ImpulseRC Reverb

By 1337flite on Dec 29, 2017

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As of Dec 2017 the Reverb is ImpulseRC's newest frame. Designed by Chad Nowak aka FInalGlideAus aka FGA the Reverb deconstructs the Alien and tweaks the bits to fix the shortcomings and annoyances that Chad saw and fixed the number 1 complaint about the Alien - it's price.

The result is a stiff, near X frame that flies beautifully and is easy to build and maintain but is very reasonably priced with no compromises.

Flies like a motherfucker.

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Part List

Frame

ImpulseRC Reverb FPV Frame Kit (2 builds)
Phaserfpv.com.au
$74.76

Flight Controller

Matek F722 F7 Flight Controller F722-STD
Phaserfpv.com.au
$39.81

ESCs

Aikon AK32 35A 2-6S 32bit DSHOT1200 ESC (4 builds)
Phaserfpv.com.au
$19.54

Motors

T-Motor F40 PRO II Brushless FPV Racing Motor - Lethal FPV
Lethalfpv.com.au
$35.99

Propellers

HQ Durable Prop Poly Carbonate 5x4.5x3V3 Tri Blade Propellers CW/CCW 1 Pack (4 Pieces) (4 builds)
Phaserfpv.com.au
$3.50

FPV Camera

Foxeer Predator Mini 5 Camera 4:3 16:9 1000TVL Super WDR PAL HS1251 (105 builds)
Phaserfpv.com.au
$41.21

FPV Transmitter

ImmersionRC Tramp HV 5.8GHz Video Transmitter - V2 (7 builds)
Nemosminiquadsupplies.com.au
$74.95

Antenna

TBS TRIUMPH SMA (LHCP 2PCS) (2 builds)
Phaserfpv.com.au
$41.21

Receiver

TBS Crossfire Micro receiver Rx V2 (285 builds)
Phaserfpv.com.au
$38.41

Batteries

Dinogy Ultra 5S 18.5V 1400mAh 80C
Phaserfpv.com.au
$39.81

Power Distribution

ImpulseRC Reverb 3oz Copper PDB Kit - BLACK
Phaserfpv.com.au
$7.33

HD Camera

GoPro Hero5 Session Waterproof 4K Video Camera (298 builds)
Phaserfpv.com.au
$209.02

HD Camera

GoPro HERO4 Session Video Camera GPCHDHS-102 (42 builds)
Phaserfpv.com.au
$153.09

HD Camera

GoPro HERO Session Waterproof HD Action Camera (4 builds)
$135.00

Misc Parts

Reverb TPU GoPro Session Mount - 30 Degrees BLACK
Impulserc.com
$23.50
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Discussion

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G4Z   Apr 30, 2018  
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got one of these on the go for KC Detroit fun... will definitely fly the fuck out of it! Similar setup but with hypetrains although I might still go with the F40 Pro 2400's abd use those for another build. I have the f-40's on an Alien 5" and love those motors...
and you know what? expensive is a totally relative concept- good frames feel awesome so if it's 30 or 40 bucks more...meh who cares...

G4Z   Apr 30, 2018 
1

awesome build btw...

UnXisT   Jan 04, 2018  

Verry nice build man! Quick question.. did you power the fc from the reverb pdb? Does the matek f7 take direct lipo power? I have a matek f405 osd with a matek fchub.. and am currently building it into my reverb.. but i think i cant do it with the stock pdb..

1337flite   Jan 27, 2018 

Sorry to be so late, no I powered from Matek PDB, the Matek F7 takes 5v.

Jodie Froster   Dec 29, 2017  

LOL@reasonably priced!!! $till OVER $100.

1337flite   Dec 31, 2017 
1

It's relative.
It costs about 3/5ths the price of an Alien and about 3/4 the price of a Chameleon/Rooster so for an original top of the line acro frame it is reasonably priced.
Oh an if you are getting the price from ImpulseRC's site make sure your selecting the right currency - ImuplseRC is an Aussie company and the AUD price is over $100. I think the USD price is more like $80-something.

Dhananjeyan1280   Dec 30, 2017  

how smooth are the motors

1337flite   Dec 31, 2017 

I'm liking the motors a lot -pretty smooth.
TBH I find most motors are smooth when they are new and with ESCs set to 48khz PWM update.

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