Armattan Marmotte " e l e g a n c e "

By Fractalengineer on Mar 27, 2019

51  4,980  18

This is quite simply a build made from a bunch of test, samples and pre-production parts laying around that I tried to put together in the most elegant way possible :)

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Part List

Frame

Marmotte (73 builds)
Armattanquads.com
$109.00

Flight Controller

CLRacing F7 30x30 Flight Controller - CLF7 (15 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$39.99

ESCs

Spedix GS40 40A 2-6s BLHeli32 4-in-1 ESC (11 builds)
Getfpv.com
$62.99

Motors

4 x Armattan Oomph Velvet Edition 2206/2300 KV Motor (29 builds)
Armattanquads.com
$84.00

Propellers

DAL 5x4.5 - 3 Blade, Red Cyclone Propeller - T5045C (Set of 4) (198 builds)
Getfpv.com
$2.99

FPV Camera

Foxeer Predator Mini Armattan Quad Gear edition (5 builds)
Armattanquads.com
$42.00

FPV Transmitter

SRC Bucaneer Switchable VTX with TBS approved Smart Audio
Globerc.com
$25.00

Antenna

Pagoda-2 5.8ghz RHCP Antenna (11 builds)
Armattanquads.com
$6.00

Receiver

Frsky R9 MM 4/16CH 900MHz Long Range Telemetry Receiver with an Inverted S.Port Output (16 builds)
Banggood.com
$20.99

Radio

FrSky Taranis QX7S 2.4GHz RC Transmitter - Carbon or Blue (50 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$184.99

Goggles

Eachine EV800D 5.8G 40CH Diversity FPV Goggles 5 Inch 800*480 Video Headset HD DVR Build in Battery
$116.32

HD Camera

Quelima SQ12 Mini 1080P FHD DVR Camera 155 Degree FOV Loop-cycle Recording Night Vision (8 builds)
Banggood.com
$16.47

Radio Module

FrSky R9M Transmitter Module (69 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$34.99

Battery Charger

Original SkyRC IMAX B6 Digital RC DC Lipo Li-polymer Battery Balance Charger
Banggood.com
$29.95

Soldering Iron

MINI TS100 Digital OLED Programable Interface DC5525 Soldering Iron Station Built-in STM32 Chip (161 builds)
Banggood.com
$49.99
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DMS_FPV   May 01, 2020  

love this build!!! mind sharing where you going the braided wire cover?

Fractalengineer   May 02, 2020 
1

hey bro thanks; I got it at my local electronics/hifi store

kinjuku   Dec 03, 2019  
1

Beautiful build bro!

Wish my build was as clean as yours!

Cereal_Bird   Jun 23, 2019  
1

DId you use the included 16mm screw for the stack? I can't get my stack to fit

Fractalengineer   Jun 24, 2019 

Actually no I used 20mm long screws I had laying around; this way I can fit the ESC and FC on the same stack

CiggyTardust   Jun 23, 2019  
1

Really nice Marmotte build, easily one of my favorites. I see you have nice clean video. The VTX appears to be in the tail end of the quad along with the receiver? I'm thinking of doing the same but was worried that mounting them near eachother might mess up the video feed...

Fractalengineer   Jun 23, 2019 

Thanks man; yep Rx is ziptied right on top of the VTx; always done like that never been an issue

flyingsquirrel   May 17, 2019  
1

Good job sir! Love the idea of the hifi covering cable - looks really smart. Just bought the frame - thanks for the inspiration!

BRICK FPV   Apr 07, 2019  
1

wow it really is elegant! I can’t wait to build my own as this is next!

roboluc   Mar 29, 2019  
1

What is the weight, and what battery do you use? Nice build btw, Can't wait to get mine!

Fractalengineer   Mar 30, 2019 

Yo, I'm using ONBO Si-Graphene 95C 1300 and 1500 mAh
Weights 360g dry and 530g with the 1300 lipo (see pics :) )

roboluc   Mar 30, 2019 

Oh, haha didn't see that one 😅.

Tyger   Mar 28, 2019  
1

Amazing build, been waiting for someone to fo it right with the marmotte frame and you've done it. Have you have any esc noise in the camera?

Fractalengineer   Mar 29, 2019 
1

Thanks man; no noise neither in the cam nor in the gyro; all very clean and well rounded kwad

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