Whoop CineWhoop (AKA CineBumperWhoop)

By cooties on Oct 27, 2019

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Wanted a real small cinewhoop just like Robert Mcintosh uses. But I want SOME protection for the naked hero 6 at the expense of weight. So I took an armattan bumper frame I had for like 2 years but never built and transplanted my doinker motors into it. Got a Beta 12a AIO FC, an oscar backpack vtx and made this. It does use some custom 3d printed parts which will eventually be on thingiverse.

Here's the 1st test. Note I could only get flights of about 1-1.5 minutes because my batteries were 3 years old. SO a couple clips put together. Still needs a tune but not bad for 1st time out with this build.

https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3948776

Photos

Part List

Frame

Bumper Frame (11 builds)
Armattanquads.com
$20.00

Flight Controller

BetaFPV F4 2-4S AIO 12A Brushless Flight Controller (No Rx)
Heli-nation.com
$39.99

Motors

4 x RX1105/B 4000 and 6500kv High Performance Brushless Motors (3 builds)
Rotorxracing.com
$59.96

Propellers

HQProp Durable Prop T2X2.5X3 Black (2CW+2CCW) - Poly Carbonate
Heli-nation.com
$1.99

FPV Camera

RunCam Nano2 2.1mm Lens
Heli-nation.com
$19.99

FPV Transmitter

Eachine Nano VTX 5.8GHz 25-400mW IRC Tramp
Goodventuredrones.com
$14.90

Antenna

Team BlackSheep TBS UNIFY PRO 5G8 Linear 5.8GHz Video TX/RX Antenna - Heli-Nation (74 builds)
Heli-nation.com
$6.95

Receiver

TBS CROSSFIRE NANO RX (2 builds)
Goodventuredrones.com
$29.95

Misc Parts

TBS XF-Race Antenna 915MHZ
Goodventuredrones.com
$5.95
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Discussion

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saintstyle   6 days ago  

I don't see the Botton to turn on Gopro recording. How do youdo that?

cooties   6 days ago 

i ordered a button. For now it's this:

hook up screen
plug in battery
start recording
remove screen
fly
land
attach screen
stop recording
unplug battery

saintstyle   5 days ago 

I hope your button arrives soon ;)

SONYA7III   12 days ago  

thats look so good!
how much is the weight with the battery ?

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SONYA7III   11 days ago 

thank you!
last question please !
during the process of the striping, what is the risk to to make the gopro unusable ?
and how much tech knowledge do you need to have in order to do this ?

cooties   11 days ago 
1

you can just copy what is in the youtube video to take it apart.  the electronics are tiny so there is a decent chance of ruining something.  you should not do this if you are not prepared to throw away the cost of a used hero 6

SONYA7III   11 days ago 

thank you so much !

Apeian   15 days ago  
1

Nice colors..but how about some footage - Why post a cinewhoop and no HD footage?

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cooties   15 days ago 

Added today's test video.

Apeian   15 days ago 

Freaking awesome bud...keep up the great work! You have my like :) - We you flying all acro or using horizon mode?

cooties   15 days ago 

ha thanks! I fly acro with really turned down rates. If I use horizon I don't like that 'bounce' when it locks level. I could get used to it, but then it'd probably screw me up for acro.

joshielevy   15 days ago  
1

It's adorable! Got any footage yet? Are you mainly going to use it inside - the camera looks very exposed.

cooties   15 days ago 
2

outdoors when it's calm. No choice it needs to be light as possible.

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