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  • Scarab Avatar Drone - FPV Carbon electronica Delrin™ - RC Scorpion style
  • Scarab Avatar Drone - FPV Carbon electronica Delrin™ - RC Scorpion style
  • Scarab Avatar Drone - FPV Carbon electronica Delrin™ - RC Scorpion style
  • Scarab Avatar Drone - FPV Carbon electronica Delrin™ - RC Scorpion style
  • Scarab Avatar Drone - FPV Carbon electronica Delrin™ - RC Scorpion style
  • Scarab Avatar Drone - FPV Carbon electronica Delrin™ - RC Scorpion style
  • Scarab Avatar Drone - FPV Carbon electronica Delrin™ - RC Scorpion style
  • Scarab Avatar Drone - FPV Carbon electronica Delrin™ - RC Scorpion style
  • Scarab Avatar Drone - FPV Carbon electronica Delrin™ - RC Scorpion style
  • Scarab Avatar Drone - FPV Carbon electronica Delrin™ - RC Scorpion style
  • Scarab Avatar Drone - FPV Carbon electronica Delrin™ - RC Scorpion style
  • Scarab Avatar Drone - FPV Carbon electronica Delrin™ - RC Scorpion style
  • Scarab Avatar Drone - FPV Carbon electronica Delrin™ - RC Scorpion style
  • Scarab Avatar Drone - FPV Carbon electronica Delrin™ - RC Scorpion style
  • Scarab Avatar Drone - FPV Carbon electronica Delrin™ - RC Scorpion style
  • Scarab Avatar Drone - FPV Carbon electronica Delrin™ - RC Scorpion style
  • Scarab Avatar Drone - FPV Carbon electronica Delrin™ - RC Scorpion style
  • Scarab Avatar Drone - FPV Carbon electronica Delrin™ - RC Scorpion style
  • Nose can be set at 21mm (as shown) or clamped closed
  • Scarab Avatar Drone - FPV Carbon electronica Delrin™ - RC Scorpion style
  • PIDs for Avatar FPV Drone - MultiWii 23 code - GPS return home ; 1050 props

RC Avatar Drone - FPV Carbon Scarab™ - electronica Delrin™ - twin servo Scorpion style

$249.00
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900.00 Grams
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Product Description

<USD399 - on sale USD329 - FAST Shipping* to Australia - Fast cheap shipping to USA in 3-4 days*  - by DHL - includes flight controller PARIS Sirius Air v2 
Scarab Avatar Scorpion high speed outdoor RC drone

full outdoors, high speed Scarab Avatar Scorpion styled drone Carbon/ Delrin - yes full Carbon Version -  3 x 300w 888kv motors and the PARIS AIR autopilot (GPS Return to Home option) , 2xdigital servos -  - Avatar has been in the hands of our Pro-Pilots for months now and they love it!   Scarab Avatar is a highly manoeuvrable FPV Avatar RC drone in the <1kg class with an excitement level suited to gamers or pilots with  fast reflexes yet is much quieter than other Quads - it is stealthy.  With twin-front rotating engines this craft has powerful thrust vectoring and can yaw twice as fast as any other multicopter  - it will change the way you fly in minutes. Inspired by the famous Scorpion bi-rotors our goal was to design a multicopter where the rear prop could be hidden below (or run high above as an alternate build choice) - with a wide flight envelope and capable of fast and stable forward flight and blistering stop-n-turn performance.  Scarab Avatar Tricopter uses twin front rotation motor/props/booms and one fixed rear downward facing prop - this is the secret to the amazing stability and forward flight performance.  The Avatar can be flown by direct Line of sight LOS using the included Andromeda, or can be fitted with FPV camera and special cloverleaf 5.8Ghz antenna to receive clear images (on your Video googles or 7"LCD display - not included - see link at the bottom of this page).  The Avatar is very similar in size to the Quad Reconn - the main difference is the Quad Reconn is designed to run a GoProHeroHD shooting HD video out front (LiPo balanced out the back) whereas the Avatar is specially designed for FPV/LOS with video being recorded on a PVR Ground station(not included) - as a result the Avatar is twice very manoeuvrable - and looks and flies like the real thing - Avatar style

CrazyJ - Expert RC multicopter pilot added a scale look to his Scarab Avatar with lightweight foam - see here doing Line of Sight LOS RC (above)

Hero Features

  • Delrin™ and Full Carbon 3K weave frame
  • Highly manoeuvrable with Stable fast forward flight to Vne
  • Best looking Tricopter ever made - full 3K 2.0mm 3KWeave 100% real carbon mainframe
  • Twin thrust vectoring front motors/props - positive yaw control extreme - 2 x metal gear servos in Delrin™ rotating boom holders
  • Short booms and good stability with the PARIS Sirius™ AIR (included)
  • Can be fitted with long booms (260mm booms included) for increased mechanical inertia stability
  • Composite CNC Carbon fiber 3 K weave and Aluminium construction - internal FPV camera
  • Long flight times - 9-12mins depending on LiPo - must be 4S lipo
  • rock solid  stability in all indoor or outdoor conditions in any wind with AUTO LEVELing mode
  • Small size for transport to work  :)  -  will fit in a travel case/Pelican box 420x400x100mm - props off.
  • Weight fully assembled  - 800g WITHOUT LiPo main cell
  • Weight fully assembled with 2200Mah 4S LiPo - Recommended LiPo  = 915g
  • Building Guide Avatar is here

Includes

  • PARIS Sirius AIR autopilot - pre-programmed to Tricopter 
  • 3 x 12mm tubular Carbon 12/10mm booms - 170mm
  • 3 x 12mm tubular booms - 260mm
  • Motors -  3 x CarbonBird® 888kva motors - 62g with NMB high end bearings and long wires, and GBC connectors installed
  • Prop Adapters - 3 x Red 6mm Prop adapters 3.17mm/6mm shaft
  • Props - 1050 props CW and CCW (plus 1 spare) = total 4 props (effective 21.12.2015)
  • ESC - 3 x 18Amp CarbonBird® ESC - Twin heatsinks - small form factor - all plugs fitted
  • 2 way Y-Lead - Servos
  • 4 way Y-Lead ESC throttle learning setup
  • 5 way Pre-made power distribution lead XT60-JST
  • 3 Amp uBEC (effective 21.12.2015) for 5.0v power to PARIS AIR, servos and Rx
  • ESC Program card (for Blue wires ESC)
  • 2 x Metal Gear Digital Servos - with ball-bearing - digital, linkages and carbon servo trays 23mm slot
  • Airframe - CNC 2mm 100% Carbon fiber 3K weave plates - not fake veneer like 90% of the market 
  • CNC boom holders - v2 DuPont Delrin™ material - super light weight
  • CNC engine coolers/locks - v2 black anodised (new)
  • CNC aliminium pitch change collars (new)
  • Andromeda v2.1 Pilot orientation board (with voltage Reg 16.8->12v) - super-bright-Red/White and Blue LEDs indicate the front.sides and rear - day or night
  • Avatar scorpion style Heli-landing gear - CNC and Carbon
  • Various M2 and M3 bolts
  • Nylon standoffs - various
  • 140mm circumference Velcro strap for recommend LiPo size (2250Mah 4S)
  • Adhesive Velcro for LiPo positioning
  • 4 x Zip-tie ropes
  • 1 x 1.57mm (1/16th ") Scarab Pro tool - for tightening the boom holders in pairs - Wiha - German tool steel

 

Requires / Excludes

  • Excludes PARIS GPS/Mag here.  if ordered with a GPS/MAG at the same time we will program the AIR for the GPS - GPS can provide an instant Return-to-Home function in the event of pilot dis-orientation panic or lost radio signal - more info on GPS limits HERE
  • If ordering a PARISv5r3(excluded)  - excludes the Andromeda v3r3 here
  • Excludes FPV Tx here  
  • Requires prop balancing - Props and motors can be balanced to run silky smooth by the owner - this is an important skill you must learn - its easy - but takes 3-10 mins per prop to do - its a matter of adding blade tape to balance the props - static balancing - then running props at speed - trial and error process called dynamic balancing - where props are spun up and balanced while turning/spinning.  Pilots who say they did not balance their props are just short changing themselves - The entire IMU will fly better, FPV and HD video will be much better, and the bearings will last longer when everything is balanced dynamically - Use the Forums and YouTube to search for Prop balancing videos.  All drone AP requires very smooth props for smooth video.
  • Excludes USB micro cable - HERE
  • The best Rx is the FrSKy D4R-II becuase it feature C-PPM single wire 8 Channels
  • Excludes Radio control Tx/Rx ;Recommend Taranis
  • Requires user reads the AutoPilot page HERE for AIRv2  - regarding safe operations ; arming ; dis-arming ; Tx setup using the GUI to set 1095/1500/1905 points via GUI  and verfifaction of MODEs (ACRO - HORIZON - AUTO-LEVEL) 
  • Requires Pilot skills - perfect for RC collective pitch 3D-heli pilots - for others use a Simulator first and fly Triikopta (and we are not talking about watching a self fly drone parrot or fanton or naza fly itself either - we mean real stick flying skills - if you need GPS for RTH when out of range, then good - but if you need GPS so the aircraft flies/hovers itself - then this Triikopta is definately NOT for you yet)
  • Excludes LiPo main power cell ; Recommend 4S2250 45c  for Longer flights
  • Excludes GoProHeroHD or Yi camera - Highly recommended 
  • Excludes your FPV Ground-station  and/or FPV Googles -(see photos this page on how we installed a FPV Cam and Tx) 
  • Excludes/requires a  LiPo Charger ; Recommend iCharger ;  chargers - these ichargers are the only chargers on the market we actually recommend SAFE -100% - perfect balance charge and cell balancing - This is what happened to a customer who risked using another brand of charger without proper LiPo safety monitoring systems in the charger such as accurate cell balance and without thermal cutoff protection and without a fire-proof bag.  Used correctly, attended -  LiPos are safe - used incorrectly they will burn at 700°C.
  • Excludes a temperature controlled soldering iron - Hakko 888 if needed for FPV  setup - not included
  • Requires problem solving mental skills - NOT suited to people who don't like to solve a puzzle - why? becuase you must understand a complex electronic drone, computers, and use tools to assemble it.(no soldering - all electrical connectors are press fit)
  • Excludes orientation training for LOS ops - recommend you fly the simulator first 
  • Instructions - a Link for build instructions will be sent after purchase 
 
 
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  1. Scarab Avatar is the Best looking Tri on the market

    Posted by Damien Pitt on 24th Jan 2016

    Was looking at getting one of these for some time mostly because it is one wicked looking airframe and the twin front rotating booms are certainly unique.

    Awesome build and really is an amazing looking piece of kit; high quality with a superb finish. Easily looks better than any other tricopter I've ever seen on the market.

    This is also a smooth flyer and it's tilt vectoring booms mean it will perform flat spins with ease and enable you to pull off things not possible usually possible on a standard quad and of course it looks great doing it.

    There is one downside; the twin vectoring booms will always be a weak leak in an accident. The frame body and rear tail are all braced with thick carbon and will survive a decent impact but you must be aware the leverage afforded by the tilt booms can also put large strain on the servos in an accident (though if you don't stack it, this'll never be a problem ;)

    Absolute love this kit and seeing it fly through the air is always a talking point no matter where you are.

    Nothing else on the market quite like it.





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