Under $1,000 Beginner Setup (US Version)

By iamthebest1019 on Dec 01, 2020

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This is a full FPV setup with everything necessary to get flying for under $1000. It is perfect for beginners who want to get into the hobby. This is the US version, with parts coming from US stores. If you do not live in the US, I will have an international version coming out soon. I will be updating this list over time. This setup has great tools and supplies for building your first quality FPV drone, and high quality components. Enjoy!

Part List


RDQ Source One V3 5" Freestyle Frame - 4mm V0.3 Arms (18 builds)

Flight Controller

Diatone Mamba F405 Mk2 F50 3-6S 30x30 Stack/Combo (F4 FC / 50A ESC) (20 builds)


4 x iFlight XING 2306 1700Kv Unibell Motor


5 x HQ Prop Ethix S4 5x3.7x3 Tri-Blade 5" Prop 4 pack - Lemon Lime (40 builds)

FPV Camera

Foxeer Toothless 2 Micro Starlight 1200TVL CMOS 4:3/16:9 PAL/NTSC FPV Camera (1.7mm) - Choose Your Color (10 builds)

FPV Transmitter

TBS UNIFY PRO 5G8 V3 (SMA) (23 builds)


TrueRC OCP 5.8GHz Long Flex SMA Antenna - Choose Your Polarization


TBS Crossfire Nano RX Special Edition FPV LONG RANGE DRONE RECEIVER (81 builds)


3 x Gaoneng GNB 1100MAH 6S 22.8V 50C/100C LIPO BATTERY XT30


TBS Tango 2 PRO FPV RC Radio Controller (61 builds)


Skyzone SKY02C Diversity 5.8GHz FPV Goggles - White (19 builds)

Battery Charger

ToolKitRC M6 V2 150W 10A 1-6S DC Smart Charger & Diagnostic Tool - Choose Your Color

Soldering Iron

Sequre Mini SQ-001 65W Portable Soldering Iron - Choose Your Color & Tip Type (11 builds)


RDQ 9 Piece Drone Tool Kit V2 (5 builds)


RDQ 24V 15A 360W Power Supply - Plug & Play Charger PSU

Misc Supplies

M3 Steel Bolt 340 Piece Kit (2 builds)

Misc Supplies

Heat Shrink Tube Set (530PC)

Misc Supplies

RDQ Quad Solder V2 - 63/37, 0.8mm, 100g (3 builds)

Misc Supplies

Soldering Iron Tip Cleaner - Choose Your ColorBlack (2 builds)

Misc Supplies

Zip Tie 50 Pack - Choose Size and Color (3 builds)

Misc Supplies

3mm Solder Wick - 1.5m

Misc Supplies

3 x Silicone Wire (1 Ft. Red, 1 Ft. Black) - Choose Your Gauge

Misc Supplies

Diatone Soldering Practice Board
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