Sensors & IMUs (537)

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Optical Flow Sensor and APM 2.5

I m trying to connect my optical flow sensor to my APM 2.5 but having a very hard time.   I have successfully uploaded the pde test file an…

Started by Christiaan van Vollenstee

25 yesterday
Reply by ShafieMukhre

Wind speed sensor

Hi does anyone know of a wind speed sensor that works with Pixhawk .. I wanted to get an idea of wind speed while hovering . I want to use…

Started by Reuben

0 on Thursday

Filter for Power Supply Induced Parasitic Magnetic Fields

Hi everyone, here comes a proposal for filtering parasitic magnetic fields using a current sensor. I think a lot of multi-rotors using GPS…

Started by Tobias Simon

0 on Thursday

Brushless Motor RPM Sensor

Does anyone know a quick, "non-surgical", non-optical DIY RPM sensor for brushless motors? Wonder how the Brushless RPM Sensor/Tach from…

Started by Tom in NOVA

30 on Wednesday
Reply by Joseph Armstrong

Perplexing problem with Madgwick IMU filter

Hi, All. I'm new here. I've been working with a magnetometer, accelerometer, and gyro package (Axivity WAX9) and trying to use the Madgwick…

Started by Michael Karlesky

0 on Tuesday

Need help with altitude sensors

I recently flew a few autonomous missions with my hex (APM 2.6) and Droidplanner. The missions went great but the hex is flying low. I set…

Started by Greg

1 Apr 8
Reply by Greg

airspeed sensor vs rain/mist/cloud

I was wondering: as the pitot tube is an air inlet, what would happen if, during flight, the plane caught some rain, or flew through a low…

Started by Eric Kut

11 Apr 6
Reply by Mark


How to easliy check if light is affecting your baro on APM.

I found this accidentally while messing around with the Mission Planner. I thought that my baro was well covered but it appears it's not. O…

Started by Graham Dyer

1 Apr 1
Reply by Graham Dyer

Communicating between Pixhawk and Arduino Uno

Hi,  For a uni project a group of us are building a fixed wing plane and hooking up some IR cameras from the Nintendo Wii remote to find I…

Started by Ross Kirkwood

0 Apr 1

Laser altimeter - new design

Hi to everyone at DIY Drones! I don't know much about UAVs, my specialization is the design of laser products. I recently made a laser rang…

Started by Laser Developer

43 Mar 28
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