Wiretap's 130mm 4S FPV Racer

By wiretap on Aug 19, 2017

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130mm frame, 4S battery, F4 omnibus flight controller, 20A 4-in-1 ESC, 1306 3500KV motors.

In the wiring diagram, I have the RSSI cable on the XM+ going to the RSSI input, but this isn't necessary since the new firmware on the XM+ receiver supports RSSI over channel 8 or 16 depending on the firmware that you flash. I also ran a ground cable from the ESC to the flight controller, which I forgot to add to the wiring diagram. This might not be necessary, but could help with motor signals for noise rejection.

Overall I'm very satisfied with this build. It is an excellent frame with good protection of your components.

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Part List

Frame

HOBBYMATE X130 FPV Racing Drone Quadcopter Carbon Fiber Frame Stack-up Kit, support 1306 1806 Motors (130mm Wheelbase)
Amazon.com
$21.90

Flight Controller

HGLRC F4 V5PRO Flight Controller 5.8G 40CH 0/25/200/600mW Switchable VTX w/ 5V BEC OSD PDB RC Drone (17 builds)
Banggood.com
$59.99

ESCs

Racerstar RS20Ax4 20A 4 in 1 Blheli_S Opto ESC 2-4S Support Dshot150 Dshot300 for RC FPV Racing Drone (67 builds)
Banggood.com
$27.56

Motors

4 x Eachine Falcon 120 Spare Part 1306 3500KV CW CCW Brushless Motor (3 builds)
Banggood.com
$31.96

Propellers

RAYCorp 3030 4-blades 3x3x4 Propellers. 16 Pieces(8 CW, 8 CCW) Genuine & 3-inch Quadcopter and Multirotor Props + Battery St
Amazon.com
$14.99

FPV Camera

RunCam Swift Mini FPV Camera 2.3mm Lens 150 Degree 600TVL OSD DC 5-36V FOV CCD NTSC IR Blocked with Mount for Multicopter (Black
Amazon.com
$34.99

Antenna

Crazepony 2pcs 5.8G FPV Mushroom Antenna Circular Polarized TX RX 1pc SMA 1pc RP-SMA Male for FPV QAV250 210
Amazon.com
$11.99

Receiver

Frsky XM+ Micro D16 SBUS Full Range Mini Receiver Up to 16CH for RC FPV Racing Drone (1530 builds)
Banggood.com
$13.69

Batteries

Turnigy Graphene 850mAh 4S 65C Lipo Pack w/ XT60U (6 builds)
Amazon.com
$23.93

Misc Parts

iFlight Motor Spacer Shock Absorber Pads Damping Washer Silicone Material for Emax RS1306 iPower Motor iF1407 Brushless Motor
Amazon.com
$3.99

Misc Parts

HGLRC Super Mini 1.38g WS2812 Colorful LED w/ 5V Active Alarm Buzzer Support Cleanflight Betaflight (19 builds)
Banggood.com
$3.24
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RD5   Dec 13, 2018  

Nice build! Thanks a lot for including the wiring diagram and enough photo's to show what the internals look like.
I'm wiring up my new drone with the same HGLRCF4v5+FourInOne ESC, and it was difficult to figure out how.

Do you know what the flight time is with this quad?

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