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 (12 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 (23 builds)
Banggood.com
$30.07

Motors

4 x DYS BE1104 1104 Brushless Motor 5400KV 6500KV 7000KV 2-3S for 100 120 150 RC Drone FPV Racing Multi Rotor (50 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 (199 builds)
Banggood.com
$29.99

FPV Transmitter

Banggood.com (37 builds)
Banggood.com
See Site

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)
Hobbyking.com
$8.84

Radio

FrSky 2.4G ACCST Taranis Q X7 16 Channels Transmitter Remote Controller Black for RC Drone (217 builds)
Amazon.com
$124.39

Goggles

Aomway Commander Goggles V1 FPV 2D 3D 40CH 5.8G Support HD Port DVR Headtracker For RC Drone (37 builds)
Banggood.com
$255.90

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) (4 builds)
Hobbyrc.co.uk
See Site
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