Shendrones Big Baby x8

By brinkfa on Sep 29, 2021

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Welcome to my first x8 Build. Wanted to it for a long time and finally Pulled the Trigger.
The T-Motor Velox V45A V2 has a 10pin Connector and the Lux H7 got 2x 8pin Inputs, since I needed to rewire the connector I took the 10V regulator and one ground out and put the rest into an 8pin connector.
I needed to print some Custom washers under the Vista and inbetween the ESCs. Also I needed smaller screws for the motors (M2x4).

AUW is about 500g with Hero 7 and Ovonic 1000mah 6S, flight time is about 3.5min when flying like a Cinewhoop with Gemfan D76 5-blade Propellers on top and Gemfan 3028-3 on the lower motors

Part List

Frame

Big Baby (7 builds)
Shendrones.myshopify.com
$36.00

Flight Controller

Lumenier LUX H7 HD Ultimate Flight Controller (4 builds)
Getfpv.com
$75.99

ESCs

2 x T-Motor Velox V45A V2 4-IN-1 6S 32BIT ESC
Droneshop.nl
$111.90

Motors

8 x Emax Eco 1407 Motor - 2800kv
Droneshop.nl
$103.60

Propellers

2 x 12Pair Upgraded DALPROP CYCLONE 3 Inch T3056C Pro 3056 3 blade Propeller CW CCW for RC Drone FPV Racing (3 builds)
Aliexpress.com
$15.98

FPV Camera

Caddx Nebula Nano V2 Kit Digital FPV Camera with Vista HD Video Transmitter &Coaxial Cable for FPV Drone Fixed Wing Quadcopter (2 builds)
Aliexpress.com
$139.99

Receiver

TBS Crossfire Nano Rx (SE) - FPV LONG RANGE DRONE RECEIVER (409 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$29.95

Batteries

4 x Ovonic 1000mAh 6S 100C LiPo Battery with XT60 Plug for FPV Racing RC Quadcopter Helicopter Airplane Multi-Motor Hobby DIY (31 builds)
Amazon.com
$87.96

Radio

TBS Tango 2 - FPV RC Radio Drone Controller (18 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$159.95

Goggles

DJI FPV Goggles V2 (132 builds)
Store.dji.com
$569.00

HD Camera

GoPro Hero7 Black — Waterproof Action Camera with Touch Screen 4K Ultra HD Video 12MP Photos 720p Live Streaming Stabiliza (19 builds)
Amazon.com
$199.97

Battery Charger

ISDT D2 200W 24A AC Dual Channel Output Smart Battery Balance Charger (18 builds)
Banggood.com
$139.00

Tools

Ethix Tool Case (4 builds)
Customquads.com.au
$54.95

Tools

Original Prusa MINI+
Shop.prusa3d.com
$482.30

Backpack

Torvol Quad PITSTOP Backpack Pro (21 builds)
Getfpv.com
$199.99

Accessories

VIFLY ShortSaver V2 Smart Smoke Stopper Electronic Fuse to Detect and Prevent Short-Circuit and Overload, Power Switch for Recei (9 builds)
Amazon.com
$12.99
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mrwoods79   12 days ago  

i almost have the same setup do you have any pids you could share

dispi   19 days ago  

What flight times are you getting?

brinkfa   19 days ago 

Because of bad weather I just got a test flight. Flight time was about 2min and got freakin hot motors. I need to solve this Problem first. I reply when I get solid flight times

brinkfa   16 days ago 

Went flying today, I get about 3.5 min when I fly it like a Cinewhoop with the Ovonic 1000 mAh 6S

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