Catalyst Machineworks Shocker 5" HD

By jasperfpv on Jan 05, 2021

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After FPVCYCLE Fouride 5" build which is a favourite of mine, i decided to build another light 5" with Dji system and the same motors when I saw the CMW Shocker frame on YouTube videos.

It's a quality kit from CMW. I was in two minds about the FC/ESC choice and decided to use the HGLRC Zeus 35A i bought on sale a while back. With hind sight, a
20x20mm or another AIO might be better.

Fairly straightforward build and i decide to use Dji Radio , no GPS as i don't plan to do long range at the moment.

With 1300mah 4S, AUW is 379g.

8+ minutes cruising around and 5-6 mins with some acros.

On maiden, it was jittery on stock BF 4.25 Pids with RPM filtering. After some PID tune and minimal filtering change, it improves but it's still a bit on edge.
As it is, it's more sensitive to wind compared to the Fouride 5 in the same condition.

Not sure if some of the issue is due to Zeus 35A. gyro and i plan to change it to Jhemcu 35A AIO.

Some footage from Dji Goggles DVR with dynamic stretching added in post.

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RotorHead   13 days ago  
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Love your clip and the 22ish lightweight motors.

jasperfpv   13 days ago 

Thanks man. Appreciate that.

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