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RTL saves our large octo on film set, twice..

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jason Short Nov 17, 2012. 1 Reply

Hey again all, hope youre all enjoying some good flying.We've just arrived back from a commercial shoot in Johannesburg for a live tv production, filming night aerials for the live intro sequence.…Continue

Motor start up speed, can we adjust it?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Duran - SteadiDrone Jun 27, 2012. 12 Replies

as the heading sais, i would like to know if the initial motor start up speed can be reduced once armed ?ivetried softstart with th esc but still starts motors very fast, i would like them to be as…Continue

APM Octocopter Thread

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Oct 1, 2012. 86 Replies

hey again all! I thought it would be cool to have a dedicated thread for guys who build bigger hex and octocopters with apm where we can share tips and advice regarding tech specs, builds, code,…Continue

SteadiDrone - New drone manufacturer for RTF kits

Started this discussion. Last reply by Duran - SteadiDrone Jun 18, 2012. 6 Replies

Hey all!We've just launched our new SteadiDrone website, we are focusing on providing more affordable complete full RTF drone kits for aerial stills, video and commercial filming. Some of you might…Continue

 

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Craig Bussel commented on Duran - SteadiDrone's blog post 3DR Data Telemetry Basics - SteadiDrone QU4D
"great job, and thanks for the video"
Apr 1
Jethro Hazelhurst commented on Duran - SteadiDrone's blog post 3DR Data Telemetry Basics - SteadiDrone QU4D
"Was just watching this on your FB page! Great information, thanks!"
Apr 1
Duran - SteadiDrone posted a blog post

3DR Data Telemetry Basics - SteadiDrone QU4D

SteadiDrone QU4D - Data Telemetry from SteadiDrone on Vimeo. We take a look at installation and some basic use of the 3DR Data Radios, many of the guys here know how this all works, but many others have no idea, so here's a very simple look at installation and getting started with data telemetry.www.steadidrone.comor…See More
Apr 1

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Stephen Gienow commented on Duran - SteadiDrone's blog post WHAT A PHANTOM SHOULD LOOK LIKE INSIDE...
"Thank you!  For anyone else interested, I found out that DJI upgraded the Phantom 1 to have a 2.4GHz transmitter (yay!) but it decodes in D-BUS instead of PPM, so the APM can't use it (boo!).  For mine I will probably also go with the…"
Mar 24
Steve Burton commented on Duran - SteadiDrone's blog post WHAT A PHANTOM SHOULD LOOK LIKE INSIDE...
"I purchased the body, ESC;s, Landing Gear, Engines and Props, and the distribution board. I then used a Turnigy 9 ch. receiver, APM2.5, Diy's GPS and the APM Power Module with XT60. I didn't covert a complete Phantom, I bought just the…"
Mar 24

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Stephen Gienow commented on Duran - SteadiDrone's blog post WHAT A PHANTOM SHOULD LOOK LIKE INSIDE...
"Steve, are you using the new Phantom controller with the 2.4ghz connection?  Does it still connect to the APM's PPM just fine?"
Mar 22
Steve Burton commented on Duran - SteadiDrone's blog post WHAT A PHANTOM SHOULD LOOK LIKE INSIDE...
"I really appreciate your post, I have done the same thing and it is working great. I haven't used the autotune feature but I am thinking about it. Have you tried that?? I read where copters with a short distance between engines might have a…"
Mar 17
Quadzimodo commented on Duran - SteadiDrone's blog post Quick unboxing 2014 SteadiDrone QU4D
"Great promo vid."
Mar 4
Bernard commented on Duran - SteadiDrone's blog post Quick unboxing 2014 SteadiDrone QU4D
"I saw the competition on FB.. I hope I can win the air frame.. then I can set it up and use it for sensor base projects and photographic during my further studies in UK during June.. :D"
Mar 3
Duran - SteadiDrone posted a blog post

Quick unboxing 2014 SteadiDrone QU4D

Unboxing - 2014 SteadiDrone QU4D from SteadiDrone on Vimeo.A very quick look at the new 2014 SteadiDrone QU4D, for more info check out the website at http://www.steadidrone.com/index.php/2014-steadidrone-qu4d.htmlWe also have an airframe GIVEAWAY right now at …See More
Mar 2
criro1999 commented on Duran - SteadiDrone's blog post WHAT A PHANTOM SHOULD LOOK LIKE INSIDE...
"check your MOT_SPIN_ARMED. Default is 70"
Feb 12
Duran - SteadiDrone commented on AKRCGUY's blog post SteadiDrone Releases NEW QU4D X With 60 Min Flight Time
"Prepare to be sold lol"
Feb 12
Duran - SteadiDrone commented on AKRCGUY's blog post SteadiDrone Releases NEW QU4D X With 60 Min Flight Time
"Hehe thanks Wesley for the comments :) We're actually shooting today, will post videos soon :)"
Feb 12
Francis Marasigan commented on Duran - SteadiDrone's blog post WHAT A PHANTOM SHOULD LOOK LIKE INSIDE...
"I just finished putting APM on my phantom. My APM firmware is 3.1 but somehow when arming, the propeller will not spin until I put some throttle. Anyone having the same experience? Is it normal? The same APM when I used on other ESC will spin motor…"
Feb 11
Duran - SteadiDrone commented on AKRCGUY's blog post SteadiDrone Releases NEW QU4D X With 60 Min Flight Time
"Thanks for the feedback Gary.  I agree, to a point, that a lot of guys can make a similar drone for less, obviously it does not cost us 14999 to make, else we would not be in business selling it for that, that's why they call it business…"
Feb 11
Duran - SteadiDrone commented on AKRCGUY's blog post SteadiDrone Releases NEW QU4D X With 60 Min Flight Time
"I agree with this 100%, but as mentioned, many people just cant use them on real everyday shoots. I love my 800, it scares the hell out of me every time I fly it, but for everyday stuff, a quad just has more pros."
Feb 11

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Creative Director & Professional Photographer. Owner of SteadiDrone.com
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Run and own SteadiDrone, we develop, manufacture and sell RTF uav multi-rotor systems primarily for film and production.
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Knysna - South Africa

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3DR Data Telemetry Basics - SteadiDrone QU4D

Posted on April 1, 2014 at 12:30am 2 Comments

SteadiDrone QU4D - Data Telemetry from SteadiDrone on Vimeo.

 

We take a look at installation and some basic use of the 3DR Data Radios, many of the guys here know how this all works, but many others have no idea, so here's a very simple look at installation and…

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Quick unboxing 2014 SteadiDrone QU4D

Posted on March 2, 2014 at 10:44pm 2 Comments

Unboxing - 2014 SteadiDrone QU4D from SteadiDrone on Vimeo.





A very quick look at the new 2014 SteadiDrone QU4D, for more info check out the website at …

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Follow Me with SteadiDrone AGC and QU4D

Posted on May 14, 2013 at 11:17am 13 Comments

Follow Me GPS Mode - SteadiDrone AGC from SteadiDrone on Vimeo.



A very quick look at the follow me mode in the SteadiDrone AGC (Android Ground Control) App and the SteadiDrone QU4D. Using the GPS system the drone is set to 'follow me' mode and the follows…

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ArduCopter - SteadiDrone - Loiter Performance and DroidPlanner Flights

Posted on April 26, 2013 at 5:46am 7 Comments

SteadiDrone QU4D - Full flight with different modes and features + DroidPlanner! from SteadiDrone on Vimeo.

Hey again guys, just a quick post here of some recent videos we've posted, firstly let me once again thank all the developers who make this code as…

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