Winter is coming

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Blenderis
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Joined: Thu Oct 04, 2018 11:39 am
Location: Riga

Wed Nov 07, 2018 9:29 am

As winter is almost behind the corner I am preparing for indoor season. We are renting indoor skate-park for 2 days of the week for all of the winter season. We will have regular training sessions and maybe some competitions as well. Some footage from last season -


So the meaning of this post is that I need new drone for indoor racing.

The parts for build:
Frame - GEP-PX3 3 Inch 140mm
https://www.banggood.com/GEPRC-GEP-PX3- ... rehouse=CN
Stack - 20x20mm HGLRC XJB F428 Micro F4 AIO OSD BEC Flight Controller with 28A Blhel_S BB2 2-4S 4 in 1 ESC
https://www.banggood.com/20x20mm-XJB-F4 ... rehouse=CN
Motors - GEPRC GR1206 7500KV 2-3S
https://www.banggood.com/GEPRC-GR1206-4 ... rehouse=CN
Transmitter - TBS UNIFY PRO NANO 5G8
http://team-blacksheep.com/products/pro ... fypro_nano
Receiver - iRangeX Fli14+ Mini Flysky
https://www.banggood.com/IRangeX-Fli14- ... rehouse=CN
Camera - RunCam Micro Swift 2 600TVL 2.1
https://www.banggood.com/RunCam-Micro-S ... rehouse=CN
Antennas - Foxeer Lollipop 2 V2 Antenna UFL
https://www.aliexpress.com/item/2pcs-Fo ... autifyAB=0
Batteries - CNHL 650mAh Lipo 3s x6
https://chinahobbyline.com/index.php?ro ... oduct_id=3
Propellers - Gemfan Flash 2540 2.5x4 2.5 Inch 3-Blade 
https://www.banggood.com/4-Pairs-Gemfan ... rehouse=CN
Leds - Super Mini WS2812B RGB5050
https://www.banggood.com/Super-Mini-WS2 ... ehouse=CN

First fitment test
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For this build I am using 2 capacitors 220uf 25V
2.jpeg
Wiring mess
3.jpg
Slowly coming together
4.jpg
And done! Came out a bit heavier than I expected, but I should not have any issue to be compliant for 175g (battery weight is 70g) for competition rules.
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DroneMesh
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Fri Dec 21, 2018 5:43 pm

Where is the flight footage?
Blenderis
Posts: 16
Joined: Thu Oct 04, 2018 11:39 am
Location: Riga

Thu Dec 27, 2018 12:24 pm

Moved my last post to Flight Video section. The actual video of this build:



I use this drone only for backup, main drone is still 5'' even indoors.
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