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Target

Flight time: 15+ min
Frame: foldable
Aerial: brushless gimbal (up to 200gr) with Nikon p330 (200gr)
Weight: 2kg+ (expect motor thrust 1.3kg+ for tricopter or 1kg+ for quadcopter)
Props: 11-12"
Battery: 3S-4S

Motors


Motor titlekvThrust100%Ag/WWeight, gURLInfo
T-Motor 2216-1280000075ftdavid
SunnySky 221298096017.25.0256ft11x45 3S
Turnigy Multistar 4108380000111HKru forum
Turnigy Multistar 350864000098HKblog - up to 40 minutes with 3 x 4s 4.8Ah
LDpower MT3510630124612.56.74102LDpower13x4 4S
LDpower MT3508700167822.45.0690LDpower12x3.8 4S
RCtimer 5010620159021.25.0780RCtimer12x3.8 4S
Foxtech Motor S3508700140018.15.2387ft12x4 4S

ESC


TitleAmpsFirmwareslim4in1BECweight,gURL
NFS ESC 30A30SimonKnonono32RCtimer
Q Brain 4x25A25proprietarynoyes3A112HK
Afro Slim 20Amp20SimonKyesnono13.7HK

UBEC


TitleAmpsV1V2V3BatteryURL
RCTimer Low Noise 5A 5V/6V55603-6SRCtimer
???212004-6S

Servo


Servo titleStall Torque, kgWeight, gSpeed, secURL
Corona DS939HV Digital Metal Gear Servo2.812.50.12HK
Blue Bird BMS-A206 MG Digital Mini Servo3.222.50.05HK
BMS-385DMAX4.216.50.15HK
TGY-306G3210.06HK

Battery


TitleAhCellsCWeightURL
Zippy5.83S25433HK
Zippy5.84S25569HK

Frames

Tricopter frame

TitleFoldableWeight,gURL
handmade like Devid'syes?rcexplorer
REPTILE-Y3yes450uuustore
Turnigy Talon Tricopter (V1.0)yes350HK
Hobbyking X900yes385HK
Devid's frame cloneyes?360?GLB

Quadcopter frame

TitleFoldableWeight,gURL
ATG Carbon Fiber 650mmyes530GLB
MH-H4 700mm Aluminumyes?GLB
Tarot Iron Man 650 Foldableyes476Ali
Hobbyking H4 Copteryes453HK
HobbyKing Alien 560yes525HK rcdesign.ru

Flight controllers


TitleFirmwareOpen sourceAuto
Crius All-in-One ProMegapirteNGyesyes
APMArduCopteryesyes
MiniAPMArduCopteryesyes
F4BYMPNG32yesyes
Naza-m Lightdefaultnopartially

Long range systems


TitleRangeFreq
OpenLRS433

Video

Video transmitters

TitleFreq, GHzPower, mWURL
Skyzone TS58235.8200BG GLB

Video receivers

TitleFreqTypeURL
Skyzone SKY-700D5.8+ScreenGLB

Antennas

TitleFreqTypeURL
HIEE FPV 5.8Ghz Cloverleaf Antenna TX + RX SMA Interface for RC System5.8cloverleafGLB
5.8GHz Circular Polarized Antenna RP-SMA (Set) (Short)5.8short cloverleafHK

Gimbal

Gimbal frame

TitleAxisWeightURL
DYS Brushless Two-axis2320GLB

Gimbal motors

Motor titleWeight, gURL
2804-100T/GBM280442RCtimer

Gimbal controller

Title
AlexMos
BruGI
SimpleBGC

Camera remote control (for Nikon P330 only)

arduino + PTP or arduino + a lot of wires

Avg. weight

tricopter avg. weight

Partpcsweighttotalprice
Frame140040075
Motors with props310030075
ESC3144242
Battery (4S)160060042
Electronics (servo, ubec, controller, etc)1150150150
TOTAL1500400
Gimbal11501500
Camera12002000
TOTAL1900+600+

Total per motor thrust for 50% hover is about 700g.

Ground parts


Partpcsweighttotalprice
RC Turnigy 9xr1128050.2250.22
Tx/Rx117952.9352.93
Charger1109436.9936.99
Battery for RC119212.9912.99
Battery safety11551.991.99
Turnigy 9XR FPV Monitor Mounting Arm17.57
FrSky antennas7.467.46

Other things


TitleUrl
Polyester Velcro Peel-n-stick adhesive side V-STRONG (1mtr)HK
BuzzerHK GLB
Buzzer and alarmGLB
Battery Velcro StrapHK
5.5mm bullet for batteryHK
3.5mm Gold ConnectorsHK
3.6*300mm Plastic Cable StrapGLB
16AWG (from battery to ESC?)HK black HK red
30cm Servo Lead ExtentionHK
25pc Screw Driver Set with Carry CaseHK
Dremel Style Cordless Rotary Hand-ToolHK

Total spend

  1. HK: RX+TX, Battery charger, servo, safety charge pack = 128.01
  2. GLB: Controller, Frame, Buzzer and alarm, cable connectors, camera screw, gasket * 3 = 146.48
  3. RCtimer: GPS, Motors 3, ESC 3, propellers, UBEC, 16AWG, 3.5mm connectors, servo extend = 186.36
  4. Ali: Soldering iron, soldering stand, soldering wire = 27.21
  5. Ali: electrical tester, hex screw drivers, M3 nylon bolts and nuts, bluetooth = 25.95
  6. HK: Turnigy 9xr, battery 2200mAh, foam stick = 94.19
  7. HK: M3 nylon spacer, xt60, zippy 5.8Ah, monitor mount, battery strap, velcro, transmitter stand = 93.20
  8. Ali: hot melt glue gun, glue sticks, M3x5, Loctite, 5.5mm bullet connectors = 32.26
  9. GLB: monitor with receiver and transmitter = 184.22
  10. GLB: gimbal = 74.13
  11. RCtimer: gimbal motor * 2 = 23.88
  12. HK: gimbal contoller = 48.97
  13. TOTAL = 1064.86