Flexrc Simple X 120 HD Caddx Tarsier 4K Camera - 4s (Toothpick Style)

By wrong17 on Sep 04, 2019

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I will write more about this later, but enjoy the pictures and video for now.

Here is the HD video: 2.5K 4:3 h.265 60fps

Here is the DVR video. So you can see how the quad handles the extra weight and the voltage sag.

Photos

Part List

Frame

Simple X-120 FPV Drone Frame (11 builds)
Flexrc.com
$14.25

Flight Controller

GEPRC GEP-12A-F4 V1.1 BLHELI_S 12A F411 Flight Controller OSD (5 builds)
Heli-nation.com
$42.99

Motors

4 x RotorX RX 1404 3600kV 3S-4S Brushless Motor (7 builds)
Airbladeuav.com
$55.96

Propellers

HQProp T3X3X3 PC Propeller (Set of 4) (34 builds)
Airbladeuav.com
$2.18

FPV Camera

Caddx Tarsier V2 4K FPV Camera / HD DVR - Choose Your Color (43 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$88.99

FPV Transmitter

TBS UNIFY PRO32 NANO 5G8 (208 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$29.95

Receiver

Team BlackSheep TBS Crossfire Nano RX - Heli-Nation (654 builds)
Heli-nation.com
$24.99

Batteries

2 x RDQ Series 7.6V 2S 525mAh 80C LiHV Micro Battery - XT30 (2 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$15.48

Radio

Team BlackSheep TBS TANGO 2 PRO RC RADIO (15 builds)
Heli-nation.com
$199.99

Goggles

DJI Digital HD FPV Goggles (73 builds)
Getfpv.com
$529.00

HD Camera

GoPro HERO7 Black Action Camera (73 builds)
Getfpv.com
$399.99

HD Camera

GoPro HERO8 Black - Waterproof Action Camera with Touch Screen 4K Ultra HD Video 12MP Photos 1080p Live Streaming Stabilization (7 builds)
Amazon.com
$279.95

HD Camera

Insta360 GO Stabilized Sports Action Camera Mount Anywhere Hands Free Auto Edit Water Resistant Slow-mo Vlog Travel 1080P Video
Amazon.com
$169.99

Misc Parts

Toothpick Style Quad HD 20x20 Adapter Caddx Turtle Tarsier or Runcam Split by wrong17 (3 builds)
Thingiverse.com
See Site

Misc Parts

The Calimero 4K by Dave_C_FPV (3 builds)
Thingiverse.com
See Site

Video Receiver

ImmersionRC rapidFIRE w/ Analog PLUS Goggle Receiver Module (144 builds)
Getfpv.com
$149.99

Battery Charger

HOTA D6 PRO Charger AC200W DC650W 15A (6 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$119.00

Soldering Iron

TS100 Portable Programmable Smart Soldering Iron (161 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$51.29

Backpack

Lowepro QuadGuard BP X3 - Drone Backpack for 4 FPV Quad Racing Drones and 15" Laptop w/Exterior Mounts (Black)
Amazon.com
$286.00

Accessories

BoYz analog bay v2 for DJI FPV goggles
Themakerboyz.com
$23.98

Accessories

Analog FPV FatShark Module Adapter V2 for DJI Digital FPV Goggles
Pyrodrone.com
$11.99

Accessories

FuriousFPV Smart Power Case V2
Helidirect.com
See Site
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Discussion

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Igi87   Sep 05, 2019  

Hi, nice Build Dude!
Can I ask you a question? How is the All in One FC/ESC handlig the 4s with this big motors and 3x3x3 HQ Props. Did you not burn a ESC or Motor? Thank you for your feedback.

Cheers :)

wrong17   Sep 05, 2019 
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Thanks! I was a bit skeptical about these AIO boards on 4s with 1404 motors but honestly the GEPRC board that I’m using is taking it like a champ. The motors are barely warm after a running a full pack and it is about 90 plus degrees outside. The same with the AIO board, I have NO indication that it is having any issue running it 4s. In fact, it flies smoother with 4s with the same stock PIDs than on 3s. On 3s I get some oscillation that is completely gone when I use a 4s lipo.

Igi87   Sep 06, 2019 

thank you for the feedback. Sounds good to me, I was a bit woried about the all in one AIO Board, but I will try it. the only thin is that i run 1404 4850kv motors....we will see :D

wrong17   Sep 06, 2019 

I was talking to another guy and he uses the same motor as you and it seems to work well with the HQ 3x2 Bi-Blade props. The AIO boards is handling 4s lipo without any problems. I can only speak for the GEPRC boards because that is the only one I have tried so far.

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