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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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nicolas grunbaum commented on Jimmy Oliver's blog post Walabot. Has anyone seen/experimented with this?
"Looking at the api from walabot, in one example i found:  // Walabot_SetArenaR - input parameters double minInCm = 30; double maxInCm = 200; double resICm = 3; Probably the range is around 2 meters. "
May 6
Gary McCray commented on Jimmy Oliver's blog post Walabot. Has anyone seen/experimented with this?
"Here is a link to a somewhat more informative article on the Vayar chip which it appears is exactly a short range 7GHZ phased array radar chip made in Israel. https://www.bdti.com/InsideDSP/2016/10/11/Vayyar It is unique at this time and should…"
May 1
Gary McCray commented on Jimmy Oliver's blog post Walabot. Has anyone seen/experimented with this?
"Hi John, Looks like a short range phased array radar system to me. Military uses this especially on hardened radar installations and imaging sonars use the same principle. Probably need to look up the "VYYR2401 A3 System-on-Chip integrated…"
May 1

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John Arne Birkeland commented on Jimmy Oliver's blog post Walabot. Has anyone seen/experimented with this?
"As usual the videos and web pages are very light on actual information. Most detailed description I have found so far is this. https://walabot.com/walabot-tech-brief-416.pdf Seems to have much in common with multi-beam sensor technology, but using…"
May 1
Jimmy Oliver posted a blog post

Walabot. Has anyone seen/experimented with this?

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.See More
Apr 30
Jimmy Oliver commented on EvH's blog post Gopro controlled over RC link
"Camera Trigger would be awesome!"
Mar 6
Jimmy Oliver replied to Greg Covey's discussion PX4/Pixhawk Flight Core Controlling FireFLY6 VTOL
"Is there Mission Planner .px4 file for this? Will Mission Planner work after loading with QGC?"
Mar 5
Jimmy Oliver replied to Greg Covey's discussion PX4/Pixhawk Flight Core Controlling FireFLY6 VTOL
"I just acquired the FireFLY6 and am puzzled how to bypass the AVA key. $499 for mapping and camera control? Can I start with the provided (birdseye) firmware and modify it in Mission Planner? Is there now support for Tiltrotor?"
Mar 4
Jimmy Oliver commented on Murray Clift's group Looking hire Drone Pilots etc.
"Are you only hiring for the Houston area?"
Feb 27
Jimmy Oliver posted a blog post

UAVSA Membership Problems

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.…See More
Feb 27
Jimmy Oliver replied to Jimmy Oliver's discussion WANTED: Aero M Camera Bay in the group ArduPlane User Group
"I just hand made the GPS and jammed it in the top with hot glue. Here's the door: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1647363"
Feb 24
Jimmy Oliver replied to Jimmy Oliver's discussion WANTED: Aero M Camera Bay in the group ArduPlane User Group
"I already have this to work from: http://www.shadowquad.com/product/canon-mapping-mount/"
Feb 24
Jimmy Oliver replied to Jimmy Oliver's discussion WANTED: Aero M Camera Bay in the group ArduPlane User Group
"If I could get a hold of one to measure, I could recreate and enclose the entire thing. This is assuming that the lens telescopes in and out (canon s100?) Or I could make different versions per camera. Is there an eBay listing you can link us too?"
Feb 24
Pascal P. replied to Jimmy Oliver's discussion WANTED: Aero M Camera Bay in the group ArduPlane User Group
"There is no door closing before landing to protect the lens ? I see several simple holes in fuselage for mapping planes, without door. Maybe having one is overkill ? "
Feb 24
Roger Monongo replied to Jimmy Oliver's discussion WANTED: Aero M Camera Bay in the group ArduPlane User Group
"I like the door and gps detail.Mind sharing the link to download those?"
Feb 24
ECODRONES replied to Jimmy Oliver's discussion WANTED: Aero M Camera Bay in the group ArduPlane User Group
"In that photo only showed the skids to prevent damages to the camera lens, not camera bay itself.The standard camera bay on Aero M were inside plane, into the nose, only.Like this one, someone were selling at Ebay: The skids: If would you…"
Feb 24

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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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Zano-style ONAGOFLY has big talk but...

Posted on December 7, 2015 at 10:04am 18 Comments

In the aftermath of the Zano disaster a new micro drone has popped up boasting most of the features of the failed Zano.

There is a pre-sale tomorrow for $179 with final prices at around $200. The web site is light on information. There is no app that I can see. There is…

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Kickstarters' Zano in trouble

Posted on November 11, 2015 at 9:30am 30 Comments

I am another one of the 12,000 suckers! Oh well...

To quote Chris Anderson: "DRONING IS HARD"

THE STORY:

http://www.bbc.com/news/34787404…

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