QAV-500 Long Range Lumenier

By Charles Hidalgo on Oct 31, 2017

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Lumenier QAV 500
Dji Nazav2 FC
Tmotor 740 kv motors
RMRC 30 amp ESCs
RMRC 1.3 GHz video tx
Lumenier Fpv camera
Dji Miniosd
ImmersionRC EZuhf rx/rx
Graupner 10x5 props

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Part List

Frame

QAV500 V2 FPV Quadcopter
Getfpv.com
$86.99

Flight Controller

DJI Naza M V2 Multi-Rotor Stabilization Controller and GPS/Compass (7 builds)
Getfpv.com
$158.99

ESCs

4 x Spedix - 30A ESC
Readymaderc.com
$47.96

Motors

Tiger Motor MT-4006-13 740kv
Getfpv.com
$82.90

Propellers

4 x Graupner E-Prop 10x5 (3 builds)
Getfpv.com
$42.36

FPV Camera

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

FPV Transmitter

1.3GHz 1000mw Transmitter - INTL VERSION (3 builds)
Readymaderc.com
$80.99

Antenna

UHF Semi-rigid Dipole 433 MHz (IBCrazy) (3 builds)
Getfpv.com
$14.99

Receiver

ImmersionRC EzUHF Receiver, 8 channel 'lite' (3 builds)
Getfpv.com
$29.99

Batteries

Thunder Power RC TP4400-4SPX25
Thunderpowerrc.com
See Site

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

IBCrazy 1.3GHz Bluebeam Ultra Antenna (3 builds)
Getfpv.com
$64.99
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BillyChandler   Feb 14, 2022  

Very cool. So what are the dimensions of the finished assembly?

BlackbirdFPV   Nov 01, 2017  

Why did you decide not to use the Cross Fire long range gear?

Charles Hidalgo   Nov 01, 2017 

No particular reason.

Rico137   Nov 01, 2017  

That looks awesome! What are the Dimensions of the finished build with props mounted?

thumbtwiddler   Oct 31, 2017  

nice build! why is the camera mounted on the bottom?

Charles Hidalgo   Oct 31, 2017 
1

After building several of these over the years that's ending up being where I put them. A GoPro or similar HD cam goes above on the tray.

thumbtwiddler   Oct 31, 2017 

coolio

Rhart   Oct 31, 2017  
1

What kind of distance and flight times are you getting with this setup?

Charles Hidalgo   Oct 31, 2017 
1

Personally I've taken it out 8 miles but I have a TrueRC Gatlin antenna on the receiver end which isn't cheap. Flight times will always vary fior everyone but I can get around 30 minutes on dial parallel 4500mah packs.

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