The Red Tank

By SugarFPV on Mar 12, 2019

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This is my first Armattan frame to use. I really like the Chameleon TI and the addons that are available on Thingiverse make it complete.
Here are some thingiverse links that work for me:
Link 1
Link 2
Link 3

Thanks to these awesome thingiverse creators I was able to create this build.

The old parts that are used with this frame where from my first build. Altough, these parts are a little old I am really impressed by the performance of this heavy freestyle kwad. With allot of printed addons, this thing is build like a tank. Add a heavy gopro to the mix an you have yourself a flying brick. With the awesome power of four 2700Kv brotherhobby motors, the kwad is able to do some crazy moves(AMPS). This all is supported with a sleek braided cable look and a nice 4IN1 40 amp ESC from X-Rotor. The connection between the flight controller and the ESC is done by a hidden connector between the two boards, which makes it look really clean. The whole system is connected with a TBS Crossfire Nano Rx to keep out the failsafes. All the electronics are housed in the insanly strong Armattan Chameleon TI frame. This kwad lives up to it's name, The Red Tank.

Don't hesitate to ask me something. ;)
Cheers!

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Part List

Frame

Armattan Chameleon TI 5" Freestyle Frame (54 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$99.99

Flight Controller

CA$53.36 34% Hobbywing XRotor Omnibus F4 Flight Controller Built-in OSD Support DShot1200 Tf Card Insertion for RC Drone RC P (80 builds)
Banggood.com
$38.99

ESCs

Hobbywing Xrotor Micro 40A 4-in-1 BLHeli-S DShot600 ESC (142 builds)
Getfpv.com
$59.99

Motors

4 x Brotherhobby Returner R5 2207 2400KV 2700KV 4-5S Brushless Motor Al 7075 Case with 16cm Wire (7 builds)
Banggood.com
$95.96

Propellers

Gemfan Flash Durable 5149-3
Flyrcnow.com
$3.29

FPV Camera

Banggood.com (149 builds)
Banggood.com
See Site

FPV Transmitter

HGLRC GTX226 5.8G 40CH 25mW 200mW 600mW Switchable FPV Transmitter VTX SMA RP-SMA Female (16 builds)
Banggood.com
$16.99

Antenna

Foxeer Lollipop V2 5.8GHz SMA Antenna 2 Pack - RHCP - Choose Your Color (76 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$19.90

Receiver

TBS Crossfire Nano Rx - FPV LONG RANGE DRONE RECEIVER (1491 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$24.95

Batteries

TATTU R-Line 1550mAh 4s 95c Lipo Battery (81 builds)
Getfpv.com
$37.99

Radio

FrSky 2.4G ACCST Taranis Q X7 16 Channels Transmitter Remote Controller Black for RC Drone (263 builds)
Amazon.com
$124.39

Goggles

FatShark Dominator HDO 4:3 OLED Display FPV Video Goggles 960x720 for RC Drone (137 builds)
Banggood.com
$499.99

Misc Parts

ViFly Finder 2 Buzzer - Lost Drone Finder/Locater/Alarm (174 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$14.99

Video Receiver

ImmersionRC rapidFIRE w/ Analog PLUS Goggle Receiver Module (179 builds)
Getfpv.com
$159.99

Battery Charger

ISDT T8 BattGo 1000W 30A Smart Battery Balance Charger For 1-8S Lipo Battery (4 builds)
Banggood.com
$136.49

Soldering Iron

MINI TS100 Digital OLED Programmable Interface DC5525 Soldering Iron Station Built-in STM32 Chip (264 builds)
Banggood.com
$53.99

Backpack

Torvol Quad Pitstop Backpack PRO (4 builds)
Hqdrones.nl
See Site

Misc Supplies

STRIX Bardwell 4S Parallel Charging Board 2.0 JB Signature - RMRC (5 builds)
Readymaderc.com
$28.99
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Currently   Mar 12, 2019  
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Beefy indeed!

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