Im completely fed up with this system. I purchased it for one reason: to make a mapping rig. Now Im slowly finding out that the main feature I desired, to have the camera take a picture at the…Continue
Ive now done 6 test flights with…Continue
I'm having a consistent problem (confirmed by another user) that GRID V2 will not fill in the polygon with points. Instead, it only fills in the 1st 3 waypoints, then back to home.Is this a bug? FYI,…Continue
Here's my 1st mapping test flight with a Skyhunter twin-boom pusher. Im running Arduplane 2.73. Mapping camera is a Canon s95 running an intervalometer script via chdk. Its suspended from a single axis gimbal that keeps the camera pointing down regardless of aircraft bank angle. Video shot from a GoPro 3 Black Edition.
It took 120 photos during the 10 minute…Continue
In this video, I go over how to trigger a Canon s95 camera through an rc transmitter, without taping a servo on top to push the shutter button. Canon cameras use a firmware hack called CHDK that allows shutter control through the usb port. With a simple switch from Turnigy, we can trigger the camera from the transmitter.
Ive been doing some testing with the new GoPro2 HD video camera. I bought it out of necessity after loosing my GoPro HD in flight :( But, having the HD jump ship was a blessing in disguise, because the new GP2 boasts some impressive features.
While shooting in 1080P, you can choose 3 different field of view (fov) settings: Wide at 170, medium at 127, and narrow at 90. Heres a video I made testing the different fov settings on a Skywalker foam airplane.…Continue