Mountain Surfer Epic Cinematic 7"

By Jeffmhopkins on Feb 18, 2019

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This is my second Epic Cinematic 7" build, this time with 2208 2150kv Primos.

Rear antenna is a custom sleeved dipole, front horizontal antenna is an Frsky dipole.

Running FCC 180329 firmware.


Part List


Cinematic 7 (10 builds)

Flight Controller

RDQ Bardwell F4 3-6S 30x30 Flight Controller V2 - JBF4 AIO FC w/OSD (151 builds)


4 x Spedix ES30 HV 3-6s BLHeli_S DShot600 30A ESCDefault Title (177 builds)


4 x MB Primo 2208 2150kv (9 builds)


DAL Cyclone 7056C Propeller (Set of 4 - Clear) (14 builds)

FPV Camera

Foxeer Predator Standard/Mini V3 1000TVL CMOS 16:9/4:3 PAL/NTSC Super WDR FPV Camera w/OSD (1.8 or 2.5mm) - Choose Your Color & (103 builds)

FPV Transmitter

RDQ Mach 3 Video Transmitter 25-1000mW VTX 2-6S - U.FL or MMCX (110 builds)


Lumenier AXII 2 5.8GHz Long Range SMA Antenna - RHCP or LHCP (37 builds)


FrSky R9 Slim+ 915MHz Long Range Receiver w/ 2pcs Dipole T Antennas (16 builds)


RDQ Series 18.5V 5S 2200mAh 80C Long Range LiPo Battery - XT60 (21 builds)


FrSky 2.4G ACCST Taranis Q X7 16 Channels Transmitter Remote Controller Black for RC Drone (199 builds)


FXT VIPER V2 5.8GHz Diversity FPV Goggles w/ DVR (11 builds)

HD Camera

Runcam 5 - 4K Action Camera (15 builds)

HD Camera

GoPro HERO5 Session (197 builds)


4 x M3 x 25mm Titanium Bolt (1PC) (5 builds)


8 x M3 Knurled Standoff (1PC) - Choose Your Color & Size (5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35mm)Light Blue / 25mm (34 builds)

Misc Parts

HellGate FPV Buzzer Duo - 110+ dB (2 builds)

Misc Parts

RDQ Micro M8N GLONASS GPS Module (42 builds)

Misc Parts

4 x Panasonic 1000uF 35V Low ESR Capacitor for ESC Noise Reduction (102 builds)

Misc Parts

2 x RDQ 30x30 Flight Controller Mount and Protector - FC Mount Cover (15 builds)

Radio Module

FrSky R9M Transmitter Module (59 builds)

Battery Charger

ISDT Q6 Plus 300W 14A MINI Pocket Battery Balance Charger (55 builds)

Soldering Iron

Weller WESD51 Digital Soldering Station (3 builds)


RDQ 9 Piece Drone Racing Tool Kit (7 builds)


TrueRC X2-Air 5.8GHz SMA Receiver Antenna - RHCP or LHCP


MenaceRC 5.8GHz SMA VTX & Receiver Antenna Pack - RHCP


TrueRC True-Mox 915 RC Antenna for R9 or Crossfire - SMA or RP-SMA (2 builds)
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KuriOSS   May 28, 2019  

It's so good! I have also got this frame couple of days ago and i also using R9 Slim+. I can't see where you placed RX. Did you place the RX bottom of FC? Thanks for sharing build!

Jeffmhopkins   May 28, 2019 

Underneath the captain's chair behind the session ;)

iJaaay   Apr 25, 2019  

thats an awesome build! if i may, how did you wire the hellgate to the fc? i have the same fc and buzzer but i cant get it to work other than just a constant single beep. i currently have it as bz- to bz-, bz+ to bz+, gnd to g pad next to led.

Jeffmhopkins   May 04, 2019 

You can see the wires in the second pic, but basically +/- 5V and then buzzer -

Flashstar   Mar 10, 2019  

Great work! What kind of range and flight time are you looking at acheiving?

Jeffmhopkins   Mar 11, 2019 

with a 2200 5S, 60mph cruise 2 miles out and back. Much further if I put on 7035 props and flew 35mph..... But that's boring ;)

Jeffmhopkins   Apr 06, 2019 

Here's a 10 minutes flight, shows what's possible if you're easy on your thumbs:

Flashstar   Apr 06, 2019 

amazing! definitely on my radar to build.

CitralFPV   Mar 07, 2019  

great build

miromir237   Feb 19, 2019  

There is really something special about the Epic.

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