DLQ Daddy 5

By pothman on Feb 04, 2020

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Decided to build a new 5 inch build. I went with my own DLQ Daddy 5 Frame as the base. 226mm, 3,4,5 pythagorean motor to motor configuration, split base plate. 2.5mm lower and mid plates. 4.5mm arms, 2mm top and camera plates. supports full size FPV cameras 30.5x30.5 and 20x20 as well as a second 20x20 in rear. message or leave a comment if you are interested in getting one for yourself. i may make a small limited run for dlqfpv.com

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Part List

Frame

DLQ 5 (The Daddy) quadcopter TPU parts by mfazio_science
Thingiverse.com
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Flight Controller

MAMBA F405 MK2 Betaflight Flight Controller F40 40A 3-6S DSHOT600 FPV Racing Brushless ESC (89 builds)
Banggood.com
$42.99

Motors

4 x Emax ECO Series 2306 - 2400kv Brushless Motor (4 builds)
Kwadgarage.net
$47.96

Propellers

Gemfan Windancer 5043 5x4.3 5 Inch 3-Blade Propeller M5 2 CW & 2 CCW for RC Drone FPV Racing (18 builds)
Banggood.com
$3.72

Propellers

HQ Prop 5.1x4.1x3 POPO Compatible Tri-Blade 5" Prop 4 Pack - Choose Your ColorGrey (9 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$3.60

Propellers

Gemfan 5144 3-Blade Flash Durable ( Set of 4 ) - Clear (2 builds)
Goodventuredrones.com
$3.29

FPV Camera

Foxeer Arrow Mini Pro 600TVL CCD FPV Camera w/ OSD (2.5mm or 1.8mm) - Choose Your Color & Lens (17 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$21.90

FPV Transmitter

TBS Unify Pro 5G8 V3 (SMA) (168 builds)
Getfpv.com
$39.99

Antenna

Realacc RHCP Super mini UXII Stubby 5.8GHz 1.6dBi FPV Antenna For TX RX Fatshark Goggles RC Drone (42 builds)
Banggood.com
$7.05

Receiver

FrSky R9MM Long Range 915MHz RC Receiver - Get Yours Today! - RMRC (97 builds)
Readymaderc.com
$20.80

Batteries

RDQ Series 14.8V 4S 1300mAh 100C LiPo Battery - XT60 (83 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$20.49

Radio

FrSky 2.4G ACCST Taranis Q X7 16 Channels Transmitter Remote Controller Black for RC Drone (219 builds)
Amazon.com
$124.39

Goggles

Fat Shark Dominator V3 FPV Goggles (56 builds)
Getfpv.com
$299.99

HD Camera

Runcam 5 - 4K Action Camera (16 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$99.99

HD Camera

Crosstour 4K Action Camera 16MP WiFi Underwater Cam 30M Waterproof Case Sports Camera with Remote Control 2 Batteries and 19 Mou
Amazon.com
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Hardware

iExcell 250 Pcs M3 x 6mm/8mm/10mm/12mm/16mm 12.9 Grade High Tensile Alloy Steel Hex Socket Button Head Cap Screws Kit, Black Oxi
Amazon.com
$9.99

Hardware

Double Chainring Bolts,7075 Aluminum Alloy Chainring Bolts for Road MTB Bicycle M8 Crankset (5pcs
Amazon.com
$4.99

Misc Parts

URUAV UR6 5V 110dB BB Alarm Buzzer Mini Tacker 36x18mm with Lipo Battery LED Light for RC Drone FPV Racing (3 builds)
Banggood.com
$7.67

Misc Parts

Ummagawd UMMAGRIP Universal Super Sticky Battery Pad (127 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$4.99

Misc Parts

Beitian Smallest Mini Dual GLONASS+GPS BN-180 Micro Double GPS Antenna Module UART TTL For CC3D F3 RC Drone Airplane (16 builds)
Banggood.com
$12.19

Misc Parts

TinysLEDs RGB RaceLiteWire LEDs (1PC) (8 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$1.79

Misc Parts

DLQ 5 (The Daddy) quadcopter TPU parts by mfazio_science
Thingiverse.com
See Site

Video Receiver

Eachine PRO58 RX Diversity 40CH 5.8G OLED SCAN VRX FPV Receiver for FatShark Goggles (29 builds)
Banggood.com
$29.23

Radio Module

FrSky R9M 900MHz Long Range Transmitter Module for FrSky R9 Series (69 builds)
Banggood.com
$61.80

Battery Charger

ToolkitRC M8 DC 300W 15A Battery Balance Charger Discharger for 2-8S Lipo Battery (17 builds)
Banggood.com
$36.99

Backpack

IFlight Backpack Case with Radio Transmitter FPV Goggle Motor and Support Hang RC Drone FPV Racing (8 builds)
Banggood.com
$43.89
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RZFPV   Feb 05, 2020  

frame weight??

pothman   Feb 05, 2020 

It's not light. Around 130-135g with 12.9 steel hardware. Could probably shave a few grams off using aluminum.

Thomaat   Feb 05, 2020  

If you want to actually fly this please secure your props properly haha, they are going to fly off like this

pothman   Feb 05, 2020 

Just threw on the props for pictures. Don't worry.

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