Barracuda v3

By TheMrJahn on Jan 08, 2020

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This build is a complete rebuild of my favorite drone - Barracuda. Previous builds:
Components i saved from my previous build - frame. New components i used to upgrade this build (motors, esc, pdb) are more powerful and can be used with 6s battery. FC nowadays must be based on F7 processor to use maximum features BF provide. Also camera and vtx have been replaced to get features like SmartAudio and CamControl to work with latest BF. Amax motors are great, very strong and powerful. APD escs was designed for x-class and should give a lot of power to Amax motors. Pdb from iFlight is simple but rated up to 330A current.


Part List


RE200 Beast-X V2

Flight Controller

DALRC F722 DUAL STM32F722RGT6 F7 Flight Controller MPU6000 and ICM20602 Built-in OSD for RC Drone (13 builds)


4 x APD 40f3 6s 40a


4 x AMAXinno 2207.5 2500/2700KV 2-6S CW Thread Brushless Motor for RC Drone FPV Racing 31g


2 Pairs Emax AVAN Flow 5 Inch 5x4.3x3 3-blade RC Drone FPV Racing Propeller for 2206 2207 2306 Motor (13 builds)

FPV Camera

Runcam Micro Swift 3 V2 4:3 600TVL CCD Mini FPV Camera Joystick/ UART Control Switchable OSD Configuration (5 builds)

FPV Transmitter

TBS Unify Pro 5G8 V3 (SMA) (150 builds)


Lumenier Micro AXII Shorty SMA 5.8GHz Antenna (RHCP) (2 builds)


TBS Crossfire Nano RX (SE) - FPV Long Range Drone Receiver (310 builds)

Power Distribution

iFlight SucceX PDB 2-8S 330A w/ 5V 12V BEC for RC Drone FPV Racing Multi Rotor (2 builds)

Misc Parts

5PCS AMASS XT60+ Male Plug Connector 14AWG 10cm Power Cable Wire

Misc Parts

ETHIX Battery Straps (4pcs) (7 builds)

Misc Parts

Original Airbot Cable Wire Sets A SH1.0-SH1.0 DIY Kit (2 builds)

Misc Parts

Alarm Module w/ LED For NAZE32 F3 Flight Controller RC Drone FPV Racing Multi Rotor (10 builds)

Misc Parts

Geekcreit® 10pcs 35V 1000uF Electrolytic Capacitor Low ESR 13 x 20mm
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