Chameleon 5 inch

By raSta587 on Sep 09, 2019

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This is my 2019 spare Freestyle rig.
2700KV motors
Lots of power on punch outs and drop catches.
This is a really nice, clean build. The ribbon cable connecting the FC and the PDB/VTX makes everything easy to keep wiring to a minimum.
The caps are installed in case I ever wanted to go 5S, but they ensure that the video is crystal clear. VTX is setup with smart audio for remote control via FC.
There is a custom heatsync on the video transmistter, and re-purposed props for ESC guards.
Dronekeeper mini for independent alarm in case of battery ejection.
Built clean, strong and all parts are secured. All wire connections are soldered and painted with liquid e-tape.

AUW without battery and HD cam (as pictured) is 456 grams.

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Part List

Frame

Chameleon (154 builds)
Armattanquads.com
$90.00

Flight Controller

Matek F405-OSD BetaFlight STM32F405 Flight Controller Built-in OSD Inverter for SBUS Input (99 builds)
Banggood.com
$27.99

ESCs

4 x Anniversary Special Edition Racerstar Tattoo 30A BLheli_32 STM32F051 DShot1200 ESC for RC Racing Drone (6 builds)
Banggood.com
$43.96

Motors

4 x Brotherhobby Returner R5 2207 2400KV 2700KV 4-5S Brushless Motor Al 7075 Case with 16cm Wire (7 builds)
Banggood.com
$95.96

Propellers

10 Pairs Kingkong / LDARC 5x4.5x3 5045 5 Inch 3-Blade Propeller CW CCW for RC FPV Racing Drone (27 builds)
Banggood.com
$7.30

FPV Camera

Foxeer Predator Mini 1.8mm/2.5mm CMOS 1000TVL/20mS Latency 4:3 Super WDR Function FPV Camera w/ OSD (103 builds)
Banggood.com
$28.99

FPV Transmitter

Matek 5.8G 40CH 25/200/500mW switchable Video Transmitter VTX-HV with 5V/1A BEC Output for RC FPV Racing Drone (17 builds)
Banggood.com
$29.95

Antenna

TBS Triumph 5.8GHz RHCP FPV Antenna Set (SMA) (534 builds)
Getfpv.com
$39.99

Receiver

FrSky R-XSR Ultra SBUS/CPPM D16 16CH Mini Redundancy Receiver 1.5g for RC Multirotor FPV Racing Drone (777 builds)
Banggood.com
$22.99

Batteries

CNHL 14.8V 4S 1300mAh 100C G+ Plus LiPo Battery - XT60 (132 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$17.99

Power Distribution

Matek FCHUB-6S Hub Power Distribution Board 5V & 10V BEC Built-in 184A Current Sensor for RC Drone (85 builds)
Banggood.com
$9.99

Hardware

DroneKeeper Mini (9 builds)
Nichemall.net
See Site

Misc Parts

Panasonic 1000uF 35V Low ESR Capacitor for ESC Noise Reduction (96 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$1.49

Misc Parts

4 x Panasonic 35V 470uF LOW ESR Capacitor (11 builds)
Getfpv.com
$5.96
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