Hyperlite Evo 5"

By Kbobiles on Jun 16, 2017

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***Update 6/20/17 - The DYS F4 Flight Controller decided to failsafe. It literally stopped communicating with the FrSky XSR receiver. Plugged the same receiver in another quad, and it works just fine. Plugged another known working receiver onto the DYS F4 Flight Controller and no response... :(

I guess I'll be going back to my trusted Flight Controller.... Furious FPV Radiance...

***Update 6/17/2017 - Fell in love with the PyroDrone HyperBaby, got to try out the bigger brother...


Part List


HyperLite EVO 5" Racing Frame 4mm Arms (5 builds)

Flight Controller

RADIANCE Flight Controller - Light Up The SkiesSKU: FPV-Radiance (15 builds)


4 x Spedix - 30A ESC (67 builds)


4 x RCX H2205 (V3) 2350KV Multirotor Outrunner Brushless Motor (NEW! CNC7075 Upgraded!) (6 builds)


Team RaceKraft 5040 TriBlade Race Prop (Yellow Clear) (2 builds)

FPV Camera

RunCam Swift 2 (204 builds)

FPV Transmitter

TBS UNIFY PRO 5G8 HV - RACE (SMA) (255 builds)


Lumenier AXII 5.8GHz Antenna (RHCP) (2pcs) (55 builds)


FrSky XSR 2.4GHz 16CH ACCST Receiver w/ S-Bus & CPPM (341 builds)


Pyro-Drone Graphene 1300mAh 4S 14.8V 75C By Who Cares! (4 builds)

Power Distribution

Power Distribution Board for Piko BLX flight controllerSKU: FPV-PDBPIKO (5 builds)

Misc Parts

Hyperlite EVO & SS 4mm Arm Guards Black

Misc Parts

10CM SMA Pigtail W/UFL Connector (10 builds)

Misc Parts

PyroDrone SnapBack Camo Hat

Misc Parts

5V Buzzer Alarm Beeper With Cable for Eachine QX70 QX90 QX95 NAZE32 F3 DIY Micro Brushed FPV Racer (12 builds)

Misc Parts

5 pin silicone cable for TBS UNIFY PRO HV/Race RunCam Swift 2 / Owl 2
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Lemonc   12 days ago  

How is your EVO holding up? I like mine, but the ramp section (which is why i wanted the EVO so i could strap on my Runcam2 HD cam) frequently busts off... :/ Also recently i cracked my rear arm slightly hitting a light post (havent gotten a replacement yet)

Kbobiles   10 days ago 

The EVO is holding up pretty well. I actually took off the ramp section just because it kept popping off. I decided to use a TPU printed GoPro mount from Brain3d: https://www.brain3d.co/collections/gopro-mounts-gopro-protection/products/hyperlite-evo-hd-gopro-session-mount

I'm sure they can print one for your RunCam2 HD.

Also, I did manage to break an arm. That was from a failsafe while over 100ft in the air. :( Are you running 3mm or 4mm arms? I use 4mm, don't really care to save weight.

Lately, I've been flying mainly freestyle and using my Shendrones Tweaker 5" setup as I now prefer top mounted batteries. I'm actually waiting for the MultiGP HD Top Plate to use on the EVO so I can try a top mounted battery with a GoPro. Don't know if it will work, cause the VTX antenna mount will hit the battery as it has to be mounted sideways to fit on the top plate with a GoPro. We'll see! :)

TheDroningReverend   Jun 22, 2017  

How do you like this frame? Does it fly well, or do you wish you had gotten something else?

Kbobiles   Jun 22, 2017 

I personally like the frame, it flies really well, especially with a GoPro or HD camera mounted on top. You are, however, limited in space and would recommend using an AIO, like the Betaflight F3 flight controller to have all the cool features.

Honestly, it was a toss up between this and the HyperLite SS. What made me decide to go with this, is the fact an HD camera mounts low due to the slanted top plate.


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