My 4S Marmotte

By DannerD3H on Apr 03, 2020

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This is my very first modern FPV-Quad. I started this hobby 5 years ago with a Hobbyking Robocat and a Naze32.. it never flew good ... xD

This drone on the other hand flies like a dream!
Its a relatively simple build, nothing special just sharing my solutions with you guys!

Printed parts linked in parts list.
Will soon be adding R9-Mini reciever!


Part List


Armattan Marmotte 5" Frame - Choose Carbon Type (68 builds)

Flight Controller

Mamba F405 F40 Mk2 Flight Stack (30×30) (F4 FC, 40A ESC) (77 builds)


Diatone Mamba F40 40A 3-6S 30x30 4in1 ESC (11 builds)


4 x Pennywise Motor
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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 Eagle 800TVL WDR 16:9/4:3 CMOS FPV Camera (297 builds)

FPV Transmitter

TBS Unify Pro 5G8 V3 (SMA) (164 builds)


VAS 5.8GHz Ion V2 Stubby Antenna (RHCP)


FrSky R-XSR 2.4GHz 16CH ACCST Micro Receiver w/ S-Bus & CPPM (823 builds)


Turnigy Graphene Panther 1500mAh 4S 75C Battery Pack w/XT60

Power Distribution

iFlight 2-8S Micro 5V or 12V BEC (3 builds)


FrSky Taranis X-Lite Pro ACCESS 2.4GHz Radio Controller (Deep Sea Blue) (9 builds)


Fatshark Dominator V2 FPV Goggles Video Glasses 600x480 VGA (3 builds)

3D Printed

Armattan Marmotte Parts by DannerD3H
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Misc Parts

Vifly Finder 2 Buzzer - Lost Drone Finder/Locater/Alarm (59 builds)

Video Receiver

Furious True-D Diversity Receiver Module 5.8GHz System V3 Firmware 3.9 (21 builds)
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pabo18   Apr 20, 2020  

Do you have a link to those STL files? I Really like the Cam mount better than what I'm currently using and I probably would use that antenna mount too. HA! Thanks for sharing your build.

DannerD3H   Apr 21, 2020 

Sure thing!

Not sure why the images are not visible? maybe they are still going through some check?

pabo18   Apr 21, 2020 

Thanks a lot. I look forward to using these!

1Smug_Bastard   Apr 07, 2020  

I like the lights in front. Are those for night flying?

DannerD3H   Apr 07, 2020 

It was mostly for fun, but also to ever have a change at learning LOS-flying. Much easier to se its orientation!

It sure looks cool in dark, but not bright enough for helping me see, unless tight indoor flying :)

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