FPVHQ 6S GARUDA

By fpvhq on Oct 25, 2016

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Castle Creations was nice enough to send us some sample 30/40 ESCs to test out. We decided to make a Garuda into a 6S monster to put them to the test.

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Part List

Frame

Garuda 200 (24 builds)
Falconmultirotors.com
$69.00

Flight Controller

MotoLab Cyclone F3 Flight Controller
Fpvheadquarters.com
$36.99

ESCs

DMR 30 / 40 Dedicated Multi-Rotor ESC Four Pack
Castlecreations.com
$96.00

Motors

4 x TMotor MN2206 2000kv Brushless Motor
Fpvheadquarters.com
$59.96

Propellers

HQProp DuraSpec 5040x3 Props (4 builds)
Fpvheadquarters.com
$2.99

FPV Camera

Foxeer HS1177 IR Block FPV Camera (58 builds)
Fpvheadquarters.com
$39.99

FPV Transmitter

Angry Beez FX799T 200mw 40 CH Video Transmitter (37 builds)
Fpvheadquarters.com
$34.99

Antenna

TBS Triumph 5.8 GHz Antenna - SMA (537 builds)
Fpvheadquarters.com
$39.95

Receiver

TBS Crossfire Micro Receiver V2 (3 builds)
Fpvheadquarters.com
$59.99

Batteries

Tattu 6S 1000mAh 75c Lipo Battery
Fpvheadquarters.com
$32.30

Power Distribution

RedRotor RROSD Pro V2 (10 builds)
Fpvheadquarters.com
$4.99

Radio

FrSky Taranis X9D Plus (42 builds)
Fpvheadquarters.com
$164.99

Misc Parts

2.1MM Wide Angle IR Block Replacement Lens (3 builds)
Fpvheadquarters.com
$8.99
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Discussion

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SFPV   Nov 08, 2016  

6S?!?!? that's what I'm talking bout!

fpvhq   Nov 08, 2016 
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Yup. We've decided to toss the CC ESC's... they're not the rage they were made out to be. Putting some LB30's on it :)

dirtdiver   Oct 25, 2016  

You flown it yet? How do the ESCs handle compared to our more standard blheli_s variants?

fpvhq   Oct 26, 2016 

We have just a battery.

So far the ESCs are actin' up a little. When in Horizon mode, normally you can smash on the pitch/roll stick and have it correct itself. With these... if you do that twice, it'll take off on you.

Not sure if it's a tuning thing, or a ESC software/firmware thing. We are hoping to investigate more soon.

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