TBS'd Primo

By q-ratz on Sep 10, 2019

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Got rid of my Acrobrat and jumped on the Toothpick bandwagon. The Primo from GnarlyFPV is, imho, by far the best toothpick frame (if you don't wat to run 3 inch props). NamelessRC FC/ESC and the Amax motors (4-hole version) were locally available, so i went for them. At first i mounted the Unify Pro32 on the back of the Runcam Nano2, which appeared to be to close to the Crossfire RX. I was having multiple horizontal static bands in the fpv feed. After mounting both the VTX and the RX to the FC as far away from each other as possible those video issues went away.
After a few succesfull flights on Betaflight 4.0, i decided to go 4.1 RC1 and purchase joelucid's JESC (https://jflight.net) to enable RPM filtering on these BLHELI_S ESCs. So far the results are excellent. I am running 3 brand new perfect super smooth motors and one that has a severly damaged bell and makes weird noises, but there is no influence to the flight performance/smoothness visible.
Maiden

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Part List

Frame

GnarlyFPV Primo V110X Frame (6 builds)
Heli-nation.com
$17.00

Flight Controller

NameLessRC AIO412T F4 AIO(F411+12A ESC) 2-4S HV DShot600 Whoop / Toothpick Boards
Eu.amaxshop.com
See Site

Motors

4 x Motor 1103 - 7500KV (1-2S) 4-Hole Mount Toothpick AMAXinno
Eu.amaxshop.com
See Site

Propellers

5 Pairs HQ Prop Durable T65MM 65mm 2.5 Inch 2-Blade Propeller for Ultramicro / Toothpick FPV Racing Droe (12 builds)
Banggood.com
$3.22

FPV Camera

RunCam Nano2 (104 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$19.99

FPV Transmitter

TBS UNIFY PRO32 NANO 5G8 (226 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$29.95

Antenna

RDQ 5.8GHz U.FL Dipole FPV Antenna - Linear (33 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$2.99

Receiver

TBS Crossfire Nano RX - FPV Long Range Drone Receiver (708 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$24.95

Batteries

Batterie Lipo Tattu 2S 450mAh Long Size 75C - XT30 (5 builds)
Drone-fpv-racer.com
$10.65

Radio

FrSky Taranis X9D Plus 2.4GHz ACCST Radio & X8R Combo w/ case (Mode 2) (54 builds)
Getfpv.com
$244.99

Goggles

Fat Shark Dominator HD2 Terminator Edition FPV Goggles (4 builds)
Getfpv.com
$399.99

HD Camera

GoPro HERO5 Session (267 builds)
Getfpv.com
$199.99

HD Camera

Foxeer 4K Box Action Camera SuperVision (10 builds)
Foxeer.com
$169.99

Misc Parts

TBS Crossfire XF-Race Antenne
N-factory.de
$7.11

Misc Parts

JESC Firmware x 4 (3 builds)
Jflight.net
See Site

Video Receiver

ImmersionRC rapidFIRE w/ Analog PLUS Goggle Receiver Module (145 builds)
Getfpv.com
$149.99

Radio Module

TBS Crossfire Micro TX V2 (116 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$69.95

Battery Charger

iSDT SC-620 500W 20A MINI Smart LCD Battery Balance Charger (3 builds)
Getfpv.com
$63.74

Soldering Iron

TS100 Ltkolben KIT + TS-I inkl. XT60 Kabel (172 builds)
Flyingmachines.de
$76.92
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