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 (58 builds)
Banggood.com
$10.59

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 X9 Lite 2.4GHz 24CH ACCESS ACCST D16 Mode2 Classic Form Factor Portable Transmitter for RC Drone (7 builds)
Banggood.com
$89.99

Goggles

DJI Digital FPV Goggles - Ultra Low Latency 720p 120FPS Digital HD (21 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$529.00

HD Camera

GoPro Hero5 Session (199 builds)
Amazon.com
$305.57

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

Radio Module

FrSky R9M Transmitter Module (58 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$34.99

Battery Charger

ISDT Q6 Plus 300W 14A MINI Pocket Battery Balance Charger (55 builds)
Banggood.com
$59.99

Soldering Iron

TS100 Portable Programmable Smart Soldering Iron (118 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$51.29

Backpack

Torvol Quad Pitstop Backpack PRO (4 builds)
Hqdrones.nl
$197.35

Misc Supplies

TrueRC X-AIR 5.8GHz Crosshair Antenna (RHCP) (4 builds)
Hobbyrc.co.uk
$32.62
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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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