Cotton Candy Chameleon

By Canarka on Sep 20, 2017

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Built this incredibly smooth flying Chameleon.

Still waiting on a black runcam to come in to clean up the build some. Also getting a reprint of the vinyl for the top plate so it goes to the end. Considering switching to a 4-1 ESC to allow more color through however I really want dshot 1200 on this build.

Otherwise, happy with how it turned out.

The effect looks better in person. Far more range of colors than I can pick up with my poor photography skills.

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Part List

Frame

Armattan Chameleon (3 builds)
Rotorgeeks.com
$112.20

Flight Controller

CL Racing F4 Flight Controller (33 builds)
Armattanquads.com
$22.00

ESCs

4 x SPEDIX GS30 32 BIT 30AMP ESC (DSHOT 1200) (8 builds)
Catalystmachineworks.com
$43.80

Motors

4 x Hypetrain Freestyle 2306 2450KV Motor (V1.1) (90 builds)
Store.rotorriot.com
$79.96

Propellers

4 x HQ Durable Prop 5X4.3X3V1S (2CW+2CCW) (350 builds)
Rotorvillage.ca
$15.96

FPV Camera

Runcam Swift 2 With OSD CCD 600TVL Camera (21 builds)
Hobbyrc.co.uk
$33.82

FPV Transmitter

ImmersionRC Tramp HV 5.8GHz Video Tx - (International Version) (142 builds)
Getfpv.com
$29.99

Antenna

EMAX PAGODA II ANTENNA BY MAARTEN BAERT (44 builds)
Pirofliprc.com
$14.99

Receiver

TBS Crossfire Micro Receiver V2 (271 builds)
Fpvheadquarters.com
$34.95

Batteries

Thunder Power Adrenaline Series 1300mah 4s 80c (11 builds)
Store.rotorriot.com
$29.99

HD Camera

GoPro Hero5 Session (199 builds)
Amazon.com
$305.57

HD Camera

GoPro HERO5 Session (199 builds)
Getfpv.com
$199.99

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
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Discussion

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Danfpv   Oct 10, 2017  

Really love that skin!! I've been looking at this one, https://www.stikitskins.com/holographic-white.html. Is that similar to the one you have here? What are your thoughts on it and how is the installation.

Canarka   Oct 20, 2017 

Thats the exact skin. Installation was a breeze!

G4Z   Sep 29, 2017  

Very cool quad! Makes me want to rebuild my Chameleon. Question: looks like you have a Tramp HV in it- how did you get v-bat direct from the FC and then did you power the Swift from the Tramp? or from the FC?

Canarka   Sep 30, 2017 

Hello,

I wired up the tramp to the VTX+/- on the board which supplies 7.6V to the tramp. This is considered the correct way to wire it with this board; 7.6V is plenty.

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