MEGABAT 30x30

By jdmkramer on Jul 31, 2020

20  801  10

Stuff that was laying around meant for other projects. Drilled some holes. First time using individual ESCs. Needs some tuning!

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Part List

Frame

Racer X Megabat 7" Toothpick Frame Kit
Racedayquads.com
$29.24

Flight Controller

BrainFPV RADIX 30x30 Flight Controller (Custom Graphical OSD, Baro, Stackable, Betaflight) (118 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$54.99

ESCs

4 x Spedix LS40 Slim F4 32Bit 40A 3-6S ESCDefault Title (4 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$75.80

Motors

BrotherHobby Avenger 2810 1180Kv Motor
Racedayquads.com
$17.92

Propellers

2 x APC 7x6EP Bi-Blade 7" Wing Prop (1PC)
Racedayquads.com
$4.78

Propellers

2 x APC 7x6E Bi-Blade 7" Wing Prop (1PC)
Racedayquads.com
$4.78

FPV Camera

RunCam Phoenix 2 Micro 1000TVL CMOS 4:3/16:9 PAL/NTSC FPV Camera (2.1mm) (33 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$26.99

FPV Transmitter

FXT ARES 30x30 25-1000mW 5.8GHz VTX - MMCX - Choose Your Color (8 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$34.99

Antenna

VAS 915MHz Mini RC Antenna - U.FL (Crossfire / R9) (5 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$9.99

Antenna

Rush FPV Cherry 5.8GHz 90° MMCX Antenna 2 Pack - Choose Your Polarization (8 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$20.99

Antenna

RDQ Micro M8N GLONASS GPS Module (63 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$15.99

Receiver

TBS Crossfire Nano Rx - FPV LONG RANGE DRONE RECEIVER (1074 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$24.95

Batteries

3 x Sony VTC6 3000mAh 18650 Li-Ion Battery 2 Pack for X-Lite, Goggles, Vaping & DIY Packs (20 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$35.97

Power Distribution

BrainFPV RADIX PB Power Board (8S, LEDS, Current Sensing, Stackable with RADIX FC) (4 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$22.99

3D Printed

Shen Drones Squirt V2 HD 3D Printed TPU DJI Camera Mount Set
Racedayquads.com
$1.49

Hardware

4 x M3 Nylock Nut (1PC) - Choose Your Color (8 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$1.80

Hardware

8 x M3 Knurled Standoff w/ Small Step (1PC) - Choose Your Color & Size (7 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$3.20

Misc Parts

RDQ 250mm Kevlar Battery Strap w/ Woven Rubber Grip & Metal Buckle (3 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$2.99

Misc Parts

iFlight Motor Wire Shield 4 Pack - Choose Your Size10x65mm (6 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$2.29
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Discussion

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erikschmidt   Aug 19, 2020  

super cool, looks like its made from a bunch of junkyard parts. mad max mobile.

zaamii   Aug 01, 2020  
1

Love it! Can't wait to see the flight footage. Most shy away from high pitch or apc style airplane props because they have poor static thrust and efficiency. In flight, the high pitch props can actually have better efficiency at typical cruise speeds if paired with a quad with a low frontal area.

jdmkramer   Aug 05, 2020 

I'm hoping so, I just can't find time to get out to my long range cruising spot. I will get around to it one of these days!

AlvaSpeed   Jul 31, 2020  
1

I would like to know how it flies with those big motors......

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jdmkramer   Aug 01, 2020 
1

They would be power hungry, but the weight is so low, and running biblades (even this pitchy) well...I'll post some flight footage soon after some tuning. It's actually quite efficient.

AlvaSpeed   Aug 01, 2020 
1

I have a Megabat with 2206 1600kv motors...6S....have not had the opportunity to give them a good test. I can hear wobbling at higher throttle. Remember this is a thin frame. I hope your 2810 motors work well with your setup.

dafunk   Aug 03, 2020 

well keep us posted... 2206 seems like the right choice

AcidFPV   Aug 01, 2020  
1

This quad has character!

Royal88   Aug 01, 2020  
1

Big thank you for doing this i have the frame and have been looking for more builds so i can decide which way to go. this is awesome!

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