12s "Cinelifter" Beast Class 13 inch

By rossmoney on Jun 20, 2020

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I've always wanted to build a drone that could carry a DSLR.
little did I know my friend would say "dude, let's put my RED on it, but here we are!

The target camera for this build all along has been the Black Magic pocket 6K.
It has incredible dynamic range, crazy high bitrate, and is relatively cheap.
That said, I've been using a Lumix GH4 as the "crash" cam and just to test basic image quality etc.

I strapped an entire Mavic 2 Pro to to it here (without the props on it of course..)
It carried a 5 pound weight for about 6 minutes
Here's some fun 3rd person view footage of it flying around a park

Please let me know if you have any questions such as "how the heck do you afford all this??" (hint: I live in a van)

-Ross(hasadrone)

Photos

Part List

Frame

Cinema Drones | Cine Class FPV
Cineclassfpv.com
See Site

Flight Controller

radix fc - brainfpv (104 builds)
Brainfpv.com
$54.99

ESCs

4 x APD 120a F-Series 120F3[X] 12s 50v ESC (3 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$396.00

Motors

4 x Xnova X_class lightning racing motor series with 350KV for 12S
Xnovamotors.com
See Site

Propellers

2 x Gemfan 1310-3 3-Blade X-Class Propellers (Set of 2) (2 builds)
Getfpv.com
$35.98

FPV Camera

RunCam Phoenix 2 1000TVL 16:9/4:3 NTSC/PAL CMOS Micro FPV Camera (3 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$26.99

FPV Transmitter

TBS Unify Pro32 HV (MMCX) (5 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$49.95

Antenna

Lumenier AXII 2 Long Range Right-Angle 5.8GHz Antenna (RHCP)
Getfpv.com
$19.99

Receiver

TBS Crossfire Diversity Nano RX - FPV Long Range Drone Receiver (45 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$59.95

Batteries

10 x HRB Graphene 6S 6000 22.2V 100C Lipo Battery EC5
Hrbusa.com
$1,779.80

Power Distribution

APD 500a PDB500[X] 12s 52v PDB (3 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$79.00

Radio

FrSky Taranis Q X7S Radio w/ Upgraded M7 Hall Sensor Gimbals (Carbon Fiber) (20 builds)
Getfpv.com
$187.99

Goggles

Fat Shark Dominator HDO FPV Goggles (116 builds)
Getfpv.com
$449.99

3D Printed

Cinema Drones | Cine Class FPV
Cineclassfpv.com
See Site

HD Camera

PANASONIC LUMIX GH4 Body 4K Mirrorless Camera, 16 Megapixels, 3 Inch Touch LCD, DMC-GH4KBODY (USA Black)
Amazon.com
$929.99

Misc Parts

2 x TBS Crossfire Immortal T Antenna V2 - Extra Extended
Getfpv.com
$11.90

Video Receiver

ImmersionRC rapidFIRE w/ Analog PLUS Goggle Receiver Module + RHCP Diversity Antenna Bundle
Getfpv.com
$179.99

Radio Module

TBS Crossfire Micro TX
Xhover.com
$69.99

Battery Charger

PRC Signature Series: Hardline 4010Duo 2000W Combo
Progressiverc.com
See Site

Soldering Iron

UY CHAN Upgraded Original TS100 Digital OLED Programmable Pocket-size Portable Soldering Iron Station Kit for Field Repair (Blue (3 builds)
Amazon.com
$73.98

Tools

300W Portable Mini Heat Gun
Racedayquads.com
$12.99

Backpack

QuadGuard BP X1 (2 builds)
Lowepro.com
$129.95

Accessories

TrueRC 5.8GHz X²-AIR Antenna RHCP (2 builds)
Getfpv.com
$59.99

Accessories

TrueRC 5.8GHz X-AIR (RHCP)
Getfpv.com
$24.99

Accessories

Lumenier AXII 2 5.8GHz Stubby 90° SMA Antenna - RHCP or LHCP (3 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$19.99

Misc Supplies

2 x RDQ Quad Solder V2 - 63/37, 0.8mm, 100g (2 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$13.98

Misc Supplies

Helping Hands Soldering & Building Aid ToolDefault Title
Racedayquads.com
$19.99
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