DJIed Marmotte

By miromir237 on Jan 13, 2020

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Jumping on DJI FPV hype train with Armattan Marmotte DJI edition. Took parts from my Flosstyle. The motors are actually 2150kv.

All parts fit nicely. It was bit fiddly to mount the camera using the washers but I succeeded. I am powering the DJI airunit with Matek 9V BEC mounted on top of it and not using foam by Armattan and using double sided tape instead.

The dry weight is still bit high. I think I can loose some by using lighter motors. These MBPrimos are reaching EOL anyways.

The electronic was switched between several frames in recent year and I am having desyncs. I guess I need to check my soldering. The Banggood solder I used is trash.

After all it flies pretty well and I am very happy with the DJI FPV system.



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wmjray   14 days ago  

question: can you tell me are the props in view of the DJI camera at about 25 or 30°

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miromir237   13 days ago 

Hi, I am sorry for wrong info. I just noticed that this is the my Marmotte buld which is 5" and there are NO props in camera view. My initial comment was to my other Armattan Badger 6" build ->

miromir237   13 days ago 

This screenshot from DJI HD feed with 5" props. So there are NO props in view.

wmjray   13 days ago 

Thank you so much the help

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