QAV-R 2 Freestyle Build

By plibt on Jul 17, 2019

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My first two builds (TBS Source One and Marmotte) were super sloppy so when I received a QAV-R 2 frame in the July FPVcrate, I wanted to make a really clean mid-range freestyle build with relatively inexpensive parts.

Edit: Here's some flight footage. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DQJa6Mim9fw&feature=youtu.be
The tune definitely needs some work, as does my flying. Swapped out the Ratel for a Micro Eagle. I'm really liking the motors though.

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Part List

Frame

Lumenier QAV-R 2 Freestyle Quadcopter Frame (12 builds)
Getfpv.com
$74.99

Flight Controller

Diatone Mamba Power Tower Mk2 (F405 Mk2 FC & F40 Mk2 ESC) 30x30 Stack/ComboDefault Title (71 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$43.99

Motors

4 x IFLIGHT XING X2207 2-6S FPV NEXTGEN MOTOR (19 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$79.96

Propellers

Gemfan Hurricane 51466 Durable Tri-Blade 5" Prop (Set of 4 - CLEAR) (17 builds)
Taco-rc.com
$3.29

FPV Camera

Caddx Ratel Starlight HDR 1200TVL Micro FPV Camera - Choose Your Color & LensRed / 2.1mm (70 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$36.99

FPV Transmitter

RDQ Mach 3 Video Transmitter 25-1000mW VTX 2-6S - U.FL or MMCX (100 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$24.99

Antenna

Banggood.com (10 builds)
Banggood.com
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Receiver

FrSky 900Mhz R9MM-FC 16CH Long Range Telemetry Receiver S.Port Enabled for RC Drone (31 builds)
Banggood.com
$22.00

Batteries

Talon NFG Series 1550mAh 105C 14.8V 4S Lipo Battery | Heli-Nation.com
Heli-nation.com
$21.99

Radio

FrSky Taranis QX7 2.4GHz RC Transmitter - Black or WhiteBlack / No (186 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$105.30

Goggles

Fat Shark Dominator HDO FPV Goggles (95 builds)
Getfpv.com
$449.99

HD Camera

GoPro Hero5 Session Waterproof 4K Video Camera
$209.67

Misc Parts

Glass ND filter for GoPro Session 4/5 (2 builds)
Camerabutter.com
$9.99

Misc Parts

PARACORD PLANET 1/4 Inch para-Max Paracord 1200 lb Tensile Strength (Gold, 10 Feet) (10 builds)
Amazon.com
$6.49

Misc Parts

Matek Lost Model Beeper & FPV FC 5V Loud Buzzer (12 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$3.99

Misc Parts

Nomojel Universal Sticky Camera Pad (2 builds)
Getfpv.com
$3.38

Misc Parts

Lumenier QAV-R 2 Accessory Kit (3 builds)
Brain3d.co
$27.00

Video Receiver

ImmersionRC rapidFIRE w/ Analog PLUS Goggle Receiver Module (111 builds)
Getfpv.com
$149.99

Radio Module

FrSky R9M Transmitter Module (58 builds)
Getfpv.com
$49.99

Battery Charger

iSDT D2 Smart Balance Charger (8 builds)
Getfpv.com
$139.99

Accessories

FuriousFPV 18650 Smart Power Case V2 FPV-0384V2-S (4 builds)
Phaserfpv.com.au
$37.59
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Discussion

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bootbox   Dec 07, 2019  

Really nice, clean build. Are you still happy with your parts selection? Anything you've changed or would differently next time? I'm about to build a QAV-R 2 and I'm considering these motors, have they been good on 4s for you?

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