Tarantula

By TheMrJahn on Jul 04, 2017

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This drone is light weight - under 350 grams, EMAX ESCs will give a lot of power to motors. Chosen new monstrous trust motors for this build - Hobbywing XRotor 2405 2850kv (excellent trust of 1580g on 12 volts with 5040x3 props) and new EMAX T5050 props.
BF 3.1.7 & BlHeli_s 16.65. Will see if Tattu R-Line 1550mah 4s 95c will handle such power...

Doesn't like how F4 FLAME fc works, decided to install new one - Lumenier F4 AIO.

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Part List

Frame

Lantian 200Plus 4mm Carbon Fiber Frame Kit w/ PDB for QAV-X QAV-R FPV Racing (2 builds)
Banggood.com
$49.31

Flight Controller

Lumenier F4 AIO Flight Controller (F4, OSD, PDB, Curr., V.Reg.)
Helipal.com
$44.99

ESCs

4 x Emax Bullet Series EMX-SC-1774 D-SHOT 30A 2-4S BLHELI_S ESC Support Onshot42 Multishot D-shot Ready (59 builds)
Banggood.com
$55.28

Motors

4 x Hobbywing XRotor 2405 Sensorless Brushless Motor 1800KV 2250KV 2850KV 4S For RC Drone FPV Racing Multi Rotor (11 builds)
Banggood.com
$73.56

Propellers

EMAX T5050 Prop 5Sets-10CW and 10CCW (2 builds)
Emaxmodel.com
$9.98

FPV Camera

Foxeer Arrow V3 HS1190 FPV CCD Camera (131 builds)
Helipal.com
$39.90

FPV Transmitter

HGLRC GTX226 5.8G 40CH 25mW 200mW 600mW Switchable FPV Transmitter VTX SMA RP-SMA Female (16 builds)
Banggood.com
$16.99

Antenna

TBS TRIUMPH-STUB 5.8Ghz Antenna (RP-SMA Male / RHCP / 2pcs) (19 builds)
Helipal.com
$44.90

Receiver

Frsky XM+ Micro D16 SBUS Full Range Mini Receiver Up to 16CH for RC FPV Racing Drone (1529 builds)
Banggood.com
$13.69

Misc Parts

90pcs M3 Stainless Steel Hex Socket Head Cap Screw 4/6/8/12/16/20mm Length (3 builds)
Banggood.com
$6.25

Misc Parts

Soloop 328pcs 2:1 Polyolefin Halogen-Free Heat Shrink Tube Sleeving 5 Color 8 Size (13 builds)
Banggood.com
$4.65

Misc Parts

LANTIAN NAZE32 F3 Super Loud Beeper 5V Buzzer Tracker For RC Racer Drone (20 builds)
Banggood.com
$3.98

Misc Parts

5V WS2812B 43W 144 SMD 5050 RGB LED Strip Waterproof IP65 Individual Addressable (5 builds)
Banggood.com
$22.39

Misc Parts

O-Rings (2mm x 6mm / 40pcs) (4 builds)
Helipal.com
$2.90

Misc Parts

Suleve™ M3NH3 6mm M3 Nylon Screw Black Hex Screw Nut Nylon PCB Standoff Assortment Kit 25pcs (7 builds)
Banggood.com
$2.09
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supermar10   Oct 25, 2017  

Hi,
I'm building the same frame but with the flame f4
I wanted to know if you found a way attaching the xt60 to the frame, so if the battery gets ejected it won't rip off the pads?
Mario

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supermar10   Oct 26, 2017 

Thank you :)

TheMrJahn   Oct 26, 2017 

Done

supermar10   Oct 26, 2017 

Thank you very much :)
Will try something similiar
Why is your quad so clean :D, mine always looks like a lawnmower :D

Titouan   Jul 08, 2017  

Hello
Can you change the pid with your transmiter ?

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Titouan   Jul 08, 2017 

Yes. With unify hv race and Frsky xsr.

TheMrJahn   Jul 09, 2017 
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I hope these videos will help you to solve your issue (how to install hardware and tune software to be able to change pids from your FrSky):

  1. Wiring -
  2. Firmware -
  3. LUA Scripts -

PS Thanks to Joshua Bardwell, he makes great videos about hardware and software for multicopters

Titouan   Jul 09, 2017 

Thanks!

Whiffles   Jul 07, 2017  
1

Nice photo documentation! I like the blue color scheme.

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