Martian II - First build

By i-man on Jan 21, 2018

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First build project based on UAV future 99$ quad. Most of the parts have been upgraded from the original project.

  • :white_check_mark: Choose all componants :mag:
  • :white_check_mark: Order all parts :credit_card:
  • :white_check_mark: Wait for all packages (work in progress)
  • :white_check_mark: Assembly all together (wait until christmas day :gift::christmas_tree: :santa:)
  • :white_check_mark: First flght :beginner:
  • :white_medium_square: Need to edit the maiden

11-11-17: All parts have been ordered. Image
21-01-18: All parts have been put together, and work fine. Some little problem, one wrong motor in my package, FC didn't work when i plugged battery the first time. Need to wait banggod send me me a new one. On the first liftoff test, my drone spin. I want my prop spin reverse, and i just forgot to put "set yaw_motor_direction = -1" in the CLI command. After that, the drone lift right. Icouldn't make his first flight because of the bad weather. I'm not very satisfied with the battery plug, need to rewire it.

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Part List

Frame

Anniversary Special Edition Martian 215 215mm Carbon Fiber RC Drone FPV Racing Frame Kit 136g (51 builds)
Banggood.com
$21.99

Flight Controller

30.5x30.5mm Betaflight Omnibus F4 Pro V3 Flight Controller Built-in OSD Barometer SD Blackbox (61 builds)
Banggood.com
$25.49

ESCs

4X Racerstar RS30A V2 30A Blheli_S ESC OPTO 2-4S Support Oneshot42 Multishot 16.5 Dshot600 for RC Drone (89 builds)
Banggood.com
$53.57

Motors

4X Racerstar Racing Edition 2205 BR2205 2300KV 2-4S Brushless Motor Dark Blue For 210 X220 250 280 RC Drone (5 builds)
Banggood.com
$35.06

Propellers

20 pcs/lot d'origine dys 5040 xt50403 tri-lame cw ccw hélice fpv prop pc matériel w/gelée couleur (10 paire)
Fr.aliexpress.com
$7.35

Propellers

2 Pairs DALPROP 5045 Bullnose PC Propeller CW CCW For QAV250 ZMR250 Racer 250 Falcon 250 280
Banggood.com
$1.99

FPV Camera

Foxeer Monster V2 1.8mm 1200TVL 1/3 CMOS 16:9 PAL/NTSC IR Block FPV Camera w/ OSD and Audio (8 builds)
Banggood.com
$27.90

FPV Transmitter

DYS MI200MW Pigtail VTX25mW/200mW Switchable 5.8G 40CH AV FPV Transmitter SMA For FPV RC Drone (11 builds)
Banggood.com
$15.86

Antenna

Foxeer 5.8G 3dBi TX/RX RHCP Omni FPV Short Antenna RP-SMA/SMA (28 builds)
Banggood.com
$4.90

Receiver

Flysky X6B 2.4G 6CH i-BUS PPM PWM Receiver for AFHDS i10 i6s i6 i6x i4x Transmitter (186 builds)
Banggood.com
$11.06

Batteries

TATTU 1550mAh 11.1V 75C 3S1P Lipo Battery Pack--Specially Made for Victory with Limited Edition
Gensace.de
$30.58

Power Distribution

Lantian PDB Power Distribution Board with BEC Output 5V 12V 3A for CC3C Naze32 Upgraded version for RC Drone
Banggood.com
$4.88

HD Camera

Original iMars™ Mini Camera SQ11 HD Camcorder HD Night Vision 1080P Sports Mini DV Video Recorder (2 builds)
Banggood.com
$10.39

Misc Parts

10Pcs Aluminum Alloy M3×10mm Hex Socket Screws Round Head Cap Screws Blue
Banggood.com
$3.99

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

Misc Parts

3X 5V Buzzer Alarm Beeper With Cable for QX70 QX90 QX95 NAZE32 F3 DIY Micro Brushed FPV Quadcopter (5 builds)
Banggood.com
$2.99

Misc Parts

Lantian DIY Colorful Paint Ink Marker Drawing Doodling Pen for FPV Racer Drone 9 Color (6 builds)
Banggood.com
$2.01

Misc Parts

Eachine Wizard X220S FPV Racer Spare Part Battery Straps & Non-slip Mat for RC Drone FPV Racing Multi Rotor (2 builds)
Banggood.com
$1.99

Misc Parts

1M 12mm Braided Expandable Cable Gland Sleeving High Density Sheathing
Banggood.com
$1.98

Misc Parts

Amass XT60 Male/Female Bullet Connector Plugs Blue For RC Lipo Battery (4 builds)
Banggood.com
$1.66

Misc Parts

F18240/8 Moteur Universel de Couverture de Protection pour 18 22 24 Série moteur Différents Couleur en Vert Rouge Noir Choix R
Fr.aliexpress.com
$1.16

Misc Parts

Suleve™ M3AR3 10Pcs M3 35mm Knurled Standoff Aluminum Alloy Multicolor (6 builds)
Banggood.com
See Site

Misc Parts

Suleve™ M3NH5 180Pcs M3 Nylon Screw Black Hex Screw Nut PCB Standoff Spacer Column Assortment Kit (4 builds)
Banggood.com
See Site
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Discussion

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tyga   Nov 26, 2019  

Awesome build. :)
Could you share some pics of VTX, receiver (X6B?) and antenna mounting? I had some problems with those...

i-man   Nov 26, 2019 

It has been a while i change VTx and VRx. What do you need exactly? Wiring or mounting?

tyga   Nov 26, 2019 

Yeah, didn't pay attention to that. :) Mounting.

Regarding the painted sides, you just painted them with the marker in the build list? Did you do anything else to get such a nice color?

i-man   Nov 27, 2019 

I wa susing this kind of support:
https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2471404
For the paint, i simply use glue on side for prenveting carbon delamination and apply paint pen.

Denyol   Mar 31, 2018  

Is it correct the banggood FC doesnt have the current sensor?

i-man   Apr 01, 2018 

Yep, no current sensor. But you can add it with this pdb ot this one with 5/12V BEC

7uvoK   Mar 07, 2018  

How did connecting the FlySky to the BetaFlight F4 go? I couldn't get it to work...

i-man   Mar 07, 2018 

Easily, like on this image (without smart port of course)
https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/1477/4314/files/f4_fc_smart_audio_ed940d55-698d-42c8-89ed-0ffe37e9e514_1024x1024.jpg?v=1489727563
Next to these connection, you need to solder SBUS pas with the pas above him.
IN betaflight, need to configure UART 6 as serial Rx and 'serial based receiver' and 'sbus' in receiver tab
https://cdn-dronetrest.pressidium.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/SBUS-Receiver-Config-1.jpg

7uvoK   Mar 07, 2018 

Hmm. That's exactly how I did it and could never get Betaflight to recognize it.

JC250   Feb 18, 2018  

how is the vtx? also id recommend cyclone 5045 props or king kong 5x4x3

i-man   Feb 18, 2018 

Vtx work pretty fine. I have other props, it is just for the beggining in the 5" world :-)

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