CarbonCore Cortex X8 Heavy lift.

By Charles Hidalgo on Apr 12, 2017

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CARBONCORE CORTEX X8
T-Motor MN 4010-14 370kv
T-Motor carbon props v2 15X5
Maytech 50A esc simonk
WOOKONG M with bluetooth , GPS V2 , IMU V2 (aluminium case)
5.8GHz Video TX's ( one for main camera and one for FPV cam )
FPV camera (with tilt control and OSD )
OPALE rescue parachute
IFLight bet View GIMBAL for GH4 (with zoom and focus option , spectrum RX for second operator )
Carboncore retractable landing gear
Jeti 16 RX
Power hungry power board 5v bec and 12 v bec
Dji OSD MKII

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Part List

Frame

Cortex Carbon Airframe
Shop.carboncore.co.uk
$728.49

Flight Controller

DJI Wookong M WKM inc Gps Brand New
Quadcopters.co.uk
$236.76

ESCs

8 x Maytech MT50A-SBEC-MK Eagle-Multi 50A ESC w/ SBEC 5.5V/4A 2~6S SimonK Firmware
Dronesvision.net
$311.92

Motors

8 x MN4010 370KV
Team-blacksheep.com
$695.60

Propellers

4 x T-Motor Carbon Fiber Prop (2pcs) - 15 X 5 (2 builds)
Readymaderc.com
$223.60

FPV Camera

Lumenier CMOS-1200 16:9 Widescreen Mini FPV Camera (2 builds)
Getfpv.com
$29.99

FPV Transmitter

2 x ImmersionRC Raceband 5.8GHz 600mW A/V Transmitter (10 builds)
Getfpv.com
$97.98

Antenna

Fatshark ImmersionRC SpiroNet 5.8GHz RHCP Antenna TX RX Set (29 builds)
Banggood.com
$38.99

Receiver

2 x DUPLEX 2.4EX Receiver R11 EPC
Hacker-motor-shop.com
$215.80

Batteries

2 x Tattu 25C 22.2V 6S 10000mah Lipo Battery Pack with AS150 plug
Genstattu.com
$420.00

Radio

FrSky 2.4G 16CH Taranis X9D Plus Transmitter SPECIAL EDITION w/ M9 Gimbals (48 builds)
Getfpv.com
See Site

HD Camera

YI Action Camera 1080P Lime Green White Black 16MP Full HD 155 degree Ultra-wide Angle Sports Mini Camera (Green/China/Camera On (3 builds)
Amazon.com
$95.00

HD Camera

Gopro HERO 3+ Camera Black Edition Camera Camcorder CHDHX-302 (3 builds)
$9.00

HD Camera

Gopro HERO 3+ Camera Black Edition Camera Camcorder CHDHX-302 (3 builds)
Ebay.com
$84.99

HD Camera

Adorama
Adorama.com
$70.00

HD Camera

OlympusM.Zuiko Digital ED 12mm f/2 Lens (Black) (2 builds)
Bhphotovideo.com
$649.00

HD Camera

GoPro HERO4 Black Edition 4K Action Camera Camcorder 32GB Bundle 10 - Newegg.com (5 builds)
Newegg.com
$277.99

HD Camera

GoPro HERO5 Session (300 builds)
Getfpv.com
$199.99

Misc Parts

M.Zuiko Digital ED 12mm f/2 Lens (Silver)
Bhphotovideo.com
$799.00

Misc Parts

Parachute de secours - 15m2
Opale-parachutes.com
$512.15

Misc Parts

DSLR and compact system cameras
Currys.co.uk
$422.53

Misc Parts

iFlight BetView 3 Axis Brushess Gimbal with 8017 Motor + Gimbal Control Complete Set for 5D serie MarkII & III GH3 DSLR Camera
Thanksbuyer.com
$2.39

Misc Parts

1000 x iFlight BetView 5N-GH PTZ Camera Mount Gimbal Stabilizer for GH2 GH4 Camera Photography
Goodluckbuy.com
$1,450.00
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meanderthal   May 25, 2022  
Whiffles   Apr 12, 2017  

Wow, now that's an impressive machine. I'd love to see some of the footage you've captured. Do you have a YT channel?

Charles Hidalgo   Apr 12, 2017 

This was used on a few projects where the video cards were all pulled at regular intervals and all the video goes right to the client. That's the way it is on many shoots. Here's a video that might be of interest showing how I ended up having it setup for a single operator using 16 channels. Im using a Frysky Taranis to control the multirotor and at the same time using a module to control spektrum protocol for gimbal control all from one radio. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PZhqIrEzEF8&t=2s

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