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APM 2.X Led Buzzer Modules

Started this discussion. Last reply by Charles lakins Nov 6. 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

Futaba PA-2 Auto Assist

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Charles lakins commented on Chris Anderson's group ArduCopter User Group
"That's a good idea Doug"
17 hours ago
Charles lakins commented on Chris Anderson's group ArduCopter User Group
"yes that's true perhaps an altitude ceiling be imposed from the data collected for the specific areas reported, the markings would be still there and flight possible but a sort of geofence be applied for altitude in the effected area"
18 hours ago
Charles lakins commented on Chris Anderson's group ArduCopter User Group
"I don't think an option to turn off should be addressed or added since they are regulated no fly zones anyway ,by turning off you knowingly break the regulations just one quote from the link you provided: PILOTS WHO DO NOT ADHERE TO THE…"
19 hours ago
Charles lakins replied to Edgar Scott's discussion Mini APM for next LEGO Drone in the group ArduCopter User Group
"you can run the current firmware on those yes Hobbyking also offers the min version, I think if I recall rctimer does too since the whole apm project is open source, there is no real official product rather just who produces a specific…"
Saturday
Charles lakins replied to Charles lakins's discussion APM 2.X Led Buzzer Modules
"I'll keep looking for more info also, haven't used my apm since I installed it on its new frame months ago ,been to busy I guess Ill have to do some setup on this newer fw now"
Nov 6
Dean Miller replied to Charles lakins's discussion APM 2.X Led Buzzer Modules
"Thanks for this Charles, I'll try re-arranging my plugs for AC3.2 and see if that works."
Nov 6
Charles lakins replied to Charles lakins's discussion APM 2.X Led Buzzer Modules
"For AC3.1.5, the pinout of the APM is as follows: A4 : AUX led A5 : Beeper – can drive a piezo buzzer directly (see below) A6 : GPS – will flash with no GPS lock, solid with GPS lock A7 ~ A11 : Motor LEDs Which LEDs are active and when…"
Nov 6
Charles lakins replied to Charles lakins's discussion APM 2.X Led Buzzer Modules
"pdated too"
Nov 6
Dean Miller replied to Charles lakins's discussion APM 2.X Led Buzzer Modules
"Hey Charles, some time ago my LED's quit working properly, and that may have been when I swapped out my APM to another machine and forgot to change the Led_Mode.  In any case I am trying to get it working properly again but in the latest…"
Nov 6
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

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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

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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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