Golden Rooster

By Pimpmykwad on May 06, 2018

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Here is my latest build.... a tough one!!!! The low profile of the Rooster let only tiny place for the stack. I'm really disapointed by the VTX TBS Unify pro III..... It's my first TBS VTX and I think it will be the last!
This VTX is expensive, wire are in plastic !!!! Come on TBS.... for the price you can put silicon wire! The UFL connector is crap as always..... and the performance are not so great! Dont really understand why everybody is in love with this VTX! Try an AKK VTX! More powerful, cheaper (and silicon wire!!!) MMCX connector (the antenna cant plug out!!!) and great performance! I will switch as soon as possible my VTX

Frame:

the arms are sloopy.... i had to block them with a 3D printing square (cf in the part list for the link): next time I will buy Chameleon (monoframe! )

Motors:

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The motors are realy nice: powerful and silky.....and so shinny!!! They look so great and perform!

Receiver:

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I tried first, to put the TBS micro receiver on top of the stack.....but the rooster low profile dont allow me! So I decided to put it on the bottom....underneath the stak and the arms..... It was tricky to put it there. Now, it's protected, and I can reach the bind button from the hole underneath the frame! ;-)

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Part List

Frame

Rooster (133 builds)
Armattanquads.com
$95.00

Flight Controller

Holybro Kakute F4 AIO V2 Flight Controller (21 builds)
Getfpv.com
$40.99

ESCs

Holybro TekkoS 4 in 1 30A BLHeli_S ESC 3-6S Built-in Current Sensor For RC Drone FPV Racing (10 builds)
Banggood.com
$43.29

Motors

4 x Hypetrain LeDrib Version Motor by Rotor Riot - 2306 2650kv (5 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$91.96

Propellers

RaceKraft 5046 Tri-Blade (Set of 4 - Gold) (2 builds)
Getfpv.com
$3.99

FPV Camera

Foxeer Predator Mini 1.8mm/2.5mm CMOS 1000TVL/20mS Latency 4:3 Super WDR Function FPV Camera w/ OSD (106 builds)
Banggood.com
$28.99

FPV Transmitter

TBS Unify Pro 5G8 V3 (SMA) (168 builds)
Getfpv.com
$39.99

Antenna

TBS Triumph-STUB SMA (RHCP 2PCS) (142 builds)
Getfpv.com
$39.99

Receiver

TBS Crossfire Micro Receiver V2 (277 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$34.95

Batteries

TATTU R-Line 1550mAh 4s 95c Lipo Battery (81 builds)
Getfpv.com
$37.99

Radio

FrSky Taranis QX7S 2.4GHz RC Transmitter - Carbon or Blue (50 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$184.99

Goggles

FATSHARK HDO FPV GOGGLES (116 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$399.00

HD Camera

GoPro HERO6 Black - Waterproof Digital Action Camera for Travel with Touch Screen 4K HD Video 12MP Photos (5 builds)
Amazon.co.uk
$377.11

Misc Parts

TBS Crossfire Immortal T antenna (18 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$5.95

Misc Parts

Suleve™ M3AR5 10Pcs M3 30mm Knurled Standoff Aluminum Alloy Multicolor (10 builds)
Banggood.com
$3.29

Misc Parts

Suleve™ M3AN8 5Pcs M3 Aluminum Alloy Cone Cup Head Screw Gasket Countersunk Washer (11 builds)
Banggood.com
See Site

Misc Parts

Armattan Rooster Arm Slop Stopper by Airmaxx23
Thingiverse.com
See Site

Misc Parts

TBS Crossfire Immortal Antenna Mount for Armattan Rooster and Chameleon Ti by juandavidbarrada (5 builds)
Thingiverse.com
See Site

Video Receiver

ImmersionRC rapidFIRE w/ Analog PLUS Goggle Receiver Module (144 builds)
Getfpv.com
$149.99

Radio Module

TBS Crossfire Micro TX V2 (108 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$69.95
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Discussion

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TheDroningReverend   May 16, 2018  

How did you go about fitting in the aio stack? Did you need to make any modifications in order to make it work?

dafunk   May 16, 2018 

From my Rooster experience, as long as your stack is made of 2 chips you dont have to make modifications. Everything is included in the Rooster kit
You will need some extra work and standoffs

  • if you want to fit 3 chips in your stack
  • If you want the Lipo pigtail to go from out from the titanium cage side
dafunk   May 09, 2018  

I don't use TBS Tx, but I think the overprice comes from the fact the signal does not bleed on other channels
This means you can have more racer in the same time in the air without interference

If like me, you go freestyle on you own, it makes no sense to pay the premium.

Be careful with your gopro, the red case you used doesn't seem to have holes for the strap to go into..

I also built a rooster, I called mine the 'Horny Rooster'. I chose the matek Vtx for it

Pimpmykwad   May 09, 2018 

Hi Dafunk,

yeah you re right!!! I'm only freestyler....so now I just use AKK VTX and they are just perfect! And you're right: I'm waiting fo a new gopro case!!! ;-)

GZ   May 06, 2018  

looks sweet! those props are super pitchy for those motors though. good work!

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