Special Edition "Dad Air" Neato Talon

By Charles Hidalgo on Jan 08, 2019

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Though I had been building large AP/Filming multirotors since around 2006 Nich Zuhoski and Paul Madere were the ones who really got me into the mini quads. Thought I'd post a little tribute quad to them here. Talon frame with "Dad Air" motors. :) Thanks you two!

Part List

Frame

Neato X “Talon” (4 builds)
Neatoframes.com
$89.00

Flight Controller

DYS F4 Pro Version 2 (6 builds)
Pirofliprc.com
$38.20

ESCs

4 x KISS ESC 2-5S 24A Race Edition - 32bit brushless Motor Ctrl (10 builds)
Flyduino.net
$91.68

Motors

4 x HyperLite 2206-2450KV Team Edition (12 builds)
Pirofliprc.com
$71.96

Propellers

HQ Prop 5x4.3x3 V1S Tri-Blade 5" Prop 4 Pack - Choose Your ColorBlue (320 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$3.69

FPV Camera

RunCam Eagle 2 Pro Global WDR OSD Audio 800TVL CMOS FOV 170 Degree 16:9/4:3 Switchable FPV Camera (29 builds)
Banggood.com
$45.99

FPV Transmitter

TBS UNIFY PRO 5G8 HV(SMA) (530 builds)
Pirofliprc.com
$49.95

Antenna

Lumenier AXII 5.8GHz Antenna (RHCP) (2pcs) (173 builds)
Getfpv.com
$29.99

Receiver

TBS Crossfire Nano RX Special Edition (223 builds)
Pirofliprc.com
$34.95

Radio

FrSky 2.4G 16CH Taranis X9D Plus Transmitter SPECIAL EDITION w/ M9 Gimbals (18 builds)
Getfpv.com
$249.99

HD Camera

Gopro HERO 3+ Camera Black Edition Camera Camcorder CHDHX-302 (3 builds)
Ebay.com
$99.99

HD Camera

YI Action Camera 1080P Lime Green White Black 16MP Full HD 155 degree Ultra-wide Angle Sports Mini Camera (Green/China/Camera On (3 builds)
Amazon.com
$95.00

HD Camera

Gopro HERO 3+ Camera Black Edition Camera Camcorder CHDHX-302 (3 builds)
$9.00

HD Camera

Adorama
Adorama.com
$70.00

HD Camera

OlympusM.Zuiko Digital ED 12mm f/2 Lens (Black) (2 builds)
Bhphotovideo.com
$649.00

HD Camera

GoPro HERO4 Black Edition 4K Action Camera Camcorder 32GB Bundle 10 - Newegg.com (3 builds)
Newegg.com
$277.99

HD Camera

GoPro HERO5 Session (197 builds)
Getfpv.com
$199.99
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Jodie Froster   Jan 09, 2019  

Do 2307 2522kv motors do damage to your batteries?

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Jodie Froster   Jan 10, 2019 

I have a set of 2306 2500kv motors that will puff a low c rating battery on Hulkies, or Avan S bi-blades. I wonder if that's just the batteries (I have no problems with my china hobby line 100c packs though), so I figured if the larger motors were doing damage you would know. It sounds like you are telling me that it was just the cheap batteries, and I can just go nuts with motors!

Charles Hidalgo   Jan 10, 2019 

No doubt a high pitched prop at 2500kv can puff a battery.... Ive had some brands puff on the first flight with a low pitch prop also... depending on how hard one flies and how low you take a lipo down any battery can be destroyed in one flight nomatter the brand.

Jodie Froster   Jan 11, 2019 

I have gotten conservative with my landing voltage, just in case one of the cells is low unexpectedly. Thanks for the feedback :)

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