SupaLight

By NekTahiti on Mar 13, 2017

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First few pictures are the parts and their weight.

I started by rounding off the edges of the frame, really wish mfg did that from factory, would gladly pay a couple extra bucks for it. I also apply a thin coat of CA all around the edges to help with delamination from impact.

I modified the XSR to have a 1/4 wave length just like the D4Rs and then removed the connector and soldered it directly on the KISS AIO and double taped it under the FC.

The frame assembly was pretty straight forward, very simple stack with these components

The next part was very tedious as the motor wires were too short and I had to prep and solder extra lengths, #paininthebutt. I also added a picture after redoing my FC soft mounting using longer screws.

I mounted my xsr antennas using a mix of vertical post and arm mounting, should work fine.

The FPV pod is super clean and it's the only couple wires of the build so I just need to plug it into the KISS AIO for power and vtx control over serial.

The the final weight in at 237.5g and 350.5g with a 900mAh 4S

Photos

Part List

Frame

HyperLite EVO 5" Racing Frame 3mm Arms
Pirofliprc.com
$59.99

Flight Controller

KISS CompactCTRL CC All-in-One (33 builds)
Flyduino.net
$116.77

Motors

Tiger Motor Air Gear 200 2450kv (Motors, Props)
Getfpv.com
$49.99

Propellers

HQProp Triple Prop DP 5"x4x3 V1S (12,7cm) Durable Propeller Set light pink 2CW and 2CCW, Polycarbonat
Flyduino.net
$3.95

FPV Camera

FOXEER XAT600M 600TVL Mini FPV Camera HS1177 (127 builds)
Pitchrollyaw.net
$39.99

FPV Transmitter

TrampHV USA Version (81 builds)
Pirofliprc.com
$39.99

Antenna

TBS UNIFY PRO 5G8 LINEAR ANTENNA (56 builds)
Pitchrollyaw.net
$6.95

Receiver

FrSky XSR 2.4GHz 16CH Receiver (363 builds)
Pitchrollyaw.net
$29.99

Misc Parts

1.8mm 170 Degree Wide Angle Lens (10 builds)
Pirofliprc.com
$6.99
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Discussion

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stefanm84   Oct 05, 2017  

I currently have the Kiss CC in my Xhover and looking into adding Hyperlite 2204 Floss Series 2522KV.. do you think it can handle these motors? If I'm correct the total weight with props will be less than 200g. I'm currently sitting at 211g with brother hobby R2 motors.

JC250   Jun 07, 2017  

How is the durability of this frame?

NekTahiti   Apr 09, 2017  

Had some amazing flights this week end. As expected it is a racing beast but what got me the most was how good it felt freestyling. Motors are super good, never once got warm and held up to sime decent head on tree crashes!! 100% my fav racing setup and it would be godly for freestyle if it could carry a session and keep that slim weight

Oeliboeb   Mar 14, 2017  

How are those motors?

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coreysnyder   Mar 22, 2017 

Do you think it is because those motors say they're rated for 2-3S batteries and you're running a 4s?

Whiffles   Mar 22, 2017 

I'm not sure that would be an issue. Most motors can handle 4S.

EreKeR101   Apr 03, 2017 

Nice build. .. If you don't mind me asking, what problems are you having with tuning?

thatsthequy   Mar 15, 2017  

How is the linear whip antenna? I have one ready for my next build and hope it performs well enough for everyday flying!.

NekTahiti   Mar 15, 2017 

Been using one on my 3 inch and have really good range on it, for racing it should be just fine

Whiffles   Mar 22, 2017 

I've been using the VTX03 lately and I'm quite impressed with the signal from such a tiny antenna.

QuadX   Mar 14, 2017  

This is the exact setup i wanted to do!!!! I was also wondering about those motors...

NekTahiti   Mar 14, 2017 

There are also the piroflip motors: http://pirofliprc.com/HyperLite-V2-Team-Edition-2205-2522_p_3845.html
About the same weight, they look like the ticket as well ;)

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