Last year I guess I lucked out and bought a 6' piece of 3/4" square tubing from Lowes that was a bit thicker walled than the 3DR arms, but now when I have been to several Lowes stores the same SKU#…Continue
I went out flying a couple of hours ago and noticed some really weird stuff going on like where loiter would start out ok and then begin to swoop around bigger and bigger until I would have to take…Continue
I'd like to make a suggestion that all the standard parameters that have to do with the camera mount/gimbal be moved to a separate list instead of being mixed in with the rest. That way if you don't…Continue
A couple weeks ago I unplugged my power module cable and it took the part of the socket off the APM with it just leaving the bare pins sticking up off the board. I carefully reinstalled it and put…Continue
Here's my 5 minute mount using two pieces of scrap plexiglass, standoff screws, zip ties, and two of my daughter's hair bands. It did want to hang a little backward with the weight of the Nexus on there but I used a couple of velcro straps around the antenna mount to pull the lanyard upward until it…Continue
I had it up and down about 10 minutes yesterday, it was pretty windy so I was mainly just putting it up, trying loiter, then RTL over and over. I take video with an old deactivated iPhone 4 and it usually does really well, I don't know what was up with the horizontal lines yesterday.
Also note the bad bearing on #4 motor when it spins down, It's…Continue
I saw another post this morning from someone in NC with a hex, so I figured I'd post a little about my first quadcopter build as I'm in NC too. I started off building the frame inspired by the 3DR design but made my own arms and legs. I made taller legs in order to mount an old iPhone 4 I had laying around under it for video recording.
Here's a couple of pictures from the build and then some video of the first time getting it in the air. I have had no…Continue