ImpulseRC Apex 6s

By Power_FPV on Jan 06, 2020

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This build is going to become my main freestyle quad. I figured I wanted to build something a bit lighter and more capable for maneuverability, especially doing proximity stuff.
I'm still going to be keeping my Rooster for cinematic stuff like chasing or when I want smooth videos.

I first built it with a Unify HV, but it didn't fit above the camera like how I wanted to mount it. I could've stuck it above the FC but then there was no room for a LiPo strap. I ended up just getting a Unify V3 which works perfectly. Luckily I can use the Unify HV in my Rooster as something a bit more reliable and for better quality.

To do:
Upload PIDs + filtering here when done.

Edit 1:
First flight. Not good. Esc chucked a fit, and now doesn't work. Going to have to get another one now, so more waiting :(

Edit 2:
ESC has been replaced, and I've done a few tuning FPV flights. This thing has insane punch, and responsiveness - exactly what I wanted. videos to come when tune is done.

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Part List

Frame

Apex 5" Base Frame Kit (4 builds)
Drone-fpv-racer.com
$110.12

Flight Controller

CLRACINGF7 MPU V2 Flight Controller
Buzzfpv.com.au
$29.15

ESCs

Spedix GS45 32Bit 45A 3-6S 30x30 4in1 ESC w/ BEC (3 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$59.95

Motors

4 x RCINPOWER GTS V2 2207.5 Brushess Motor For FPV Racing (1pc)
Phaserfpv.com.au
$89.16

Propellers

Ethix S4 5x3.7x3 Prop - Lemon & Lime (13 builds)
Hobbyrc.co.uk
$3.84

FPV Camera

Foxeer Predator V4 1.8 mm Lens
Fpvquads.com.au
$63.95

FPV Transmitter

TBS Unify Pro 5G8 V3 (SMA) (143 builds)
Getfpv.com
$39.99

Antenna

TBS Triumph 5.8GHz RHCP FPV Antenna Set (SMA) (534 builds)
Getfpv.com
$39.99

Receiver

TBS Crossfire Nano RX Special Edition (8 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$34.99

Batteries

CNHL MiniStar 1250mAh 22.2V 6S 70C Lipo Battery XT60 Plug for RC Drone FPV Racing (16 builds)
Banggood.com
$31.28
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