Copper Fire

By pyro57 on Feb 11, 2019

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Smashed my first build into a frozen lake and shattered damn near everything... will rebuild, but until then I had another build planned so I just decided to build a new one then go back and rebuild the original. Had the props from the old build, and the Transmitter, probalby gonna upgrade to the Dark Knight eventually, love the look of that one, but this works fine so far. Probably gonna make the switch when I build something with crossfire.

I do plan on moving the Camera forward, I'm building a DLP 3d printer, so once I get that done I'll print it a new mount, but for now it works.

Also Conformal Coated everything to make sure if I crash in the snow it'll probably be ok, on that subject if you dump the bottle over on a surface you don't want conformal coating on, like a countertop, Isopropyl alcohol is your friend, liberally apply and scrub with paper towl will get it right up.

PS: I know I need to work on my Soldering skills, the ESC joints are ugly AF, but they work, and cleaning them up now is more trouble than it's worth. Shouldn't short as they are conformal coated so I'm not concerned at all, might cover the ESCs still though, not sure since they have LEDs on them though.

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Part List

Frame

Usmile 250 Quad 3K Carbon Fiber FPV Quadcopter Frame for Mini Quad miniquad FPV Quad 250mm Racing Quadcopter Mini Drone FPV Dron
Amazon.com
$16.48

Flight Controller

OMNINXT F7 (6 builds)
Store.myairbot.com
$59.99

ESCs

nidici BLHeli_32 Bit 35A ESC 2-5S Brushless ESC Electronic Speed Controller RGB LED 3D Mode Support Up to Dshot 1200 MultiShot f
Amazon.com
$49.55

Motors

4 x Rotor Riot Hypetrain V1.1 EZO Freestyle 2306 2450KV Motor (86 builds)
Drone-fpv-racer.com
$88.08

Propellers

RAYCORP 5040 3-Blades 5x4x3 Propellers. 16 Pieces (8CW, 8CCW) Black & Green 5-inch Tri Blades Quadcopter & Multirotor Pr
Amazon.com
$14.99

FPV Camera

RunCam Split 2S FPV Camera / 1080P 60 FPS HD DVR (Optional WiFi Module)with WiFi module (7 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$79.99

FPV Transmitter

FlySight 5.8GHz 32-Channel A/V Transmitter, 700mW (TX5807)
Amazon.com
$39.00

Antenna

Foxeer 2pcs FPV Antenna Lollipop 5.8G 2.3dBi Super Mini RHCP Antenna SMA Male For RC Drone FPV Quadcopeter Multicopter TX/RX (Bl (2 builds)
Amazon.com
$19.99

Receiver

Turnigy iA6C PPM/SBUS Receiver 8CH 2.4G AFHDS 2A Telemetry Receiver (6 builds)
Amazon.com
$5.19

Batteries

Turnigy Graphene 2200mAh 4S 45C Lipo Pack w/XT60
Amazon.com
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Power Distribution

HOBBYMATE XT60 PDB Power Distribution Board - Support 3-6S Input, 5V/12V Output Support The LC Filter 3030mm Mount
Amazon.com
$9.99

Radio

Turnigy Evolution Digital AFHDS Radio Control System w/TGY-iA6C Receiver (White) (Mode 2)
Amazon.com
$89.95

Radio

Turnigy Evolution Digital AFHDS Radio Control System w/TGY-iA6C Receiver (White) (Mode 2) (2 builds)
Amazon.com
$89.95
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