By busse on Aug 19, 2017

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A 210mm X frame, made of some reused pieces of an older (my first) build from 2016.

This is a spare quad, or depending of the day and feeling the main quad. Reused pieces makes this inferior in my mind. Also, I'm still quite lousy flyer and that fore I need always a spare quad. Flydays when I'm not breaking something of my quads are rare. The other quad is a 130mm and this is a bit bigger, so it's also good to have two different sized quads.

I like FuriosFPV products and I'm using here the older (non-dshot) Radiance flightcontroller. Motors, ESCs and receiver are spare parts or reused, everything else is new. I didn't wan't to waste (or sell) my motors that I had 3 unused spare pieces, also had two of the ESCs still in bag and the old ones also worked fine. I ordered a new smaller frame, smaller VTx, replaced the receiver with more lighter one, replaced the old but still good fpvcam with OSD Swift cam, and tossed away the older SPRacing F3 (tough in that either was nothing wrong - except it had BIG pinns allover it) and that makes the FuriousFPV Radiance also a new. So this is still quite cheap build (don't look at the price, that's not correct, as the pieces are so old that they are not sold anymore) because of the reused pieces. The motors are performing excellent for freestyle and they are powerful enough (as they were strong in the older and heavier build). Batteries are new, performing quite well. I don't have anything bad to say, but I can't really praise them neither, I'd buy them more if needed. No HD camera as I'm not a youtuber.

Frame and build
As always with a new cheap frame, it's a bit trial and error what fits and what not. The other reason for a new fpv cam was, that the old swift1 was a 1 or 2mm too narrow and was a bit too loose, so it had to be changed. The receiver-PDB-FC -stack fits easily and there's room on top also for the Vtx. Using screws or tape they've held well together. Biggest problem is the lack of antenna holder (the small hole for antenna). It's quite a pain to find out how to keep the antenna/VTx unbroken and tight in crashes. The TBS Triumph Stub comes quite handy in here, after it's been fixed with extra soldering (so it won't bend, snap and brake).


Part List


Realacc X210 214mm 3mm/4mm Carbon Fiber Frame RC Drone FPV Racing w/ Matek PDB-XT60 5V & 12V (33 builds)

Flight Controller

Emax F3 Magnum Mini FPV Stack Tower System Flight Controller 4in1 ESC


4X FVT LittleBee 20A ESC BLHeli OPTO 2-4S Supports OneShot125 For RC Multirotors (4 builds)


4 x DYS MR2205 2100KV Brushless Motor with M5 Screw Nut for Multicopters


10 Pairs Kingkong / LDARC 5x4.5x3 5045 5 Inch 3-Blade Propeller CW CCW for RC FPV Racing Drone (26 builds)

FPV Camera

RunCam Swift 2 1/3 CCD 600TVL PAL FOV 130/150/165 Degree 2.5mm/2.3mm/2.1mm Micro FPV Camera OSD MIC (409 builds)

FPV Transmitter

FT48X 5.8G 48CH 0.25/25/200/600mW Adjustable Video Transmitter VTX Raceband For FPV Racer RC Drone (18 builds)


TBS TRIUMPH-STUB SMA-Antenna (2PCS) (2 builds)


FrSky XSR 2.4GHz 16CH ACCST Receiver Board S-Bus CPPM Output Support X9D X9E X9DP X12S X Series (481 builds)


Dinogy Graphene 2.0 1500mAh 4S 70C (3 builds)

Power Distribution

Matek Systems PDB-XT60 W/ BEC 5V & 12V 2oz Copper for RC Drone FPV Racing Multi Rotor (139 builds)

Misc Parts

Matek LED Tail light WS2512B with Loud Buzzer Dual Modes for RC Drone FPV Racing (41 builds)

Misc Parts

90mm Low Loss Antenna Extension Cord Wire Fixed Base SMA RP-SMA
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