Rotorama Spectre

By miromir237 on May 28, 2018

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Initially:

I decided to support local miniquad shop with buying their own miniquad frame.

The frame it self is from really nice carbon. All parts fit together very well. It is fairly easy to build although there is not much space. FPV cam is protected and there are also 3D printed parts included for HD cam and as antenna mount.

I used parts (complete electronics) from one of MartianII but it might be better to use 4in1 ESCs or Asgard type of FC.

So far I am quite happy how it flies although I had to use DAL T6040C or HQ 6x4x3 insted of Gemfan 6042. I really like how Gemfans fly but they produce too much vibration on this frame.

I designed and printed out antenna mount for FrSky R9m Slim receiver. I had couple of failsafes with R9M running on 25mW. After I installed newest fw that can run 200mW all is fine. So far.

I definitely like the frame. Give it a shot.

Change Log:

Date: 30.11.2018
I was not really happy how it performed so I used the motors on other build (AmaxInno Freestyle 7"). Then I completely disasabled it and was going to sell it. Now it has KISSv2 with KISS 25A 4in1 esc, Foxeer Predator v2, TBS Unify HV and Emax LS2207 1900kv motors. Flies great. It's not a rocket but I enjoy cruising and easy freestyle with it.

Date: 28.11.2019
I decided to use the KISS electornic in Flosstyle 5" to achieve lower weight. So this frame is now sitting on a bench with only motors mounted.

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Part List

Frame

Rotorama Spectre - Rotorama
Rotorama.cz
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Flight Controller

KISS FC V2 - 32bit Flight Controller (42 builds)
Flyduino.net
$55.95

ESCs

KISS ESC 2-5S 25A 4in1 (40A limit) - 32bit brushless Motor Ctrl (5 builds)
Flyduino.net
$83.98

Motors

4 x EMAX LS2207 Lite Spec 2207 1900KV 2400KV 2550KV CW Thread FPV Racing Brushless Motor for RC Drone (5 builds)
Banggood.com
$57.96

Propellers

DAL Cyclone T6040C - Crystal Purple (4 builds)
Getfpv.com
$2.16

FPV Camera

Foxeer Predator V2 Mini 1.8mm/2.5mm 1000TVL PAL/NTSC FPV Camera Super WDR for RC Drone (9 builds)
Banggood.com
$41.90

FPV Transmitter

TBS Unify Pro 5G8 HV (SMA) (571 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$49.95

Antenna

Menace Raptor 5.8Ghz Stubby Antenna (SMA) (RHCP) (14 builds)
Hobbyrc.co.uk
$11.88

Receiver

FrSky R9 Slim 900MHz 6/16CH Long Range Receiver (14 builds)
Getfpv.com
$25.99

Radio

FrSky Taranis X9 Lite 2.4GHz 24CH ACCESS ACCST D16 Mode2 Classic Form Factor Portable Transmitter for RC Drone (4 builds)
Banggood.com
$89.99

Goggles

Fat Shark Dominator HDO FPV Goggles (92 builds)
Getfpv.com
$449.99

HD Camera

GoPro Hero5 Session (196 builds)
Amazon.com
$299.00

Video Receiver

Furious True-D V3.5 Diversity Receiver System Firmware 3.8A (FatShark Attitude Version)SKU: FPV-RX-TRUD3.8A (22 builds)
Furiousfpv.com
$68.00

Radio Module

FrSky R9M Transmitter Module (56 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$34.99

Battery Charger

ISDT Q6 Plus 300W 14A MINI Pocket Battery Balance Charger (56 builds)
Banggood.com
$59.99

Soldering Iron

TS100 Portable Programmable Smart Soldering Iron (111 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$51.29

Backpack

Torvol Quad Pitstop Backpack PRO (4 builds)
Hqdrones.nl
$199.31

Accessories

TBS Diamond Antenna (16 builds)
Getfpv.com
$24.95

Misc Supplies

TrueRC X-AIR 5.8GHz Crosshair Antenna (RHCP) (4 builds)
Hobbyrc.co.uk
$32.94
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