Insomnia (HSKRC Apex 3 pro) -=ARCHIVED=-

By KM|fpv on Sep 23, 2022

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https://chinahobbyline.com/de/products/cnhl-ministar-series-650mah-14-8v-4s-70c-lipo-battery-with-xt30-plugI've wanted a 3.5 inch frame and I think I got it. Startet this build with the motors only, because I had them for my Cinewhoop (Donut) but it didn't work out.
So I have motors and a plan to use 3.5" propellers.
I've asked some guys I fly with, what they have, and one said "I fly the 3520 on my Apex 3 inch clone, maybe this is the frame you're looking for". So I tried to find a clone, which is more affordable for me at the moment. To be clear, I had to buy the flight controller, the 4in1 esc and today everything is expensive. I had luck, to get the flight controller in exchange for some GPS modules, some LED and sonar modules - but I've also ordered a F7 flight controller, if needed. The 4in1 esc is a special find from ebay Kleinanzeigen; it's a TransTec 4in1 25A (35A).
The receiver is an ImmersionRC Ghost Atto, flashed with ExpressLRS 3.0.0 and the vtx is made by eachine (vtx03s).

For the HD footage, I've printed my useful "universal mount" for this frame, which can handle my runcam thumb, thumb pro and insta360 go (v1) - the insta360 go will take place at first.

well...the Insta360 go v1 Video was way too short, so here we go with the runcam thumb pro (non W)

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Part List

Frame

JMT 150/195MM wheelbase 3/4 inch HD FPV Freestyle Frame APEX3 PRO Carbon Fiber Rack for DIY FPV Racing Drone Quadcopter
Xt-xinte.com
$14.26

Flight Controller

Airbot Flight Controller Nano OMNIBUS F4 V6 kaufen | FPV24.com (3 builds)
Fpv24.com
See Site

ESCs

TransTEC 25A 4in1 Blheli_S ESC (2 builds)
Hyperdrivehobby.com
$38.00

Motors

4 x ★ EMAX 1606 RS1606 3300KV 4000KV Brushless Motor 3-4S For RC Drone FPV Racing Multi Rotor - 3300KV (4 builds)
Emaxmodel.com
$28.00

Propellers

Gemfan WinDancer 3028 Props - Clear Red (2 builds)
Hobbyrc.co.uk
See Site

Propellers

Gemfan D76 Ducted 76mm 5 Blade Cinewhoop Prop (10 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$2.69

Propellers

DALProp F3 3'' FOLD - DIY Folding Prop POPO Compatible
Newbeedrone.com
$1.59

FPV Camera

14*14mm Foxeer Razer Nano 1200TVL 1.8mm obiettivo a bassa latenza FPV Camera 1.8mm M8 per RC FPV Racing Freestyle Micro Drones p (6 builds)
It.aliexpress.com
$21.25

FPV Transmitter

Eachine VTX03S 0/25/50/100/200 mw 40CH 5,8G FPV Sender Mit PITmode Smartaudio funktion (8 builds)
De.aliexpress.com
$17.35

Receiver

Happymodel 2.4g ExpressLRS EP2 RX Receiver module (69 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$13.49

Batteries

4 x [Kombi] 2 Packungen CNHL MiniStar 850 mAh 14,8 V 4S 70C Lipo-Akku mit XT30U (9 builds)
Chinahobbyline.com
$119.92

Radio

Jumper T-Lite 16CH Hall Sensor Gimbals CC2500/JP4IN1 Multi-protocol RF System OpenTX Mode2 Transmitter Support Jumper 915 R900/C (23 builds)
Banggood.com
$69.99

Radio

Flysky FS-NV14 2.4G 14CH Nirvana Transmitter with iA8X Receiver 3.5 Inch Display Open Source (19 builds)
Banggood.com
$179.00

Radio

[US$83.99~93.99] JumperRC T-Lite V2 2.4GHz 16CH Hall Sensor Gimbals 150mW Built-in ELRS/ JP4IN1 Multi-protocol OpenTX Remote Con
See Site

Goggles

ORQA FPV.One OLED FPV Goggles + Free Bonus (FPV.PRO Antenna Set, FPV.Connect, FPV.Battery) (4 builds)
Getfpv.com
$649.99

Goggles

FatShark Dominator V1 Headset System Goggles Video Glasses 640 X 480 VGA
Goodluckbuy.com
$270.49

HD Camera

RunCam Thumb Pro (7 builds)
Shop.runcam.com
$89.99

HD Camera

Hawkeye FIREFLY Q6 Airsoft 1080P HD Multifunktions-Sportkamera für FPV
Banggood.com
$60.59

HD Camera

RunCam Thumb
Shop.runcam.com
$49.99

HD Camera

Insta 360 Go AI Auto Editing Hands-free Smallest Splashprooof FlowState Stabilized Sport Camera (8 builds)
Banggood.com
$203.90

HD Camera

[CA$109.65 5% OFF] Mobius Full HD Sport Kamera 1080P 30FPS 720P 60FPS Für Multirotor rc teile from Spielzeug Hobbys und Roboter
See Site

Misc Parts

HGLRC Soter FPV drone buzzer (3 builds)
Hglrc.com
$10.99

Video Receiver

Eachine PRO58 RX Diversity 40CH 5.8G OLED SCAN VRX FPV Receiver for FatShark Goggles (37 builds)
Banggood.com
$31.50

Video Receiver

ImmersionRC rapidFIRE w/ Analog PLUS Goggle Receiver Module (180 builds)
Getfpv.com
$159.99

Radio Module

JUMPER AION ELRS – avion à haute fréquence 2.4G TX NANO, avec aile fixe, avec télécommande
Fr.aliexpress.com
$35.47

Radio Module

ImmersionRC Ghost Lite Next Gen 2.4GHz RC Transmitter Module
Getfpv.com
See Site

Battery Charger

Toolkit M4 Pocket Schnellladegerät für 1-4 LiPo DC 80W 5A XT30 XT60 Eingang USB-C Eingang/Ausgang
Engelmt.de
See Site

Battery Charger

Online-Shop Ultra Power UP-S6 6x4,35 watt DC 1 s Balance Ladegerät Entlader Lade Hub 6-in-1 ladegerät für RC Micro MX MCPX Li
De.aliexpress.com
See Site

Battery Charger

Online-Shop Ursprüngliche SKYRC IMAX B6 MINI Balance RC Ladegerät/Entlader Für RC Hubschrauber Wieder spitze NIMH/NICD Flugze (6 builds)
De.aliexpress.com
See Site

Battery Charger

US $66.99 |HTRC T240 DUO AC 150W DC 240W 10A Touchscreen Dual Kanal Batterie Balance Ladegerät Entlader Für RC spielzeug Freie
De.aliexpress.com
See Site

Soldering Iron

MINI TS100 Digital OLED Programable Interface DC5525 Soldering Iron Station Built-in STM32 Chip (263 builds)
Banggood.com
$49.99

Soldering Iron

QUECOO Electric Soldering Iron Kit T85 96W Repair Tool Welding Solder Rework Station Heat Pencil Smart Portable Solder Iron Tips
Quecoo.com
$23.99

Tools

Pro'sKit 900-015 Helping Hands Soldering Aid (2 builds)
Amazon.com
$10.00

Backpack

Realacc X-lite Sender Edition FPV RC Drone Umhängetasche Handtasche für FrSky X-lite / X-lite S / X-lite Pro
Banggood.com
$25.99

Accessories

Radio master ag01 mini cnc halle gimbal für tx12/zorro funksender fernbedienung
De.aliexpress.com
$84.00

Accessories

Orqa FPV.Connect (2 builds)
Shop.orqafpv.com
$68.95

Accessories

Happymodel Moxon 2.4GHz antenna for ExpressLRS TX module SMA plug for ES24TX Series For DIY FPV Racing Drone
Xt-xinte.com
$3.63

Accessories

FatShark Face Plate Frontplatte V2 mit Lüfter für die Fatshark Dominator kaufen | FPV24.com
Fpv24.com
See Site

Accessories

TATTU 2500mAh 2S1P 7.4V LiPo Battery DC3.5mm With LED Indicator Button For Fatsahrk Aomway Skyzone Eachine Goggles (7 builds)
Banggood.com
$24.95

Accessories

ESP8285 ESP-M3 integr. 8Mbit Flash WiFi WLAN Serial Modul +25 dbm Low Power 20µA
Amazon.de
See Site

Accessories

Androegg ESP8285 ESP-M1 integr. 8Mbit Flash WiFi WLAN Serial Modul +25 dbm Low Power 20µA
Amazon.de
See Site

Misc Supplies

AchilleΣ Plus for Eachine PRO58 / RealAcc RX5808 Pro Plus OSD
Achillesfpv.eu
See Site
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