The OG Chameleon Prototype

By QuadMcFly on May 17, 2017

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This was an original prototype frame sent to me by Armattan for feedback. Spent a good deal of time flying this guy as one of my main freestyle quads, though I'm flying the production Chameleon now. Recently swapped motors, since it looks like the original Oomph are not longer going to be produced. Put on the Garila J2506 2750kv "Wild" motors. Still need to give them a workout, but they feel pretty good so far. AUW is about the same as my Chameleon with the Cobra 2207 2450kv motors now, and handling seems very similar.


Part List


Chameleon (164 builds)

Flight Controller

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4 x Aikon SEFM 30A ESC (24 builds)
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4 x Armattan OOmph 2206/2300 KV Motor *Discontinued (23 builds)


4 x Garila J 2506kv2750 Fpv Quad Drone Flying wing Uav RC Motor - 中山市弘毅电子电机有限公司
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HQProp DP 5x4x4 PC V1S Clear Propeller - 4 Blade (Set of 4 - PC)


Lumenier 5x5x3 - Butter Cutter Propeller (Set of 4 - Transparent Blue) (13 builds)
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FPV Camera

Foxeer Arrow V2 FPV Camera w/ OSD (2.5mm lens) (6 builds)

FPV Transmitter

AKK X2P 5.8Ghz 0.01mW/25mW/200mW/500mW/800mW Switchable FPV Transmitter with Pigtail Compatible with Betaflight OSD FC (13 builds)


Spedix Pagoda 5.8ghz RHCP Antenna (SMA) (33 builds)


AHTECH Infinity 4S 14.8V 1300mAh 85C Graphene LiPo Battery XT60 SY60 Support 15C Boosting Charger (28 builds)


Turnigy Graphene 1300mAh 4S 65C Lipo Pack w/XT60 (112 builds)


G+PLUS 1300mAh 14.8V 4S 100C Li-Po Battery - CNHL RC LI-Po Battery. Your one-stop battery store.
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Power Distribution

Mini Power Distribution Board V3 (Mini PDB V3) (26 builds)


FrSky Horus X10S 2.4GHz RC Transmitter (US Edition) w/ Case - Carbon, Silver or Amber (5 builds)


Jumper T20S RDC90 Sensor Gimbal ELRS EdgeTX Radio Controller (2 builds)


DJI Goggles 2 - Ultra Low Latency 1080p/100FPS 4K/60FPS Digital HD FPV (22 builds)


DJI Digital HD FPV Goggles (145 builds)
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HD Camera

GoPro HERO7 Black Action Camera (102 builds)

HD Camera

GoPro HERO Session Waterproof Digital Action Camera (42 builds)

HD Camera

GoPro HERO11 Black Mini - Compact Waterproof Action Camera with 5.3K60 Ultra HD Video, 24.7MP Frame Grabs, 1/1.9" Image Sensor,

HD Camera

GoPro Bones - HERO10 Black (FPV Lightweight Drone Camera) (3 builds)
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Misc Parts

20PCS 470UF 25V Electrolytic Capacitor 25V470UF 8X12MM (3 builds)

Video Receiver

Furious True-D Diversity Receiver Module 5.8GHz System V3 Firmware 3.9 (30 builds)

Radio Module

ImmersionRC Ghost Next Gen 2.4GHz RC System Launch Bundle (3 builds)
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enrbgill   Oct 24, 2017  

How you getting on with the AKK X2? Still debating whether the Unify is worth the extra dough!

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Mish   Jan 05, 2018 

Did you use softserial to wire smart audio? If so, which port did you use? I want to do it on one of the motor pads when I get mine (5/6).

QuadMcFly   Jan 05, 2018 

Yep, I used soft serial on one of the motor pins. I can't remember if I used 5 or 6, but any motor pins have the timers needed, so either should be fine.

Mish   Jan 06, 2018 

Great! Glad it works. I'll be doing that with my Unify when I get the stuff, and then I can keep the LED pad to run LEDs.

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