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Digital Camera Mount

Started by Damo. Last reply by Justin Owens 17 hours ago. 2 Replies

Hello,I am looking for a sturdy digital camera mount for a quadcopter that doesnt have a gimbal. I just want to lock it at 30 degrees pointing down. Simple. The quadcopter i have is…Continue

APM 2.6-2013 Quad RTF Original APM Firmware

Started by Tom Gates. Last reply by Tom Gates yesterday. 2 Replies

My 2013 RTF 3drobotics 2013 quad does not seem to recognize spline waypoints. The APM 2.6 has the original firmware, is this the problem.The quad recognizes the take off and climbs to altitude and…Continue

Using an APM/Pixhawk for Near Space Balloon Telemetry Data Collection

Started by Edgar Scott. Last reply by Edgar Scott yesterday. 14 Replies

For next years Makerspace at our Middle School we thinking on doing a Near Space Balloon launch.I love all the telemetry wrapped up in the APM for such a low price, GPS, Mag, Baro, Accel and more not…Continue

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Comment by Johann van de Venter on September 1, 2014 at 3:28pm

Austin

Is simple or super simple mode active?

Comment by Austin Laws on September 1, 2014 at 2:28pm

Pixhawk elevator/pitch reverse issue. I just can not get the pixhawk to reverse at all. reverse on my aurora 9 but makes no odds. pick up quad and aileron is fine when I lean it to the right the right motors spin up to relevel it same as when I do it on the left side. but when it comes to the elevator I lean it backwards and the back motors slow down. totally fed up and utterly confused. Can someone else?

Comment by Spencer Willis on July 25, 2014 at 2:22am

Thanks mP1. Unfortunately we are leaving early Monday morning so I can't really get it quickly enough from Sydney.

@David - do you have a web portal? I will order from you in the future.


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Comment by David Anders on July 25, 2014 at 2:09am

Hi Spencer,

I have a heaps of black motor related stuff (i'm a 3DR distro).  Let me know if you don't have any luck elsewhere.

Comment by mP1 on July 25, 2014 at 1:37am

Ive got a spare entire black motor if you want it, in mybox of kool stuff(tm). Pretty sure it works.

Comment by mP1 on July 25, 2014 at 1:34am

Oh ouch i thought you meant the bolt to keep the prop from flying off :) not the shaft thingo.

Comment by mP1 on July 25, 2014 at 1:27am

@Spencer

Turns out that blue adapters do screw on black motors. Priv msg your address and ill post 1 or 2 on monday.

Comment by Spencer Willis on July 25, 2014 at 1:04am

Hi mP1 - unfortunately they are not. Yours have 4 holes. The black ones have only 3. Thanks very much for replying though :)

Comment by mP1 on July 25, 2014 at 1:02am

@Spencer

Ive got a few blue adapters, i just dont know if they are compat with blacks. If they are private msg me and ill pop one in the post from Sydney.

Comment by Spencer Willis on July 25, 2014 at 12:54am

Dear All,

I live in Perth, Australia. This week I broke a prop adapter for a black 880kV motor - this is the piece that is screwed to the top of each motor - you attach the prop to this. It had already been weakened after I straightened it after a crash.

I am helping out this week on a field trip with a group of botanical researchers in country WA collecting plant material. I was all set to get some habitat footage with my Y6 to help their project. I have some spare motors on order from 3dr but they will not arrive in time. I don't know any place in Oz that supplies these motors.

This is a humble request - does anyone live in the Perth area that is able to lend me a spare prop adapter for next week? I can happily pay with a slab of beer :D

Spencer

 
 
 

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