Classic Switchy

By wrckit on Aug 16, 2018

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This is the NEARLY ideal build on a rotorx switchback. It has everything it was originally spec'd for except i used the airblade superman motors since i could not source the RX 1404-3600kv v2 motors that i ideally wanted. I also added a GPS for rescue mode/finding it, and i just snagged an external current sensor i plan to install. If you have any questions about the build or setup please contact me!

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Part List

Frame

RotorX Switchback 3 Inch Frame Kit (11 builds)
Airbladeuav.com
$39.99

Flight Controller

HGLRC F4 ZEUS F4 FC AIO 15A BLHELI_S 4 IN 1 ESC (7 builds)
Airbladeuav.com
$73.99

Motors

4 x AirBlade Superman AB 1404 Brushless Motors (37 builds)
Airbladeuav.com
$51.96

Propellers

RotorX Triblade RX 3044TX Props (3CW, 3CCW) (32 builds)
Airbladeuav.com
$2.49

FPV Camera

RunCam Split Mini 20x20 (14 builds)
Airbladeuav.com
$79.99

FPV Transmitter

Team BlackSheep TBS UNIFY PRO 5G8 V3 (SMA)Default Title (7 builds)
Airbladeuav.com
$39.99

Antenna

TrueRC AXII-U.FL 5.8Ghz (21 builds)
Airbladeuav.com
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Receiver

Team BlackSheep TBS Crossfire Nano Receiver (SE) (272 builds)
Airbladeuav.com
$34.99

Batteries

AirBlade Premium 850mAh 4S 14.8V 75C XT30 by Bonka (13 builds)
Airbladeuav.com
$19.99

Radio

TBS Tango (11 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$249.95

HD Camera

GoPro HERO6 Black (9 builds)
Getfpv.com
$399.99

HD Camera

GoPro Hero5 Session (199 builds)
Amazon.com
$305.57

Misc Parts

HGLRC Tiny GPS and GLONASS Receiver Module For iNAV (4 builds)
Hobbyrc.co.uk
$15.63

Misc Parts

2 x Tiny LEDs SUPER BRIGHT 4-6S - CHOOSE YOUR COLOR - TinysLeds (11 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$3.98
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Discussion

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StickyRice   Sep 14, 2018  

that looks gorgeous!! love staggered frames~ really gets that clean air

Rampage Quads   Aug 20, 2018  

nice clean build, got any vids? am curious about the pop, power and speed of those motors. starting a tomoquads shinka build and am considering 13xx/14xx motors instead of 1106.

wrckit   Aug 29, 2018 
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FrenchB   Aug 16, 2018  

sexy switchy

wrckit   Aug 17, 2018 

thanks french!

Rookrider   Aug 17, 2018  

how did you wire up the gps to that fc/osd

wrckit   Aug 17, 2018 

i hooked up 5v/ground and then tossed rx/tx on uart 3 i think

QU|(K_F0X   Aug 17, 2018  

Sweet kwad, how is the zeus holding up to 4s?

wrckit   Aug 17, 2018 

fantastic. the 1404's only draw about 8a max each so its well within the rating. I wouldnt personally try to push it any harder though. cheers

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