⚡6S HV Marmotte⚡

By HK-AERIAL VTOL on May 26, 2019

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I bought these (Hyperlite 2405.5 1722 KV High Voltage) motors because I wanted to build (another) 5 inch Armattan in the flavor of my Chameleon Ti 7", and they were CHEAP for top tier motors. If you don't know about the PyroDrone motors, check them out. Their bearings are unparalleled. I had the F35A's left over from quite a while back, and because they are 6S capable and 32 bit I figured they were a perfect match (BTW - know that T-Motor single ESC power and ground leads might be backwards from the PDB you are using, and if so you will likely have to build with them upside down... I did, it is not a big deal.). They are, but I had some difficulty understanding that "High Voltage" means "these motors can run on a minimum of 5S, but 6S is what they want, and what you will use when you feel how anemic 5S is". In the end; this quad carves turns like my Diatone GT2018 on F60 Pro II's does (with AUTHORITY). The quad is a little heavy, but this combination satisfies most freestyle pilots' need for power to weight ratio. Flights are about 4.5 minutes, which is fine for such a powerful experience. On Betaflight 3.5.7 stock PIDS and the trusty old HQ5x4.5x3's this air-tank flies as locked in out of the box as I'd ever expect out of a quad. This is my fourth Armattan frame, and I think they are easily worth their premium price point.

Edit: I'm running the HQ 5x4.8x3 V1S now and they are really amazing props. They've truly smoothed out a few of my big guns since I found them.

Edit 2: Now I run with APC tri-blades (build list updated). These are the best propellers I have flown for 5" freestyle (not drag). The 3.7 and 4" pitches accurately match the light prop/motor combo that Hyperlites prefer, and so they rip even harder than the HQ 4.3 and 4.8's IMO.

Part List


Marmotte (68 builds)

Flight Controller

Matek F722-STD F7 30x30 Flight Controller w/ 32K Gyro, BFOSD, Barometer (33 builds)


4 x T-Motor F35A 3-6S 32Bit 35A ESC (6 builds)


4 x PyroDrone HyperLite 2405-1722 HV Edition (3 builds)


n-Factory.de (2 builds)


BD5x4E-3-B4 | APC Propellers (2 builds)


BD5x3.7E-3-B4 | APC Propellers

FPV Camera

Foxeer Falkor Mini 1200TVL 1.8mm FPV Camera (66 builds)

FPV Transmitter

TBS Unify Pro 5G8 HV (SMA) (590 builds)


Foxeer Lollipop 2 Stubby 5.8GHz Omni Antenna (White) (RHCP) (2pcs) (3 builds)


FrSky XM+ SBUS Mini Receiver (1368 builds)


Turnigy Graphene Panther 1000mAh 6S 75C Battery Pack w/XT60 (3 builds)

Power Distribution

Matek FCHUB-6S Hub Power Distribution Board 5V & 10V BEC Built-in 184A Current Sensor for RC Drone (90 builds)


FrSky Taranis Q X7 2.4GHz 16CH Transmitter (White) (205 builds)


Fat Shark Dominator V3 FPV Goggles (56 builds)

HD Camera

GoPro Session (60 builds)


Beitian BN-220 GPS (7 builds)

Soldering Iron

YIHUA 908+ 220V 60W Electric Iron Soldering Station Welding Rework with Soldering Stand + Cleaning Ball + 5 Tips
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