F450 Rebirth

By miromir237 on Feb 28, 2017

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I decided to rebuild F450 quad frame with parts that I have lying around. I had to buy motors and ESCs. Later on I also added MinimOSD. It was fun build. My kids were around and tried to solder ESCs to PDB.

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Part List

Frame

New F450 Quadcopter Multirotor Kit Frame/Heighten Broaden Landing Gear Skids US (4 builds)
Ebay.com
$17.95

Flight Controller

OpenPilot CC3D Atom Mini FPV Flight Controller EVO Bent Needle for mutilcopter fpv (2 builds)
Aliexpress.com
$10.52

ESCs

4 x Hobbywing XRotor 20A APAC Brushless ESC 3-4S For RC Multicopters (4 builds)
Banggood.com
$52.08

Motors

4X Racerstar Racing Edition 2312 BR2312 960KV 2-4S Brushless Motor For 350 380 400 RC Drone (4 builds)
Banggood.com
$30.89

Propellers

9450 9*4.5 Self Lock Props Highly Efficient Propeller CW/CCW for Phantom 3 2 Vision 2 Pairs
Aliexpress.com
$4.58

FPV Camera

Eachine 700TVL 1/3 Cmos FPV 148 Degree Camera w/ ET200R 5.8G 40CH 200MW Image Transmitter Raceband
Banggood.com
$23.99

Receiver

FlySky 2.4G 10CH AFHDS 2A FS-iA10 Receiver For RC Models
Banggood.com
$17.99

Receiver

Flysky 2.4G 6CH FS-iA6B Receiver PPM Output With iBus Port (55 builds)
Banggood.com
See Site

Batteries

ZOP Power 11.1V 2200mAh 3S 35C Lipo Battery XT60 Plug
Banggood.com
$16.99

Power Distribution

Hobbywing 3A UBEC 5V 6V Switch Mode BEC For RC Models
Banggood.com
$3.00

Radio

FrSky Taranis Q X7S Digital Telemetry Radio System 2.4GHz ACCST (EU) (10 builds)
Hobbyking.com
$184.99

Goggles

Fat Shark Dominator HDO FPV Goggles (37 builds)
Getfpv.com
$499.99

HD Camera

GoPro HERO7 Black Action Camera (16 builds)
Getfpv.com
$399.99

Misc Parts

APM Power Module with 5.3V DC BEC Available with T or XT60
Banggood.com
$5.99

Misc Parts

2PCS 7.4V -11.1V 2S-3S RC Lipo Battery low voltage Alarm Indicator
Banggood.com
$4.99

Misc Parts

5pcs IP65 DC12V 3528 SMD Red Green Blue White 3LED Strip Lights
Banggood.com
$2.99

Misc Parts

5pcs IP65 DC12V 3528 SMD Red Green Blue White 3LED Strip Lights
Banggood.com
$2.99

Video Receiver

Furious True-D V3.5 Diversity Receiver System Firmware 3.8A (FatShark Attitude Version)SKU: FPV-RX-TRUD3.8A (11 builds)
Furiousfpv.com
$68.00

Radio Module

FrSky R9M Transmitter Module (36 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$49.99

Battery Charger

ISDT Q6 Plus 300W 14A MINI Pocket Battery Balance Charger (39 builds)
Banggood.com
$59.99

Soldering Iron

TS100 Portable Programmable Smart Soldering Iron (40 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$54.99

Backpack

Torvol Quad Pitstop Backpack PRO (4 builds)
Hqdrones.nl
$199.92

Accessories

TBS Diamond Antenna (7 builds)
Getfpv.com
$24.95

Misc Supplies

TrueRC X-AIR 5.8GHz Crosshair Antenna (RHCP) (3 builds)
Hobbyrc.co.uk
$31.61
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Whiffles   Mar 11, 2017  

Fun, I built an F450 a couple years ago and really enjoyed it. I think that was the easiest build I ever did.

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