Red Devil Armattan Chameleon TI 5"

By Micro.FPV on Jan 22, 2019

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Hello everyone!

My last pieces of puzzle had arrived and I finally finished my 5" Chameleon Ti. The build was fairly straightforward but still had some issues to put all the components together and make as clean as possible. So, my main problem was the TBS UNIFY PRO HV VTX and the JHE42B Finder Buzzer because both are way too big to fit on the baseplate of the frame and have some spare space left. My solution for this problem was the UNIFY PRO HV MOUNTING BOARD from WhiteNoiseFPV. So I made a stack with Wolf PDB, TBS Unify Pro HV on the WhiteNoiseFPV mounting board with the TBS Crossfire Nano RX on the bottom side of the PCB and KISS FC V2 right on top. With this stack I saved some space and I could place the JHE42B Finder Buzzer on the back-side of the frame. This solution is the best combo for a clean build!

Another problem was the camera. The width of titanium camera cage is 28.5mm and the camera has 28mm. I had to put a 0.5mm washer on that empty space and now everything fits perfectly! Also another issue was that i couldn't get a 25-27 degree camera angle, with which I ussualy fly, because the 1.8 mm lens are bigger than I expected so I had to move the camera bracket one space below to make it possible. I had a feeling that this is not the best solution and the bracket will crack on the first crash, but seems that it keeps the camera in place and I didn't have any issues.

This turned out to be a fun build and I'm very proud of what came out in the end.

Hope you like it. Fly safe!

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Part List

Frame

Chameleon Ti 5 inch (30 builds)
Armattanquads.com
$100.00

Flight Controller

KISS FC V2 - 32bit Flight Controller (27 builds)
Flyduino.net
$55.95

ESCs

KISS ESC 2-6S 32A (45A limit) - 32bit brushless Motor Ctrl (13 builds)
Flyduino.net
$28.92

Motors

4 x T-Motor F40 PRO II - 2400kv (2 builds)
Drone-fpv-racer.com
See Site

Propellers

T-Motor T5143-1 Ultralight Propeller (Set of 4) - CHOOSE YOUR COLOR (18 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$2.99

Propellers

HQProp DP5X4.3X3 V1S - PC - (2x CW + 2xCCW) (291 builds)
Drone-fpv-racer.com
See Site

FPV Camera

Foxeer Predator Mini V3 1000TVL 1.8mm FPV Camera (5 builds)
Getfpv.com
$41.99

FPV Transmitter

TBS UNIFY PRO 5G8 HV (SMA) (474 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$49.95

Antenna

Lumenier AXII U.FL 5.8GHz Antenna (RHCP) (123 builds)
Getfpv.com
$17.99

Receiver

TBS Crossfire Nano RX (SE) (202 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$34.95

Batteries

Batterie Lipo Acehe 4S 1500mAh 75C (5 builds)
Drone-fpv-racer.com
See Site

Power Distribution

ImpulseRC Wolf PDB (3 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$48.10

HD Camera

GoPro HERO5 Session (328 builds)
Getfpv.com
$199.99

Transmitter

FrSky 2.4G ACCST Taranis Q X7 16 Channels Transmitter Radio Controller White (30 builds)
Amazon.com
$124.39

Misc Parts

UMMAGRIP – Universal Super Sticky Battery Pad by Rotor Riot (31 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$4.99

Misc Parts

Unify Pro Mounting Board V2 (24 builds)
Whitenoisefpv.com
$4.95

Misc Parts

JHE42B 110DBI Finder Buzzer Built-in Battery with LED Light for RC Drone F3 F4 F7 Flight Controller (2 builds)
Banggood.com
$12.99
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Jodie Froster   28 days ago  
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Your color scheme is really nice, and I don't have to tell you that the gear is all high end stuff. I really like this build, and i'm assuming you LOVE it. I particularly like the 3D printed "front bumper".

Micro.FPV   21 days ago 

Thank you! Yes I love it and it flies amazing. The 3D printed "front bumper" I take it from here:

https://www.drone-fpv-racer.com/bumper-pour-rooster-et-chameleon-ti-tpu-by-dfr-2731.html?search_query=front+bumper&results=41

miromir237   28 days ago  
1

Very nice build and pictures.

Micro.FPV   28 days ago 

Thank you! ✌️

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