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APM 2.X Led Buzzer Modules

Started this discussion. Last reply by Charles lakins Sep 9. 34 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

Futaba PA-2 Auto Assist

Started Oct 22, 2012 0 Replies

Asking $40 shipped from Canada…Continue

 

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Charles lakins replied to Thomas J Coyle III's discussion Configuring the ArduRover with the Mission Planner in the group ArduRover User Group
"ohh yeah, forgot about that part, Thanks, it does happen to be a 1280, hmmm might have to attempt the apm antenna tracker fork with it if that's even possible with the 1280"
Oct 12
Charles lakins replied to Thomas J Coyle III's discussion Configuring the ArduRover with the Mission Planner in the group ArduRover User Group
"Hey there again TC! I was thinking on re purposing my dust collecting apm1 with oil pan and gps on a car to experiment with and was wondering what firmware revision  (preferably newest possible) I can load onto it that will…"
Oct 11
Charles lakins replied to Simon Howroyd's discussion Antenna Tracker v0.1
Oct 10
Charles lakins replied to Simon Howroyd's discussion Antenna Tracker v0.1
"Be neat to take advantage of the older v1 apm units for this purpose if possible that is, just to be able to re-purpose the hardware too"
Oct 10
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Sep 26
Charles lakins replied to Charles lakins's discussion APM 2.X Led Buzzer Modules
"Sent you an email Jim Thanks"
Sep 9
Jim Futcher replied to Charles lakins's discussion APM 2.X Led Buzzer Modules
"Charles, I would like to purchase 3 LED Buzzer Modules for my Quad Copter with APM Flight Module. I am in Cairns QLD Australia. Please advise process to Pay for Supply and delivery. Cheers Jim Contact: jmfutcher@gmail.com"
Sep 9
Charles lakins replied to Damo's discussion What screws are these ? in the group ArduCopter User Group
"they look like M3 to me"
Sep 5
Charles lakins replied to Charles lakins's discussion APM 2.X Led Buzzer Modules
"Thanks a lot Livio "
Sep 4
Livio replied to Charles lakins's discussion APM 2.X Led Buzzer Modules
"Hi Charles nice Job. I am interested in your LED / buzzer. Can you please send me 3 pieces of it. many thanks Livio"
Sep 4
Charles lakins commented on Charles lakins's photo
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naze32 QuadX Connections

"most esc's use the white wire for signal unless its a jr color coded wire in that case it may be yellow the 3 wires from the esc that go to motors can be switched around to change motor direction if needed"
Sep 3
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naze32 QuadX Connections

"Affrizal: THe best way to answer your question regarding the 3x esc -> motor connections is to help you understand what they do. Just hook them up and look how the motor spins, clockwise or counter clockwise. If the motor is spinning the wrong…"
Sep 3
Affrizal Mohamed commented on Charles lakins's photo
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naze32 QuadX Connections

"sorry for my bad English..  yup since i have stuck with the naze .. i think i need to do more learning on how to assemble the quad. btw thanks for your info :) really appreciate it."
Sep 3
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naze32 QuadX Connections

"I'm not sure I understand your question, the naze might not be the best solution for a first time build of a multirotor where it will work as good as most fc's it takes a more involved learning curve you might be better to try a kk2 with…"
Sep 3
Affrizal Mohamed commented on Charles lakins's photo
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naze32 QuadX Connections

"noted with that. for the esc, we have 3 colours to connect the esc to the fc.. does it will effect the flight? or will in function?"
Sep 3
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"Haven't been flying in a while, Been building a second 3D printer and printing various items for fpv use"
Sep 3

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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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APM External 10mm Leds Buzzer Module

Posted on August 19, 2013 at 6:30pm 23 Comments

I submitted final revision to oshpark for a board run today

the rest of the parts should arrive this week for the batch in production…

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