katana 5'', 6 '', 7" racing frame

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Full 3K Carbon Fiber

The pod designed for 28mm size cameras (HS1177 type)

Camera angle : up to 90 degrees.
3D printed flexible parts : vtx antenna and RX mount, camera sides grip
Thin arms, 8mm large 5mm thick
Designed for 4in1 ESC
FC mount 30x30
Motor mount pattern 22xx
Carbon weight : 73g
Totalweight (carbon + 3d print + screws): 96g

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Katana FPV racing frame :

The Katana is our new race frame, it comes in a 5”, 6” or 7" version.
It is the result of over 6 months of research and development with these ideas in mind:

  • Optimized airflow

  • Facilitate maintenance at racing events

  • Finding the right balance between weightlessness and aerodynamics without losing durability

  • And as always, an eye pleasing design

katana220 5inch fpc race frame

Features :

1. Optimized air flow : 

We made the decision to use slimmer arms in order to reduce drag resistance.
To keep robustness in the event of a crash, the arms are made out of 5mm thick quality carbon fiber.
Solid enough to handle crashes and flexible enough not to break.

For optimal aerodynamics, the lipo pack can be placed on top of the pod.

katana220 5inch race frame

katana220 race frame fpv

2. Convertible pod

We wanted a pod with two side plates to protect the electronics and the camera. Often pods designed like this are not very practical.

There are too many screws to unfasten and these pods detach themselves completely which in turn puts strain on the fpv systems wiring and the rest of the electronics.

To remedy this problem, we’ve created one of the first convertible pods.

katana220 5inch race frame

katana220 nracing frame

katana220 5inch fpv frame

How does it work ?

Couldn’t be simpler. Just unfasten the two screws at the back, push the pod forward and you can open it. To close, just do the same in reverse.

katana220 nracing fpv racing frame



Does the pod stay in place in the event of a crash ?

Not a problem. Once the screws in the back are well fastened the pod reacts just like any other. Even with slightly loose screws, the friction between the carbon elements (arms, central plate) is enough to keep the pod together.

katana220 nracing fpv racing frame



Is my camera well protected ? 

Yes, without a doubt. The lens is between two 3mm carbon plates and two horizontal standoffs.

We’ve got scientific proof! Nosedived it into a tree and all to report where the marks the quad made on the tree!

Pigtail / SMA extention :

In the back of the central plates, a space was kept in order to put a pigtail like the popular Tramp HV and TBS Unify pro or any other SMA type connector for your VTX antenna. We’ve made this space out of flexible 3d printed material so when a crash occurs, it will bend before your antenna rips off.

katana220 5inch fpv frame

katana nracing frame

Designed for 4in1 ESC

4in1 ESC is recommanded, there is enought space under the 4in1 ESC to protect the electronic from any contact with the carbon.

You can also put your battery strap into this gap, easy to change when it breaks.

nracing fpv racing frame

katana nracing fpv racing frame

Includes

4 x 5mm carbon fiber arms (matte)

1 x 1.5mm carbon fiber top plate (matte)

2 x 3 mm side pod plate (matte)

2 x 2mm central plate

1 x VTX & RX antenna flexible 3D printed mount (red)

1 set of flexible 3d printed camera side grip (red)

4 x 16mm stainless steel screws (flat thin head)

4 x 12mm  stainless steel screws (flat thin head)

6 x 8mm stainless stree screws (rounded head)

3 x textured red aluminum standoff (30mm)

Carbon weight : 73g

Total frame weight (carbon + 3d print + fasteners) : 96g

- Maximum 2 stacked boards possible a PDB board + and FC board + a runcam split for exemple, wont FIT.
Best choice is : all in one FC+PDB+ESC+OSD or 4in1 ESC + FC board.

Not included :

- Thumb screws

- Electronic components

- M3 x 8mm screws to mount the motors, usually screws for 5mm thick arm doesn't come with your motors. We will try to add them to the kit

katana nracing fpv frame

katana nracing fpv racing frame

katana nracing fpv frame

How to build it :

Does it fly ?

One of the most talented canadian drone pilot, and friend, Gab707 use Katana since a couple of month now.

Here are some video using Katana220

 

RECOMMENDED COMPONENT :

- CAMERA : runcam swift

- ESC : Spedix IS30 30A 4-in-1 BLHeli_S ESC (DShot)

- MOTORS : COBRA 2205 2300kv

- FC : BETAFLIGHT F3

- VTX : TBS UNIFY PRO / IMMERSION TRAMP

- RX : XSR FrSky

- VTX Antenna : Pagoda / TBS triumph / Luminier, TrueRC AXII

Reviews

Grade 
12/20/2017

Absolute Beast of a Frame

When I first opened the packaging for this frame, I knew I would be impressed by the flight characteristics. The quality of the engineering and the components are truly outstanding. The design of the frame is genius with the convertible pod. It took less than five minutes to put the frame together, and it feels like I could run this over with my truck and it wouldn’t even notice. Thank you NRacing for this wonderful frame. Hope to do a lot more business with you in the future

Grade 
08/04/2017

Katana is Pure Awesome!

Got the 6inch version rigged with AQ Velvet, Speedix30A 4in1 ESC, RGSSD... it's flies just perfect. One of my favorite quad so far! Sylvain, ton design est top notch! ;) merci!

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katana 5'',  6 '', 7" racing frame

katana 5'', 6 '', 7" racing frame

Full 3K Carbon Fiber

The pod designed for 28mm size cameras (HS1177 type)

Camera angle : up to 90 degrees.
3D printed flexible parts : vtx antenna and RX mount, camera sides grip
Thin arms, 8mm large 5mm thick
Designed for 4in1 ESC
FC mount 30x30
Motor mount pattern 22xx
Carbon weight : 73g
Totalweight (carbon + 3d print + screws): 96g

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