TransTEC Laser Lite - APV Drone First Build

By jansonluedtke on Aug 14, 2019

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This frame came in the March 2019 Kwad Box. It was a tight fit to get everything in but it all fit. This was a great first build because it allowed for a decent amount of soldering experience, some tight wiring strategy, and a solid focus on aesthetics.

Make sure you use a nice small VTX and receiver. The Xilo Stax was great because the XM+ mounted right to the bottom of the board.

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Part List

Frame

Laser Lite_5 inches - TransTEC Hobby
Transtechobby.com
See Site

Flight Controller

XILO Stax F4 Flight Controller (3 builds)
Getfpv.com
$30.99

ESCs

XILO Stax 45A BLHeli_32 3-6s 4-in-1 ESC (8 builds)
Getfpv.com
$44.99

Motors

4X Racerstar Racing Edition 2205S BR2205S 2300KV 2-4S Brushless Motor For X210 220 QAV250 RC Drone FPV Racing (23 builds)
Banggood.com
$33.61

FPV Camera

Caddx Turbo Eos2 Nano 1200TVL CMOS 16:9 NTCS FPV Camera (2.1mm) (34 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$15.99

FPV Transmitter

RDQ Mach 3 Video Transmitter 25-1000mW 5.8GHz VTX - U.FL or MMCX (144 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$24.99

Antenna

MenaceRC Thrasher 5.8GHz SMA Antenna - Choose Your Polarization
Racedayquads.com
$8.99

Receiver

FrSky XM+ SBUS Mini Receiver (1498 builds)
Getfpv.com
$16.99

Batteries

OVONIC 14.8V 1550mAh 4S 100C LiPo Battery Pack with XT60 Plug for FPV (4 builds)
Ampow.com
See Site

Radio

FrSky 2000mAh 7.2V NiMH AA Battery Pack for Taranis Q X7 Transmitter
Amazon.com
$15.90

Radio

FrSky Taranis Q X7 2.4GHz 16CH Transmitter (White) (250 builds)
Getfpv.com
$107.99

Goggles

Eachine EV100 720*540 5.8G 72CH FPV Goggles With Dual Antennas Fan 7.4V 1000mAh Battery For RC Drone (26 builds)
Banggood.com
$97.99

HD Camera

GoPro HERO7 Black Action Camera (108 builds)
Getfpv.com
$399.99

Misc Parts

Ethix Quad-Builder Cable Set (3 builds)
Getfpv.com
$15.99

Battery Charger

EKFAY 4S Lipo Battery Charger Extension Line Cable 20cm with 22AWG Silicone Wire DIY Accessories RC Vehicles Charging Cord (2 pc
Amazon.com
$5.99

Battery Charger

Passport P1 mini-AC Input Balance Charger/Discharger (DYNC3015)
Horizonhobby.com
$44.99

Soldering Iron

Vastar Soldering Iron Station - Soldering Iron, Anti Static and Temperature Adjustable
Amazon.com
$35.69

Tools

Liquid Flux Water-Washable in 10ml (0.34oz) Pen w/tip
Amazon.com
$7.95

Tools

Neiko 01902 Adjustable Helping Hand With Magnifying Glass | Dual Alligator Clips
Amazon.com
$28.99

Tools

10PCS Precision ESD Tweezers & 170 Micro Cutter (1PC), Anti-Static ESD Tweezers Set Kit with Bag+ Micro Diagonal Cutting Pli
Amazon.com
$11.98

Backpack

Canon Deluxe Photo Backpack 200EG for Canon EOS SLR Cameras (Black with Green Accent)
Amazon.com
$48.53

Misc Supplies

Sywon 60-40 Tin Lead Rosin Core Solder Wire 0.039" 50g for Electrical Soldering and DIYs
Amazon.com
$7.99

Misc Supplies

3M Scotch Extreme Mounting Tape, 1 by 60-Inch, Black
Amazon.com
$5.29
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Discussion

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FPVisioning   Aug 17, 2019  

You should get the diatone mamba stack instead of your 75$ esc and fc combo and get yourself some decent motors and a foxeer arrow.

UnderDawg   Aug 15, 2019  

Nice first build..

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