Source One HD - First freestyle build

By Alfor on Sep 10, 2021

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my first freestyle build.
any comments or constructive criticisms welcome. This is my first build but i had a lot of fun putting it together, more photos will be coming as i make some slight modifications to the build to improve QOL

Part List

Frame

UMT / TBS Source One V4 HD 5″ Quadcopter Frame
Unmannedtechshop.co.uk
$31.45

Flight Controller

Mamba Stack F722 APP / F50 Pro Flight Stack with Wifi and Blheli32 ESC (2 builds)
Unmannedtechshop.co.uk
$89.16

Motors

4 x EMAX ECO II Series 2306 Motor (1700kV, 1900kV 2400kV)
Unmannedtechshop.co.uk
$54.68

Propellers

DAL Cyclone Pro T 5040 C Propeller Pack of 20 (Freestyle) (3 builds)
Unmannedtechshop.co.uk
$8.18

FPV Camera

Caddx Ratel 2 1200TVL FPV Camera (2.1mm) (3 builds)
Unmannedtechshop.co.uk
$28.79

FPV Transmitter

RushFPV Tank Ultimate Plus VTX (2 builds)
Unmannedtechshop.co.uk
$43.21

Antenna

Pagoda-2 Omnidirectional Antenna Pair (2 builds)
Unmannedtechshop.co.uk
$15.10

Receiver

Radiomaster R81 D8 Nano Sbus Receiver
Unmannedtechshop.co.uk
$19.17

Batteries

3 x Tattu Funfly Series 1550mAh 14.8V 100C 4S1P Lipo Battery Pack
Unmannedtechshop.co.uk
$71.16

Radio

RadioMaster TX16S HALL 16ch 2.4ghz (2 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$199.99

Goggles

Fat Shark Scout FPV Goggles (12 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$199.00

3D Printed

TBS SourceOne HD / V4 Accessories by jaisor
Thingiverse.com
See Site

HD Camera

GoPro HERO5 Session (294 builds)
Getfpv.com
$199.99

Hardware

2 x Sticky Crappy Battery Strap
Unmannedtechshop.co.uk
$0.80

Misc Parts

Mamba M180 / M220 GPS Module (BN-180 / BN-220)
Unmannedtechshop.co.uk
$10.65

Backpack

The FPV Drone Backpack
Unmannedtechshop.co.uk
$48.08
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Discussion

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ArcFlash   3 days ago  

It appears that your props might be on upside down, if you havent figured it out yet. Lookin good for first build though. 

Alfor   3 days ago 

pretty sure they are correct for props in but will double check before i set her loose

ArcFlash   3 days ago 

Not the clockwise/counter clockwise direction, thats up to you. Looks like they need to be flipped like a pancake. Any writing on the prop should be on the same side as the direction of travel. I could also be seeing this 100% wrong in the picture too, but if its the case it will solve at least one problem you may have.
-Joe

Alfor   3 days ago 

ok thanks. i will deffo double check

motodr441   8 days ago  

850ma s4 is way too small for this size its Motore for 4-3 inch or vary vary light 5 inch
you need at lest 1500ma

Alfor   7 days ago 

thanks for your advice. the lipo listed was the incorrect one the ones ive got are 1550mah. updated the parts list to be more accurate now :)

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