Jimmy Oliver
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  • Woodbridge, CA
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Tarot 650 Flight time problems Pixhawk

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jimmy Oliver Jan 16, 2016. 6 Replies

I have this unit and am getting less than 5 minute flight time until warning comes on. 85% Battery remaining after flight.Total Weight: 2750gBatt: Multistar 10000mah 4S 14.7V 10C •  Tarot 650 Sport…Continue

Tags: Taranis, Time, Flight, Battery, Pixhawk

Q-Brain on Iris+ rebuild PROBLEMS

Started Oct 8, 2015 0 Replies

I took the guts out of a old Iris+ and put most of the parts on a 470mm frame. I have a Q-Brain 4 in 1 25A ESC going to cheerwing 920KV motors. During standard calibration the motors twitch and one…Continue

Tags: Quadcopter, ESC, Pixhawk, Iris+, Q-Brain

Servo with IR-Lock Pixy Cam help?

Started Aug 20, 2015 0 Replies

I have developed this pan and tilt gimble. It is an attempt to track IR light beacon in unison with the gopro. I have seen it done but am having a hard time making the servos cooperate. I am powering…Continue

Tags: Beacon, CMUcam5, GoPro, Servo, Pixy


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FireFly6 DIY (built)

Posted on September 10, 2017 at 5:00pm 6 Comments

I know that selling here is probably frowned upon but I'm not sure eBay folks are up on this bird (since I have seen none for sale there) so I thought I would let this community have a crack at it first due to advanced knowledge of these systems. Message me with offer. This is running on QGroundControl and X8R. No radio. Set up file for Taranis can be emailed. Never flown but setup and working. May need fine tuning for hover and such. Thanks.…


Phantom 3 No-Servo Cargo Drop System

Posted on June 29, 2017 at 12:30pm 21 Comments

I'm making these very cheap.

Designing more work related, in this case also fun, uses for drones. 3D printed "attach and go" drop system. Working on version for Phantom 4 next.

Product Page - Phantom Bomb…


Walabot. Has anyone seen/experimented with this?

Posted on April 30, 2017 at 10:00am 3 Comments

Walabot is a 3D imaging sensor that lets you uncover things hidden in the world around you. This is very cheap and seems that there is a wide range of applications for working related drones. Just wanted your thoughts.

UAVSA Membership Problems

Posted on February 27, 2017 at 10:00am 0 Comments

I signed up to the UAVSA association a while back. I have not benefited by this resource and have tried to cancel for 6 months. I have not been successful.

Here is the membership page.…


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