Waterknot | FPVFlow | Shendrones Hydrophobe HD 4S | 6S

By FPVFlow on Apr 04, 2022

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This is our version of the Shendrones Hydrophobe, the famous skirted drone with the aluminum base plate.
All the electronics are silicone coated, and the TPU skirt too on the internal side (silicone and glue for the skirt are yet to come)
Air Unit was completely dismantled in order to be properly coated, and the FPV camera is coated, and it will be sealed with silicone from the outside too

4in1 ESC and FC are very close to the aluminum plate, with thermal paste in between.

It can work either 4S (both with LiIon and Lipos) and 6S (only Lipos) changing the props.
4S --> 5inch props
6S --> Can be used with terraplane ducts as guards and 89mm HQ props

It flies about 6min with a 4s 1550mAh, without GoPro

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Part List

Frame

Hydrophobe (2 builds)
Shendrones.myshopify.com
$97.00

Flight Controller

iFlight SucceX-D Mini F7 TwinG Stack (F7+45A ESC) for DJI Air Unit FPV Racing
Banggood.com
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ESCs

iFlight SucceX-D Mini F7 TwinG Stack (F7+45A ESC) for DJI Air Unit FPV Racing
Banggood.com
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Motors

4 x T-Motor Velox V2207 V2 2207 1750KV 1950KV 5-6S / 2550KV 4S Brushless Motor for Freestyle RC Drone FPV Racing
Banggood.com
See Site

Propellers

HQProp Duct-89MMX8 for Cinewhoop Grey Propeller | FPVFlow
Fpvflow.it
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FPV Camera

Caddx Polar Camera HD Digital Starlight 1/8 inch 720p/32ms 60fps/50Mbps F1.6 8 Mega Lens Mini Cam for DJI Air Unit Vista
Banggood.com
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FPV Transmitter

DJI Digital HD FPV Air Unit Module (121 builds)
Getfpv.com
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Antenna

DJI FPV Air Unit Antenna (MMCX 90° - Pair)
Getfpv.com
$15.00

Receiver

TBS Crossfire Nano Rx Pro | FPVFlow (7 builds)
Fpvflow.it
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Receiver

TBS Crossfire Nano Rx - FPV LONG RANGE DRONE RECEIVER (1486 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$24.95

Batteries

Batteria Li-Ion 4S 35A Varicore - FPVFlow (4 builds)
Fpvflow.it
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Batteries

Ovonic 22.2V 100C 6S 1000mAh LiPo Battery Pack with XT60 Plug for Freestyle (13 builds)
Ampow.com
$20.62

Batteries

Tattu R Line Version 3.0 V3 1300/1400/1550/1800/2000mAh 120C 4S 6S 4.2V Lipo Battery XT60 Plug FPV Racing Drone RC Quadcopter (5 builds)
Aliexpress.com
$18.75

Radio

FrSky Taranis X9D Plus SE 2019 with ACCESS (13 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$247.00

Goggles

Fat Shark Dominator HDO 2 FPV Goggles (68 builds)
Getfpv.com
$499.99

Goggles

DJI FPV Goggles V2 (232 builds)
Getfpv.com
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3D Printed

Shendrones Hydrophobe alternative skirt by moserello
Thingiverse.com
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HD Camera

GoPro HERO9 Black - Waterproof Action Camera with Front LCD and Touch Rear Screens, 5K Ultra HD Video, 20MP Photos, 1080p Live S (14 builds)
Amazon.com
$349.99

HD Camera

GoPro Hero 6 Black NAKED NUOVA con BEC BetaFPV drone FPV BETA95X BETA85X 4K 12MP
Ebay.com
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HD Camera

GoPro HERO10 Black - Waterproof Action Camera with Front LCD and Touch Rear Screens, 5.3K60 Ultra HD Video, 23MP Photos, 1080p L (18 builds)
Amazon.com
$249.00

HD Camera

GoPro HERO8 Black - Waterproof Action Camera with Touch Screen 4K Ultra HD Video 12MP Photos 1080p Live Streaming Stabilization (37 builds)
Amazon.com
$2.00

HD Camera

E2-M4 - Z CAM
Z-cam.com
$1,499.00

HD Camera

GoPro HERO11 Black - Waterproof Action Camera with 5.3K60 Ultra HD Video, 27MP Photos, 1/1.9" Image Sensor, Live Streaming, Webc (2 builds)
Amazon.com
$11.00

Hardware

TBS M8.2 GPS Glonass BLOWOUT (7 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$7.95

Misc Parts

Mg Chemicals 422B-55ML Silicone Modified Conformal CoatingDefault Title (2 builds)
Eio.com
$18.04

Misc Parts

Lumenier WireGuard Motor PCB (10pcs) (5 builds)
Getfpv.com
See Site

Video Receiver

ImmersionRC rapidFIRE w/ Analog PLUS Goggle Receiver Module (180 builds)
Getfpv.com
$159.99

Radio Module

TBS Crossfire Micro TX V2 (155 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$69.95

Misc Supplies

GEPRC GEP-Pagoda2 5.8G 2dBi FPV Antenna SMA/RP-SMA RHCP/LHCP 6cm 60mm (5 builds)
Banggood.com
$10.17
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Discussion

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bentoogood   Jun 20, 2023  
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Hey, that's a clean hydro build! Do you have a link to that GoPro mount? Couldn't find it on your Thingiverse page

FPVFlow   Jul 13, 2023 

Hello @bentoogood and thx for the comment! We are happy to hear you like our build. The fact is that we are opening an ecommerce and this item, with custom design, will be sold there. So that we cannot share the stl file: so sorry about that but we hope you can understand. If you please, you will find the item on our shop in the next months

materia   Nov 06, 2023 

Seems it is not on your store available.
Do you have the permission anyways to make money with a remix of Andy Shen's files (like the skirt)? Probably not...

FPVFlow   Nov 07, 2023 

Yes, it is not on the store yet, but DM us if you are in hurry and you need that item.
Who told you we will sold the skirt? The only parts that will be sold is the custom made design of the gopro mount with an RX mount, and nothing designed or included by Shen stl files... the compatibility with the frame is just due to the hole distances :)
We do not print object made by others on our store, since stl are available and we are not a 3D printing service

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