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How to get FPV DRONE RACING for under $300! Parts +Full setup.

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How to get FPV DRONE RACING for under $300! Parts +Full setup.

How to get into drone racing for under $300. A complete guide on what to buy? How to set it up? and how to get drone FPV racing with the best gear you can get for under $300. This kit is the real deal and unlike most of the other cheap stuff out there this is actually going to last, be reliable, have bucket loads of speed and most importantly a heaps of fun. This kit includes a quad, radio, fpv goggles, charger, and battery. Everything you need to get up and drone racing. LINKS BELOW

Eachine Wizard ARF racing quad–
FlySky 1a6 Radio Receiver combo –
Kylin FPV vision goggles –
(UPDATE 16th of Janurary) – A bit more $$$ but I just tried these goggles and they are AMAZING
4s lipo battery – if not working try this one
new – battery because other sold out
Battery Charger –

Seems the batteries are sold out, you could also use these – better quality but a few $ more

Instead of the kylin goggles you can also get the cheaper Ev800s but I recommend the Kylins for the few extra $$.

At the time of making this video it totalled up to about $290ish. But I understand that people may be watching this video even though the prices have changed. But the point is that this is the best kit you can get for the money. You CANT get into the fpv racing hobby with anything less and anyone who tell’s you otherwise is either misinformed or doesn’t know what they are missing. I have reviewed a TON of quads and FPV gear and shopped around and if you are wanting to get into the hobby this is ABSOLUTE CHEAPEST you can do it without wasting your money on Junk.

So with that said and done. WELCOME TO THE HOBBY. You are going to love it and it is a lot of fun.

RECOMMENDED UPGRADES in the future are

– More batteries – like 10 – 20 more because you won’t want to stop.
– Frsky taranis radio
– Fatshark FPV goggles (dominator or attitude series).

Communicator, Fan, Golf Junky, Chihuahua Lover, Dishwater . I want to see your peacock.



  1. Esteban Brewer

    December 25, 2016 at 6:20 am

    As a cautious person getting into this hobby. I have looked for flaws in this build in lots of forums and comments. I cant find anything better then this. thank you for such a great bang for buck build.

  2. Sage Stark

    October 9, 2017 at 12:59 am

    I can't figure out what's wrong with my drone. i followed all the steps in this video and still can't get it to fly. it connects to betaflight, but it doesn't register when I move the joysticks. is there a problem with my flight controller? please help

  3. mojust777

    October 10, 2017 at 3:46 pm

    how dangerous is it when it starts to rain oder snow or something like that?

  4. Sondre Sørbye

    October 11, 2017 at 8:26 am

    What is the range of this drone?

  5. Chris Charlebois

    October 13, 2017 at 11:14 pm

    I purchased the flysky FS-i6
    AFHDS 2A controller and receiver. Beta flight is not responding to radio input.. Please help me out Stew

  6. warmfreeze

    October 15, 2017 at 8:47 am

    I have a few quads…but not there any place i can get JUST the camera, video transmitter, and goggles? recommendations?

  7. Jay Graphix

    October 17, 2017 at 11:02 am

    Stuart … what would you suggest on a 1000 dollar budget? What would you build?

  8. Bon Jovi Fomera

    October 17, 2017 at 2:59 pm

    sir do you have fb page?

  9. Nic Nolan

    October 17, 2017 at 10:32 pm

    Flying these would NEVER get boring

  10. GuppyMan

    October 18, 2017 at 10:26 pm

    Can u hover indoors btw looking into picking this guy up

  11. 11Ragetti11

    October 19, 2017 at 6:59 am

    hi, love those videos just ran into them yesterday! One question: how can you save the video you film with the drone? thanks


    October 19, 2017 at 1:03 pm

    hey im thinking of getting one battery would that be enough?

  13. Nick Woodard

    October 20, 2017 at 12:07 am

    hi I just purchased this and bonded my remote and tried too plug it into the computer and launch Betaflight and the drone won't connect but I thought in the video you said you can fly it without plugin it into the computer so I plugged in the battery antenna on and turnted the remote on an tried pushed the throttle up nothing happened just wondering what I'm missing

  14. Pat Nolan

    October 21, 2017 at 9:17 pm

    Gdaaaay Stew, love the channel and the videos and because of this I have just purchased this set up from the links you provided. I'm in Ireland so delivery was 5-25 days which I didn't mind at all…………..BUT………….the Charsoon balance charger is being shipped with the wrong DC input and is killing lipos. Not trying to ruin the video just letting you and others know that it is an issue. I'm now going to get the Turnigy Accucel-6 10A charger and a new set of lipos. Hope this info helps and "Happy Flying" 🙂

  15. Owen S

    October 24, 2017 at 2:36 am

    How does this receiver/radio stuff work. How do you sink a remote to a quad and so on. Also I’m thinking of doing your $100 build as a first. Do you think all of this together but replacing the wizard with the build is a good plan?

  16. Erik Mihalj

    October 24, 2017 at 9:17 am

    Can this setup also transmit audio, so I can hear the quad in my earbud? Thank you for this vid!

  17. Kris Gaja

    October 25, 2017 at 8:24 am

    Hey Stu, where else can I get batteries from in Melbourne Australia? The website are all out.
    Also I have a charger for my rc cars, can this be used for drone batteries?

  18. Travis Collins

    October 25, 2017 at 9:14 am

    do not have aney drone plz give me one

  19. mojust777

    October 25, 2017 at 12:24 pm

    dafuq, i ordered everything like in the links but my throttle is on the right side?! how can i change it

  20. Dekota .o

    October 26, 2017 at 12:40 am

    would this be good for a like first time flying a racing drone guy I've flew a drone before but not a racing one can it hold up to a lot of crashes

  21. qloolp

    October 26, 2017 at 4:41 am

    Great video, bro. The links are awesome. I am getting my list ready. But I am going for the EV100 goggles.

  22. Dekota .o

    October 30, 2017 at 11:14 pm

    is there a better charger I can get?

  23. mojust777

    October 31, 2017 at 2:26 pm

    im getting so angry… i cant conenct the quad with betaflight!! why the fuck i just plug in the computer and press conenct and nothing happens? why? pls help

  24. Cody Gould

    October 31, 2017 at 7:22 pm

    My only problem is, your drone is completely not the drone from the 99$ build with or without upgrades. You are throwing me off man with setting things up… I'm completely new and had to do more research online to understand so much you fail to mention, and I'm talking about absolute basics. The upgraded fc does not work for beta flight, it's responding to clean flight for me so you showing me set up in beta just messes with me. Second I had to boot my fc, which thanks again for "informing" me on how to do that. That's the hardest thing to understand you know? How do I know I'm doing it right at all? I may have screwed up my fc. The one you used in the 99$ build upgrade version. Instead of making big hype on the product. Be way more I'm formal and don't skip stuff..

  25. Kent Scipione

    November 1, 2017 at 7:38 pm

    Where can I get more of the screws used to mount the motors to the frame? A single one of my screws refuses to go in.

  26. Furious One

    November 6, 2017 at 11:52 am

    I have bought the Kylin FPV vision goggles but what camera would anyone suggest for this? Seen a lot of people saying they need to match in fov / ratio so you are not looking at zoomed in pictures etc. Cheers

  27. Rando

    November 6, 2017 at 4:34 pm

    Hey Stew, thinking about maybe updating this video? Or is it still viable

  28. Tyler R

    November 7, 2017 at 1:51 pm

    Is there any way that you could get it to stream to your phone partly because it’s illegal to fly with a vr head set on your head in some states.

  29. Ben Masten

    November 8, 2017 at 4:48 am

    If I already have a Spektrum DX6i, then would I just replace the receiver in this build with a 6 channel spektrum rx?

  30. Sondre Andre Teigen

    November 9, 2017 at 9:37 am

    is this worth to buy instead of the 200 + dollar build yourself pack?
    Do this drone have faster reaction and have faster speed ect, compared to the DIY 200+ dollar setup? help plz

  31. Emil Van

    November 11, 2017 at 3:30 am

    hello there. I have had my Wizard now for a few weeks and from all the videos i have seen it looks like it will be a blast to fly. But my only problem is i am having heaps of problems with beta flight no recognising that the drone is being plugged in and i am not able to flash it either any help would be greatly appreciated


    November 12, 2017 at 11:56 am

    Is there a better battery for the wizard?

  33. Tomy Toka

    November 14, 2017 at 4:39 pm

    Could someone please help me ? My props get loose and some of the screws of the motors also gets loose what i have to do?

  34. Tom Lansby

    November 18, 2017 at 6:00 am

    Would i be able to use a spektrum DXE on this quad?

  35. RC Hobbyist Extreme

    November 18, 2017 at 10:46 am

    My question is this. If you dont have anyone to fly against,and you are just thrashing around,how does that count as racing? Sadly,there is no one in my area that even race drones. I checked with the local RC clubs,no one races. Hummm. I talked to a couple guys but they are more into photography, not racing. I guess mabe it depends on the area you live in huh?

  36. Michael James

    November 18, 2017 at 7:23 pm

    Hey UAVfutures! I was wondering if you would add, edit or change anything in this build? I plan on picking this up fairly soon! = ) Thanks for all the great work you do!

  37. Ryan Devine

    November 20, 2017 at 9:39 pm

    I just purchased the equipment! Cannot wait to get this going and fly my first drone. Thanks for the tips and get started guide. Will post a follow up on how it all goes. Thanks again

  38. Trenton Daniel

    November 21, 2017 at 8:16 am

    I want to be able to record with this racer, now do I have to get goggles with DVR to do that? And If so, can I just pick up an Eachine EV800D and it work properly?

  39. Matthew Beeman

    November 23, 2017 at 2:56 am

    So 4S means, "heap of volts". Brilliant…

  40. Ron Little

    November 24, 2017 at 10:53 pm

    What’s the range of the drone

  41. Ninjastar9403

    November 25, 2017 at 12:05 am

    Thank you and GOODAAAYY!!

  42. Enzo M.

    November 25, 2017 at 3:36 am

    I binded the receiver (The red LED stays lit and doesn't blink) but when I go into betaflight the Roll, Pitch, Yaw don't move when I move the sticks. Help?

  43. C&C With Jay

    November 26, 2017 at 1:16 am

    This comes in at $354 from when this comment was posted

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