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DavidFolts replied to Ray's discussion Iris+ Tarot gimbal camera compatibility in the group IRIS
"Try the Garmin VIRB Ultra 30....im modding my tarot gp mount to handle the 1mm extra width to handle it"
Jun 18
DavidFolts replied to Jordan Mesch's discussion Pixhawk Mini and Spektrum Controller in the group X-UAV Talon
"I'm firmly agreeing with Gustav....I tried tuning an Iris with QGC and it messed the load up badly...had to reload via MP. Only use QGC for flight planning."
Mar 2
DavidFolts replied to Jordan Mesch's discussion Pixhawk Mini and Spektrum Controller in the group X-UAV Talon
"There is a UAV Talon group on this system I believe. At any rate, here is what I got from one of the members who was tuning his Talon."
Mar 2
DavidFolts commented on Gautier Hattenberger's blog post Parrot's Disco flying with Paparazzi UAV system
"Gautier...ok, so you use the udp connection over wifi. Any initiative to control the Disco over long range rc, with full tlm, using the Paparazzi system?"
Feb 26
DavidFolts replied to Ilia's discussion iris+ flyaway in the group IRIS
"I had a similar flyaway of my new Iris in May of last year. Using tower...I did manage to get a location of the drone under a tree in thick woods. I downloaded the tlm logs and filed a trouble ticket with 3DR. They said my flyaway was due to an imu…"
Aug 1, 2016
DavidFolts replied to Mike's discussion Can anyone give me a tablet model number that works with drone planner and fallow me feature in the group IRIS
"Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 is what I use...still available on Amazon"
Jun 15, 2016
DavidFolts commented on Fredia Huya-Kouadio's blog post Tower v3.2.1 Release
"you got a deal Fredia"
May 17, 2016
DavidFolts commented on Fredia Huya-Kouadio's blog post Tower v3.2.1 Release
"Great News! I'll contribute if asked in the app."
May 16, 2016
DavidFolts replied to George Finlay's discussion RTH error in 2.1.1 in the group 3DR SOLO
"I loaded 2.3.1-1 today and got a number of RTH errors quite randomly in manual mode. Weather was balmy and sunny, so I attributed the issue to GPS glitches.....black plastic gets hot in sun! Hdop was jumping to 1.9 and satellite reception jumped…"
May 14, 2016
DavidFolts commented on DG's blog post Draconian Drone bill in Congress is in the works. Is this the end of home-built drones?
"This sounds like the old type-certification thing from the FARs. We don't want this, but we should demand certain standards in software safety before a quad is released into the market.FAA is missing SW safety but NASA-Ames has their eye on…"
Apr 11, 2016
DavidFolts commented on Chris Anderson's blog post New in the 3DR store: Bluetooth for APM/Pixhawk!
"So I searched for "pixhawk Bluetooth" on amazon and found a number for sale from various vendors. I also note that 3DR has an Amazon presence and are selling Iris drones etc."
Mar 10, 2016
DavidFolts commented on Chris Anderson's blog post New in the 3DR store: Bluetooth for APM/Pixhawk!
"I actually need the BT module for beta testing work on Flight Zoomer and other companion processor projects I want to work on. Using my Iris as a test bed for this."
Mar 10, 2016
DavidFolts replied to DavidFolts's discussion Viewing the Solonet live video stream ... having some trouble...suggestions please! in the group 3DR SOLO
"So I need to use a 10 year old utility to command the controller? Whew. I'll try and back track on your posts elsewhere (3dr pilots?) and see what you did. Thanks"
Feb 28, 2016

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Bill Bonney replied to DavidFolts's discussion Viewing the Solonet live video stream ... having some trouble...suggestions please! in the group 3DR SOLO
"Yes, but I needed to connect using nc (netcat) from the target to the host controller to get it to send the UDP packets."
Feb 27, 2016
DavidFolts added a discussion to the group 3DR SOLO
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Viewing the Solonet live video stream ... having some trouble...suggestions please!

I'm trying to use an old iPad 2 running VLC as an external viewer of the Solo live video stream.The access to this stream is described in the Solo Development Guide under the heading "Video Pipeline." Here is the URL: http://dev.3dr.com/concept-video.htmlOK, so I've tried viewing that stream on my Surface 3 while logged into the Solonet and running VLC using the sololink.sdp file configured per the guide as…See More
Feb 24, 2016
DavidFolts replied to Konrad's discussion Is there some kit ready to use ? in the group Telemetry over cellular IP
"Turnkey solution is the 4Gmetry box from volta robotics Or look at the solutions described on UAV Matrixby Bernd Englund.  These two are about as close to turnkey as your can get right now.."
Feb 22, 2016

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About Me:
Long time R/Cer...learning flying robots with my AR drone 2.0 and MiruMod, a 3DR Iris+ and a 3DR Solo.
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
Have been working with UAVs since 1998
Hometown:
Friendswood, TX

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At 8:40pm on August 5, 2015, OVIDIO BRACAMONTE said…

Thank  you.

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