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Long Range Martian

By Thund3r on Dec 03, 2018

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Long Range Martian

Put together a drone out of spare parts, with the intent to fly it in a straight line further than I fly my other drones. It probably doesn't go far enough for what some people consider long range, but it goes further than my other builds.

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

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Part List

Frame

Crazepony Martain II X250 250 Racing Drone Frame(4MM Arms + Power Distribution Board), Carbon Fiber FPV Racing Quadcopter Drone
Amazon.com
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Flight Controller

RTF Freestyle Flight controller v1.5 (23 builds)
Readytoflyquads.com
$24.50

ESCs

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

Motors

4 x Brother Hobby R2 2205 1750kV Brushless Motor
Amainhobbies.com
$55.96

Propellers

2 Pairs Emax AVAN Long Range 6 Inch 6038 6X3.8X2 Propeller Black Color CW CCW for RC Drone (8 builds)
Banggood.com
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FPV Camera

RunCam Swift 2 Full Size 600TVL CCD FPV Camera w/ OSD (2.1, 2.3 or 2.5mm) - Choose Color & Lens (393 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$39.99

FPV Transmitter

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

Receiver

FrSky R9 Slim+ SBUS Long Range 900MHz Receiver (15 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$26.99

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 (30 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

RDQ Micro M8N GLONASS GPS Module (26 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$15.99

Video Receiver

(PRE-ORDER) ImmersionRC RapidFire Goggle Receiver Module (43 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 (40 builds)
Banggood.com
$59.99

Soldering Iron

TS100 Ltkolben KIT + TS-I inkl. XT60 Kabel (41 builds)
Flyingmachines.de
$72.54

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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Discussion

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recon   Dec 04, 2018  

Dude this is brilliant! I love the idea of double batteries. Everything is better in 2s, boobs, pizza slices, twins!

QuadConnect   Dec 04, 2018  

Are 2 1300 batters too much (too heavy)? And how are you liking the r9?

Thund3r   Dec 04, 2018 

Those 2 CNHL batteries arent the best to double up with, because of they are kind of heavy. But the added capacity helps. I love the r9 system! I've converted all my quads to r9.

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