Helix ZX6 Orange

By LichFPV on Oct 19, 2016

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Wanted an true X-style frame and decided to hop on the bandwagon and purchase the newest Impulse frame. The flight controller and VTX are next level, I'm extremely happy with it so far. IT seems structurally a little weak compared to the Alien, but it's super light and flies like a dream. I'm kind of sad that you currently cannot use KISS stuff with it right now. The ESC fairings are a little too thin to fit KISS 24 A ESCs inside of them, and the FC is completely soft mounted (which is amazing). The KISS FC or other flight controllers can be used with a little bit of effort. The FC that comes with the frame runs Betaflight. Motors run a little hot on 6045 blades, 6040 might be a better selection later down the line.

Running Racekraft 5051's right now. They're pretty nice!



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lblb   Oct 21, 2016  

"and the FC is completely soft mounted (which is amazing) which means that the KISS FC is unusable."
I can imagine that if you file the mounting holes of the KISS FC bigger and clip away some connectors, it should be possible to soft mount the KISS FC in. One problem of this is the heat generation of the KISS FC, so gluing it onto something is problematic.

LichFPV   Oct 21, 2016 

True! I think people have done just that. I think there's a build video on YouTube somewhere of someone using a Unify Pro HV instead of the Helix VTX too

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