Endurance

By deadmoo on Oct 20, 2018

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This is my cheap build for endurance format racing. I built three identical drones, and set them up to toggled on a three-position prearm switch.
I used the mosfet control module as a makeshift Realpit system. I didn't have time to wait of shipping of the higher quality product.
See actual TinyLEDs Realpit here: https://tinysleds.com/products/realpit-vtx-power-switch?variant=12529477648439
I followed the Realpit instructions to get PinIO working and use that to control which VTX is powered on via the mosfet module with the same three-position switch as the prearm.


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Part List

Frame

AX215 215mm FPV Frame 6mm Arm Racing Quadcopter Frame Kit Suit for 2207 2306 Brushless Motor for 5040 5043 5046 Drone Propeller
Amazon.com
$24.55

Flight Controller

Matek F411-ONE Flight Controller Bateflight BEC PDB OSD FC Board for FPV Racing RC Drone Quadcopter
Amazon.com
$42.99

ESCs

NIDICI BLHeli_32 Bit 35A ESC 2-5S Brushless ESC Electronic Speed Controller RGB LED 3D Mode Support Up to Dshot 1200 MultiShot f (2 builds)
Amazon.com
$45.00

Motors

4pcs AOKFLY RV2205 2500KV Brushless Motor 2CW 2CCW for QAV250 QAV300 FPV Racing Quadcopter In Purple …
Amazon.com
$41.73

Propellers

10 Pairs Racerstar S5048 PC 3-blade Propeller 5.0mm Mounting Hole for RC Multirotor FPV Racing Drone (13 builds)
Banggood.com
$7.90

FPV Camera

Caddx FPV Camera Turbo Micro S2 Camera 600TVL Focal Length 2.1mm Lens 1/3" FOV 160 Degree IR Blocked DC 5-40V NTSC with OSD (3 builds)
Amazon.com
$20.99

FPV Transmitter

TBS Unify Pro 5G8 HV SE (MMCX) (3 builds)
Getfpv.com
$44.99

Antenna

nidici Foxeer Lollipop 3 FPV Antenna 5.8GHz RHCP Ommi 2.5dbi MMCX Antenna for FPV Quadcopeter TX/RX/VTX (Angle)(Red,Pack of 2) (22 builds)
Amazon.com
$19.99

Radio

Jumper T Pro V2 OLED Screen Internal 2.4G 1000mW ExpressLRS ELRS module Radio Controller
Newbeedrone.com
$109.99

Goggles

HDZero Goggle | HDZERO (18 builds)
Hd-zero.com
$599.99

HD Camera

GoPro Bones - HERO10 Black (FPV Lightweight Drone Camera) (3 builds)
Gopro.com
See Site

Misc Parts

Racingirl NIDICI 20pcs 2.4G Receiver Antenna with IPEX Interface & 20pcs Plastic Protection Antenna Tube with Caps for Futab
Amazon.com
$8.99

Misc Parts

4pcs XT60 Plug Male Connector with Sheath Housing with 150mm 12AWG Silicon Wire for RC Lipo Battery FPV Racing Drone
Amazon.com
$8.99

Misc Parts

uxcell M3x8mm Thread 304 Stainless Steel Hex Socket Head Cap Screw Bolt DIN912 120pcs
Amazon.com
$8.84

Misc Parts

NIDICI 12pcs M3 Anti-Vibration Fixed Screws Mounting Hardware Spacer Rubber Standoffs for FPV Racer Copter F3 F4 Flight Controll
Amazon.com
$7.99

Misc Parts

60pcs O-Rings Nitrile Vibration Isolation Flight Controller Protection Rubber Band for RC F4 F7 Flight Controller Green White Bl (2 builds)
Amazon.com
$6.99

Misc Parts

RUBYCON 25YXF1000MEFC12.5X20 CAPACITOR ALUM ELEC, 1000UF, 25V, 20%, RADIAL (2 builds)
Amazon.com
$4.34

Misc Parts

3M Scotch 4910 VHB Tape: 1 in. x 15 ft. (Clear)
Amazon.com
$18.41

Misc Parts

Nylon Cable Tie Kit - 650 Pieces - Multi Color (Blue, Red, Green, Yellow, Fuchsia, Orange, Gray, Purple) - Assorted Lengths 4&qu
Amazon.com
$14.95

Misc Parts

Scotch 10457DS 616241993522 35 Electrical Tape, Multi-Color Value Pack, 5 Rolls, 1 Pack, Multicolor, 5 Count (2 builds)
Amazon.com
$11.74

Misc Parts

xjb 145 lollipop antena mount by ppitekk
Thingiverse.com
See Site

Video Receiver

Avatar HD VRX Kit for Avatar HD Video System - Choose Version
Rotorriot.com
$219.00

Video Receiver

ImmersionRC rapidFIRE w/ Analog PLUS Goggle Receiver Module (179 builds)
Getfpv.com
$159.99

Battery Charger

ToolkitRC M8 DC 300W 15A Battery Balance Charger Discharger for 2-8S Lipo Battery
Usa.banggood.com
$39.99

Soldering Iron

MINI TS100 Digital OLED Programable Interface DC5525 Soldering Iron Station Built-in STM32 Chip (264 builds)
Banggood.com
$49.99

Backpack

IFlight Backpack Case with Radio Transmitter FPV Goggle Motor and Support Hang RC Drone FPV Racing (8 builds)
Banggood.com
$43.89

Accessories

Lumenier AXII 2 5.8GHz Stubby 90° SMA Antenna - RHCP or LHCP (5 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$19.99

Misc Supplies

HDZero Goggle Expansion Module(V1 Without WiFi) | HDZERO
Hd-zero.com
$29.99
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