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Double antenna tracking

Started this discussion. Last reply by Serge Contal Feb 17, 2015. 2 Replies

Hi all,I've searched on the internet, and I've found anything.Has someone ever tried to fly fpv with an on-board gimbal-mounted high-gain antenna ?I know that military drones use it for telemetry…Continue

 

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Serge Contal commented on dhiraj's blog post Flight Computer with Built-in OpenWRT WiFi Router!
"Hi, do you really need the fan ? Does it impact the WiFi performances ? I design WiFi routers and we get rid of fans if we can (with the help of good dissipators) because they make much RF noise."
Jun 13, 2016
Serge Contal commented on Chris Anderson's blog post ArduSub, the underwater version of ArduPilot, now live
"Awesome !"
Feb 29, 2016
Serge Contal commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Range testing the ESP8266 Wifi module
"Beware, by modifying the antenna, your product could lose its Fcc compliance. Indeed, if your antenna gain is more than 6dBi you have to back off the power by the same value. That's for north american fellows."
Jan 25, 2016
Serge Contal commented on Chris Anderson's blog post New Volta companion computer for Pixhawk brings computer vision, more
"Ouch, a fan ? Never ever ever use a fan in a small and dense product with LTE or other radios. Come on, this is on board of a plane/multirotor, a simple heatsink should be enough given the airspeed that flows in the structures !"
Jan 11, 2016
Serge Contal commented on Chris Anderson's blog post New Parrot drone -- a plane!
"@Hugues they target the leisure market, they have developed a plug and play platform, fully autonomous (=> "no skill required"). That's their target ! It is great for beginners or people who just want to use the waypoints system…"
Jan 5, 2016
Serge Contal commented on PacificBots's blog post Open Ocean test run
"Congrats for this succesful test !"
Aug 27, 2015
Serge Contal commented on Karl Mahoney's blog post Kickstarter Campaign for the Kahone 3-Axis Gimbal for GoPro Hero 3 & 4
"(nice design though !)"
Jul 23, 2015
Serge Contal commented on Karl Mahoney's blog post Kickstarter Campaign for the Kahone 3-Axis Gimbal for GoPro Hero 3 & 4
"Why don't you align the rotation axis with the sensor position ? That makes vibrations on the video..."
Jul 23, 2015
Serge Contal commented on Brian Martin's blog post FLIR UP'S THE ANTE!!
"@Bim and @Josh : You can use a Raspberry Pi, some dudes have made a code to operate the Seek module via USB :https://github.com/Fry-kun/pyseek"
Jul 17, 2015
Serge Contal commented on Roger Sollenberger's blog post Everything you need to know about the Solo controller, a controller smarter than most drones
"Hi, this is really cool. Will it be compatible with home-made stuff (Raspberry etc...) or do we have to have a specific board and a specific GoPro ?"
Jun 2, 2015
Serge Contal commented on Roger Sollenberger's blog post Everything you need to know about the Solo controller, a controller smarter than most drones
"@benbojangles try the DaVinci franchise from Texas Instruments. (Sorry for the off-topic...)"
Jun 2, 2015
Serge Contal commented on Paul Marsh's photo
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"Hi, what kind of antenna is this ? Is it a dual band antenna ?"
May 29, 2015
Serge Contal commented on Jaime Machuca's blog post Using the Intel Edison as a Smart Camera Controller
"This is so cool !"
May 27, 2015
Serge Contal commented on Bertrand Duchiron's blog post Chimpanzee knock off a drone with a stick
"Why did they fly so close ?"
Apr 15, 2015
Serge Contal commented on Greg Nuspel's blog post New Blackmagic drone camera
"This looks so cool. We need to make a hulled gimbal for it."
Apr 15, 2015
Serge Contal commented on Melih Karakelle's blog post 25° Thermal Camera Cores for Drones
"The resolution of the Lepton is too low for UAVs in my opinion... Watch this comparison : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WXKOqgxwp-c"
Mar 26, 2015

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