Build a Freestyle FPV drone for $150!!

Build a Freestyle FPV drone for $150!!

This is my 2021 $150 budget build drone. From start to finish I’ll show you what to get, how to assemble it, and even how to configure in betaflight.

The only equipment you need in addition to the drone itself is batteries, goggles, and a controller!

Drone Parts list:
Steele Carbon Fiber 5” Frame – https://www.banggood.com/custlink/mKGEjuVylF
Caddx Ant 1200TVL Camera – https://www.banggood.com/custlink/DmKYlfVRL8
Mamba F405 30a Stack – https://www.banggood.com/custlink/3D3YOuthOL
Mini VTX5848 – https://www.banggood.com/custlink/vmGEaTPha4
Racerstar Race Edition 2205 2300kv Motors – https://www.banggood.com/custlink/Gm3YafHhaA
HQ Freestyle 5” Prop – https://www.banggood.com/custlink/3GGYa69CUF

Solid upgraded motors: https://www.banggood.com/custlink/3G3y0hjHbi

Additional stuff:
Sypom 1300mah Battery – https://amzn.to/3yk0FBd
R-XSR Reciever – https://www.banggood.com/custlink/Kvmd6EYzHu

3D print Files:
Antenna Holder – https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4652034
GoPro Mount – https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4786100
Arm Bumpers – https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4786076
Camera adapter: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4070488
30×30 20×20 adapter: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3008618

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Gear:

Starter FPV Drone Kit!!: https://www.banggood.com/custlink/3DvYO49Hvi

Pre-Built Drones
Beta95x V2 Cinewhoop: https://www.banggood.com/custlink/Km3Yl49Hhm
iFlight Protek35: https://www.banggood.com/custlink/Dv3dl69Fh5
iFlight Titan XL5: https://www.banggood.com/custlink/vvmyL6IVhS

Digital DJI System
DJI FPV Goggles V2: https://www.banggood.com/custlink/DmDyO08pfa
Caddx Vista (VTX Only): https://www.banggood.com/custlink/mGGyL08Ww8
Caddx Nebula Nano V2: https://www.banggood.com/custlink/GDDEae8tvr
Caddx Vista Antenna: https://www.banggood.com/custlink/3KKhj09PDF
Lumeniere AXII Antenna Set: https://www.banggood.com/custlink/mK3YLgZrQ7
Analog Rapidfire Adapter: https://www.banggood.com/custlink/mGGEa0IVmG

Frames
iFlight XL5: https://www.banggood.com/custlink/m33hL48VGa
Venom 5” Frame: https://www.banggood.com/custlink/vmGdo0icM6

Flight Controller
Betafpv F405 20a 2-4s AIO: https://www.banggood.com/custlink/D3Kyl4IHmw
Mamba F722s: https://www.banggood.com/custlink/vGvRjgItK0
Mamba F405 Stack: https://www.banggood.com/custlink/DGGyjBSVDN
Matek F7: https://www.banggood.com/custlink/vv3ya0ZtGM

Motors
6s Xilo Stealth Motors – https://bit.ly/3fdnVqu
iFlight XING 1507 Motors – https://www.banggood.com/custlink/GmvRL48cML
Emax ECO II 2306 4s/6s: https://www.banggood.com/custlink/mvvRogic7Q

Analog VTX:
Best Analog: https://www.banggood.com/custlink/3vmEogiJzY
Budget Analog: https://www.banggood.com/custlink/vm3EO0IrUJ

Analog Cameras
Caddx Ratel Starlight: https://www.banggood.com/custlink/DmGEae8Vho

Receivers (FrSky)
R9m Module & Reciever: https://www.banggood.com/custlink/GvKdog9CQF
R9m Module: https://www.banggood.com/custlink/3vGha6IpNS
XM+: https://www.banggood.com/custlink/GvDEo0ipAa

LiPo Batteries
4s:
1550Mah Tatuu: https://www.banggood.com/custlink/mK3ya08WfP
6s:
1050Mah Tatuu: https://www.banggood.com/custlink/Kvmdo08czf
1300Mah Tatuu: https://www.banggood.com/custlink/m3myj6ipTm
1400Mah Tatuu: https://www.banggood.com/custlink/DvKdjB8p7d

Props:
HQProp Freestyle Props: https://www.banggood.com/custlink/3GGYa69CUF
Cinewhoop Props (3”): https://www.banggood.com/custlink/m3mRo09pMS

Landing Gear:
https://www.banggood.com/custlink/m3vEaB9psg

Tools:
Multi-tool: https://www.banggood.com/custlink/mvvRogic7Q
Portable Soldering Iron: https://www.banggood.com/custlink/Gv3YL6ZHY0
Motor Grip Pliers: https://www.banggood.com/custlink/3DvEle8FRn
LiPo Battery Voltage Tester: https://www.banggood.com/custlink/mvmhl6SPhM

Other Equipment:
Naked GoPro Hero 8 Case & BEC: https://bit.ly/3yuWjI5
Naked GoPro 6 Case & BEC: https://www.banggood.com/custlink/vKmRj6icTk
Balance Lead GoPro power cable: https://www.banggood.com/custlink/KvDhL69C71
DJI Mavic Mini 2: https://www.banggood.com/custlink/3DGYoB8WsN
GPS Module: https://www.banggood.com/custlink/3mKELB9pzA
QX7 Controller: https://www.banggood.com/custlink/vDmdLBZPdu
Analog Goggles: https://www.banggood.com/custlink/mDKyo6iWb2

Reelsteady go: https://bit.ly/3akDWZG

GoPro Hero 6: https://amzn.to/2Yf88BQ
GoPro Hero 8: https://amzn.to/2QGfjCi
GoPro Hero 9: https://amzn.to/349z9Ju

DISCLAIMER: This video and description contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on one of the product links, I will receive a small commission. This helps support this channel and allows me to continue to make videos like this. Thank you for your support!

32 Comments

  1. ROYAL AMV on October 18, 2021 at 8:29 am

    Is it legal to fly fpv drone in your country
    I envy you man

  2. Calum Watts on October 18, 2021 at 8:31 am

    wow!

  3. Calum Watts on October 18, 2021 at 8:33 am

    you have inspired me to get better at soldering and build my first quad ever ive had 2 in the past one i had ordered the parts and had someone build it for me i sold it then i bought a emax hawk 5 sport and im going to build this!

  4. Santhosh Gopady on October 18, 2021 at 8:35 am

    Thanks a lot for a very good video. Really informative.

  5. H2O- FPV on October 18, 2021 at 8:37 am

    Thats a nice frame to be a budget build and the rest of the parts i think u got it right good tutorial thank u

  6. Diogo Santos on October 18, 2021 at 8:38 am

    I was considering buying the Emax Tinyhawk II Freestyle as my first drone, but I would definitely prefer to build my own as I already have the tools.
    You think something like this would be nicer?

  7. ROYAL AMV on October 18, 2021 at 8:45 am

    Good-bye fpv community

  8. Paul Wunschel on October 18, 2021 at 8:46 am

    I’ve been building for about 2 years now… these are my suggestions some parrot other comments.
    separate the RX antenna to separate arms, get some 63/37 solder a new tip for your iron and some flux.
    your tip should be clean and shiny… always put solder on your tip when you’re finished (that will keep it in good condition)
    and I Highly recommend covering your motor wires to protect against prop strikes.
    hope this is helpful. 👍
    oh and I forgot… I fly the source one freestyle frame, it’s very tough has 20×20 and 30×30 mounting front and back and is only 26.99 at reputable FPV shops

  9. james Waikhom on October 18, 2021 at 8:46 am

    subscribing you bro

  10. Peter on October 18, 2021 at 8:46 am

    Ordered all of the parts and went to print the 30×30 to 20×20 convertor and realised you haven’t shared the 3D printed file here, is it possible to get that file so I will be able to complete the build?

  11. lanszsazani on October 18, 2021 at 8:49 am

    Great build and fly….sub u bro!

  12. David Simpson on October 18, 2021 at 8:49 am

    great tutorial. thanks for taking the time to put this together so well. the beat loop helps a lot too 💪🏿

  13. Kyle Fpv on October 18, 2021 at 8:57 am

    Great little build. For an extra $20 though, the racerstar race editions are no joke. Still keeping it budget but with some slightly more powerful motors.

  14. glen paul on October 18, 2021 at 8:57 am

    Great build !

  15. Cloud Duck FPV on October 18, 2021 at 9:00 am

    Nice video, the only change I would do is to change the motors and get some emax eco 2 but overall I wish I had seen this video when I started.

  16. Shameless FPV on October 18, 2021 at 9:04 am

    Separate your rx antennas onto each arm to get 90 degree polarisation. You can easily fail safe the way you set it up if you rotate the drone into the null spot.

  17. nubFPV on October 18, 2021 at 9:04 am

    Get better solder. That one is not good.

  18. RPG FPV on October 18, 2021 at 9:05 am

    clean, sick build dude! i do agree with Cloud Duck FPV on the Emax motors. i use them on my builds and have never had a problem with them. also, i found that the Goldbat 1500mAh 100c batteries on amazon work really well too. great option for beginners (or frugal minded pilots) on a budget. keep up the great work!

  19. Eknath Mhatre on October 18, 2021 at 9:06 am

    Hi sir please send me your WhatsApp number please

  20. ROYAL AMV on October 18, 2021 at 9:07 am

    I just enjoy the simulator now
    Flying or importing drones are banned in my country from last month

  21. Eri on October 18, 2021 at 9:07 am

    thanks for the tutorial it is very helpful

  22. amirul amin mukhtar on October 18, 2021 at 9:08 am

    im really looking for someone build 5inch quad with mini stack! thank you so much

  23. Windjumbie FPV on October 18, 2021 at 9:10 am

    Thanks for the info…✌🏼subbed🌟

  24. Different Perspective on October 18, 2021 at 9:11 am

    Yeah learnt loads, you’ve inspired me to learn to solder and maybe give it a go myself👍

  25. John Zapata on October 18, 2021 at 9:15 am

    Hey thanks for the wonderful upload.

    Couple questions.
    Instead of the 20x20mm flight control and the 20×20 vtx… could I just use a 30×30 flight controller and 30x30vtx? Or a 30×30 flight controller with a 20×20 vtx? Hopefully I’m making sense with my questionslol

    Also, the Mount for the fpv cam, was that also 3d printed? Could you provide the specs that please?

  26. Cesar Falco on October 18, 2021 at 9:15 am

    What motors would you recommend if i wanted to spend a bit more? going for the mamba stack but i’m unsure about the motor prop combo. Also, my receiver is an sbus compatible receiver, so should work with the mamba f405, right? It’s a walkera rx sbus receiver. got a walkera devo f7 transmitter
    Thanks 🙂

  27. Dogsidog007 on October 18, 2021 at 9:19 am

    $150 build, uses a $100 Apex frame LOL

  28. Hugo Lopez on October 18, 2021 at 9:19 am

    any similar builds in the works? would like to see the upgrade version. how long is the range and flight time? good for kids?

  29. BROK3N1MAGE on October 18, 2021 at 9:20 am

    Your 1k subscriber!

  30. VEKTR on October 18, 2021 at 9:21 am

    The emax eco ii motors are a good low budget choice. I dont recommend flying around cars for maiden, never know when things could go wrong after fresh build.

  31. Eknath Mhatre on October 18, 2021 at 9:25 am

    Hi sir I have all parts but this all parts ship to India yes or no

  32. Tim Lujan on October 18, 2021 at 9:27 am

    174$+tax

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