Kyler Laird
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Matthew Reimer left a comment for Kyler Laird
"Ok no problem. I stumbled across your videos today b/c I was thinking about buying a similar tractor.  I'm not sure how I haven't heard of your work before I guess I sort of checked out for a while.  Anyway its super impressive.…"
Mar 22
Kyler Laird left a comment for Matthew Reimer
"Oh, I wish I'd documented the MT wiring.  It's all pretty straightforward, though (especially with the service docs).  Controls are 500 Hz PWM."
Mar 22
Kyler Laird replied to Aleksandr Panov's discussion MicaSense RedEdge Multispectral Camera for sale in the group Agricultural UAVs
"I agreed to buy it and sent the full price through the PayPal link Alexsandr provided on December 20.  I didn't get any response to my queries after that.  It's now in dispute. Good luck."
Jan 4
Kyler Laird replied to Aleksandr Panov's discussion MicaSense RedEdge Multispectral Camera for sale in the group Agricultural UAVs
"I'll pay $1800 for it delivered to USA. I'll need some protection for such a long-distance purchase.  eBay?  Escrow.com?  PayPal? --kyler"
Dec 18, 2016
Kyler Laird replied to Andy Dombeck's discussion tractor guidance in the group Agricultural UAVs
"Here is the clutch (before I trimmed the bar): This is the steer angle sensor: I use an NVS-NV08C-RTK-A dual RTK GPS.  The Tersus Precis-BX316 looks like it will provide similar functionality and adds L2 reception.  I'll take a…"
Jul 25, 2016
Kyler Laird replied to Andy Dombeck's discussion tractor guidance in the group Agricultural UAVs
"Hi, Richard.  I can certainly give you some info about the MF2745.  I am delighted with how well I was able to make it work but it needs to be much more accurate for planting corn.  I have an electronic flow control valve that I want…"
Jul 24, 2016
Kyler Laird replied to Andy Dombeck's discussion tractor guidance in the group Agricultural UAVs
"I started trying to use APM but the more I got into it, the more hassle it seemed.  I built a system from scratch.  I use a dual-RTK GPS and a Pi3 (running a Python script).  I get remarkably good performance for it being such a dumb…"
Jun 25, 2016

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About Me:
farmer
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
I build autonomous tractors.
Hometown:
Rensselaer, IN

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At 4:59pm on March 22, 2017, Matthew Reimer said…

Ok no problem. I stumbled across your videos today b/c I was thinking about buying a similar tractor.  I'm not sure how I haven't heard of your work before I guess I sort of checked out for a while.  Anyway its super impressive.  I love that you used ROS, I'm having good results with apm and pixhawk right now but there are some limitations when it comes to building it out to new and un-thought of applications.

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