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BoxBotix Kickstarter

Started this discussion. Last reply by Wesley Zhao (PCBA EMS,OEM,ODM) Oct 29, 2016. 4 Replies

We are busy posting all the STL files (more formats/docs to follow) to our new GitHub RepoANDWe are live on…Continue

Gumstix Robovero

Started this discussion. Last reply by Coby Jul 15, 2011. 3 Replies

I ran across this board from Gumstix and wondering if anyone has been playing with it: …Continue

 

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Latest Activity

Coby commented on Jani Hirvinen's blog post New ArduPilot.org Discussion Forums Online
"Great work!"
Mar 27, 2016
Coby replied to HighVoltage's discussion Price of industrial drones
"@HighVoltage Lots of focus on the frame and the components in this thread.  All important but also just part of the overall system required to deliver a capability, or a set of capabilities.  Here are some of the things I would look for in…"
Mar 27, 2016
Coby replied to HighVoltage's discussion Price of industrial drones
"@HighVoltage As others have pointed out it's a combo of low volume and high overhead.  I would expect (hope) that at 65K they are offering a full spectrum solution and not just a frame.  E.g. flight controller with some mission…"
Mar 12, 2016
Coby replied to Darius Jack's discussion DOWN YOUR DRONE IF YOU FLY WITHIN 36 MILES OF THE SUPER BOWL in the group ArduCopter User Group
"TFR's are typical for big events.  Large area likely has to do with ability to control and/or intercept in crowded airspace.  Not sure.  Was not there.  But FAA likely had input from those providing the intercept service,…"
Feb 10, 2016
Coby replied to Rob_Lefebvre's discussion Notification: My Community Support Ending
"Very sorry to hear.  Your support will be missed.  Good luck Rob! Best Regards, Coby"
Feb 10, 2016
Coby commented on Thomas Stone's blog post NVIDIA's TX1 SoC now comes on a credit-card sized module
"I would vote for option 1, but hard to make everyone happy.  full PCIe would be nice for hi power WiFi."
Feb 10, 2016
Coby replied to Coby's discussion BoxBotix Kickstarter
"Thanks Kerleston!"
Jan 21, 2016
Kerleston Pereira replied to Coby's discussion BoxBotix Kickstarter
"Good ideia, congrats."
Jan 20, 2016
Coby replied to Csaba Kecskemeti's discussion Drones also banned from public parks? (CA Bay area, San Jose)
"I see Golden Gate park just north of Presidio on the KB4UF map.  I think it's a good resource but it may be giving a bit of a false impression regarding the real aviation activity in a given area.  E.g. It makes it seem I can fly a…"
Dec 30, 2015
Coby replied to Csaba Kecskemeti's discussion Drones also banned from public parks? (CA Bay area, San Jose)
"To gain additional insight I would suggest going to https://skyvector.com/ and search for SFO.  Or just pan the map over to your area and zoom in.  Class B Airspace is the blue rings around SFO - it is like an upside down wedding…"
Dec 30, 2015
Coby commented on Gary Mortimer's blog post T3 the Vertical Horizontal one
"Yes, thanks Rob.  Just can't bring myself to get into bigger R/C heli's, but you may change my mind.  I flew CH-46's, which get's rid of that nasty tail rotor.  Makes me want to create a tandem rotor BBot variant.…"
Dec 18, 2015
Coby commented on Gary Mortimer's blog post T3 the Vertical Horizontal one
"Always interested in the details Rob.  Very interesting data.  We are also running KDE's.  A bit of a mix right now until we settle on a good power setup.  Right now it looks like BBCopter will work best with the 475kv and…"
Dec 15, 2015
Coby commented on Gary Mortimer's blog post T3 the Vertical Horizontal one
"Rob, Thanks for sharing details.  For those who are wondering just how much more efficient a trad hell might be:  We have a quad that is getting 45 minutes but that's mostly hover work.  It also weighs 14 pounds and needs a…"
Dec 12, 2015
Coby commented on Gary Mortimer's blog post T3 the Vertical Horizontal one
"I have been struggling for a color scheme!  Bucket  of Chicken is on the list.  Being from Fort Collins I was leaning towards can of microbrewery beer.  But sadly I don't think the Flying Bucket would be a contender.…"
Dec 6, 2015
Coby commented on Laurent Eschenauer's blog post Fleye - Your personal flying robot - Now on Kickstarter
"Design without compromise has a name - It's called Art. Keep up the good work! R, C"
Dec 6, 2015
Coby commented on Gary Mortimer's blog post T3 the Vertical Horizontal one
"Gary, I get no credit for having a Kickstarter and STILL freely sharing how we did it by making open source? Just for that you will be subjected to the FLYING BUCKET OF DOOM..."
Dec 5, 2015

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Coby's Blog

Launch Party!

Posted on November 29, 2015 at 11:00am 4 Comments

For those of you in the Fort Collins area, we will be having a Launch party on Dec 2nd at the Shop.  We go live with our Kickstarter the morning of Dec 1st so figured we would have a small party to celebrate.

More info and RSVP here please.…

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BBRover Off Road

Posted on November 22, 2015 at 8:01am 5 Comments

We have finished up the BBRover, BBCopter and BBPlane.  I also created a YouTube channel for BoxBotix.  Hope to go live with small Kickstarter next weekend.  Yes, yet another drone Kickstarter.

There are plenty of…

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BoxBotix Update

Posted on November 10, 2015 at 9:34am 3 Comments

A short video on the basic concepts of the BoxBotix designs.   We are making some good progress and should have BBCopter, BBRover and BBPlane 3D files ready for release in the next month.  Minimum Viable Product (for you Lean Startup Fans) is a different beast with hardware, since we can't easily roll out bug fixes…

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Intro to BoxBotix and BBots

Posted on June 30, 2015 at 9:00am 5 Comments

Just letting folks know what we have been up to over the last year or so.  Finally getting close to something we can release.  Essentially an all open source hardware modular robotics platform.  The short version is it's a BrainBox that can accept several different modules so it can be configured as a plane/copter/rover/whatever.

  Figured it was about time the community had a modular frame system to match the different flavors of autopilot code.  Still lots to do…

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