18.49

Radio

DJI FPV Remote Controller (Mode 2) (60 builds)
Getfpv.com
$299.00

Radio

Jumper T12 PLUS Open Source 16ch Radio with JP4-in-1 Multi-protocol RF Module With HALL Gimbal for RC Drone Car Boat (10 builds)
Xt-xinte.com
$109.00

Goggles

DJI Digital HD FPV Goggles (141 builds)
Airbladeuav.com
$529.00

Goggles

FatShark Dominator V2 Headset System Goggles Video Glasses 600 X 480 VGA
Hobbyking.com
See Site

HD Camera

GoPro Hero5 Black — Waterproof Digital Action Camera for Travel with Touch Screen 4K HD Video 12MP Photos (8 builds)
Amazon.com
$405.99

HD Camera

GoPro HERO7 Black Action Camera (102 builds)
Getfpv.com
$399.99

Video Receiver

GTeng T909 5.8G FPV Artifact 32CH Receiver 2 inch LCD Wearable Watch for RC UAV Quadcopter Drone Aircraft - Rcmoment.com
Rcmoment.com
$99.99

Video Receiver

ImmersionRC rapidFIRE w/ Analog PLUS Goggle Receiver Module (180 builds)
Getfpv.com
$159.99

Video Receiver

TBS Fusion (41 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$129.95

Radio Module

TBS Crossfire Micro TX V2 (155 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$69.95

Battery Charger

iSDT SC-620 Smart Charger (500W)
Hobbyking.com
See Site

Soldering Iron

MINI TS100 Digital OLED Programmable Interface DC5525 Soldering Iron Station Built-in STM32 Chip (264 builds)
Banggood.com
$53.99

Tools

Upgraded MINI ES121 Electric Screwdriver Smart Repairtools Built-in STM32 Chip OLED with Screwbits (2 builds)
Banggood.com
$99.99

Backpack

Turnigy Transmitter Bag / Carrying Case
Hobbyking.com
$7.42

Accessories

SpeedyBee Bluetooth USB Adapter
Hobbyrc.co.uk
See Site

Misc Supplies

VIFLY ShortSaver 2 Smoke Stopper (2 builds)
Hobbyrc.co.uk
See Site

Misc Supplies

FPV antennas for drones - Actuna TBS ImmersionRC - Actuna Sp. z o.o.
Actuna.com
$29.00

Misc Supplies

TrueRC X-AIR 5.8GHz Crosshair Antenna (RHCP) (4 builds)
Hobbyrc.co.uk
See Site

Misc Supplies

Foxeer Lollipop 2 Stubby 5.8G Omni Antenna(2pcs)
Foxeer.com
$19.90

Misc Supplies

ISDT BattGo BG-8S Smart Battery Checker Balancer Receiver Signal Tester Quick Charge Function (4 builds)
Banggood.com
See Site
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