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By shadowrunnerkyt on Feb 22, 2021

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This one was my first build. It started off trying to be as "value focused" as possible, but some things just didn't end up working out.
It originally had an Omnibus F4 FC, with individual Wraith ESCs, and some cheap-o chinese motors. Obviously, the ESCs didn't fit being mounted to the arms, and one of those motors were DOA (mfg refused to replace the motor). I got frustrated, and anxious to fly, so I bought the XNOVA motors from one local hobby shop, and the Xrotor FC/ESC stack from another shop. I got the Taranis Q X7 off a guy on craigslist.
It ended up being a lot faster than I expected, typically I'll fly with a 75% throttle scale. 100% is far too much power for the area I fly in.
Battery runtime ~15-20 minutes.

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Part List

Frame

Readytosky Fire 215mm FPV Racing Drone Frame 5 Inch Carbon Fiber FPV Frame Kit with 4mm Frame Arms (2 builds)
Amazon.com
$1.00

Flight Controller

Hobbywing XRotor Micro 3-6S 30x30 Stack/Combo (F4 FC / 32Bit 60A 4in1 ESC) (9 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$79.99

Motors

4 x XNova Lightning 2206 2450kv Motor
Getfpv.com
$39.96

Propellers

2 Pairs Dalprop Cyclone T5046C 5046 5x4.6 5 Inch CW CCW Propeller for RC Drone FPV Racing (6 builds)
Banggood.com
$3.22

FPV Camera

Caddx Mini FPV Camera Newest Turbo EOS2 Mini FPV Action Camera 1200TVL FOV 160° Wide Angle 1/3" CMOS 16:9 for FPV Quadc (4 builds)
Amazon.com
$18.99

FPV Transmitter

AKK X1P 5.8Ghz 25mW/200mW/600mW Switchable FPV AV Transmitter with Pigtail for FPV Racing Drone (17 builds)
Amazon.com
$14.99

Antenna

FOXEER 5.8G Circular Polarized Omni TX/RX Antenna (Mini Version) RHCP SMA PA1325 - Red
Amazon.com
$8.94

Receiver

FrSky XM+ SBUS 2.4GHz Mini ReceiverDefault Title (1483 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$12.99

Batteries

2 x TATTU 1300mAh 4s 75c Lipo Battery (55 builds)
Getfpv.com
$49.98

Radio

FrSky Taranis Q X7 2.4GHz 16CH Transmitter (White) (237 builds)
Getfpv.com
$107.99

Goggles

Fatshark FSV1076 Dominator HD3 HD V3 4:3 FPV Goggles Glasses Headset with HD Port DVR for RC Drone (79 builds)
Banggood.com
$499.00

Misc Parts

403
Digikey.com
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Video Receiver

Furious True-D Diversity Receiver Module 5.8GHz System V3 Firmware 3.9 (27 builds)
Getfpv.com
$62.99

Battery Charger

SKYRC E660 60W 6A AC/DC Professional Balance Charger Discharger PowerSupply for 1-6s LiPo Battery and DJI Mavic Pro Intelligent
Amazon.com
$49.00

Soldering Iron

Aoyue 469 Variable Power 60 Watt Soldering Station with Removable Tip Design- ESD Safe (10 builds)
Amazon.com
$24.98
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