I'm trying to compile a (very) subtly modified version of Arduplane 2.74b using the IDE downloaded from the Arduplane website (1.0.3) but it hangs when I try to compile. Actually, it doesn't hang…Continue
Does anyone know any way of mapping the servo mid and end points that APM uses?I have modified elevons on my Skyfun which, unfortunately, have a limited down travel. If the elevon servo forces it…Continue
On Sunday I spent the morning self-consciously traipsing around my brother's neighborhood with an apparently wierd collection of hand-held electronics and foam in the form or my APM, battery and a Hextronic 3DR knock-off 915MHz telemetry radio and Skyfun fin. We left a laptop on the top floor of the house running APM Planner with the base station radio connected directly to the USB port and using a standard "duck" monopole…Continue
I saw a feature about Mercedes-Benz collision avoidance vision systems research on the Telly here in Germany where I am at the moment.
This particular project uses two cameras to create stereo vision. Comparing the two images is used to detect pixels that represent motion that could be hazardous to the vehicles current path.
Since the topic of CNC mills has raised its head here, I thought I'd share this with the DIYDrones community.
One of the things those who are considering this need to be aware of is that the toolpathing of complex shapes isn't a trivial exercise. I would be interested to know if anyone has experience with any open-source surfacing toolpathing packages - please comment below!
I am fortunate to have access to MasterCAM V9 - old-fashioned as it is - but…Continue