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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

GoPro v1 & v2 Live Video Feed Cables

Started Mar 25, 2013 0 Replies

GoPro v1 & v2 Live Video Feed CablesI have a few of these available 7.5 inches…Continue

 

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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
"<iframe width="640" height="360" src="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AjBuOLhYXHY?feature=player_detailpage&amp;wmode=opaque"; frameborder="0" _origwidth="640"></iframe>"
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
Charles lakins commented on Mustafa TULU's blog post Flight Monitoring Via Smart Watch
"no you can use the watch independently and it is an android app on the watch :) "
Mar 21
Charles lakins commented on Mustafa TULU's blog post Flight Monitoring Via Smart Watch
"is that the LG G Watch R? like this one http://www.ebay.com/itm/271813065519"
Mar 21
Charles lakins commented on Mustafa TULU's blog post Flight Monitoring Via Smart Watch
"it would probably have to be a two spot hold feature to prevent unwanted triggering of the feature even an audio buzzer or beep is that not possible over voice?"
Mar 21
Charles lakins commented on Mustafa TULU's blog post Flight Monitoring Via Smart Watch
"very cool, vibrate and audio feedback is a good feature to have, maybe an emergency Return To Home touch button too"
Mar 21
Charles lakins commented on Janis Kuze's blog post UgCS 2.3 is out!
"nice great stuff once again"
Mar 20
Charles lakins commented on Charles lakins's blog post Storm32 BGC gimbal
"New firmware update - 66e more details here: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showpost.php?p=30979702&postcoun... PWM feature working to control my retracts I made a patch male/female cable using the bec for power to the servo/retracts and the…"
Mar 6
Jolyon Saunders commented on Charles lakins's blog post Storm32 BGC gimbal
"Looking good! I'm also in the process of building my gimbal after reading about integration with arducopter. Storm32 is looking to be a very good BGC option for users in the future."
Mar 4
Charles lakins commented on Charles lakins's blog post Storm32 BGC gimbal
"Yeah I heard that Randy something to look forward as more dev goes, maybe some POI stuff I would imagine also"
Mar 3

Developer
Randy commented on Charles lakins's blog post Storm32 BGC gimbal
"Looking good.  We've been working with OlliW and have added a SToRM32 gimbal library into master (so it will go out with AC3.3) this will mean you can plug the pixhawk into the serial port.  So far we only have the…"
Mar 3
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"Storm32 BGC - Mavlink Commands - Updates http://www.olliw.eu/storm32bgc-wiki/Serial_Communication"
Mar 1
Charles lakins replied to Edgar Scott's discussion Positive press for Drones in the group ArduCopter User Group
"that was a good way of using the media to promote your business :)"
Feb 6

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Storm32 BGC gimbal

Posted on March 3, 2015 at 1:00pm 7 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

 

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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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