Freestyle Chameleon

By Klean_kwadsfpv on Oct 12, 2018

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This is my first official build. I've been flying for a little over a month and this became a passion. I flew it on its maiden flight and these motors are so precise and they pack a heck of a punch on punchouts. The chameleon frame also handles awesome and it's a tank. Painting the chameleon cage was a little tricky but I'd say it came out nicely. Learned how to properly solder as well and I think I did a good job. I love how it came out looking forward the awesome flights I'll have with this baby.

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Part List

Frame

Armattan - Chameleon W / PDB+XT60 & Connector Saver - Orange (3 builds)
Readymaderc.com
$69.99

Flight Controller

CL Racing F4S Flight Controller PDB OSD AIO (144 builds)
Getfpv.com
$34.99

ESCs

4 x Flycolor Raptor BLS Pro BLHeli_S 30A DSHOT 2-4S Brushless ESC
Hobby-wing.com
$55.96

Motors

4 x Best Drone Motors for - RaceDayQuads (26 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$107.56

Propellers

DAL Cyclone T5046C Tri-Blade 5" Prop 4 Pack - Choose Your Color (391 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$2.99

FPV Camera

RunCam Swift 2 Rotor Riot D-WDR 600TVL 2.5mm Lens OSD MIC DC 5-36V CCD FPV Camera (93 builds)
Amazon.com
$55.99

FPV Transmitter

Lumenier TX5G6R Mini 600mW 5.8GHz FPV Transmitter with Raceband (19 builds)
Getfpv.com
$29.99

Antenna

Menace Stubby Antenna 5.8Ghz Omni RHCP (13 builds)
Pirofliprc.com
$10.99

Receiver

1.7g Fli14+14CH Mini Receiver Compatible Flysky AFHDS-2A w/ RSSI Output for FS-i6 FS-i10 Turnigy I6S (56 builds)
Banggood.com
$11.99

Batteries

AHTECH Infinity 4S 14.8V 1500mAh 85C Graphene LiPo Battery XT60 Support 15C Boosting Charger (81 builds)
Banggood.com
$25.67

Radio

FrSky Taranis X9D Plus SE 2019 24CH ACCESS ACCST D16 Mode2 Transmitter M9 Hall Sensor Gimbal PARA Wireless Training Function fo (24 builds)
Banggood.com
$263.89

Goggles

FATSHARK HDO FPV GOGGLES (137 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$399.00

HD Camera

GoPro HERO6 Black - Waterproof Digital Action Camera for Travel with Touch Screen 4K HD Video 12MP Photos (5 builds)
Amazon.co.uk
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Misc Parts

Brain3D GoPro Session Armor with Strap Slots - Black (3 builds)
Getfpv.com
$9.99

Misc Parts

ESC Protectors (17 builds)
Brain3d.co
$5.00

Misc Parts

Menace Antenna Pack 5.8Ghz RHCP (2 builds)
Getfpv.com
$39.99

Misc Parts

IBCrazy 5.8 GHz Bluebeam Ultra Antenna Set (8 builds)
Getfpv.com
$39.99

Misc Parts

5.8GHz SpiroNET Mini Patch Antenna (RHCP) (4 builds)
Getfpv.com
$24.99

Misc Parts

Chameleon Arm Guards (4 builds)
Bmc3d.co
$10.00

Misc Parts

Panasonic 1000uF 35V (FC-Series) Low-ESR Capacitor for ESC Noise Reduction (120 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$1.55

Video Receiver

ImmersionRC rapidFIRE w/ Analog PLUS Goggle Receiver Module (179 builds)
Getfpv.com
$159.99

Radio Module

TBS Crossfire Micro TX V2 (154 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$69.95
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Discussion

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fiveomustang   Jan 24, 2019  

Great looking quad! How are the amps with those motors on 4s? I have the same ones and I'm also going to be using 30 amp ESCs. I'm hoping my batteries will be my current limiter as T-Motors site states 45 amp potential on these guys...

UnderDawg   Oct 13, 2018  

Nice one!!!

bonethruster FPV   Oct 12, 2018  

people argue that the motor guards just increase weight and dont help the build but ive tried both ways and i find the guards do protect a bit better. i like how those ones are low profile so probably not as heavy...i would assume...

Klean_kwadsfpv   Oct 12, 2018 
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im not really sweating the weight as this is a freestyle drone nota racing drone haha

bonethruster FPV   Oct 12, 2018  

looks like it will handle a beating...have you crashed much yet?

Klean_kwadsfpv   Oct 12, 2018 
1

I actually did with this frame before I added all the new components. I crashed into a parking pole at about 20mph and I heard a big bang. I expected the worst but all that happened was a scratch on the cage and a small scuff on one of the arms. That was my seal of approval haha.

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