By Jayembee67 on Oct 09, 2019

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My first build with an official frame for the DJI FPV System. I like GEPRC frames, they are interesting and usually very nicely made, and this is no exception. The retrofitting of the Mark4 frame is quite well done, but by putting the Air Unit into the caboose, it makes finding a place for the XT60 pigtail difficult, and frankly annoying. The lack of strap slots is irksome too...

But once it was done, it makes for a slick looking build, well done GEPRC, and the geometry flies very nicely. Plus the lizard shape means that it's pretty much entirely prop-free views, so I am running it at 16:9 as a more cinematic machine.



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adroc   Oct 09, 2019  

How do you like the frame?

Jayembee67   Oct 09, 2019 

It's good, nearly excellent. Top quality carbon and hardware, good geometry, flies fast, quick and stable. And you really can't see the props, even in 16:9 mode. But the pigtail placement was tricky, and that knocks off a few points, but other than that, this is really nice. And, most importantly, it flies really well!

Mr Chaos   Oct 30, 2020 

its true, the frame has a very tight spot for you pigtail, capacitor or any wires that wanna pass.i did my pigtail sideways and wired my capacitor to the front behind the camera. otherwise a great frame

Shackmir   May 22, 2020  

What is the dry and AUW weight?

Jayembee67   May 22, 2020 

It's 423g dry, and 610g with a 1300mAh 5S, my preferred battery. No GoPro or other HD camera obviously.

Shackmir   May 23, 2020 

HD DVR is enought for casual flying :)

kenchenier   May 13, 2020  

hey I just wanted to say thank you for the tpu parts you designed ..I also wanted to know what program did you use to make them ? I just got my mark4 hd5 frame and I also wanted to start making my own parts as well .where did you look foor guidance when were looking for your first 3d printer ? Thanks again for your time and effort !

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kenchenier   May 13, 2020 

Thank you so much.. I am trying to learn as much as possible before I even get the quad up in the air for the first time lol ... Do you have a youtube channel ?

Jayembee67   May 14, 2020 

I do ( but it's mostly a few random flight videos from the last several years; nothing very interesting or helpful I'm afraid

kenchenier   May 14, 2020 

Just subscribed buddy ..hope too see some video's of the mark4 hd5 in the future ..Thanks

Manq_fpv   Apr 14, 2020  

Hello, I have the xl5, but for dji I have to make it higher (I have seen your build) that you prefer xl5 or this geprc? Thank you very much

Jayembee67   Apr 15, 2020 

So I would actually go with this GEPRC MarkHD frame. It's a really nice frame, it's designed for the DJI gear, and you don't get any props in view (which you will with the XL5), and that in turn means you don't need to mount a GoPro for your HD footage; comes straight out of the Air Unit!

The XL5 might be slightly more acrobatic, but it's a minimal difference, and it requireas a lot more work to get everything to fit inside the frame.

So yes, I would start with the Mark4HD frame!

MerzlyakovIgor   Apr 13, 2020  

Hello! You use an original DJI air unit antenna? From the box? Elbow mmcx. Thx. Igor

Jayembee67   Apr 13, 2020 

Yes, I used the original elbow antennas. You do need to bend them at quite a sharp angle to get them to fit, but they do fit OK.

Quadxl   Feb 26, 2020  

nice build
can you share the 3d prints please?

Jayembee67   Feb 26, 2020 

No problem, here you go: Enjoy!

Quadxl   Feb 26, 2020 


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