XAOS by Detroit Multirotor

By Rumblecloud on Aug 26, 2019

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This is our newest 5-inch racing frame, XAOS. In this design, we've sandwiched the arms between the bottom and mid-plates and made those plates thicker for added strength and rigidity. We've had this model in the field all summer, incorporating our team pilot's suggestions as we went along until all were happy with the design. This is the result.
The XAOS weighs in at a respectable 69 grams naked. Adding the camera and antenna mounts, which come with the frame, kicks it up to 72 grams.

Notable specs:

  • 69g
  • 5mm arms
  • 3.5mm mid-plate
  • 3mm bottom plate
  • 2mm top plate
  • 25mm made-in-the-US aluminum stand-offs
  • Includes camera and antenna mounts

As we usually do with our builds, this model is for sale at a reduced price yet to be decided. If you are interested check here. I hope to her listed by this afternoon. Thanks for your interest.

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Part List

Frame

XAOS 5-inch – DMR
Detroit-multirotor-company.myshopify.com
$49.99

Flight Controller

EMAX MINI Magnum 2 – DMR (2 builds)
Detroit-multirotor-company.myshopify.com
$99.00

Motors

4 x Hyperlite 2205.5-1722KV HV EDITION (9 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$63.96

Propellers

2 Pairs Emax AVAN Flow 5 Inch 5x4.3x3 3-blade RC Drone FPV Racing Propeller for 2206 2207 2306 Motor (12 builds)
Banggood.com
$4.88

FPV Camera

RunCam Micro Sparrow 2 Pro 700TVL 4:3 CMOS FPV Camera (1.8 or 2.1mm) - Purple (2 builds)
Rotorriot.com
$41.99

Receiver

FrSky XM+ SBUS 2.4GHz Mini Receiver (1331 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$12.99

Hardware

XAOS Hardware Pack – DMR
Detroit-multirotor-company.myshopify.com
$10.00

Misc Parts

XAOS Arm – DMR
Detroit-multirotor-company.myshopify.com
$4.99
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Rumblecloud   Aug 26, 2019  

I originally wanted to use a Caddix Turbo cam, but it seemed to be giving me video issues - not sure why. S I swapped it out for the RunCam Sparrow Pro.

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