6" Armattan Badger w/ GPS

By Airmaxx23 on Aug 20, 2019

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I've been enjoying my slow cruising 5" Marmotte so much that I decided to build a 6 inch Armattan Badger for long range with a GPS.

I originally went with the Holybro Kakute F7 & Tekko32 4in1 ESC 30x30 3-6S Stack/Combo but after completing the build the ESC would not report the mAh consumption, even though telemetry was working fine, so I pulled the stack and started again. This time I went with the Matek F722-SE F7 and separate Spedix GS35 2-6S 32Bit DShot1200 35A ESCs. The GPS is the BN-220, it's working great for GPS Rescue mode and flight data.

I drew and printed the GPS / VTx antenna mount and the 2 piece GoPro Hero7 mount. I had printed a similar Hero 7 mount that I found on Thingiverse but it didn't fit properly so I drew up my own. The Crossfire antenna mount, front bumper and arm guards are from Thingiverse.

The rest of the build is fairly standard components consisting of a Runcam Micro Swift 2, Xing 2306-1700kv motors, Rush Tank Ultimate VTx, Crossfire Nano Rx and Matek buzzer.



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jkw1913   Feb 23, 2021  

Love the colour scheme, mind me asking the batteries used on it (4S/6S & capacities) and the flight times you've got out of it? Lastly have you flown it on Li-ion battery packs for the supposed longer times (only cinematic not acrobatic of course)?

EO   Aug 31, 2020  

I will give you a big digital hug if you post the GPS mount files to thingverse :)

Airmaxx23   Aug 31, 2020 
EO   Sep 01, 2020 

Thank you!

jjmsparkyfpv   Jul 18, 2020  

where did you get the micro fpv camera adapter? i need that so bad for my beat up badger

Ernest powell   Dec 17, 2019  

One of the sexiest kwads I've seen    nice build     good clean work

22visual   Nov 01, 2019  

hi bro, do you have any fpv cam footage? i want to built a long range setup with this frame (badger 6") but still looking which props are really suitable to make sure no props on fpv cam view, anyway your build so damn beautiful <3

freduccini   Oct 29, 2019  

Hi - would you be able to share where you got the gopro 3d print?

crashbamdicoot   Sep 10, 2019  

what pdb did you use?

Airmaxx23   Sep 11, 2019 

The Matek F722SE has a built in PDB so you don't need one.

duke_vah   Aug 21, 2019  

Great one. Do you have videos without gopro establizatoin? I tried two different 6" and couln't get ride of jello in HD video. Mybe this the frame I should go with! BTW, what is the total weight without gopro and battery?

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duke_vah   Aug 26, 2019 

thank you . Can you share the link to this frame with me? I ordered HSKRC XL7 in a hope that It won't have the jello issue. I feel like I need to get hero 7, this is the only way get rid of jello in 6 plus frames.

SpikeDiesel   Aug 26, 2019 

Just search it man 1st link, here's a good vid on jello fixes, ND helped me  

duke_vah   Aug 27, 2019 

I found it in readymaderc. I just wanted to be sure I got it right. thanks.

SkinnyFlea262   Aug 24, 2019  

That is one sexy quad. The orange is too good.

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