Armattan Rooster 5"

By jedimasterben on Jan 20, 2018

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The Rooster is finally shipping! Going to be using Oomph 2306 Titans, which should give a lot more power than the 2206 Oomph Velvets I use now on my Chameleon.

2/23/2018 - Have changed the camera to a Runcam Sparrow (its light handling is a bit better than the Monster v2 and was on a big sale) and the antenna plate to a TPU mount made by BMC3D.

1/20/2018 - Rooster finally arrived! Got it all together last night and maidened it this morning. She is tubby at over 400 grams dry weight, but the Titan Oomphs and Gemfan 5152 make for a rocket. This thing is so much faster than my Chameleon with Velvet Oomphs and the same props, it's crazy.

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Part List

Frame

Rooster (140 builds)
Armattanquads.com
$99.75

Flight Controller

Matek F405-STD BetaFlight STM32F405 Flight Controller Built-in OSD Inverter for RC Multirotor FPV Racing Drone (103 builds)
Banggood.com
$30.88

ESCs

4 x HAKRC H32 BLHeli - 32 30A ESC - $8.09 |GearBest.com (2 builds)
Gearbest.com
$32.36

Motors

4 x Armattan Oomph Titan Edition 2306/2450 KV Motor (11 builds)
Armattanquads.com
$84.00

Propellers

4 x Gemfan 5152-"S" Tri-Blade Prop
Pirofliprc.com
$13.16

FPV Camera

RunCam Micro Sparrow WDR 700TVL 1/3 CMOS 2.1mm FOV 145 Degree 16:9 FPV Camera NTSC/PAL Switchable (66 builds)
Banggood.com
$20.99

FPV Transmitter

Matek Systems FCHUB-VTX 6~27V PDB 5V/1A BEC w/ 5.8G 40CH 25/200/500mW Switchable RC Drone Video Transmitter (16 builds)
Banggood.com
$36.50

Antenna

Pagoda FPV Antenna (17 builds)
Race412.com
$3.00

Receiver

Flysky X6B 2.4G 6CH i-BUS PPM PWM Receiver for AFHDS i10 i6s i6 i6x i4x Transmitter (182 builds)
Banggood.com
$11.06

Batteries

4 x Turnigy Graphene 1500mAh 4S 65C LiPo Pack w/ XT60 (19 builds)
Hobbyking.com
$123.64

Radio

FrSky X-Lite 2.4GHz Radio Controller (Red) (64 builds)
Getfpv.com
$121.99

Misc Parts

Rooster / Chameleon Ti Antenna Mount (3 builds)
Bmc3d.co
$7.00

Misc Parts

Matek Lost Model Beeper Flight Controller 5V Loud Buzzer Built-in MCU for RC Drone FPV Racing (33 builds)
Banggood.com
$3.79

Misc Parts

2 x Oracal 651 Patterned Vinyl - "Mermaid Scales”
Swingdesign.com
$7.00

Misc Parts

4 x Panasonic Electronic Components (3 builds)
Digikey.com
$1.92
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Swillier   Feb 22, 2018  

Do you have a picture of the Lipo wires connection to the VTX PDB at the rear brace. Does it clear everything ok or did you have to modify anything?

jedimasterben   Feb 23, 2018 

I just added another photo showing it. I have moved to a BMC3D printed antenna mount, but my lipo wire still runs through the bottom of the base plate.

moxfpv   Jan 24, 2018  

Any arm slop without the braces?

jedimasterben   Jan 24, 2018 
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None at all, even with the butter soft bolts. People are making a way bigger deal of it than it actually is IMHO, armattan included the nylocks for free and said the plates were completely unnecessary.

wintermute   Jan 23, 2018  

How far does the MMCX connector stick "out there" on the FCHUB-VTX? I plan to orient mine in the same direction but I'm concerned it may be too exposed - I'm a new pilot.

jedimasterben   Jan 23, 2018 

Maybe 5-6mm. It realistically barely sticks out of the frame.

RZFPV   Jan 20, 2018  

how are the escs?

jedimasterben   Jan 20, 2018 

No issues out of them so far, but only have two batteries in it.

mattidallama   Dec 02, 2017  

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