Santoku 230X - SunnySky 2205-2500kv - Omnibus

By AcroFPV on Jan 24, 2017

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It was time for something different. I love building the MRM225 frame, but I have been looking for a pure-X style frame to see what all the fuss is about. MultiRotorMania just released their new Santoku line of frames, all which are designed specifically with the Connex HD system in mind. There are three versions of the Santoku. A 230mm X for 5" props, a 5" stretched X version & a 255mm pure-X for 6" props. I chose the 230mm for 5" props, and I intend on using a traditional 5.8GHz FPV system instead of the fancy Connex HD.

Fitting the parts are a breeze with all of the extra space inside. It does not matter which vTX you choose, or receiver. You can fit it all inside this frame. For this build I used a basic PDB with a 5V & 12V BEC, and to keep things ultra-tidy I picked the F3 Omnibus so I can still have my O.S.D without any of that extra wiring or hardware. The build went hassle free and is awaiting its maiden flight & tuning session. I will follow up with some more of my thoughts on the Pure-X versus a H-style frame after I get a few flights in.


Part List


MRM Santoku X 230 Prosight HD FPV Frame (3 builds)

Flight Controller

Airbot Omnibus F3 Flight Controller with OSD (59 builds)


4 x MRM Zeus S 30 Amp BLHELI_S ESC


4 x SunnySky Racing Motor R2205 2300KV CW


RaceKraft 5051 3 Blade Props – MultiRotorMania (3 builds)

FPV Camera

Mini 600tvl Sony Super HAD CCD FPV Camera

FPV Transmitter

Foxeer TM200 200mW 5.8G 40CH Mini Race Band VTX – MultiRotorMania (12 builds)


VAS/TBS 5.8GHz RHCP Triumph Antenna Set – MultiRotorMania (6 builds)


FrSky XSR - S.BUS RECEIVER – MultiRotorMania (50 builds)


Tattu R-Line 1550mAh 95C 4S1P lipo battery pack with XT60 – MultiRotorMania (49 builds)

Power Distribution

MRM Micro PDB with 5v and 12v BEC – MultiRotorMania (13 builds)
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