American Muscle Quad

By PeregrineFPV on May 07, 2017

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This is my first brushless build. I have left all PID tuning stock from RaceFlight. This thing is ridiculously fast and I am thoroughly addicted.

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QuadX   Jul 24, 2017  

Love the build, both in looks and components!
Any suggestions for someone about to build that'll be basically a clone of yours?

PeregrineFPV   Aug 02, 2017 

The one change that I made that really made the quad shine was swapping the flight controller and PDB. The RaceFlight Revolt FC was nice on a purely statistical stance. I craved more in-flight customization and was willing to sacrifice the 32kHz gyro rate for something that supported SmartAudio. I ended up settling on the Matek f405 FC and Matek PDB combo. This gives me much more info accessible during flight. I can now change PIDs, vtx power, vtx channel, and get real time power consumption readouts.

Motorman29   May 09, 2017  
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Looks good! Just ordered mine yesterday, can't wait!

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idiotsniff   May 16, 2017 

I'm building a 6" chameleon aswell, I think the 6" frame is nice even if running 5" props. really nice frame.

Keeks   Jun 20, 2017 

How did it go with the 6"? I have a 5" and love it. Thinking of getting a Chameleon 6 for 5S.

idiotsniff   Jul 14, 2017 

6" chameleon is the way to go. love it. I've got one with 2407R EFAW 2200kv ruining 6" props on a brainfpv RE1 and mPB FC combo on mine with Spedix 30amp 4-6s HV ESC running a monster v2 in black for a camera and TBS Unify V5 v2. vtx wanted the ImmersionRC tramp. V2 but can find one yet. going to build. another the Dame with 2500kv EFAW motors on another 6" chameleon frame with same ESCs and everything else. tramp on that one for sure to try out.
anyways, it's a wonderful frame that's for sure.

Oeliboeb   May 07, 2017  

very nice and especially for a first build!

PeregrineFPV   May 09, 2017 

Thanks! I look forward to many more.

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