Caught in the Middle of a 4 Way Remix

By percisely on Feb 05, 2018

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  • I really like the underslung electronics. Running props-out most of the grass should end up on the battery, not the camera or stack.
  • I was initially planning on running the Eagle 2 with the RC25G, but the FOV is far too wide and the camera plates obstruct the view.
  • I like the separate channel for the battery strap, but it is difficult to thread and it will suck to replace the strap in the field.

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Part List

Frame

"The Remix" FPV Freestyle Frame by ummagawd (Gold) (13 builds)
Store.rotorriot.com
$99.99

Flight Controller

Hobby Wing Xrotor Flight Controller and 40a Blheli-S 4in1 Esc 2-5s
Diablohobbies.com
$99.95

Motors

4 x Xhover 2206-2420kv Motors (2 builds)
Xhover.com
$79.80

Propellers

HQ Durable Prop 5X4.3X3V1S (2CW+2CCW)-Poly Carbonate (344 builds)
Diablohobbies.com
$3.59

FPV Camera

RunCam Swift 2 Rotor Riot FPV amera (84 builds)
Diablohobbies.com
$37.95

FPV Transmitter

TBS UNIFY PRO 5G8 HV - RACE (SMA) (517 builds)
Pirofliprc.com
$24.95

Antenna

EMAX PAGODA II ANTENNA BY MAARTEN BAERT (2PCS) SMA (2 builds)
Diablohobbies.com
$12.99

Receiver

FrSky R-XSR S.Bus/CPPM 8/16 Channel Micro Receiver (759 builds)
Pirofliprc.com
$19.99

Batteries

DIABLO HOBBIES SILICON GRAPHENE 1300MAH 4S 14.8V 95C LIPO BATTERY
Diablohobbies.com
$24.99

Radio

FrSky Taranis Q X7 2.4GHz 16CH Transmitter (Black) (179 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$104.99

Goggles

Fatshark HD3 Core
Pyrodrone.com
$399.00

HD Camera

GoPro HERO Session (28 builds)
Amazon.com
$116.99

Misc Parts

stopGAP (set of 6)
Fpvshow.tictail.com
$9.00

Misc Parts

Ummakwad Remix RGB LED Backplate (4 builds)
Newbeedrone.com
$7.00

Misc Parts

3M 3407NA Friction Tape, 0.708-Inch x 240-Inch
Amazon.com
$6.08

Misc Parts

5 x 3-6s Tiny LEDs (13 builds)
Tinysleds.com
$10.00

Misc Parts

Xhover 2206-2420kv Motors (2 builds)
Xhover.com
$19.95

Misc Parts

FPVHQ Battery Strap (2 builds)
Fpvheadquarters.com
$1.99

Misc Parts

NewBeeDrone Large Battery Strap (3 builds)
Newbeedrone.com
$1.49

Misc Parts

GoPro Session FPV Bumper by HyphPV
Thingiverse.com
See Site

Misc Parts

Racewire Mount/Insulator/Protector by eRock
Thingiverse.com
See Site

Misc Parts

TinyLED Sleeves by HyphPV
Thingiverse.com
See Site

Video Receiver

LaForge FatShark Module v4.3 COMBO PACK
Pyrodrone.com
$69.99

Radio Module

TBS CROSSFIRE MICRO TX
Pyrodrone.com
$69.95

Battery Charger

ISDT Q6 Pro 300W Smart Charger
Pyrodrone.com
$59.99

Soldering Iron

TS100 PORTABLE SOLDERING IRON W/XT60 Power Cable
Pyrodrone.com
$54.99

Backpack

Niko Camera Backpack
Chromeindustries.com
$260.00
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Discussion

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tokiwartooth   May 17, 2018  

I like how you mounted the Tiny LEDs. Are the LEDs always on or do you have a way to control them?

percisely   May 17, 2018 

The Tiny LEDs are always on. The 'tailgate' is programable. Mounting thanks to HyphPV's sleeve design: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2776276 and eRock's Race Wire insulator: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2864012.

tokiwartooth   May 18, 2018 

Thank you. Can you comment on the GoPro session angle with this quad? Do you see props in the view? I've read at the default angle that 20% off the GoPro footage has props in the view, but if you change to a higher angle, it isn't much of a problem. I'm debating starting a build very similar to yours, including the LEDs.

percisely   May 18, 2018 
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Definitely plenty of prop in frame with the built in mount. E.g.

The Brain3D mount has some props in superview, no props in wide.

Southpaw Fpv   Feb 08, 2018  

so how the build fly and I want use a run cam eagle pro 2 lummeir will I have a problem

myles   Apr 29, 2018 

That camera will fit no problem in the Remix.

myles   Apr 29, 2018  

I really like how you coverd the bottom of the motor shaft with tape.

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