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APM 2.X Led Buzzer Modules

Started this discussion. Last reply by Charles lakins Nov 6, 2014. 39 Replies

APM2.x External Led & Buzzer Modules Direct PnP to the APM…Continue

 

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Charles lakins commented on Charles lakins's blog post Storm32 BGC gimbal
May 21
Kyomo Jung commented on Charles lakins's blog post Storm32 BGC gimbal
"@Charles, thanks ^^"
May 21
Charles lakins commented on Charles lakins's blog post Storm32 BGC gimbal
" GUI Screenshots "
May 21
Charles lakins commented on Charles lakins's blog post Storm32 BGC gimbal
"you can assign how you like for the control in the gui via rc channels, in my case its a separate radio that connects directly to the gimbal using a spectrum satellite as for your other two questions if you ask Olliw (seen in video above) in…"
May 21
Kyomo Jung commented on Charles lakins's blog post Storm32 BGC gimbal
"Wonderful job Charles and some questions 1) In case you control gimbal by TX, what about controlling copter? Is it switchable between controlling gimbal and copter? 2) In integration with Pixhawk, my understanding is that 2nd IMU is not needed…"
May 21
Charles lakins commented on Charles lakins's blog post Storm32 BGC gimbal
"More Storm32 & Pixhawk Integration: More info: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showpost.php?p=31574509&postcount=4734"
May 9
Charles lakins commented on Matthew Coleman's blog post The uNode
"ahh i see you have tried a few :) yes its not a cheap thing to do ,the tools of the field is the expensive part for sure , been designing boards for a few multirotor designers over the last two years now but most the tools i had from earlier…"
May 7
Charles lakins commented on Matthew Coleman's blog post The uNode
"you could use numerous FREE unrestricted design software packages even for commercial use like.. DESIGNSPARK (Free for commercial or non-commercial use, no limitations or licensing) kikad…"
May 7
Charles lakins commented on Matthew Coleman's blog post The uNode
"I like the size, why did you pay so high for the development did you not do the design yourself? or was it done by a board designer based on your needs? just wondering why you didn't fab a small batch through oshpark and populate yourself for…"
May 5
Charles lakins commented on Charles lakins's blog post Storm32 BGC gimbal
"i plan on incorporating one of these when they ship paired with a bluetooth and teensy to make a remote controller for it https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/nextion-a-cost-effective-high-performance-tft-hmi/x/10526387 "
Apr 16
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"yes I have been selling them since I posted the instructions although last I checked the led settings have been removed as a gui option and they use default settings now unless you want to make changes on a manual compile"
Apr 8
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"Charles, have you this module for sale, yet? Thanks!"
Apr 8
Charles lakins commented on Charles lakins's blog post Storm32 BGC gimbal
"My last video link I posted using the retracts "
Mar 22
Charles lakins commented on Charles lakins's blog post Storm32 BGC gimbal
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Mar 22
Charles lakins commented on Charles lakins's blog post Storm32 BGC gimbal
"Great Stuff Randy ,Nice wiki instructions too btw :) it would be nice to see sellers offer a complete gimbal that uses the storm32"
Mar 22

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Randy commented on Charles lakins's blog post Storm32 BGC gimbal
"The video above is of my SToRM32 gimbal (ver 0.67e) on a 3DR IRIS with Pixhawk running ArduCopter 3.3-dev which can use the do-mount-control mission command and the new MAVLink interface that OlliW has added to the gimbal firmware to do more…"
Mar 21

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Storm32 BGC gimbal

Posted on March 3, 2015 at 1:00pm 14 Comments

After combining my retracts from my previous blog post and my conversion plate to turn the 2-axis into a 3-axis gimbal

then also adding a mounting plate for the Storm32 BCG controller, further testing and setup goes great so far

Also did some tests using the spektrum sat option for the second operator to control the gimbal movements remotely (with…

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My New Frame For The APM

Posted on May 10, 2014 at 6:04pm 11 Comments

Anyways I ordered a new frame for the apm

well after several weeks the wrong one arrived

although its not bad, I wanted the round center plate frame style as an alternative to the frame styles I own already

anyway here s a mockup for placement of the APM the apm will end up inside once I find my short usb extension so programming is easy…

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Storm32 3-Axis Brushless Gimbal Controller

Posted on February 4, 2014 at 9:30am 8 Comments

Produced & Developed by OlliW & Martinez

Source = http://www.olliw.eu/2013/storm32bgc/?en

 

Video From OlliW:…

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My DIY Retract & Gimbal Mount

Posted on December 21, 2013 at 3:41pm 42 Comments

 

 

Test run using bamboo skewers to hold the retracts aligned in place

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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