Armattan Gecko 3" Build!

By qwadkiller on Nov 30, 2018

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Just finished my Armattan Gecko 3" build! Can't wait to fly it once the rain stops!

Update: I looked at the pics after uploading them and wow really blurry, so i retook them. I also changed from an XT60 to an XT30. The XT60 looked way out of proportion!

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Part List

Frame

Gecko (19 builds)
Armattanquads.com
$71.00

Flight Controller

Lumenier Micro LUX V3 20x20 Stack/Combo (F4 FC, 30A BLHeli_32 4in1 ESC)Default Title (8 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$64.99

Motors

4 x Armattan Oomph TITAN MiNi 1407/3650 KV Motor (9 builds)
Armattanquads.com
$59.00

Propellers

3060 series (3 builds)
Azurepowerusa.com
$2.49

FPV Camera

RunCam Split Mini 2 Micro FPV Camera / HD DVR 1080P 60 FPS Recorder (M8 or M12 Lens) - Orange (61 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$69.99

FPV Transmitter

TBS Unify Pro Nano 5G8 (61 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$19.95

Antenna

Lumenier AXII U.FL 5.8GHz Antenna (RHCP) (137 builds)
Getfpv.com
$17.99

Receiver

FrSky XM+ SBUS Mini Receiver (1022 builds)
Getfpv.com
$13.99

Batteries

2 x Indestructible Quads "Mini Black Label" 4S True 70C Racing LiPo 850mah Battery (9 builds)
Indestructiblequads.com
$28.00

Radio

FrSky 2.4G Accst Taranis Q X7 16 Channels Transmitter Radio Controller White for RC Drone (131 builds)
Amazon.com
$126.99

Goggles

Fat Shark Dominator HDO FPV Goggles (38 builds)
Getfpv.com
$499.99

HD Camera

GoPro Session (49 builds)
Getfpv.com
$149.99

Misc Parts

Other Frames (5 builds)
Stikitskins.com
$9.99

Misc Parts

WhitenoiseFPV Nano-Nano TBS Unify / Crossfire Nano 20X20 Mounting Board - Heli-Nation (8 builds)
Heli-nation.com
$5.00

Misc Parts

Matek Lost Model Beeper & FPV FC 5V Loud Buzzer (15 builds)
Getfpv.com
$3.99

Video Receiver

ImmersionRC rapidFIRE w/ Analog PLUS Goggle Receiver Module (44 builds)
Getfpv.com
$159.99

Radio Module

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

Battery Charger

iSDT Q6 Lite Smart Charger (6 builds)
Getfpv.com
$49.99

Soldering Iron

TS100 Portable Programmable Smart Soldering Iron (41 builds)
Rotorriot.com
$54.99

Accessories

FrSky M7 Hall Sensor Gimbal for Taranis Q X7 (5 builds)
Rotorriot.com
$20.49
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qwadkiller   Jan 09, 2019  

just got my new scale, 284.0 grams with r-line 850 95c battery. 180.8 without battery.

Nikotttin   Dec 03, 2018  

Very nice!
What's the weight (or estimated weight :) ) and what are your flight times?
I've wanted to build one but got scared for the above reasons.
Thanks for the input!

qwadkiller   Dec 04, 2018 

Once I get out to fly i will record the flight times on 4s 850mah 95c and 70c batteries. I am trying to find my scale to weigh this one and my rooster build.

qwadkiller   Dec 04, 2018  

The buzzer location was really bothering me. I was able to fit it just behind the runcam. I was now able to heat shrink the capacitotr to the power wire. Much happier! Pics added.

Grixes   Dec 01, 2018  

Since I saw this build , You completely changed my mind as I was looking to build a 3" Acrobrat. Thanks :)

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