Source One Deadcat 7

By CoffeeMan on Jun 13, 2020

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RDQ Source One 7 inch DeadCat. 20x20 stack. It's a great LR cruiser. Flight times around 11:30 with this battery. I've flown it over 6 miles round trip at 1W on the VTX. The photo with the 5" is for size comparison.

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Part List

Frame

RDQ Source One V3 7" Long Range Frame - 6mm V0.2 DeadCat Arms (7 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$29.97

Flight Controller

Flywoo GOKU F722 Mini 20x20 Flight Controller (MPU6000) (3 builds)
Getfpv.com
$34.99

ESCs

Spedix GS40F Mini 32Bit 40A 3-6S 20x20 4in1 ESCDefault Title (3 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$58.99

Motors

4 x iFlight XING X2806.5 1300Kv Unibell Motor (4 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$127.96

Propellers

HQProp DP 7X4X3 Propeller (Set of 4 - Light Grey) (32 builds)
Getfpv.com
$3.99

FPV Camera

RunCam Racer 3 1000TVL 4:3 NTSC/PAL CMOS Micro FPV Camera (9 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$37.99

FPV Transmitter

TBS UNIFY PRO32 HV (MMCX) (80 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$49.95

Antenna

Foxeer Lollipop V3 5.8GHz 10CM Long Range SMA Antenna 2 Pack - RHCP - Choose Your Color (10 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$19.90

Receiver

TBS Crossfire Diversity Nano Rx - FPV LONG RANGE DRONE RECEIVER (48 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$49.95

Batteries

PULSE 3300mAh 50C 22.2V 6S LiPo Battery - EC5 Connector
Helidirect.com
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Radio

Jumper T16 Pro V2 Transmitter with Hall Sensor Gimbals Mode 2 Silver or Carbon (20 builds)
Quadcopters.co.uk
$178.38

Goggles

Fat Shark Dominator HDO2 OLED FPV Goggles (25 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$499.00

3D Printed

ND Filter Session Mounts (TBS ND Filters) (Choose your frame) (4 builds)
Brain3d.co
$15.00

HD Camera

GoPro Hero5 Session (Renewed) (17 builds)
Amazon.com
$184.99

Hardware

TBS Source One Antenna Mounts (2 builds)
Brain3d.co
$7.00

Misc Parts

Team BlackSheep TBS Crossfire Immortal T Antenna V2 (18 builds)
Airbladeuav.com
$5.99

Misc Parts

Team BlackSheep TBS Crossfire Immortal T Antenna V2 (18 builds)
Airbladeuav.com
$5.99

Misc Parts

Matek M8Q-5883 GPS Module w/ Compass (29 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$29.99

Video Receiver

ImmersionRC RapidFIRE w/ Analog PLUS Goggle FPV Receiver Diversity Module (146 builds)
Banggood.com
$149.00

Radio Module

TBS Crossfire TX (15 builds)
Rc-innovations.es
$229.91

Battery Charger

iSDT T6 Lite Charger (600W) EXCLUSIVE to HobbyKing! (2 builds)
Hobbyking.com
$62.98
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CappyAmerica   Jun 17, 2020  

With S1 deadcat, are props in view with FPV camera?

CoffeeMan   Jun 18, 2020 
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No props in view

WizzX   Jun 18, 2020  

Nice build, where did you get vertical stand for TBS antenna?

CoffeeMan   Jun 18, 2020 

Brain3D

00jferna   Jun 13, 2020  

How has the Goku mini work out? I was considering one for my LR build.

CoffeeMan   Jun 13, 2020 

Perfectly. I'm not sure but may have gone dual gyro for the extra filtering. It flies great, just an after thought.

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