Martian 6" Budget Slammed Rebuild

By cutthenoise on Jun 06, 2018

17  1,395  13

This is a rebuild of my very first 5" quad. Still going with a very budget build, with some simple added bells and whistles (racewire, racelites). I upgraded the old budget motors (racerstar 2205) to the newest budget motors (Samguk 2306 2500kv). I dropped in the cheapo 35A AIO ESC which has worked well for me on my other 5" build so far. I have the 6" arms on this for some prop flexibility and clean air flow. I'll probably fly it on 5"-5.5", but I might experiment a bit with 6" too. Maybe too high KV for 6"? Not sure, will experiment. I also managed to slam the frame down to 20mm which I like quite a lot. Using the new Frsky X-lite with it (normally use Spektrum). I feel like my builds are getting a bit cleaner and more tidy which makes me feel good inside. XD

Maiden Flight here:

Photos

Part List

Frame

Anniversary Special Edition Martian 215 215mm Carbon Fiber RC Drone FPV Racing Frame Kit 136g (45 builds)
Banggood.com
$17.99

Flight Controller

Omnibus F3 NANO STM32F303 2-4S Flight Controller 20*20mm 3.7g Built-in 5V 3A BEC OSD LC Filter for RC Drone (3 builds)
Banggood.com
$17.99

ESCs

Anniversary Special Edition Racerstar REV35 35A BLheli_S 3-6S 4 In 1 ESC Built-in Current Sensor for RC Drone (62 builds)
Banggood.com
$28.88

Motors

4 x DYS Samguk Series Shu 2306 2250KV 2500KV 2800KV 3-4S Brushless Motor for RC FPV Racing Drone (19 builds)
Banggood.com
$39.96

FPV Camera

Foxeer Predator Micro V3 16:9/4:3 PAL/NTSC switchable 1000TVL Super WDR OSD 1.8mm Lens - Red, Black, Blue, and Purple (54 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$36.89

Antenna

AOMWAY 5.8G 3dBi RP-SMA Male Four Lobe RHCP VTx/VRx FPV Antenna (54 builds)
Banggood.com
$14.89

Receiver

Frsky XM+ Micro D16 SBUS Full Range Mini Receiver Up to 16CH for RC FPV Racing Drone (904 builds)
Banggood.com
$12.69

Batteries

CNHL 1500mah 100c 4S G+ Plus Li-Po Battery (47 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$25.99

HD Camera

GoPro HERO4 Session Video Camera GPCHDHS-102
$164.94

Transmitter

FrSky X-Lite 2.4GHz Radio Controller (Red) (33 builds)
Getfpv.com
$121.99

Misc Parts

Racewire - PCB Motor Wires (6x Full Size) (13 builds)
Tinysleds.com
$6.00

Misc Parts

Micro FPV Cam Mount (13 builds)
Brain3d.co
$4.00

Misc Parts

4 x Martian I II 190mm 230mm 255mm Carbon Fiber 4mm Arm Kit for RC Drone FPV Racing (3 builds)
Banggood.com
$13.48

Misc Parts

2 x Racelite LEDs for RaceWire (8 builds)
Tinysleds.com
$3.80
Show stores (6)

Discussion

Sign in to comment

harmonxjim33   Nov 28, 2018  

From card games for kids to adults, we offer a free and extensive collection of card games https://games.lol/card/

Andre1102   Jun 14, 2018  
1

how did you mount the FC?

cutthenoise   Jun 15, 2018 

I used a 3D printed TPU mount that allows you to mount a 20x20 board on a 30x30 stack. I got it from catalyst machineworks.

galken   Jun 12, 2018  

What battery do you use??? how many calls and how many mahs and what brand.
Contact: http://colorswitch2.com

cutthenoise   Jun 14, 2018 

I have some Tattu that are 1300mah 4S. And I recently got some 1500mah 4S CNHL that I like too.

Whiffles   Jun 07, 2018  
1

Nice job! Are those 20mm standoffs?

cutthenoise   Jun 08, 2018 

Thanks! Yes indeed. Loving it slammed.

Whiffles   Jun 08, 2018 
1

It's the best way to go with the Martian!

cutthenoise   Jun 08, 2018 

Yes agreed!

Jodie Froster   Jun 07, 2018  
1

This whole thing is dope start to finish

cutthenoise   Jun 08, 2018 

Thanks! Yeah I'm pretty happy with it.

FreeKill998   Jun 06, 2018  
1

the 3d printe part for the antenna /sma connection, do you have a link to that

cutthenoise   Jun 08, 2018 

It is antenna only, but from Brain3D. Gopro mount is rom Brain3D too. Good stuff there.

Guides & Reviews

22 1,616  13
8 days ago

The iFlight XL5 V3 is a fantastic freestyle frame for the price. It features chamfered edges on some very nice quality carbon fiber. My goal for this build was to use high quality components at a relatively low price. Not only that, but I managed to reduce the number of solder points to the bare minimum. I've never built such a plug-in-play quad! The flight controller has an integrated VTX and doesn't..

Read more
12 2,318 
Nov 16, 2018

Update! Happymodel has released a new V2 Frame which uses a more durable plastic. The Happymodel Mobula7 is one of those rare treats to hit the micro scene. Countless models hit the market every month, but this one just happens to check all the boxes. It's a 2S brushless micro with a 75mm motor stance. It's slightly larger than the more traditional 65mm brushed micros, but it's still quite small...

Read more