Sensors & IMUs (626)

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Lightware SF10/x

How do range finders handle trees? I have processed a lot of data from manned aircraft with laser altimeters and these often record first a…

Started by Justin Ward

1 Apr 24
Reply by Laser Developer

IMU Recommendation?

I have a GY-85 IMU which is a cheap IMU containing the ADXL345 accelerometer, ITG3200 gyroscope and HMC5883L magnetometer. Although i've go…

Started by Mike McRoberts

1 Apr 22
Reply by James

Is LIDAR-Lite off the market?

Good morning DIY community, I was hoping some of you might have more information about what is happening with the Lidar-Lite products? LID…

Started by Nadia Nilsen

2 Apr 22
Reply by Mike McRoberts

How to read Maxbotix sonar Distance

Hello, I want to code a maxbotix mb1200 sonar sensor to store the distance in a variable . I cant use the analogRead() function like i use…

Started by Georgios Florou

0 Apr 16

Worlds Smallest Autopilot: MEMS IMU

I am working on a school (research) project that requires that we build the smallest autopilot possible (INS). We really want to push the l…

Started by McSquiggles

0 Apr 15

Help on how to use a sonar sensor and hal.console with apm2

Hello, I am trying to use the MB1200 XL-MaxSonar-EZ0 sonar sensor with my apm2 . I don't really know how to use AP-Hal library to use the s…

Started by Georgios Florou

0 Apr 12

Incorporating External Sensor Circuit Outputs into the APM Log Files

Hi Everyone, I am looking for a way to log readings from an external custom sensor circuit with the APM logs. For hardware, I can use eithe…

Started by Adam Erickson

15 Apr 7
Reply by Yisong Yin

Preflight Calibration No Longer Working

About the release time of ArduPlane 3.5 I noticed that the Preflight Reboot Shutdown started to work.  I also noticed that the Preflight Ca…

Started by Chad Frazer

0 Mar 28

Interface of a 360 degree IR proximity sensor to a UAV

Project Overview We are excited to share that we are working on a new project to determine the best method to interface our 360°  degree /…

Started by ROBOTmaker

0 Mar 27


LidarLite working correctly? - SOLVED

Hi I am trying to set up a LidarLite sensor from PulsedLight. I set it up according to the wiki (new sensor, manufactured Feb 2015, interfa…

Started by Felix Meissner

112 Mar 26
Reply by Cool Dude


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