Blue Aurora

By Anthanium on Aug 28, 2017

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Couple of months ago I got my first brushless quadcopter. It was a aurora 100 from Banggood.
Since then a lot has changed and upgraded. The aurora 100 is known for its bad camera so that was something I wanted to change out and switched to a runcam micro swift. (which i painted (kinda messy)blue). The bottom plate is the 2.5mm upgrade from Banggood, and to make it 3s capable I changed the motors to DYS 1104 6500KV. In its current form its a lot heavier than the stock Aurora 100, 73.06 grams. It's still a lot of fun on 2S but the real fun begins with the 3s on this one.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3g7Ztn-Mzfs&t=0s

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Part List

Frame

Eachine Aurora 100 100MM Mini Brushless FPV Multirotor Racing Frame 14.5g Carbon Fiber (3 builds)
Banggood.com
$11.99

Flight Controller

Eachine Minicube F3 6DOF Flight Controller V1.1 w/ Betaflight OSD 2-3S 20*20mm For Aurora 68 90 100 Lizard95 (11 builds)
Banggood.com
$21.99

ESCs

Eachine Minicube 10A BLHeli_S 16.5 4 In 1 2-3S ESC BB2 Support Dshot600 For Aurora 68 90 100 Lizard95 (21 builds)
Banggood.com
$25.99

Motors

4 x DYS BE1104 1104 Brushless Motor 5400KV 6500KV 7000KV 2-3S for 100 120 150 RC Drone FPV Racing Multi Rotor (51 builds)
Banggood.com
See Site

Propellers

Gemfan PC 2035 BN Bullnose 4-Blade Polycarbonate Unbreakable Clear/Clear Blue/Clear Purple (34 builds)
Airbladeuav.com
$3.39

FPV Camera

RunCam Micro Swift 600TVL 2.1mm IR Blocked 1/3 CCD FPV Camera PAL/NTSC 5.6g (193 builds)
Banggood.com
$29.99

FPV Transmitter

Banggood.com (37 builds)
Banggood.com
$17.31

Receiver

Eachine Minicube Compatible DSM2 DSMX Satellite 2.4G Receiver 20mm*20mm For Aurora 68 90 100 Lizard95
Banggood.com
$15.19

Batteries

Turnigy nano-tech 450mAh 3S 65C Lipo (E-flite Compatible Blade 180CFX EFLB4503SJ30) (36 builds)
Hobbyking.com
$6.81

Radio

FrSky 2.4G ACCST Taranis Q X7 16 Channels Transmitter Remote Controller Black for RC Drone (138 builds)
Amazon.com
$124.39

Goggles

Aomway Commander Goggles V1 FPV 2D 3D 40CH 5.8G Support HD Port DVR Headtracker For RC Drone (22 builds)
Banggood.com
See Site

HD Camera

GoPro Hero5 Session Waterproof 4K Video Camera
$211.95

Misc Parts

Eachine Aurora 100 Mini Brushless FPV Racer Spare Part 2mm 2.5mm Bottom Plate 3K Carbon Fiber (3 builds)
Banggood.com
$5.39

Misc Parts

XT30 Power Connectors (5 Pair) (3 builds)
Getfpv.com
$3.99

Accessories

FrSKY 900MHz Super 8 Antenna for R9M and R9M Lite Module - FCC Version
Rotorgeeks.com
$20.24

Misc Supplies

TrueRC X-AIR 5.8GHz Crosshair Antenna (RHCP) (3 builds)
Hobbyrc.co.uk
$31.41
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