DJI FPV System iFlight TITAN DC5 HD

By Jayembee67 on Oct 26, 2019

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This is the final DJI FPV System build that I am planning to do for now, I have a nice little fleet and I should concentrate on flying the machines not building them. Plus these HD rigs are bloody expensive...

This is an iFlight Titan DC5 frame, the slightly updated DC5 with the Air Unit mid-mounted above the stack and generally more pleasing proportions, built out with the Holybro HDV electronics and EMAX mid-range motors. The frame comes with all the TPU bits you need, but I like to personalise, so I went for a few complementary grey and red parts, and some shiny standoffs.

The build came out very nicely, clean as these DJI builds always are, and iFlight is doing good work with the DJI gear, everything fits and looks good doing so. This is my favourite HD machine so far; swoopy, quick, fluid, and recording smooth 16:9 with absolutely no props in view. Splendid.

Here's a clip of the maiden flight from early this morning:

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ludovic.dufetel@gmail.com   Dec 19, 2019  

Hello,
very nice build. Very smooth footage
Did you fly it with a gopro ? I seems to me that the quad would be better balanced with the dji unit in the back ( not in the center), in order to offset the gopro weight in the front.
If you flew it wth the go pro, did it balance out well with your 5 S battery?

Jayembee67   Dec 20, 2019 

Thank you! And no, I actually haven't mounted GoPros on any of the DJI HD machines, the onboard 1080p is as good as my Sessions I use in my SD builds. As such, when I chose the Titan frame I was specifically looking for a frame that had the Air Unit in the centre for the very reasons you cite.

But unfortunately that means I can't offer any insight into how a rear-mounted AU would balance, say, a GoPro Hero7 on the front, apologies.

edawg   Dec 10, 2019  

Do you have the link for the 3d printed sma antenna part? Thanks.

Jayembee67   Dec 10, 2019 

Unfortunately I do not, my apologies. That SMA mount comes with the iFlight frame and I have not managed to find an STL file for the part; I too wanted to reprint that with some colour, but alas, I could not find it anywhere.

nitram509   Nov 07, 2019  
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Hi, this is a great build.
May I ask an off-topic question: how did you manage to embed your youtube video?

Jayembee67   Nov 07, 2019 
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Most kind! And you can embed videos by getting the share link from YouTube and then putting that into the comment block. The system them just seems to handle that correctly.

nilssiravo   Nov 06, 2019  
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The build came out very nicely!
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Jayembee67   Nov 07, 2019 

Thank you!

joshielevy   Oct 26, 2019  
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Beautiful footage - stable and smooth. Wonderful job!

Jayembee67   Oct 28, 2019 

Thank you! And yes, it's doing pretty much what I hoped it would do. :-)

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