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.


Part List


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

RTF Freestyle Flight controller v1.5 (23 builds)


RacerStar Rev35 35A 3-6S 30x30 4in1 ESC (84 builds)


4 x Brother Hobby R2 2205 1750kV Brushless Motor


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

FPV Transmitter

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


FrSky R9 Slim+ SBUS Long Range 900MHz Receiver (15 builds)


FrSky Taranis QX7 2.4GHz RC Transmitter - Choose Your ColorBlack (131 builds)


Fat Shark FSV1076 Dominator HD3 Toy Hobby Rc Vehicle Accessories (30 builds)

HD Camera

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

Misc Parts

RDQ Micro M8N GLONASS GPS Module (26 builds)

Video Receiver

(PRE-ORDER) ImmersionRC RapidFire Goggle Receiver Module (43 builds)

Radio Module

FrSky R9M Transmitter Module (37 builds)

Battery Charger

ISDT Q6 Plus 300W 14A MINI Pocket Battery Balance Charger (40 builds)

Soldering Iron

TS100 Ltkolben KIT + TS-I inkl. XT60 Kabel (41 builds)


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

Misc Supplies

2 x STRIX Hoot-R 5.8GHz RHCP SMA Antenna - RMRC (16 builds)

Misc Supplies

SkywardRC Fat Cable Two w/ Switch - Regulated FatShark Power Cable - XT60 & JST-XH

Misc Supplies

TBS Crossfire TX Diamond Antenna - Get Yours Today! - RMRC

Misc Supplies

2 x Tattu 2500mAh 2S 75C FatShark Goggle Pack (Wh 18.5) - RMRC

Misc Supplies

Diamond 2.4GHz (SMA)

Misc Supplies

Spedix Quad Wrench Prop Tool w/ One-Way Bearing

Misc Supplies

Team BlackSheep TBS 5.8GHz Patch Antenna (SMA) (RHCP)
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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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