May 01, 2015

ImmersionRC Vortex Recommended Kit

A quick guide to the bits and pieces to get your new Vortex up and racing and some hop ups (upgrades) to pimp it out!

Accesories and spares can be found in the Vortex section

Vortex Frame

ImmersionRC Vortex Mini Race Quad ARF (Race Motors)

Spares

At least 1 of each of the following items (yes you will crash, many, many times :)

ImmersionRC Vortex Crash Kit 1, Plastic Parts

ImmersionRC Vortex Crash Kit 2, Carbon Fiber Parts

HQProp 5X3 Composite Propellers

OR hop up to;

HQProp 5X4 Composite Propellers

DAL super durable props

As many props as the budget can afford, don't forget both directions CW & CCW (clockwise and counter clockwise) are required

 

FPV Goggles

FatShark Dominator V2 Headset System Goggles Video Glasses 600 X 480 VGA

OR hop up to;

FatShark Dominator HD Headset System Goggles Video Glasses 800 X 600 SVGA

 

Goggle Accessories

Note: both the HD & the V2 require a 5.8ghz module

FatShark Dominator V1/V2 5.8ghz (RACE bands) 32Ch Goggle Module

ImmersionRC / FatShark 5.8GHz Circular Polarized SpiroNet Antenna V2 (SMA)

Spare battery for goggles (always worth having one charged and ready to swap out)

FatShark FPV - Headset/Goggle Battery 7.4V 1000mah w/Banana Charge Lead

 

Batteries

Tattu 1300mAh 4s 45-90c Lipo Battery Pack

OR hop up to;

Tattu 1800mAh 4s 45-90c Lipo Battery Pack

We recommend 4-6 Battery packs, though in a pinch 2 packs will suffice if you are field charging.

 

Charger

Turnigy Accucell-6 50W 6A Balancer/Charger LiHV Capable

OR hop up to;

iCharger 206B 300W 1s-6s Battery Balance/Charger

Note: An appropriate 12v power supply or large 12v battery is required (vehicle battery) or purchase a mains powered charger from your local hobbyshop

 

Camera

The Vortex comes standard with a 600TVL cmos camera that can be upgraded to

Surveilzone HS1177 Sony 600TVL CCD 5-17v Mini FPV cased camera

OR hop up to;

FatShark 700TVL High Resolution FPV Tuned CCD Camera (PAL)

OR hop up to;

FatShark 900TVL Super High Resolution FPV Tuned CCD Camera (PAL)

 

Radio Transmitter

FrSKY Taranis X9D Plus 2.4Ghz Digital Telemetry Radio System W/C'tick

 

Radio Receiver

FrSKY D4R-II 2.4 Ghz 4 Channel Receiver (w/telemetry) (FrSky Users)

(please select 27m/s upgrade for best compatibility) 

Lemon Rx DSMX Compatible PPM 8-Channel Receiver (Spektrum Users)

Note: does not provide RSSI (signal strength) in Vortex OSD

Or hop up to;

ImmersionRC EzUHF 433MHz Direct Fit JR MODULE for the 9X / 9XR / Taranis

ImmersionRC EzUHF 4 -12 Channel Cased Receiver 

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