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Tim McGinnes commented on Jani Hirvinen's blog post jDrones Report: Beijing Hobby Expo 2012
"In the bottom left of the photo you can see the name of the milling/lathe machine is Unimat 1. A quick Google search bought up these 2…"
May 24, 2012
Tim McGinnes replied to dudz's discussion USBasp programmer for ER9X
"The photo is actually of a V1 circuit board. I couldn't find a photo of a V2 board with all the connections marked with text. You are correct - when you open up your transmitter you will see there is actually a nice pad right where the circle…"
Mar 2, 2012
Tim McGinnes replied to dudz's discussion USBasp programmer for ER9X
"You should be ok to use this. Unfortunately your ebay link got mangled, so I couldn't see the actual USBASP you bought. The hardware hookup will be exactly the same. The only difficulty you may have is if the flashing software doesn't…"
Mar 2, 2012
Tim McGinnes replied to David Dominguez's discussion Do I really need the extermal GPS or can the daughter card be moved?
"Hi David, See this post for a detailed discussion: http://www.diydrones.com/forum/topics/removing-apm-2-0-shield Short story - The shield is technically removable, but it is soldered in position and you may cause damage trying to remove it. If you…"
Feb 21, 2012
Tim McGinnes commented on Trent at MyGeekShow's blog post Testing and Learning; Waypoints and AutoPilot
"Trent, You may want to check out geofencing: http://www.diydrones.com/profiles/blogs/new-arduplane-feature-geo-fencing Should give you another safety net in case your plane starts flying out of range."
Feb 11, 2012
Tim McGinnes commented on Jordi Muñoz's blog post Please welcome ArduPilotMega 2.0!
"I have noticed that in the store for the APM2 you can now order without the GPS (-$15) and magnetometer (-$5). Does this mean that the GPS+MAG+SD, GPS+SD, MAG+SD and SD daughterboards are available? Would be great to get some pictures of those. I…"
Feb 4, 2012
Tim McGinnes replied to Justin's discussion DIYDrones Xbee Telemetry Kit
Feb 2, 2012
Tim McGinnes commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Udrones now selling RTF ArduPlanes
"I should have read the post more carefully. It is not RTF, it is ARF because you need your own RC gear, charger etc. They should probably change the title of the product in their store."
Dec 17, 2011
Tim McGinnes commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Udrones now selling RTF ArduPlanes
"It is easy to add up the cost of the base components and complain that it is too expensive, but you have to add in the labor costs and overheads. If you have customers willing to pay that price, then good luck to you. A turnkey solution is…"
Dec 17, 2011
Tim McGinnes replied to paul hubner's discussion Smoked my Turnigy 9X - Need help identifying a component
"See this thread: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1251633 And also this thread: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1506836 And this thread (starting at post 4589 and going over many pages) is an attempt to fix the same…"
Dec 16, 2011
Tim McGinnes commented on Robert Krogh (hooks)'s blog post X8 flying wing
"Small white/orange one appears to be a Skywalker X5"
Dec 13, 2011
Tim McGinnes commented on Jordi Muñoz's blog post Please welcome ArduPilotMega 2.0!
"Is it possible to have the main board inside the plane and the daughter board on top of the plane? The reason I am asking is because I don't yet have an APM and that main/daughterboard combo will give me everything at a great price. The only…"
Dec 1, 2011

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GIS professional in the mining/environment fields.
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
Interested in using UAV's for aerial mapping & photogrammetry for mines and environmental impact studies.
Hometown:
Lima, Peru

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