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Tarot homepage

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tommy Larsen Dec 26, 2013. 2 Replies

Hi allI'm about to order a Tarot T810. But i want to be sure that i buy a genuine Tarot.I have found both http://www.tarot-rc-heli.com and…Continue

Tags: original, genuine, T810, Tarot

Remove Geo-fence

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gilbert McGhee Feb 13. 4 Replies

Hi allI have succesfully made a geo-fence for the first time. Now i want to remove it.... But how do i delete the geo-fence uploaded to my APM2.5 ??Continue

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APM2.5 and GPS problem

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tommy Larsen May 21, 2013. 2 Replies

Hi allI have a problem connecting to my brand new APM2.5. I connected the UBLOX gps and then connected the APM to my USB / computer. As the video shows, when the gps is connected, the leds are lit…Continue

Tags: apm2.5, boot, led

Flight Data - Servo tab

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tommy Larsen Feb 14. 3 Replies

Would be nice if we could name each channel/button like the red textboxes below, so we don't need to remember what function is on which channel/button on this new and nice feature in MP :-) BTW, is…Continue

 

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Richard Sterling commented on Tommy Larsen's blog post Skywalker X8 - Video and Telemetry via 3g internet
"Did some reading and think I have figured it out even though I don't understand it. As the APM works on 5v and the PI works on 3.3 logic. I wrongly assumed that because I supplied 5v to the PI (and let the PI sort out the level shifting) that…"
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Richard Sterling commented on Tommy Larsen's blog post Skywalker X8 - Video and Telemetry via 3g internet
"Hello, help? I have wired my pi as the image above, supplying power to the back of the USB hub, an SBEC supplies 5v max 5A. The AMP is powered by a Power Module from 3DR the RX is powered by a UBEC 5v 3A max 5A, in the rover all will be powered by…"
yesterday
Tommy Larsen replied to Mike Mac's discussion Sbus Support
"I converted my APM 2.6 to sbus support and it work great :)"
Dec 10
Tommy Larsen commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Reverse-engineering the Hubsan/Estes nanoquad radio
"Nice flag in the upper right corner :)"
Dec 10
Tommy Larsen commented on Mark's blog post DIY Bluetooth AlexMos/BaseCam gimbal controller
"Is it possible to use a 433mhz module instead of BT ? Serial is serial..."
Dec 1
Tommy Larsen replied to airmazingvideo.com's discussion Pixhawk with BaseCam (AlexMos) SimpleBGC Gimbal
"Yes more details please :)"
Nov 28
Tommy Larsen commented on Klaus Heinrich's group PIXHAWK
"Maybe you should create a sub-thread for this discussion?"
Nov 27
Tommy Larsen commented on Patrick Duffy's blog post How to setup a Mission Planner HD-Video HUD using GStreamer and Mission Planner plugins
"@Patric: It shouldn't be a big thing to make it a stand-alone. In MP just press ctrl-f and then click "mavlink". Then you can forward all mavlink data to your hud via TCP. Or am i missing something here?"
Nov 19
Tommy Larsen commented on Phil P's blog post Ground Control Trailer and Drone build. Part 3. Lots of changes!
"Hi Phil How is your nice trailer and airplane project going?"
Nov 12
Tommy Larsen commented on Patrick Duffy's blog post How to setup a Mission Planner HD-Video HUD using GStreamer and Mission Planner plugins
"@Bernt, Good to see you back in business :)"
Nov 7
Tommy Larsen replied to Mendrink's discussion X8 Carbon with total weight 4kg in the group X8
Nov 6
Tommy Larsen replied to Mendrink's discussion X8 Carbon with total weight 4kg in the group X8
"6C 5000mah is to weak. That will just deliver max 30 amp. My X8 took off at around 70 amp"
Nov 6
Tommy Larsen commented on Phill Simpson's blog post Using ArduCopter 3.2 Missions for Aerial Panoramas
"Ok i can see them now. I was expecting waypoint on the map, but all i could see was your Home pos. When i open the list at the bottom of the screen, i can see them all :) Tnx!"
Oct 30
Tommy Larsen commented on Phill Simpson's blog post Using ArduCopter 3.2 Missions for Aerial Panoramas
"Hi Very nice photo. I downloaded your .txt file and loaded in MP 1.3.10, but i don't get any waypoints..."
Oct 30
Tommy Larsen replied to ariel seidman's discussion Untethered control using LTE
"Hi Yes i have been doing this for a couple of years now. Read about the configuration at my friends webpage at: http://www.uavmatrix.com/ "
Oct 22
Tommy Larsen commented on Patrick Duffy's blog post Part 2: How to build a High-Definition FPV UAV using a Rasperry PI with HD camera, using a high speed WiFi link
"@Nils: You don't need a switch. Just use a short ethernet patch between the Rpi and the serial converter."
Oct 22
Tommy Larsen commented on Patrick Duffy's blog post Part 2: How to build a High-Definition FPV UAV using a Rasperry PI with HD camera, using a high speed WiFi link
"Remember that VLC has a default setting at 1000ms for a kind of buffering"
Oct 22
Tommy Larsen commented on Patrick Duffy's blog post Part 2: How to build a High-Definition FPV UAV using a Rasperry PI with HD camera, using a high speed WiFi link
"Ser2net doesn't support UDP. Using UDP you don't get the latency problem you get with the Ser2net."
Oct 20
Tommy Larsen commented on Patrick Duffy's blog post Part 2: How to build a High-Definition FPV UAV using a Rasperry PI with HD camera, using a high speed WiFi link
"Nils and all: I gave up the ser2net a long time ago. Same with the MAVPROXY because it's cpu usage. No i have been running another solution for a very long time. Using a serial to ethernet adapter and UDP via RPi at 2% cpu only. I also send…"
Oct 20
Tommy Larsen commented on Winfried Rijssenbeek's blog post Update of the man drone project
"I made these drawings some time ago... :) http://diydrones.com/profiles/blogs/full-size-y6-air-scooter"
Oct 17

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About Me:
Have been flying model airplanes since 1992 and consider myself an experienced flyer. I work as a Software Engineer developing surveillance systems for Telecom industri. I have 16 years of experience in computer/server, communication and security systems(A few years as a commercial diver in between).
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Loooong range flights! :-)
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Full size Y6 Air-Scooter

Posted on August 29, 2013 at 10:37am 35 Comments

I sat down and made a sketch after i got the idea of making a full-size Y6 with an APM2.5 and Arducopter firmware :)…

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Skywalker X8 hand injury

Posted on June 8, 2013 at 12:38am 48 Comments

Everytime i launch my X8 it's never any problems. That was until i mounted a bigger propeller. I went from 13x6 to 14x9.5 and my plane "suddenly" went out of my hand much faster than before! The result is a painful hand and a lot of thinking :) Maybe some of you guys should think twice before you hand launch…

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Skywalker X8 - Video and Telemetry via 3g internet

Posted on May 5, 2013 at 12:36pm 67 Comments

Here is a short video presentation of my Skywalker X8 UAV using 3g broadband internet for video and telemetry.

 

Onboard my X8 i have this ZTE MF60 3g/Wifi router which handles the communication for the APM2.5 and the…

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Comment Wall (2 comments)

At 7:29am on October 16, 2012, OJørgen said…

Takk skal du ha :)

At 11:16am on January 2, 2014, Tyrell John said…

Hi Tommy Larsen.

I'm needing help on my project.

Maybe if you go some time you can show me how to get thing to working

http://mrt247.wix.com/project-arrow

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