"Looks like the board (and the "competitive price") were fake. The item was always out of stock and was simply put up there so that reviews could be posted attacking Tau Labs and lilvinz's hardware, resorting to name calling and…"
"Tau Labs is a friendly fork of OP. Previously if anybody disagreed with the powers to were, they were almost universally banned and ran out of the project. In contrast, I have witnessed quite a few disagreements while in Tau Labs, but…"
"Seems a bit shameful is my opinion, and I stand by it. Saying something like "DIY Drones are ripping everybody off!" or "DIY Drones is charging exorbitant markups" without actually backing it up with facts would be…"
"Calm down. I was actually responding to people who questioned Jack Crossfire's post on the first page. Re-read my comment again putting emphasis on the "is".
I never said that DIY Drones can't charge whatever…"
"Oh yes, you are right. I was looking at the extended range 2.4GHz Xbee Pro instead of the extended range 900MHz Xbee Pro.
A precursory BOM for each of the boards put them about $6. This is for units of 1. Things get a lot…"
my apologies to open pilot . i went there the other day and found most links to be dead . must have been down for maintenance . very glade to see this is not the case. ;-)
No worries. Just wanted to make sure you know that the project…"
"You are kidding about the OpenPilot having disappeard, right? Check out the forums or SVN. Development is extremely active and racing towards a v1.0 release.
I don't know who you have been trying to contact, but I haven't seen you on the…"
"I didn't know that FAT was a resource hog. I would have guessed, since FAT16 was finalized in 1987, it should be rather trivial for modern microprocessors. I must confess that I have never done an in-depth analysis of resource usage (though…"
"Somebody asked if we could add the lens flare to the OP instruments. The general consensus was why try to artificially recreate something that reduces readability? I'm wondering what the rationale was for adding them to these instruments."
If you can hop on IRC, we can do some troubleshooting on your PPM encoder. I also know of a shop selling paparazzi equipment just about to open in AU where you could get a quick replacement.
Otherwise, it's looking good and I look…"