armaGdn v5

By BUDLoNG on Aug 11, 2021

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1204's, a caddx ant and a mini immortal T to shave some weight. The rush tiny tank holds the crossfire nano in a perfect spot under the hole in the top plate allowing the soldered pins to have room. I front mounted the power cable this time. 3 bolts per motor to shed a little weight.
the rx antenna holder is diy from zipties. I kept the vtx sled pointing forward to allow it to fit under the slanted top plate. I refrained from additional leds to keep things light and replaced the double barrel buzzer with a singe unit pointing out the bottom plate hole.

2s 450 ~4+m

3s was causing fly aways. I reflashed the outdated firmware... didnt work... I updated the escs to the latest version and that was it. I flew a tiny bit in the backyard, but after i tore up the gazebo and some plants Im gonna have to wait to go to a bigger location.



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Jodie Froster   Aug 14, 2021  

Wow man, premium components packed in there supa tight!!
How is your video? I have seen quite a few builds with the crossfire nano squished up against the FC/vTx that have rough video issues. Usually lines/bands.

BUDLoNG   Aug 18, 2021 

Even thought the rx is not pressed up against anything, i do get white lines. Maybe thats just an effect of using the sled and having the rx above the vtx?
I had this reversed (rx under vtx, on another build) i do not recall any issues with my video signal but the extra length needed for the bolts mad it a very heavy solution..
after i crash next, ill try moving the rx behind the camera and see if my lines are cleaned up

Jodie Froster   Aug 19, 2021 

That may also cause a problem, crossfire nano rx's are notoriously noisy next to cameras. I would try it, I don't think it's bad with every camera... just don't give up if you have new, different lines with it close to the cam.
Happy flying, I really enjoy watching your builds/skills evolve :)

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