Todd Harper
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Todd Harper commented on Marco Robustini's blog post How to recover any multirotor "out of VLOS" using only the "self level" flight mode
"Great video Marco. It should help quite a number of operators out there."
Jun 1, 2016
Todd Harper replied to Jack's discussion Turning FanBoys into FlameBoys in the group 3DR SOLO
"Jack, When you first tried to place an order via 3DR's website, did you try reach out to them via email or chat about International shipping?"
Jun 1, 2016
Todd Harper replied to Mark Stanoch's discussion Setting Timer on FS-TH9X Transmitter in the group IRIS
"Timer Todd H."
Mar 27, 2016
Todd Harper replied to Rob_Lefebvre's discussion Notification: My Community Support Ending
"Thanks for everything Rob and while it's not the best news to hear that you're leaving, its exciting to hear about your own project(s) As one doors closes, another opens. Looking forward to reading and seeing your creations. Todd H."
Jan 28, 2016
Todd Harper replied to Todd Harper's discussion SOLO with Feiyu-Tech 3D MINI attached in the group 3DR SOLO
"While I have heard of that gimbal I have not used one personally so I have no experience for an opinion on it. If your good with modifying and soldering then it may be worth putting your time into. Remember though, it will void your warranty."
Oct 11, 2015
Todd Harper replied to Fish's discussion 3DR SOLO - How to Start and stop video on GoPro remotely in the group 3DR SOLO
Oct 11, 2015
Grandpa Jake replied to Todd Harper's discussion SOLO with Feiyu-Tech 3D MINI attached in the group 3DR SOLO
"Hi Todd,  I have been watching your video on using other than the Solo Gimbal.  My Solo is going to be here next week and I have a spare SteadyGo3 gimbal.  I was going to order the mounting plate and use this gimbal.  What are…"
Oct 10, 2015
Grandpa Jake commented on Todd Harper's blog post Installing a Feiyu Tech MINI 3D gimbal on the 3DR SOLO Part 1 of 2
"Just curious if this will work on the Bestablecam SteadyGo3      I have this gimbal and would like to use it but it did not come with too much information.  So any help would be very much appreciated.   "
Sep 28, 2015
Todd Harper replied to Pauli Isoaho's discussion How to add more flight time to Iris+ in the group IRIS
"That's a tall order for IRIS. Are you looking to solely fly, shoot video, fpv?  Every action you do to increase flight time will ultimately have an effect on something else, an example is a bigger battery = increase in weight, increase the…"
Sep 24, 2015
Todd Harper replied to Randy's discussion Copter-3.3 beta testing
"Popping in here to say that 3.3 rc12 ran great on my IRIS+. Granted I was not able to test every single mode and function but out of the modes I was able to fly in ,AltHold, Sport, PosHold, Circle everything went smooth.  First flight no…"
Sep 22, 2015
Gregg replied to Todd Harper's discussion SOLO with Feiyu-Tech 3D MINI attached in the group 3DR SOLO
Aug 16, 2015
Todd Harper replied to Todd Harper's discussion SOLO with Feiyu-Tech 3D MINI attached in the group 3DR SOLO
"Was in a bit of rush earlier Randy, it's embedded now ;)"
Aug 16, 2015

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Randy replied to Todd Harper's discussion SOLO with Feiyu-Tech 3D MINI attached in the group 3DR SOLO
"That looks really good!  love it! You know you can actually embed the video instead of just providing a link."
Aug 16, 2015
Todd Harper added a discussion to the group 3DR SOLO
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SOLO with Feiyu-Tech 3D MINI attached

3DR SOLO 1 from T Harper on Vimeo.As some of you may have seen I did a recent blog on how I attached this gimbal to SOLO along with being able to control the tilt via SOLO's paddle.Here is a test flight with that gimbal.GoPro Hero 42.7K wideNo croppingNo post-stabilization has been done.See More
Aug 16, 2015
Talon Six commented on Todd Harper's blog post Part 2 Feiyu Tech gimbal / SOLO
"How are you controlling gimbal yaw on the Mini 3D?"
Aug 12, 2015
Artem commented on Todd Harper's blog post Part 2 Feiyu Tech gimbal / SOLO
"Definatelly re-calibrate compass after installing gimbal.  "
Aug 10, 2015

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About Me:
Live and work in Vail, CO. Photographer & Videographer.

My website: http://toddharper.zenfolio.com/
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
I have been using UAV's now for over 4+ yrs. They are an integral part of my photography and video work.
Hometown:
Vail, Colorado

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Part 2 Feiyu Tech gimbal / SOLO

Posted on August 9, 2015 at 12:30pm 3 Comments

Once connected, navigate to the Standard Parameter's screen, scroll down and change the CH6_FUNCTION from Disabled to RCPassThru. This opens the connection for the tilt function via the paddle. Once changed click Write Params at the top.

Once Written then…

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Installing a Feiyu Tech MINI 3D gimbal on the 3DR SOLO Part 1 of 2

Posted on August 9, 2015 at 12:23pm 3 Comments

This is how I went about installing a Feiyu-Tech MINI 3D Gimbal to my SOLO.

I would like to strongly emphasize that this modification will void your 3DR SOLO warranty completely and entirely. If you are not comfortable with the voiding of said warranty please do not…

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ESPN's Winter X Games allowed to film with UAV.

Posted on January 22, 2015 at 8:00pm 3 Comments

Thought everyone might want see/read this.

ESPN is adding camera-carrying drones to its coverage of the Winter X Games, using the cutting-edge technology to cover snowboardcross and snowmobiling events this week in Aspen, Colorado.

Full story: Winter X Games…

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Helping other pilots make better decisions.

Posted on January 11, 2015 at 11:04am 22 Comments

I'd like to share a story about an interaction I had this past week with a quadcopter/drone operator.

  Where I work most everyone who knows me knows that I pilot UAV's and have done so for several years now. So when something in our area comes up involving UAV's they…

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