X210 Pod Racer - 5S Edition

By TinuZ on Aug 12, 2017

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A RealAcc X210 base plate based Pod racer capable of running 5S.

Goal was to build a cheap 5" racer that could handle the 5S batteries which I bought on sale. The pod and battery landing skid /launchpad were 3D printed by a friend out of TPU and they protect the electronics really well in wet grass, sand and hard impacts in case of unscheduled landings.

Dry weight : 322gr

First flight on 4s default PIDs:

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Part List

Frame

Realacc X210 214mm FPV Racing Frame Spare Part 3mm/4mm Baseboard Frame Arm Carbon Fiber
Banggood.com
$14.49

Flight Controller

HGLRC F4 V5PRO Flight Controller 5.8G 40CH 0/25/200/600mW Switchable VTX w/ 5V BEC OSD PDB RC Drone (17 builds)
Banggood.com
$59.99

ESCs

4PCS Racerstar Labs 28A 28amp 2-5S Dshot600 Ready ESC BLHeli_S 16.5 BB2 Supports Dshot300 Dshot150 (15 builds)
Banggood.com
$34.99

Motors

4X Racerstar Racing Edition 2205 BR2205S PRO 2300KV 2-5S Brushless Motor For X210 X220 250 RC Drone FPV Racing (2 builds)
Banggood.com
$40.56

Propellers

2 Pair DALPROP T5045C Cyclone 5 Inch 3 Blade Propeller Clover Prop Black Red Orange Green (189 builds)
Banggood.com
$3.37

FPV Camera

Runcam Swift 600TVL DC 5 to 17V Horizontal Fov 90 Mini FPV PAL Camera IR Block with 2.8MM Lens (198 builds)
Banggood.com
$36.99

Antenna

Pagoda FPV Antenna - Assembly
Blog.seidel-philipp.de
See Site

Batteries

Turnigy Graphene 1300mAh 5S1P 65C Lipo Battery (2 builds)
Hobbyking.com
$32.36

Batteries

Tattu 1300mAh 75C 4S1P lipo battery pack (103 builds)
Pirofliprc.com
$28.99

Misc Parts

18g Geprc 30 Degree Landing Gear 3D Printing TPU Support Handing Battery for RC Racing Drone (3 builds)
Banggood.com
$6.09

Misc Parts

18g Geprc 30 Degree Landing Gear 3D Printing TPU Support Handing Battery for RC Racing Drone (3 builds)
Banggood.com
$6.09

Misc Parts

4 PCS Realacc M3*7+4.5 Flight Controller Anti-Vibration Fixed Screws for RC Drone FPV Racing (50 builds)
Banggood.com
$3.82

Misc Parts

5 PCS Super Loud 5V Active Alarm Buzzer Beeper Tracker 9*5.5mm for RC MultiRotor FPV Racing Drone (32 builds)
Banggood.com
$3.17

Misc Parts

Flight Controller Protection Cover Plate Damping Plate Controller Board for Martian Series frames for RC Drone (4 builds)
Banggood.com
$1.79

Misc Parts

X210 Pod for Unify Pro Pigtail Realacc by Chefhandwerker
Thingiverse.com
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Discussion

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EzRacerツ   Oct 05, 2018  

do you think its safe to run 4s rated batteries on 5s?

TinuZ   Oct 06, 2018 

this build flies just as well on 4S.

It's the ESC's and FC that needed to support the higher voltage, less is never a problem ;)

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