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Thou shall not use WPF controls?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Boston UAV Jan 26, 2013. 2 Replies

Is there any particular reason why WPF isn't used in the Mission Planner for any of the UI controls? Thanks.Continue

Tags: Programming, UI, MVVM, Design, Planner

P-51 Mustang Recovery

Started Oct 29, 2012 0 Replies

Saw this on another site and thought someone else might enjoy it here..Warning: Language is PG-13Continue

Tags: Mustang, P-51, R/C, recovery, helicopter

GoPro Hero2 - (SOLD)

Started this discussion. Last reply by Boston UAV Oct 3, 2012. 1 Reply

Brand New GoPro Hero2 for Sale$235 (including shipping to Continental US!)This is the Surf Edition, selling for $290 on Amazon. Brand new in the box, still has the plastic wrap on it. (Only selling…Continue

Tags: HD, Video, camera, FPV, Hero2

Air v1.2: Failed to enter command mode

Started this discussion. Last reply by Satetha Siyang Mar 21, 2013. 12 Replies

I recently purchased a set of 915Mhz 3DR Radios from the store and am having trouble verifying the behavior of the 'air' module using a USB-to-TTL device.The 'ground' module is v1.1 and the mission…Continue

Tags: Radios, 3DR, 915Mhz, telemetry

 

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Boston UAV commented on Oliver's blog post News From The North: Oregon's Imaging Ban
"Brilliant."
Apr 1, 2013
Satetha Siyang replied to Boston UAV's discussion Air v1.2: Failed to enter command mode
"I do follow Chris Anderson suggested.  "Maybe you've got your RX and TX wires reversed? (RX on one board should go to TX on the other, if memory serves). I'm not familiar with that particular USB-to-serial…"
Mar 21, 2013
mP1 replied to Boston UAV's discussion Air v1.2: Failed to enter command mode
"What have you tried to do ? Have you tried any of the things that Bill or myself suggested ?"
Mar 21, 2013
Satetha Siyang replied to Boston UAV's discussion Air v1.2: Failed to enter command mode
"I must thank you very much. I have a same problem and try to solve it but it feel not work.  Your suggestions helped me a lot. "
Mar 20, 2013
Boston UAV commented on Christiaan van Vollenstee's blog post Building X5 FPV UAV
"From my post in this thread: http://diydrones.com/xn/detail/705844:Comment:1098330?xg_source=activity "... 1.95lbs with 2x1800mah 3S ..." "
Mar 11, 2013
Boston UAV commented on Christiaan van Vollenstee's blog post Building X5 FPV UAV
"@Bret C No spars. If you keep things lite you won't have any issues."
Mar 11, 2013
Boston UAV commented on Christiaan van Vollenstee's blog post Building X5 FPV UAV
"Great FPV plane that is very underrated! I haven't placed an APM in mine yet, but it's on my todo list. Interested to see if you get yours working well. If you haven't flown yours yet I'll make a couple of suggestions, based on…"
Mar 11, 2013
Boston UAV commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Let's design a new DIY Drones header! (prize to the winner)
"+1 for the last image done by Petrus The 3 colors for each variant are great."
Feb 26, 2013
Boston UAV commented on OlivierD.'s blog post Amazing presentation on what is coming with controls theory
"Good stuff :)"
Feb 15, 2013
Boston UAV replied to Randy's discussion ArduCopter 2.9 / 2.9.1 released
"I've been debating switching to full CF, are you using those stock motor mounts (two screws into motor) ?"
Feb 14, 2013
Boston UAV replied to Randy's discussion ArduCopter 2.9 / 2.9.1 released
"COMPASS_LEARN: 0Set that to 1."
Feb 12, 2013
Boston UAV replied to Seth's discussion another Android GCS
"Yes, PID tuning is exactly the scenario I had in mind with my post. "
Feb 9, 2013
Boston UAV replied to Seth's discussion another Android GCS
"Incorporate the Bluetooth :)"
Feb 7, 2013
Boston UAV commented on Eli Cohen's blog post 3D printed base for 3DR radio
"Cute"
Feb 6, 2013
Boston UAV replied to David Strassman's discussion After Manual ESC Calibration, motors won't run
"One thing to note is that after arming the APM will take about 5s to respond while it goes through initialization.  With props off, have you tried with the APM connected to MP so you can watch the HUD for ARM/DISARM changes? Once armed and…"
Feb 5, 2013
Boston UAV replied to Kristopher James Roller's discussion Help!! Need some input for you all. How much would it be to make a drone/UAV With thees capabilities?
"You have to walk before you can run. RC control will be required, despite what anyone else tells you."
Feb 5, 2013

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RTFM - Just make sure it's the right manual..

Posted on October 8, 2012 at 5:30pm 2 Comments

This was an interesting day..



After noticing a friends SU-31 collecting dust in their basement, I asked to borrow the plane for a bit. Journey home, install a receive, download the manual,setup the control throws and expo - easy breasy. However, I did have trouble setting the CG just right and needed alot of…

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FPV Equipment Test

Posted on August 12, 2012 at 5:00pm 0 Comments

Testing out some FPV equipment on the bench isn't as exciting as it should be. With some limited time this past weekend we mounted  (re: threw together a rats nest of wires and rubber bands) everything on a mobile test bed -  a 1/8 Scale MadStorm NP Truggy.

Components include:

  • DragonLink
  • 1W Lawmate @ 1280MHz Vtx
  • Lawmate Vrx
  • Fat Shark Dominator Video Goggles

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Comment Wall (3 comments)

At 5:05pm on August 10, 2012, DJ Raz55 said…

it is already upgraded to 1.9

At 5:25pm on August 10, 2012, DJ Raz55 said…

i will sell it for 50.00 including shipping

it has MinimOSD firmware V1.9 if you rather have ArduCAM328 Beta Board firmware V1.9

i can install that for you.. also if there are any features you want turned on/off right now all features are enabled

 
At 7:20pm on October 25, 2012, Timothy said…

Thank you for taking the time to read this. I am trying to reach out to anyone that might be interested in purchasing some fpv equipment. Would you know of anyone? Here is my page http://diydrones.com/photo/album/listForOwner?screenName=0uhk2h42ffwdv Thank you 

Timothy D. 

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