Hummingbird

By mayan_hawk on Mar 25, 2020

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UPDATE 3.27.2020

The angle is way too high for me. I used some m3 washers and was able to raise the back of the canopy by a few mm. My super scientific (eyeball™) measurements tell me its now about 50 degrees.


This is the Snap Aerial Silhouettes Cloudbuster 21011 that I have renamed "Hummingbird" (gotta stick with the naming conventions :P )

I entered their giveaway on a whim and I got lucky! It arrived faster than expected, and setup was a breeze. I just set the LEDs on a switch so I can change them if needed for a race. I also hover tested in the backyard while using the brain spectrographs to try and get some advanced tuning complete. I pulled the crossfire out of it and plopped in my r9mm. Finally I flashed my custom BrainFPV Logo.

Finally, a quick splash of conformal coating on the racewire, capacitor legs, and ESC conncetions - just for piece of mind when landing in dew.

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Part List

Frame

Switchback Frame Kit (8 builds)
Flyfive33.com
$49.00

Frame

2 x Switchback 6″ Arm (2 builds)
Flyfive33.com
$8.50

Flight Controller

RADIX LI Flight Controller - brainfpv (13 builds)
Brainfpv.com
$49.99

ESCs

Hobbywing XRotor 40A 3-6S 4-in-1 BLHeli_32 ESC (7 builds)
Getfpv.com
$59.99

Motors

4 x RCINPOWER GTS-V2 2207PLUS 2207 1860KV (10 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$83.96

Propellers

Azure Power 5150 Tri-Blade 5'' Prop 4 Pack - Choose Your Color (31 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$3.29

FPV Camera

RunCam Racer Nano (16 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$25.99

FPV Transmitter

TBS UNIFY PRO32 NANO 5G8 (170 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$29.95

Antenna

2 x TrueRC AXII 5.8GHz U.FL (Side Feed) FPV Antenna - RHCP or LHCP (8 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$23.98

Receiver

FrSky R9 MM SBUS Long Range 900MHz Micro Receiver (37 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$19.99

Power Distribution

3Pcs Matek Systems Micro BEC 6-30V to 5V/9V-ADJ Step-down Regulator for RC FPV Racing Drone (3 builds)
Banggood.com
$8.99

Power Distribution

Apex Race Wire - BLACK - (4 Pack) (3 builds)
Impulserc.com
$8.50

Power Distribution

Nichicon UPW 1000uf – 35v
Nichiconcapacitors.com
See Site

Radio

FrSky 2.4G Accst Taranis Q X7 16 Channels Transmitter Remote Controller White Battery and Battery Trays Not Include (198 builds)
Amazon.com
$124.92

Radio

2 x FrSky 2000mAh 7.2V NiMH Battery for Taranis Q X7
Racedayquads.com
$25.98

Radio

RDQ Series 7.6V 2S 3500mAh QX7 Compatible HV LiPo Battery - XT30 (3 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$12.49

Goggles

Fat Shark Dominator V3 FPV Goggles (54 builds)
Getfpv.com
$299.99

3D Printed

Camera included | Snap (2 builds)
Snapasils.com
$89.99

HD Camera

GoPro HERO7 Black Action Camera (60 builds)
Getfpv.com
$399.99

HD Camera

GoPro Session (57 builds)
Getfpv.com
$149.99

Hardware

Machined Aluminum Prop Washer (5 pcs.) (2 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$0.99

Misc Parts

HellermannTyton, SOFTFIX Series Black TPU Releasable Cable Tie, 260mm x 11 mm (2 builds)
Uk.rs-online.com
$8.48

Misc Parts

Nomojel - Universal Super Sticky Camera Pad (2 builds)
Ummagawd.com
$3.99

Video Receiver

Foxeer Pagoda Pro 5.8GHz 15cm SMA Long Range Antenna - RHCP - Choose Your Color (2 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$9.99

Video Receiver

ImmersionRC rapidFIRE w/ Analog PLUS Goggle Receiver Module (124 builds)
Getfpv.com
$149.99

Video Receiver

TBS 5G8 RHCP Patch Antenna (RP-SMA)
Team-blacksheep.com
$12.95

Radio Module

FrSky R9M Transmitter Module (59 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$34.99

Battery Charger

1-8S LiPo Battery Checker Voltage Tester w/ Low Voltage Alarm (4 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$3.99

Battery Charger

ISDT D2 Charger - Smart Charger for FPV Racing 6S/12a/200w (2 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$134.99

Soldering Iron

Carrying Case for TS100 Portable Soldering Iron
Racedayquads.com
$9.99

Soldering Iron

Soldering Iron Tip CleanerBlack
Racedayquads.com
$6.99

Soldering Iron

TS100 Portable Programmable Smart Soldering Iron (135 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$51.29

Soldering Iron

TS100 XT60 to DC Cable
Racedayquads.com
$3.99

Soldering Iron

S-180A1 Large Heat Resistant Silicone Soldering Work Mat w/ MagnetsDefault Title
Racedayquads.com
$24.99

Soldering Iron

SE 3.5" Stainless Steel Alligator Forceps - SPAF-3.5
Amazon.com
$11.15

Tools

Bundle: Cross Lock Fiber Grip Soldering Tweezers Set - 6.5" Solder Tweezers (Approx. 45-Degree Angle), 6" Solder Tweez (2 builds)
Amazon.com
$8.00

Tools

2 x Micro Cutter
Amazon.com
$14.44

Tools

MINI Needle File Set (Carbon Steel 6 Piece-Set) Hardened Alloy Strength Steel - Set Includes Flat, Flat Warding, Square, Triangu
Amazon.com
$5.99

Tools

GEARWRENCH 8mm 12 Point Ratcheting Combination Wrench - 9108D
Amazon.com
$3.36

Tools

RDQ All-In-One Driver Tool
Racedayquads.com
$29.99

Tools

PEAKMETER PM8233A Handheld Digital Multimeter
Racedayquads.com
$19.99

Tools

StrivedayFlexible Silicone Wire 24awg Electric wire 24 gauge Coper Hook Up Wire 300V Cables electronic stranded wire cable elect
Amazon.com
$15.99

Tools

MG Chemicals 422B Silicone Modified Conformal Coating, 55 ml Bottle (20 builds)
Amazon.com
$13.99

Tools

Amazon.com
Amazon.com
See Site

Backpack

Lowepro Quad Guard BP X2 Drone Backpack, Black/Grey (14 builds)
Amazon.com
See Site

Accessories

FrSky 900MHz Super 8 Antenna for R9M and R9M Lite Module (5 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$9.90

Accessories

2 x FrSky M7 Hall Sensor Gimbal for Taranis Q X7 (6 builds)
Rotorriot.com
$40.98
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Snap Aerial Silhouettes   5 days ago  

Lookin' good man, enjoy!

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