I originally posted this on the "ArduPlane 2.71 released" discussion but no response yet so here is my issue.( I posted some files on that discussion here…Continue
Mike ok I apologist and I might have been wrong to assume it didn't get out of Malaysia which in most case lots of news doesn't, but it still doesn't warrant a reply "It is the mission of DIY Drones…Continue
Just my view but I feel in the Configuration page in Mission Planner for the PID config selection now in this latest version to get the the PIDs is to many click and all the drop down menus are…Continue
The return to home on the YS-X6 is very impressive and particularly how stable it touches down and then turns the motors off. Even in full manual mode the copter hardly wanders at all.
The main down side of this ZeroUav system is user manual is absolutely appalling and virtually useless. Also the GCS for PC is not very intuitive at all. The…Continue
I made up these hi tech shock absorber legs for my grandsons quad we are building. Considering the hours I often spend to find a better design for making copter legs that don't disintegrate on every hard landing, It took me about 10 min to stop laughing from the simplicity of the brilliance of this light bulb…Continue
I have now set up my battery charger power supply unit with a cable long enough to supply power for my small quad copter for inside testing. This will save the life of the batteries as well avoid the hassle of swapping them over constantly for when doing PID tuning etc. Only thing its not powerful enough to fly my X8 quad and trips the over load at about…Continue
Ok, here is another problem I've spotted in the mind field of hardware issues and for people who continually bang their heads trying to fix them through PID tuning. .
If you have a housing that is covering over all of your electronics such as a plastic container,.. then when you descend or ascend quickly the pressure inside the container changes and gives your barometer an false reading.
For example if you descend quickly the pressure increases inside…Continue