JB themed 5" Rooster

By DoubleJackOnTap on Oct 13, 2019

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This was my first build and I think it turned out okay. The solder joints could have been better, but I'm new to soldering, so I'm happy with what I ended up with. For parts selection, I decided to use many of the parts that have been recommended by Joshua Bardwell on his site. Since I used so many JB parts, I also I also tried to color it appropriately. JB's videos have been very helpful to a noob such as myself.

I have flashed it with BF 4.1 and hope to complete the maiden flight as soon as the rain stops. I'm still waiting on the purple foxeer lollipop to finish it off completely. I will try to update the photos once I have that installed.

Update 12-06-19.  I added a HGRLC GPS and Taco-RC antenna and Session mounts.   This is the first GPS I have configured.  Not much info online how to setup this particular one so it took me a while in Betaflight to get it working properly.  Works great now.   Nice to see speed and home direction in my OSD.

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Part List

Frame

Armattan Rooster 5" Frame5" (138 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$94.99

Flight Controller

Diatone Mamba F722S 30x30 Flight Controller w/ Bluetooth (3 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$39.99

ESCs

Diatone Mamba F40 40A 3-6S 30x30 4in1 ESC (31 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$24.99

Motors

4 x Lumenier JB2208 Bardwell POPO Pro Motor (1650kv / 2400kv)
Getfpv.com
$103.96

Propellers

Lumenier 5x5x3 - Butter Cutter Propeller (Set of 4 - WILDWILLY Pink) (3 builds)
Getfpv.com
$2.29

FPV Camera

Rotor Riot Micro Eagle Pro JB Edition (12 builds)
Rotorriot.com
$46.95

FPV Transmitter

Rush Tank Ultimate Plus 5.8GHz VTX w/ Smart Audio (9 builds)
Getfpv.com
$38.99

Antenna

Foxeer Lollipop V3 5.8GHz SMA Antenna 2 Pack - RHCP - Choose Your Color (16 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$19.90

Receiver

FrSky R-XSR 2.4GHz Micro ReceiverDefault Title (921 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$19.50

Batteries

3 PACK of RDQ Series 14.8V 4S 1500mAh 100C LiPo Battery - XT60 (2 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$66.95

Radio

TBS Tango 2 Pro - FPV RC Radio Drone Controller (65 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$199.95

Radio

FrSky Taranis Q X7 Int'l Version Digital Telemetry Radio System 2.4GHz ACCST (Black-no plugs) (2 builds)
Hobbyking.com
$104.99

Goggles

Fat Shark Dominator HD3 Core FPV Goggles (82 builds)
Getfpv.com
$399.99

HD Camera

GoPro Hero5 Session (Renewed) (17 builds)
Amazon.com
$184.99

Misc Parts

3DPOWER 18x18mm M8N GPS + Unify SMA Mount for Armattan Rooster FPV Freestyle Quadcopter Betaflight Rescue Mode
Taco-rc.com
$7.99

Misc Parts

Kwad Skidz (7 builds)
Rotorriot.com
$4.99

Misc Parts

Ummagrip Battery Pad (155 builds)
Rotorriot.com
$4.99

Misc Parts

3DPOWER GOPRO Session Mount for ARMATTAN ROOSTER (2 builds)
Taco-rc.com
$14.99

Video Receiver

Furious True-D V3.5 Diversity Receiver System Firmware 3.8A (FatShark Attitude Version)SKU: FPV-RX-TRUD3.8A (27 builds)
Furiousfpv.com
$68.00

Battery Charger

ISDT Q6 Pro BattGo 300W 14A Battery Balance Charger (46 builds)
Getfpv.com
$59.99

Tools

Armattan 1.5mm hex drive (2 builds)
Sabotagerc.com
$2.95

Tools

Armattan 2.0mm hex drive (2 builds)
Sabotagerc.com
$2.95

Tools

Armattan 2.5mm hex drive (2 builds)
Sabotagerc.com
$2.95

Accessories

MenaceRC 5.8GHz SMA VTX & Receiver Antenna Pack - RHCP (3 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$35.99

Accessories

Lumenier AXII Diversity Antenna Bundle 5.8GHz (RHCP)
Getfpv.com
$34.99

Accessories

VAS 5.8GHz Ion Pro SMA Antenna (RHCP) (2 builds)
Getfpv.com
$19.99

Misc Supplies

3DPOWER Universal ND Filter GoPro Session FPV Case and Mount TPU Parts (2 builds)
Taco-rc.com
$14.99
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Discussion

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FPVPirate   May 28, 2020  
1

Where did you get the print on the back for the GPS / SMA unit!? I am doing a very similar build and have been looking everywhere for one like yours. STL?

FPVPirate   Aug 07, 2020 

Thanks! I ordered this months ago. Maybe I shouldve picked the local US for shipping because Im still waiting for this print...

DoubleJackOnTap   Aug 09, 2020 

Thats no good. Have you tried to contact them? Ive had great luck with shipping time on prints.

bergerlewin@web.de   Feb 15, 2020  
1

Hey, very nice Build!
I am looking forward to do almost the exact same build:D
Same Stack, same VTX, same receiver...
What kind of range do you get on this Quad?
I am very curious about that ;)
Thank you for that nice Build, I hope I get it as clean as you did:D

DoubleJackOnTap   Feb 15, 2020 

Thank you.  I have not had the opportunity to test the full range.  Most of the places I fly are surrounded by trees and lots of hills so the range tests aren't great. I have flown it about 500m away from me with two houses and a large group of trees between and still had good video and RSSI.   I will let you know if I get a chance to test in a open area.

bergerlewin@web.de   Feb 16, 2020 
1

Thanks for the answer, looking forward to hear from you! :)

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