X2-ELF Spirit

By a-loner on Sep 21, 2019

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Notes

  1. I used the v1.3 of iFlight SucceX Micro 16x16 stack.
    1. The gyro orientation needs to be adjusted after flashing latest Betaflight Firmware.
    2. There are two pads on FC need to be bridged for using IBUS.
  2. Honestly, top-battery-mount configuration was an after-thought, but it works.
  3. The motors were re-purposed from other builds, so the wires are too short to route inside the stack. If they can go between FC and ESC, then rise the stack a little bit, bottom-battery-mount configuration shall be achievable.
  4. Receiver sits in the back with a little bit dual-side sticky foam to keep it in position. Bind button is easily accessible.

Hardware Changes

  1. Switched the nuts came with FC stack for thinner ones and applied Loctite. The newer version of this stack seems come with thinner nuts.
  2. The rear aluminum stand-off was from VX110 frame kit. The stock ones should work just fine.
  3. Designed camera mount for Caddx EOS2. File Available at Thingiverse. 45 Degree is the maximum camera tilt I can get considering the camera size and the given height of standoffs.
  4. Use m2 25mm screw paird with nuts to replace both of the froont standoff. Applied Loctite.
  5. Designed antenna mount. Not happy with current solution, will design a new version later.

Updates

  • 20190924: switched props; designed adjustable camera mount

Photos

Part List

Frame

X2 ELF 88mm Micro Brushless FPV Racing Frame Kit RC Drone 3K Carbon Fiber (31 builds)
Banggood.com
$7.80

Flight Controller

SucceX Micro F4 Flight Tower System 16x16mm (V1.5)
Iflight-rc.com
$42.99

Motors

4X Racerstar Racing Edition 1103 BR1103B 10000KV 1-3S Brushless Motor Black For 50 80 100 RC Drone FPV Racing (13 builds)
Banggood.com
$31.82

Propellers

6 Pairs Emax AVAN Micro 2 Inch 4-blade RC Drone FPV Racing Propeller for 11XX 4500-6500KV Motor  RC Parts from Toys Hobbies a (13 builds)
Banggood.com
See Site

Propellers

2 Pairs Emax AVAN Blur 2 Inch 3 Blade Propeller For Babyhawk R RC Drone FPV Racing Multi Rotor RC Parts from Toys Hobbies and (10 builds)
Banggood.com
See Site

FPV Camera

Caddx Turbo EOS2 1200TVL 2.1mm 160 Degree 1/3 CMOS 16:9 Mini FPV Camera NTSC/PAL For RC Drone (2 builds)
Banggood.com
$15.50

Receiver

FS-RX2A Pro V1 2.4G Compatible Receiver for FS-I6 FS-I6X FS-I6S FS-TM8 FS-TM10 FS-I10 Transmitter (13 builds)
Banggood.com
$8.23

Batteries

SPCMAKER 95GF 350mAh 11.1V 30C Lipo Battery Brushless Frame Lithium Battery
Spcmaker.com
$7.00

Radio

Flysky FS-NV14 2.4G 14CH Nirvana Transmitter with iA8X Receiver 3.5 Inch Display Open Source (18 builds)
Banggood.com
$179.00

Misc Parts

10Pcs iFlight 15X200mm Battery Strap Metal Buckle Patent leather for RC Lipo Battery
Banggood.com
$4.82

Battery Charger

HOTA D6 Pro AC 200W DC 650W 15A Charger With Wireless Charging for NiZn/Nicd/NiMH Battery (2 builds)
Banggood.com
$118.99

Soldering Iron

12 in 1 TS100 Soldering Iron Kit with 9pcs Tips 1pc XT60 Cable 1pc Holder (2 builds)
Banggood.com
$144.22

Backpack

Realacc Backpack Case with Waterproof Transmitter Beam port Bag Tool Board for RC Drone FPV Racing (7 builds)
Banggood.com
$62.99
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