5" DJI Badger

By Texas In FPV on Mar 30, 2021

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I like the Armattan Badger 5" frame so far. This is quite a heavy build, with the GoPro it comes in at 790g, and you can feel it. In some ways its awesome, it builds and carries momentum very well, but also is not quite as responsive to very quick changes in direction. Still working on the PID tune, maybe it will get even better.

Update, April 2021: At first I was not thriled with the preformance of this quad, it flew well but diddnt rip as hard as I wanted. After testing many different prop combos, I have finally found the key is rather high pitched props. This thing is heavy, 680g with no GoPro, and 800g+ with a fullsize GoPro. I have recently ben flying Gemfan 5152S V2 props, the extra .1 of an inch diameter and 5"+ pitch make this quad scream (in a good way) with no GoPro, and flies exceptionally well with the GoPro the props aren't light at about 5g and I was concerned about battery length/life with the high pitch and weight, but this is where these motors shine. The T-Motor Velox 2306.5 is marketed as "a perfect choice for those larger prop 6S builds" and they are not lying. Im still tweaking the pids but, all things considdered, running a 1300mah 6S battery and the 5152S props I get about 3.5-4 min with the GoPro and 5+ minutes with no GoPro doing my "freestyle" type flying. Click to watch, https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCR6B8ZOM6alO15ev8JVbbpQ.

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Part List

Frame

Armattan Badger DJI Edition 5" Frame for DJI (3 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$108.99

Flight Controller

Holybro Kakute F7 HDV 30x30 Flight Controller for DJI (28 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$37.99

ESCs

Diatone Mamba F50PRO 32Bit 50A 3-6S 30x30 4in1 ESC w/ Optional Heatsink (34 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$44.99

Motors

4 x T-Motor VELOX V2 2306.5 1950Kv Motor - Royal BlueDefault Title (2 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$70.00

Propellers

Gemfan 5152S V2 Tri-Blade 5" Prop 4 Pack - Choose Your Color
Racedayquads.com
$3.29

FPV Transmitter

DJI Digital FPV Air Unit - Ultra Low Latency 720p 120FPS Digital HD
Racedayquads.com
$179.00

Antenna

TBS Crossfire Immortal T V2 Antenna (149 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$5.95

Receiver

TBS Crossfire Nano Rx - FPV LONG RANGE DRONE RECEIVER (1488 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$24.95

Batteries

RDQ Series 22.2V 6S 1300mAh 100C LiPo Battery - XT60 (15 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$35.49

Radio

RADIOMASTER TX16S w/Hall Sensor Gimbals 2.4GHz 16ch Multi-Protocol OpenTx Transmitter
Hobbyking.com
$149.99

Goggles

FPV Drone Parts for – FPV Quad Drone Shop – Drone Racing Store (130 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$99.99

Goggles

FatShark Scout FPV Goggles (10 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$199.99

3D Printed

Armattan Badger DJI & Immortal T Antenna Mounts by Verohomie
Thingiverse.com
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HD Camera

GoPro HERO6 Black 4K Action Camera (Renewed) (33 builds)
Amazon.com
$278.99

Radio Module

TBS Crossfire Micro TX V2 (154 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$69.95

Battery Charger

ToolkitRC M6D 500W 15A 1-6S Dual Channel DC Smart ChargerDefault Title (4 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$69.99

Soldering Iron

Soldering Station, 65W Tilswall Solder Station Welding Iron with Smart Temperature Control (392°F-896°F), Extra 5pcs Sol (4 builds)
Amazon.com
$39.99

Accessories

FatStraps 2" FPV Goggle Strap for Fatshark or DJI - Choose Your StyleDJI / Digital Red Camo
Racedayquads.com
$22.50

Accessories

RDQ Series 7.4V 2S 5000mAh 5C TX16S Compatible LiPo Battery - XT60Default Title
Racedayquads.com
$17.99

Accessories

RDQ Series 7.4V 2S 3000mAh 5C FPV Goggle LiPo Battery w/ Charge Indicator - Barrel Jack & XT60 (2 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$17.49

Accessories

Readytosky 4.3" FPV Monitor 48CH 480 x 22 LCD Wireless Receiver Monitor Built-in Battery with Sun Hood LCD Hood Shade for RC FPV
Amazon.com
$1.00
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