Storm AntiGravity LR Filming Quadcopter

By Portland_Pilot_88 on Jan 09, 2019

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This will be an replacement/upgrade to the Daya 680 frame which unfortunately experienced a crash:( After trying to get parts and customer service from the website i purchased it from for 5 months, i have given up and decieded on this frame as a replacement that has a good reliable source for spare parts if needed. Please also claim to be getting near 30-40 min flight times based on Naza M builds with similar specs on this frame.

Frame was recieved from Helipal in record time! I am very impressed with their company they were of great customer services and helped answer questions for me and clarify details before shipping my order. And then 3 days from Hong Kong to my door for less the $30 in shipping!

Once I got all the carbon out of the box a quick once over revealed what you will find on most frames from overseas, little to know finshing on the edges after being CNC'd so into the sink for about 2 hours total of sanding until i had all the edges nicely beveled to how i like them. (After clear coating again i have found this will also help with preventing cracking and delam in the carbon) Outside for a few coats of glossy Rustoleum on all the carbon pieces for a bit of extra bling for the carbon.

While these were drying out I got all of the components of the Naza V2 system that would be the brains of this build roughly laid out and secured in place with 3m double sided tape to the top plate/PDB. I have yet to deciede whether I will use the built in PDB on this build or go with the Matek PDB i had previously selected for it. I have stand alone BEC to run all of the electronics i could used but would probably end up with a bit of extra weight going that route so will probably still use the PDB with the BECs.

Will be doing some more work on this build tonight! Updates will be real time!

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Part List

Frame

STORM Drone AntiGravity GPS Flying Platform (Naked Frame) (2 builds)
Helipal.com
$189.90

Flight Controller

DJI Naza M V2 Multi-Rotor Stabilization Controller and GPS/Compass (7 builds)
Getfpv.com
$158.99

ESCs

4 x Hobbywing XRotor 40A ESC 2-6S (4 builds)
Omgfly.com
$47.60

Motors

SunnySky X4108S 380/480/600/690KV motor (2 builds)
Omgfly.com
$29.90

Motors

SunnySky X4108S 380/480/600/690KV motor (2 builds)
Omgfly.com
$29.90

Motors

SunnySky X4108S 380/480/600/690KV motor (2 builds)
Omgfly.com
$29.90

Motors

SunnySky X4108S 380/480/600/690KV motor (2 builds)
Omgfly.com
$29.90

Propellers

Tarot 1555 High Strength Plastic Propellers (Foldable / CW) (3 builds)
Helipal.com
$5.90

Propellers

Tarot 1555 High Strength Plastic Propellers (Foldable / CW) (3 builds)
Helipal.com
$5.90

FPV Transmitter

Eachine TX526 5.8G 40CH 25MW/200MW/600MW Switchable AV Wireless FPV Transmitter RP-SMA Female (112 builds)
Banggood.com
$10.55

Antenna

Lumenier AXII 5.8GHz Antenna (RHCP) (2pcs) (148 builds)
Getfpv.com
$34.99

Receiver

FrSky R9 900MHz 16CH Long Range Receiver & R9M Module System (5 builds)
Getfpv.com
$99.99

Power Distribution

Matek Power Distribution Board (4 Props / 5V and 12V UBEC / Type R)
Helipal.com
$8.90

Transmitter

FrSky 2.4G ACCST Taranis Q X7 16 Channels Transmitter Radio Controller White (24 builds)
Amazon.com
$124.39

Misc Parts

DJI iOSD Mini On Screen Display Module
Helipal.com
$69.90

Misc Parts

DJI NAZA-M V2 PMU Module
Hobby-wing.com
$65.00

Misc Parts

FeiYu Tech Mini 3D 3-Axis Brushless Gimbal for Multi-Rotor and Aircraft
Hobbyking.com
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QU|(K_F0X   10 days ago  
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Wow this is really cool, but i have 3 questions :
1) What gimbal do you use ?
2) Do you use a gopro hero 4 ?
3) What software do you use, and do you only use this in angle mode, or acro mode too?

Portland_Pilot_88   9 days ago 
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Added the gimbal to the parts list it is a FeiYu Tech Mini 3D which is unfortunartely discontinued now. As for Camera i will be using a Gopro Hero 3 +, and it will run a Naza M V2 fly in stable and GPS modes, Gimbals and acro don't mix very well..

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