Sean Tierney
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Florida Multi-rotor Photographer/Videographer Wanted

Started this discussion. Last reply by David Boulanger Feb 27. 2 Replies

I am looking to have some aerial photography / videography work done in the Naples Florida area next week (yes, short notice I know).  If you or someone you know has the capabilities to fly a full…Continue

3DR uBlox GPS with Compass Kit on APM 2.5?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Thomas J Coyle III Oct 1, 2013. 5 Replies

Can the 3DR uBlox GPS with Compass Kit be used on the APM 2.5 or do you have to use a 2.6?Continue

Static position flight @ 150 feet

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sean Tierney Oct 1, 2013. 5 Replies

Does anyone have any advice or tricks to getting a nice stable, location static flight at 150 feet up?  FPV doesn't seem to provide enough information as to whether the helicopter is drifting to any…Continue

Controlling Arducopter using Leap

Started this discussion. Last reply by F McC Jun 11, 2014. 4 Replies

I am just getting started with a project to be able to control an Arducopter using one of my Leap Motion Controllers...has anyone else tried something like this?  I am thinking I am going to make the…Continue

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Tarot 680 Pro

"I just started my fy680pro build.Can I ask you if you used tape on the motor mounts? Nice hex..."
Apr 5
Nathan Cobler replied to Sean Tierney's discussion FPV transmitter and camera powered off of 3S LiPo?
"So i am trying to use a single 4s battery to run my fpv setup however my camera only needs 12 volts.  how do i come off the balance lead and only use 3s worth? "
Apr 2
David Boulanger replied to Sean Tierney's discussion Florida Multi-rotor Photographer/Videographer Wanted
"Sean,  Give me a day or two.  I know a guy with many multi rotors who works at a local hobby shop down here.  I am not sure if he is using DSLR's are not.  I will check with him Saturday. Regards, David R. Boulanger"
Feb 27
Brian Mondgock replied to Sean Tierney's discussion Florida Multi-rotor Photographer/Videographer Wanted
"I'd love to but I'm about 2 months out on my build as funding has come up short.....DO keep me in mind if you have need in the future Beardedphoto.com I am in the Cape Coral area."
Feb 26
Sean Tierney posted a discussion

Florida Multi-rotor Photographer/Videographer Wanted

I am looking to have some aerial photography / videography work done in the Naples Florida area next week (yes, short notice I know).  If you or someone you know has the capabilities to fly a full DSLR for multiple flights in the same day please send me an email here: sean.tierney@neoscape.comSee More
Feb 25
Sean Tierney posted a status
"Looking for aerial video work done in LA / San Fransisco area...PM me for details please for details as we have some specific requirements"
Jan 26
Sean Tierney posted a photo

Another nearly finished HEX build

A custom HEX build based around an APM 2.6 as the FC, Tarot frame, and a fully stabilized DSLR gimbal.
Jan 16
Sean Tierney posted a photo

Tarot 680 Pro

Just finished building up a new custom Tarot 680 Pro
Sep 21, 2014
Sean Tierney replied to Brian Pratt's discussion I'm so stuck. Can't test motors, can't arm motors.
"So here is what I would try, the steps have helped me in the past: Take the APM out of the loop and test each motor and ESC group on their own connected to the receiver and power.  Once you are sure that everything is functioning properly we…"
Aug 12, 2014
Sean Tierney replied to Steven McAdam's discussion Joystick in Mission Planner?
"I successfully flew one of my quads indoors using a joystick over mavlink radios.  I didn't notice any issues or latency once I dialed in all of the settings. I was running it on windows 7."
Jul 30, 2014
Sean Tierney replied to Luis Vale Gonçalves's discussion Unobtanium magic foam
"I am not 100% sure what type of foam they supply with the PixHawk, but I have had great results with reducing vibration to the flight controllers using this…"
Jul 23, 2014
Sean Tierney replied to Adam Gray's discussion Question about finding an airframe/kit/body similar to the C-Astral C4EYE
Jul 23, 2014
Sean Tierney replied to Andrew Collins's discussion Getting an affordable 3D Printer? in the group 3D Printing Drone Parts
"I have mostly been printing small items: GPS mast mounts, hex spacers, plastic bushings, boom caps...things like that.  Things that areinexpensive but may cost a lot to order online and I cannot find in local stores or if I need them…"
Jul 17, 2014
Sean Tierney replied to Andrew Collins's discussion Getting an affordable 3D Printer? in the group 3D Printing Drone Parts
"I went with the Flash Forge 3D Printer Creator: http://www.ff3dp.com/#!product/prd2/1102918641/creator%2B2-rolls-filaments%2B1-sd-card%2Bfree-shipping Dual head feed, lots of great features and the price has dropped nearly $200 in the last couple…"
Jul 16, 2014
Sean Tierney replied to Harry Stuart's discussion Really need help with Turnigy 9x Battery
"If you don't already have one, you should grab an adapter like this one to cover all of your battery charging needs: http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/__6697__Charging_harness.html It should cover most of the adapters that you are…"
Jul 16, 2014
Sean Tierney replied to Casey Nelan's discussion Hiding "BAD Compass Health"
"Here is where you want to look to see about disabling certain checks, or all for that matter, when booting up the APM: http://plane.ardupilot.com/wiki/arduplane-parameters/#ARMING__Parameters"
Jul 1, 2014

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About Me:
Dev, photog, and vidiot living and working in Boston, MA.
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
Use UAV's as a stable platform for aerial photography/videography when we can't bring in the big helicopter.
Hometown:
Boston, MA

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How drones democratize videography and help sell real estate

Posted on January 19, 2014 at 6:06pm 3 Comments

Recently myself and some of my colleagues were interviewed for the online news outlet Quartz, regarding the RC multicopters that I have been building. Beyond the fun of building and flying the rigs on my own…

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123D Circuits

Posted on September 11, 2013 at 2:29pm 6 Comments

For those of you who may not have seen it yet, Circuits.io and Autodesk released an online tool to design and test circuits.

It allows you to create a virtual environment using breadboards, Arduinos, and plenty more. Then you can simulate the project right in your…

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Arducopter HEX with round arm replacement, UPDATE: It Flies!!

Posted on July 21, 2013 at 4:51pm 1 Comment

In my last post, I mentioned that I was working on replacing the square aluminum arms with round carbon fiber ones.  I am back to say that it works!

I was having a little trouble with the PDB, but I finally figured out how to get all of the cabling into the body without leaving cable…

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Arducopter HEX with round arm replacement

Posted on July 19, 2013 at 2:15pm 5 Comments

After reading another conversation here about adding round tube arms to an Arducopter, it got me thinking: first, can I non-destructively accomplish this, and second what would be the impact to its weight and flight abilities.

I began by finding some round arms and mounts that might…

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At 1:54pm on April 5, 2013, Crashpilot1000 said…

Thanks for adding me to your buddylist!

Greetings from Germany

Roberto

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