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APM 2.5 Level gets corrupted - Logs attached.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mathieu Mar 29, 2013. 11 Replies

Hi guys, I have a customer with strange level issue on APM 2.5... RMA or there is a fix for this? He purchased two Arducopter kits .  One flies flawlessly but there is a problem with the other.I need…Continue

APM 2.5 (2.7.1) Gimbal Servo twitch a lot!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Randy Jun 30, 2013. 11 Replies

Hi guys, first time I try the camera gimbal stuff (yeah I am overdue but fixed camera was fine until now)I am trying to follow the wiki instructions, the new MP screen for the config seems simple…Continue

Tags: twitch, servo, camera

Fully assembled APM1.0 at Kit price on Canada Drones

Started this discussion. Last reply by Don Brooks Jan 27, 2012. 5 Replies

Hey guys, just letting you know that ALL APM1.0 coming out of Canada Drones store are now Fully assembled and tested before leaving the store.  And all that at the same price as the regular kit. The…Continue

Tags: assembled, fully, APM1.0

2.0.40 crash...

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dany Thivierge Sep 13, 2011. 3 Replies

Let me first say this: I don't think the crash was related to the code...  I was running the latest code 2.0.40 and just playing around in Stabilize mode, nothing fancy, testing out the repairs on…Continue

 

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Dany Thivierge commented on IKE's blog post Onboard quadrocopter failsafe: flight after actuator failure
"wow... as usual it now looks so simple! :)  great job guys to "port" this from the confine of the Vicon system to the outside world.  from the link : This new approach allows such a vehicle to remain in flight despite the…"
Mar 4

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Dany Thivierge commented on Chris Anderson's blog post ArduCopter developer Jose Julio's awesome air hockey robot
"yeah wow Jose!  again you rock! (but please do not merge the code with the Arducopter one... specially the Defense + attack part!)  hehe Nice! "
Feb 8

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Dany Thivierge commented on AKRCGUY's blog post **Update on US Availability of DJI Products**
"You would understand that I will not comment much on this as I am part of the 31 dealers listed on the injunction but what I can say is that the hobby community is different than most businesses and while we are all competing to get the best share…"
Jan 29

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Dany Thivierge commented on emile's blog post VirtualRobotix new products revealed
"Way to go guys! Can't wait to bring these babies to Canada!   look so nice, can you show picture of them with some abuse and scratches... I am afraid to break them! "
Dec 11, 2013

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Dany Thivierge commented on John Moore's blog post Amazon had to cross the border to shoot their Prime Air demo.
"It was illegal here as well... they just got away with it but they need a Special Flight Operation Certificate just like any other "commercial" users around Canada... I am sure if we keep asking them they will say they went to…"
Dec 10, 2013

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Dany Thivierge commented on criro1999's blog post Canadian face-detecting drones respond to voice, gesture commands
"Canada RULES!  hehehe  nice toy! "
Nov 28, 2013
hotelzululima commented on Dany Thivierge's blog post IRIS unboxing (photos)
"Hmm rather than shipping from the US I am surprised that shipping from mexico is not a possibility or competitive to foreign destinations...     hzl"
Nov 18, 2013

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Dany Thivierge commented on noeL's blog post Arducopter Failsafe - setting up failsafe with FrSKY Taranis
"Nice work guys, I used your video to setup the mode switches, well done.  since then I added playback of wave files for the mode names as well as the failsafe.  I love that radio!  Dany"
Nov 11, 2013

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Dany Thivierge commented on Hugues's blog post T9X radio: customize your own flight modes stickers
"Who needs a visual aid on switches when you can get the Taranis to display and shout out loud the mode you just switched to... :)  ok ok not everyone can get a Taranis... but it's freaking awesome!  ok back to your post. That is…"
Nov 11, 2013

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Alex commented on Dany Thivierge's blog post IRIS unboxing (photos)
"If you are based in europe and you want to get hold of an Iris I have seen that Unmannedtech shop sell the Iris now and have much cheaper shipping rates within UK/Europe"
Nov 8, 2013
Tim Wilkin commented on Dany Thivierge's blog post IRIS unboxing (photos)
"I haven't noticed this... what I have noticed is that shipping prices in and out of the US have increased steadily.. prices in and out of Asia have been dropping... prices from Europe have seemed flat, but then I haven't shipped as much…"
Nov 6, 2013

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Dany Thivierge replied to LTMNO's discussion Hexa Build Yaws in 360 degree motion left at Hover attempt...
"Randy, Craig, logs guru can you guys look at what could be going on here? never seen a copter spinning like that and not flipping... really strange issues.  Looks cool for sure! but not the intended way... trying to see if this could be a…"
Nov 6, 2013
Christiaan van Vollenstee commented on Dany Thivierge's blog post IRIS unboxing (photos)
"Haven't anybody noticed, that shipping around the world is getting more expensive, I bought a X5 from hobby king last year and the shipping and all was around $90 now for me to get a another X5 the shipping and product is $200 and the products…"
Nov 6, 2013
Tim Wilkin commented on Dany Thivierge's blog post IRIS unboxing (photos)
"Being aware of the shipping cost problem doesn't mean there is a solution, or one that makes the product viable outside of the US. As for me, I had to allocate this year's final research expenditure by 1st November, which meant I went with…"
Nov 4, 2013

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Dany Thivierge commented on Rob_Lefebvre's blog post Extreme Arducoptering
"Wow Robert, I was not going to fly in that wind but now I have new confidence on the latest code!  I was really waiting to see a pretty bad crash but instead it's all good. ( broken prop doesn't count!)  Nice job!  need to…"
Nov 4, 2013
Brent Alderton commented on Dany Thivierge's blog post IRIS unboxing (photos)
"The shipping cost did shock me when I got to that section of payment. 5 days to get here though comes at a cost and the service far surpasses USPS...at a cost."
Nov 4, 2013

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IRIS unboxing (photos)

Posted on October 17, 2013 at 8:41am 87 Comments

Disclaimers:  This is still called a DEV kit... things may change in real production version. 

Full disclaimer, I am the Canadian reseller of 3DR stuff, but people knowing me know that I keep it true and if there is something I don't like I will point it out! 

So my IRIS…

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Canadian FrSky Taranis batch 1 is shipped!

Posted on September 23, 2013 at 12:36am 16 Comments

This is it... all of FrSky Taranis batch #1 packaged and all ready for Canada Post pickup! 

Also got to meet a lot of you for local pickup, it was busy!  For one night it felt like HobbyKing in here (all remaining units exceeding the pre-orders got sold in 14 minutes after the very…

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CBC News topo on drones for commercial use and hobby (came to see me!)

Posted on July 15, 2013 at 10:16am 4 Comments

Mississauga, Ont., businessman Dany Thivierge, right, has established himself as a go-to man for hobbyists in need of drone parts and know-how. (Evan Mitsui/CBC)

Hi guys, pretty happy about that…

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Phantom's a beginner dream (still need wide open area to be safe)

Posted on February 13, 2013 at 10:00am 16 Comments

Hi guys, 

I got permission from my customer to share this story.  

The quad is a DJI Phantom, RTF in 10 minutes when you get your box delivered to you. yes no kidding, it's that simple. 

Of course this kind of product brings a lot of new beginner customers (as well as…

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Comment Wall (3 comments)

At 12:44pm on August 1, 2011, patrice.rance said…
glad you like it ! anotherone is coming :) stay tuned folks !!
At 4:44am on February 27, 2013, Petrus Botha said…

A logo design

At 7:57pm on September 9, 2013, Chase said…
You said you didn't think you would be in business if there were such widespread problems with APM...that led me to think that's exactly why you are. You obviously have better customer service, shipping, and phone support. Quite unlike 3dr, that is exactly why I order rctimer from UAVObjects instead. Keep up the good marketing!

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