The Cheap "Alien"

By Kwippy on Jan 08, 2017

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Tanzelini   Jun 20, 2018  

What is the 5v step-down regulator for? Doesn't the f3 have 5v pads? Pretty new to all this stuff.

BeastWout   Mar 03, 2017  

Do you have a flight video? I will be building almost the same quad, same frame, motors, esc's and flight controller and i would like to know how it flies! Thanks in advance.

Whiffles   Feb 06, 2017  

How are those motors holding up?

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Whiffles   Feb 06, 2017 

They seem like the best value out there at the moment. At least they aren't red like their little brothers :)

Kwippy   Feb 06, 2017 

They have them in every single color i do believe

Whiffles   Feb 06, 2017 

Aha! That they do. Good to know!

i_LiKe_dRoNe   Jan 16, 2017  

What other parts would I need to build this? It's my first build.

Kwippy   Jan 16, 2017 

Goggles or a headset of some kind, a radio and rx, some batteries, a charger, and some props

HangryPug   Jan 14, 2017  

What kind of battery would you recommend for this build?

Whiffles   Jan 15, 2017 

I'd check the batteries section. Anything that's 1300 or 1500mah should do the trick.

Kwippy   Jan 15, 2017 

Agreed 1300 or a 1500

Whiffles   Jan 08, 2017  

Nice work on the price! Looks like a solid starter build. What props are you running?

Kwippy   Jan 08, 2017 

Right now just the King Kong 5x4x3 for some cheap practice ones. Looking into HQ 5x4x3

Whiffles   Jan 08, 2017 

I'm running Dal 5040 V2s on my 5" rig and they've been fine for the most part. I'm considering trying the HQ 5040 Duraspec's though. I've heard good thing about HQ.

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