"@Ryan The more powerful up boards are specifically tested with realsense, and in fact even sold/promoted by Intel together with realsense cameras as a kit. The new up squared pentium option should be not far off the performance of the joule,…"
"'It depends', mostly on what voltage main battery you're using. If you're using a 4s or more, then it's pretty easy, you just run the joule off a standard 3-4A 12v BEC. If you're using a 3s, the joule dev…"
"Intel employee posted this on the Joule support forum, which was quickly deleted:
"Yes, Intel will be shutting down all Maker programs and most of the wearable programs. We are continuing to sell existing products through the end of the year…"
"Just a late-on follow-up, I have a little project that probably does what you were looking for. It does precision landing to within a couple of cm on a printed target using on-board computer. No rangefinder is…"
"@xemone that's a really neat PDB. You should have no problem going from regulated 5v output straight to the IO gnd/vin pins. If you want to be paranoid you can go in through the usb as it provides extra protection and polyfuse, but…"
"@Troy Apart from the extra cost (which sucks) getting bigger generic ESCs will give you a good solution. Just a quick warning if the bigger drone you're thinking of in the future will have low kv motors, then pick your new ESCs really…"
"It might be 1) at low RPM. Important to note that pixhawk doesn't command (or have any knowledge of) RPM, it just outputs PWM value (essentially a percentage of thrust). At low PWM values ESCs don't always respond predictable…"
"This is, how do you say politely, um, 'not entirely accurate'.
Many people (including myself) use DJI ESC without a single problem.
Many people (including myself) use Simonk firmware without problems.
Many people (including myself) use…"
"ps - please do persevere. a) It would be great to get the newer DJI ESCs working - the older ones worked perfectly, and b) they're great ESCs/motors, don't throw them away :)
The motors should work perfectly with other ESCs, at least…"