Black Killer

By Mephisto on Apr 27, 2017

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This is my first real quadrocopter with 4S.
Build it in 5 hours with no problems, now off to the tuning.
I already ordered a TBS Unify Pro Race, because the Eachine broke. Fortunately I had another one to hand. Additionally I need to add a capacitor for the VTX.
Will update my progress on tuning the PIDs.

--- Update 1 ---
TBS Unify Pro Race installed, flawless transmittion. Currently I get around 4.30 flight time with the Multistar LiPos with moderat flying. I might try some 5040 props soon.
For the tuning part I'm add it. Right now it's totaly flyable total response, but it definitely needs some tweaking in the turns. I ordered a runcam 3, so there might be some on-flight footage soon. Next step is to upgrade my cam to an arrow 3 or something.

--- Update 2 ---
I switched the receiver to a SPM4649T for telemetry and RSSI warning. I printed a new hood with rocket boostes on it. Yeeahi and soon my pagoda antenna parts will arrive.

All happy flying! :)

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Part List

Frame

Cerberus V2 5" Stretch X Racer - Flynoceros Frames w/Lifetime Warranty (3 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$79.99

Flight Controller

Omnibus Betaflight F4 Flight Controller V1 STM32 F405 MCU Integrated OSD (31 builds)
Banggood.com
$24.49

ESCs

4 x T-Motor F30A FPV 30A 2-6S ESC BLHeli_S Dshot Oneshot125 Oneshot42 Multishot For FPV Racing (6 builds)
Banggood.com
$67.96

Motors

4 x F60 Pro 2500kv by T-Motor (2 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$99.96

Propellers

HQProp DP 5x4x3 PC V1S Light Green Propeller - 3 Blade (2CW+2CCW/Bag) (11 builds)
Getfpv.com
$3.99

FPV Camera

FatShark 700TVL V2 CMOS Cam Fixed Mount #1204 (7 builds)
Readymaderc.com
$24.99

FPV Transmitter

TBS Unify Pro 5.8 GHz HV RACE Video Transmitter (255 builds)
Fpvheadquarters.com
$29.99

Antenna

Aomway 5.8GHz FPV 4 Leaf Clover AV Transmission RHCP Antenna 1 Pair Blue Red with Canopy (82 builds)
Banggood.com
$12.99

Receiver

Spektrum Quad Race Serial Receiver w/ Telemetry (SPM4649T) (14 builds)
Getfpv.com
$49.99

Batteries

4 x Tattu 1300mAh 75C 4S1P lipo battery pack (78 builds)
Pirofliprc.com
$115.96

Batteries

2 x Multistar Racer Series 1400mAh 4S 65C Multi-Rotor Lipo-Pack (Gold Spec)
Hobbyking.com
$51.58

Power Distribution

Realacc / Matek HUBOSD ECO X Type w/STOSD8 Current Sensor 5V 12V Dual BEC PDB with XT60 Plug (25 builds)
Banggood.com
$14.99

Misc Parts

2 x Diatone LED Strip & Board, 12V (2 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$5.98

Misc Parts

Lipo Battery Strap - 250mm - V2 Upgraded - $0.99 (4 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$0.99
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Discussion

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Whiffles   Apr 27, 2017  

Interesting RX antenna placement. I normally run them from behind the front arms, so this is the first time I've seen them going forward from the rear arms.

Mephisto   May 11, 2017 
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The receiver fitted best in the back of the quad. But the antennas were too short to make them point backwards. Right now it works, I've got 4 spare antennas, when one might break, but let's see.

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