U180X (Retired)

By thatsthequy on Apr 26, 2017

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Hey guys!

First off, thanks to Eric at ÜberDesign for hooking me up with this sweet frame! It is a special 3mm carbon fiber and kevlar weave that maintains the stiffness of the regular 4mm carbon fiber, while weighing 25% less. I paired the baseplate with the ÜberPod, which is a more secure mounting solution for your HS1177/Swift camera, while also letting you run extreme camera angles.

This is my first build with this AIO FC. You get voltage, current sensing, mAh used, PID tuning, and more all ready to go in the drag-and-drop OSD. It's been fitted with the smallest 800mW VTx and FrSky SBUS diversity receiver available, both piggybacking off the camera inside the pod. TBS SmartAudio has been configured so I can control the VTx band, channel, and power setting all via the OSD. The stubby antenna is loosely secured to the top plate, to allow some flexibility in a crash. BLHeli_S ESCs are fully setup for DShot600 and are very tiny!

Weight as shown: 257g

Huge thanks to ÜberDesign, Rotorgeeks, Team Blacksheep, AirbladeUAV, and SN Hobbies for stocking the parts for this build!

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Part List

Frame

Ü180X (Carbon) (4 builds)
Uberdesign.us
$55.00

Flight Controller

Betaflight F3 Flight Controller (134 builds)
Rotorgeeks.com
$34.99

ESCs

4 x Spedix ES30 HV ESC
Rotorgeeks.com
$69.12

Motors

4 x Rotorgeeks 7075 Series 2204 2300kv (7 builds)
Rotorgeeks.com
$75.56

FPV Camera

PZ Mini FPV camera (11 builds)
Rotorgeeks.com
$33.24

FPV Transmitter

TBS Unify Pro 5G8 V3 (SMA) (150 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$39.95

Antenna

TBS Triumph-Stub SMA (RHCP 2pcs) (142 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$39.95

Receiver

FrSky XM+ (Mini SBUS Non-telemetry Full Range) (1430 builds)
Rotorgeeks.com
$20.29
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thumbtwiddler   Apr 26, 2017  

hello? ...yeah, i'll take 20

thatsthequy   Apr 26, 2017 

Haha I'll get right on it! Loved building this quad!

thumbtwiddler   Apr 26, 2017 

i really dont understand my obsession with tiny x drones with camera on the stacks. their adorable yet kick ass at the same time

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