Armattan Gecko 3"

By Jackal FPV on Dec 20, 2018

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Part List

Frame

Gecko (35 builds)
Armattanquads.com
$71.00

Flight Controller

HelioRC Mini Flight Controller - IMU-F 20x20mm (4 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$39.55

ESCs

Spedix GS25 25A 4-in-1 2-4s BLHeli_32 Dshot ESC (7 builds)
Getfpv.com
$44.99

Motors

4 x EMAX RS1606 3300Kv Micro Motor (12 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$51.96

Propellers

HQ Prop 3x4x3 V1S Tri-Blade 3" Prop 4 Pack - Choose Your Color (36 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$2.99

FPV Camera

RunCam Split Mini 2 Micro FPV Camera / HD DVR 1080P 60 FPS Recorder (M8 or M12 Lens) - Orange (88 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$69.99

FPV Transmitter

TBS Unify Pro 5G8 V3 (SMA) (174 builds)
Getfpv.com
$39.99

Antenna

Lumenier Micro AXII 5.8GHz U.FL FPV Antenna - RHCP or LHCPLHCP (41 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$19.99

Receiver

FrSky XM+ SBUS 2.4GHz Mini ReceiverDefault Title (1431 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$12.99

Batteries

CNHL MiniStar 14.8V 4S 850mAh 70C LiPo Battery - XT60 (13 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$17.69

Radio

FrSky M7-R Black Hall Sensor Gimbal for FrSky Taranis Q X7 (7 builds)
Getfpv.com
$23.99

Radio

FrSky M7 Hall Sensor Gimbal for Taranis Q X7
Racedayquads.com
$20.49

Radio

FrSky Taranis Q X7 2.4GHz 16CH Transmitter (Black) (15 builds)
Getfpv.com
$107.99

Goggles

Fat Shark Dominator HD3 Core FPV Goggles (72 builds)
Getfpv.com
$399.99

HD Camera

Glass ND Filter - ND2, ND4, ND8, ND16, ND32 (2 builds)
Brain3d.co
$4.95

HD Camera

GoPro HERO7 Black Action Camera (86 builds)
Getfpv.com
$399.99

HD Camera

GoPro HERO5 Session (271 builds)
Getfpv.com
$199.99

Video Receiver

TBS Triumph 5.8GHz RHCP FPV Antenna Set (SMA) (542 builds)
Getfpv.com
$39.99

Video Receiver

Foxeer Lollipop V2 5.8GHz Stubby SMA Antenna 2 Pack - RHCP or LHCP - Choose Your Color (14 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$19.99

Video Receiver

ImmersionRC rapidFIRE w/ Analog PLUS Goggle Receiver Module (146 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$149.99

Radio Module

TBS Crossfire Micro TX V2 (122 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$69.95

Battery Charger

SkyRC Q200
Progressiverc.com
$189.99

Soldering Iron

TS100 Portable Programmable Smart Soldering Iron (179 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$49.99

Backpack

Lowepro QuadGuard BP X3 - Drone Backpack for 4 FPV Quad Racing Drones and 15" Laptop w/Exterior Mounts (Black) (24 builds)
Amazon.com
$286.00

Accessories

TBS Diamond Antenna (29 builds)
Getfpv.com
$24.95
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Discussion

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nelsont5   May 04, 2019  

Awesome build! Super clean and what a great flight, so smooth! Ended up here trying to find reviews on the ESC you used, I think im sold, though mines for a flightone build, hopefully its not too noisy!

jvdejesus05   Mar 01, 2019  

Do you mind showing/sharing how you made your pigtail so neatly tucked at the back. I'm waiting for mine to get to me ang I'll be building mine soon and I really love just how clean it looks. Plus, can you share where you got the 3d printed parts that you used. Thanks in advance.

fpvscout   Jan 11, 2019  

Can you please share the final build weight?

ErgoFPV   Jan 11, 2019  

Pretty cool build!

Looking at other builds of yours, it seems you might have experience with RunCam Micro Eagle. The latter is my primary FPV camera and I'd say it is superior to many other products, but having the ability to record in HD on a micro is very nice. Some of my mates fly with the first version of Split, and should say the FPV feed is plain horrible. Very choppy with poor dynamic range and noticeable feeling of being "disconnected" from the quad. So, if you used Micro Eagle, how does Split 2 do in comparison?

M490fpv   Jan 05, 2019  

Oh I just love that little gecko frame! Really nice build and seems to fly well! 😊👍

Thomaat   Jan 02, 2019  
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What flight times do you get using these motors? How do you feel about them now that you have been using them? Nice build man!

Jackal FPV   Jan 02, 2019 

between 3:30 and 4:00 on an 850 4s. First time using these motors, I've always used BH 1407 before. These are smoother and have power, but the response curve feels weird, especially in the bottom half of the throttle. Just need to get used to it I guess.

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