Rekon 5 (5" cruiser/freestyle)

By dispi on Oct 07, 2021

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It flies nice in freestyle but if you touchdown, you will replace parts of the frame ...
Get light props for easier tuning.

Can fly 6S freestyle or 30min+ on LiOn 4S ~3000-4000mah.

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Part List

Frame

RekonFPV Rekon5 5 Inch Long Range Frame Kit (2 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$43.99

Flight Controller

Diatone MAMBA F722 Mini MK3/F40 Mini Pro BLHELI-32 6S Flight Controller Stack 20*20mm (6 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$102.99

Motors

4 x T-Motor F2203.5 FPV Race 20g Brushless Motor 1500kv (2 builds)
Premium-modellbau.de
$92.72

Propellers

T-Motor T5143s Ultralight Propeller Clear Gray
N-factory.de
$4.18

FPV Camera

Caddx Polar Micro Digital FPV Vista Camera Kit - Coffee (10 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$159.00

Antenna

Caddx Vista 150mm Antenne (2 builds)
N-factory.de
$16.25

Batteries

AuLine VTC6 3000mAh 4S 14.8V 30A XT60 18650 Li-Ion Battery (2 builds)
Unmannedtechshop.co.uk
$53.60

Batteries

CNHL Black Series 1300MAH 22.2V 6S 100C Lipo Battery - XT60 (56 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$29.99

Radio

DJI Digital FPV 5.8GHz 7ms Ultra Low Latency Remote Controller Transmitter for RC Drone (53 builds)
Banggood.com
$299.99

Goggles

DJI Digital HD FPV Goggles (106 builds)
Getfpv.com
$529.00

Goggles

iFlight Crystal HD Patch 5.8GHz RP-SMA Antenna for DJI - LHCP - Choose Your Design (4 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$44.99

3D Printed

Rekon FPV 5/6 Lower Deck/Frame by darken
Thingiverse.com
See Site

3D Printed

"Discovery" 4" long-range frame by eyefly
Thingiverse.com
See Site

3D Printed

Rekon 5 Vifly Finder 2 Case by Nenco (2 builds)
Thingiverse.com
See Site

3D Printed

12mm motor skids for fpv quad, multiple options by Redeque (2 builds)
Thingiverse.com
See Site

Misc Parts

ViFly Finder 2 Buzzer - Lost Drone Finder/Locater/Alarm (141 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$12.99

Misc Parts

Smallest Mini Dual GLONASS+GPS BN-180 Micro Double GPS Antenna Module UART TTL For CC3D F3 RC Drone Airplane (36 builds)
Banggood.com
$11.32

Misc Parts

2 x 2812 LED STRIP, 2812-8Slim – Matek Systems (6 builds)
Mateksys.com
See Site

Backpack

Amazon Basics Backpack for SLR Cameras and Accessories-Black
Amazon.de
$45.69

Accessories

ISDT BG-8S Smart Battery Checker (4 builds)
Getfpv.com
$39.99
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Discussion

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Junnicutt   9 days ago  

which parts were breaking so easily? any benefit or reason for e switch from the original style camera mount to the more rounded type one?

dispi   9 days ago 

which parts were breaking so easily?

The front brace on which the camera mount sits. It's only a ~1mm plate. I replaced it with a ~2mm 3D printed part now, seems ok, have not crashed again yet.

any benefit or reason for e switch from the original style camera mount to the more rounded type one?

The different mount helped a bit with vibrations in the video feed I had, and the props are no longer in view. And I didn't want/needed the GoPro mount option.

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