Jimmy Oliver
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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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Jimmy Oliver commented on Jose Luis Cortes's blog post Searching for heavy duty applications for HYBRiX20
"I think with zoomable camera and FLIR this is a platform is perfect for law enforcement. Just recently it cost $6500 to rent helicopter to search for backyard jumper. Live broadcast news it also ideal for long outdoor events. Delivery is a…"
Aug 1
Jimmy Oliver posted a status
"P3A with NDVI (Red+NIR) http://www.ebay.com/itm/332314900427"
Jul 22
Jimmy Oliver commented on Chris Anderson's group Agricultural UAVs
"Selling P3A with NDVI (Red+NIR) on eBay http://www.ebay.com/itm/332314900427"
Jul 22
Tobias commented on Jimmy Oliver's blog post Phantom 3 No-Servo Cargo Drop System
"Hydra rockets pods next pls"
Jul 6
Jimmy Oliver commented on Jimmy Oliver's blog post Phantom 3 No-Servo Cargo Drop System
"40 feet relative to the ground. 68 feet relative to sea level."
Jul 3
Nikola Rabchevsky commented on Jimmy Oliver's blog post Phantom 3 No-Servo Cargo Drop System
"What's the elevation where you conducted this test?"
Jul 3

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Hugues commented on Jimmy Oliver's blog post Phantom 3 No-Servo Cargo Drop System
"Jimmy, well done. Ignore these PC paranoids."
Jul 2
Jimmy Oliver commented on Jimmy Oliver's blog post Phantom 3 No-Servo Cargo Drop System
"I feel so much better now... (is the arrow too phallic?)"
Jul 1
Jimmy Oliver commented on Jimmy Oliver's blog post Phantom 3 No-Servo Cargo Drop System
"Here is a test with one pound of weight. I changed the name for Rob."
Jul 1
Nikola Rabchevsky commented on Jimmy Oliver's blog post Phantom 3 No-Servo Cargo Drop System
"All paranoia aside, the FAA does allow for dropping of objects under Part 107 rules as long as you take proper precautions.  But IMHO a Phantom isn't really designed to handle several pounds of payload.  Maybe it can but there's…"
Jul 1

Moderator
RM Aviation commented on Jimmy Oliver's blog post Phantom 3 No-Servo Cargo Drop System
"This blog post did not violate any of the terms of service and therefore it still stands. Personally speaking and independent of my "admin" role I see no issue either. I'm contracted for duties that include the term bombing, water and…"
Jul 1

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Graham Dyer commented on Jimmy Oliver's blog post Phantom 3 No-Servo Cargo Drop System
"Rob, I'm making fun because people are overreacting, not for the seriousness of what has been happening (and I'm fully aware of what). Good thing this wasn't posted on FB because that is where I'd expect this kind of…"
Jul 1
Rob_Lefebvre commented on Jimmy Oliver's blog post Phantom 3 No-Servo Cargo Drop System
"Graham, it's quite surprising to see an admin brush this off as "Keyboard Police".  Perhaps you are not aware, but there is a very serious problem.  This is actually happening.  And yes, they are using our products and…"
Jul 1

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Graham Dyer commented on Jimmy Oliver's blog post Phantom 3 No-Servo Cargo Drop System
"Just laugh, Jimmy. It's the keyboard police with nothing better to do. Terrorists don't need to get ideas or products from you to do this kind of stuff as they've been doing it for long time now and have their own…"
Jul 1
Jimmy Oliver commented on Jimmy Oliver's blog post Phantom 3 No-Servo Cargo Drop System
"Has the world gone mad? I guess I will rename it the "Happy Happy Fun Drop" and everyone can take a deep breath. You can drop candy, tee shirts, water balloons, medicine, etc... There are several wired drop systems out there already. You…"
Jun 30
DBX Drones commented on Jimmy Oliver's blog post Phantom 3 No-Servo Cargo Drop System
"With all the respect: How do you know where you are dropping the cargo if camera is not pointing downwards?As I see in your web page and above comments, the problem you are trying to solve is to drop grenades which I respect but completely repudiate…"
Jun 30

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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…

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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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