2017 F1-6

By cjdavies on Jul 15, 2017

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Finally did a build with the frame I fell in love with when I first discovered FPV but couldn't justify/afford until now :3

850g with GoPro & 2200mAh 4S, can break 10 minutes flight time.

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Part List

Frame

F1-6 (2 builds)
Armattanquads.com
$105.00

Flight Controller

Lumenier LUX V2 Flight Controller (60 builds)
Getfpv.com
$24.99

ESCs

4 x Spedix ES30 HV 3-6s BLHeli_S DShot600 30A ESCDefault Title (176 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$47.80

Motors

4 x (11 builds)
Banggood.com
See Site

Propellers

HQProp 6x4.5 DP 2CW + 2CCW Propeller PC - Blue (4 pack) (6 builds)
Getfpv.com
$2.99

FPV Camera

RunCam Swift 2 (198 builds)
Shop.runcam.com
$44.99

FPV Transmitter

CA$54.73 20% ImmersionRC Tramp HV 6-18V 5.8GHz 1mW to>600mW Video Transmitter International Version V2 RC Parts from Toys H (140 builds)
Banggood.com
$39.99

Antenna

MenaceRC Stubby Raptor V2 Antenna 5.8Ghz Omni Antenna (7 builds)
Nemosminiquadsupplies.com.au
$19.95

Receiver

FrSky XSR 2.4GHz 16CH ACCST Receiver w/ S-Bus & CPPM (480 builds)
Getfpv.com
$14.99

Batteries

Turnigy Heavy Duty 2200mAh 4S 60C Lipo Pack w/XT60U Connector
Hobbyking.com
$27.00

Power Distribution

Matek Systems PDB-XT60 W/ BEC 5V & 12V 2oz Copper for RC Drone FPV Racing Multi Rotor (139 builds)
Banggood.com
$4.69

Radio

FrSky Taranis X9D Plus 2.4GHz ACCST Radio & X8R Combo w/ case (Mode 2) (54 builds)
Getfpv.com
$244.99

Radio

FrSky Taranis X-Lite Pro ACCESS 2.4GHz Radio Controller (Deep Sea Blue) (16 builds)
Getfpv.com
$199.99

Goggles

Eachine EV800DM Varifocal 5.8G 40CH Diversity FPV Goggles with HD DVR 3 Inch 900*600 Video Headset Build in 2000mAh Battery (2 builds)
Banggood.com
$79.90

Goggles

FatShark Attitude V2 FPV Headset System w/Trinity Head Tracker and CMOS Camera
Hobbyking.com
See Site

HD Camera

GoPro HERO8 Black - Waterproof Action Camera with Touch Screen 4K Ultra HD Video 12MP Photos 1080p Live Streaming Stabilization (19 builds)
Amazon.com
$348.99

Radio Module

Frsky R9M Lite Pro 900MHz Transmitter Module Up to 1W RF Power Compatible FrSky ACCESS Protocol for Taranis X-Lite Pro S and X9 (12 builds)
Banggood.com
$65.99

Radio Module

FrSky R9M 900MHz Long Range Transmitter Module for FrSky R9 Series (69 builds)
Banggood.com
$61.80

Tools

Hakko FX888D-23BY Digital Soldering Station FX-888D FX-888 (blue & yellow) (29 builds)
Amazon.com
$104.95
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Discussion

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anonymous user   Mar 18, 2018  

This guy used you picture on his page
http://fpvgear.dk/drone/propeller/gemfan-flash-6042/

cjdavies   Mar 18, 2018 

Hah, good for them :) I've posted it enough places now it's essentially fair game for anybody to use!

t3rminal   Jul 16, 2017  

Hey. How do you find the HobbyRC battery?

cjdavies   Jul 16, 2017 
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I quite like them - they have less punch than HobbyKing Graphenes (the other 4S packs I fly), but they don't sag so violently at the end like the Graphenes do. With the HobbyRC packs once my voltage warnings start to go off I have time to finish my circuit, do a little punch out & then land safely. With the Graphenes with the same voltage warnings, I barely have enough time to get straight back & land immediately.

t3rminal   Jul 16, 2017 

Awesome, thanks. HobbyRC are local to me (although they don't have an physical store) so I wanted to support them but couldn't find many reviews on their batteries.

Whiffles   Jul 15, 2017  

That's some nice soldering there!

cjdavies   Jul 15, 2017 

Thanks! Striving for perfect joints is probably why if I live streamed a build it would be 12+ hours O_o

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