Helio'd Reverb

By Thund3r on Dec 03, 2018

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ImpulseRC Reverb with a HelioRC flight controller.

SInce I had been flying my Alien for a while, and it was starting to show wear, I decided it was time to build the Alien's little brother -- the Reverb.

This frame is lighter and feels more nimble in the air. It is constructed a little differently than the Alien (it doesn't require a PDB), but it is still shaped like an Alien and flies similarly to my Alien. Many people refer to the Reverb as the Alien 2.0, and now I understand why.

3/16/2019 - updated parts list, still need to update pictures with new parts.

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Part List

Frame

ImpulseRC Reverb 5" Freestyle Frame (8 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$81.99

Flight Controller

SPRING IMU-F V2 (37 builds)
Heliorc.com
$41.55

ESCs

RacerStar Rev35 35A 3-6S 30x30 4in1 ESC (84 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$30.99

Motors

4 x BrotherHobby Returner R5 2207 2500kv Brushless Motor (2 builds)
Getfpv.com
$87.96

Propellers

HQ Prop 5x4.3x3 V1S Tri-Blade 5" Prop 4 Pack - Choose Your ColorBlue (313 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$3.69

FPV Camera

RunCam Micro Eagle 800TVL 16:9/4:3 NTSC/PAL CMOS FPV Camera - Red (206 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$44.99

FPV Transmitter

RDQ Mach 3 Video Transmitter 25-1000mW VTX 2-6S - U.FL or MMCX (58 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$24.99

Antenna

STRIX Hoot-R 5.8GHz RHCP MMCX Antenna - RMRC (7 builds)
Readymaderc.com
$9.99

Receiver

FrSky R9 Mini 900MHz Long Range Receiver (46 builds)
Getfpv.com
$19.99

Radio

FrSky Taranis QX7 2.4GHz RC Transmitter - Choose Your ColorBlack (131 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$104.99

Goggles

Fat Shark FSV1076 Dominator HD3 Toy Hobby Rc Vehicle Accessories (31 builds)
Amazon.com
$512.37

HD Camera

2 x GoPro HERO5 Session - Waterproof Digital Action Camera for Travel with 4K HD Video 10MP Photos (197 builds)
Amazon.com
$380.00

Misc Parts

REVERB PDB - Red or Black - Power Distribution Board (2 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$8.99

Video Receiver

(PRE-ORDER) ImmersionRC RapidFire Goggle Receiver Module (44 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$149.99

Radio Module

FrSky R9M Transmitter Module (37 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$49.99

Battery Charger

ISDT Q6 Plus 300W 14A MINI Pocket Battery Balance Charger (41 builds)
Banggood.com
$59.99

Soldering Iron

TS100 Ltkolben KIT + TS-I inkl. XT60 Kabel (41 builds)
Flyingmachines.de
$72.62

Backpack

Lowepro QuadGuard BP X3 - Drone Backpack for 4 FPV Quad Racing Drones and 15" Laptop w/Exterior Mounts (Black) (15 builds)
Amazon.com
$113.00

Misc Supplies

2 x STRIX Hoot-R 5.8GHz RHCP SMA Antenna - RMRC (16 builds)
Readymaderc.com
$19.98

Misc Supplies

SkywardRC Fat Cable Two w/ Switch - Regulated FatShark Power Cable - XT60 & JST-XH
Racedayquads.com
$29.99

Misc Supplies

TBS Crossfire TX Diamond Antenna - Get Yours Today! - RMRC
Readymaderc.com
$24.95

Misc Supplies

2 x Tattu 2500mAh 2S 75C FatShark Goggle Pack (Wh 18.5) - RMRC
Readymaderc.com
$37.98

Misc Supplies

Diamond 2.4GHz (SMA)
Readymaderc.com
$15.99

Misc Supplies

Spedix Quad Wrench Prop Tool w/ One-Way Bearing
Racedayquads.com
$12.99

Misc Supplies

Team BlackSheep TBS 5.8GHz Patch Antenna (SMA) (RHCP)
Amainhobbies.com
$12.95
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