Tyler Troutt
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Best folding propss for multicopters?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tyler Troutt Dec 24, 2016. 3 Replies

Hey guys I am trying to find the best folding props for my quad. I am using 4114 330kv motors. I got some cheap plastics on there right now. I got them originally just to get me by until I could find…Continue

Erratic Behavior when flying

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tyler Troutt Dec 18, 2016. 2 Replies

Hey guys I need a bit of help here. I am getting really frustrated. I can get the quad to lift off the ground. It requires constant input on my part to keep it from hitting something really hard. It…Continue

Moving to an X8....

Started Dec 18, 2016 0 Replies

First I want to say that I hope I put this in the right category. Second this is not something I am going to do right away. Its probably going to be 6 months before I put this into action. Just…Continue

Overlap in mission planner

Started Dec 16, 2016 0 Replies

Hey guys I have done some searching on google and in the forums here trying to find a fix for this issue. I found one thing that talked about resolution but it didnt help me.I am using windows 10 and…Continue

 

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Jack replied to Tyler Troutt's discussion Flight Controller Choices
"Hello, Are you looking for a flight controller for aerial  videography and photography? There are so many flight controllers are suited to be photography , such as Aeroquad32, APM2.8,Openpilot CC3D, Mikro Kopter,Acro Naze32 etc. What's…"
Feb 17
Tyler Troutt replied to Tyler Troutt's discussion DIY IMU?
"Nice! But I am not wanting to buy the IMU board (That would be the Sparkfun 6DOF) I am wanting to build mine. I am wanting three components on the board Gyro, Accelerometer, Magnetometer. It would be real easy to make the board and just put headers…"
Feb 23, 2014
Gerard Toonstra replied to Tyler Troutt's discussion DIY IMU?
"Well, all APM boards are open source, so those are a great source of info. Also have a look at the ArduIMU v3 board, that's a much simpler board and doesn't have all the complexities of the main AP. Matter of fact, I believe it's…"
Feb 23, 2014
Jesse replied to Tyler Troutt's discussion DIY IMU?
"I have, and I've documented the project on my site. I used a SparkFun 6DOF board and an Arduino. I then was able to fully simulate everything (hardware-in-the-loop) using X-Plane flight simulator. Worked awesome! Check it out on my site,…"
Feb 23, 2014
Tyler Troutt replied to Tyler Troutt's discussion DIY IMU?
"That is one way to look at it... The other way is this. I am in school pursing an EE degree. So the experience I would gain from doing this project is worth more than everything you mentioned. I have the majority of the chips. I can do all the…"
Feb 23, 2014
Gerard Toonstra replied to Tyler Troutt's discussion DIY IMU?
"What do you get per hour of work? :) In comparison to getting your own stencils, paste, chips, routing your boards, going through a couple of test cycles and all the time you spend on that, $100 isn't really all that much for a working board."
Feb 23, 2014
Tyler Troutt posted a discussion

DIY IMU?

Alright so here is what I am thinking. I have the major components on there way to me as we speak, 3 axis MEMS digital Gyro , A 3 Axis digital accelerometer, and 3axis magnetometer/Accelerometer combo in one chip. These are coming from ST Microelectronics.     The question is has anyone ever made there own IMU. I refuse to pay almost 100 bucks for one when I can get the chips for free to do it myself. I have atmega328's laying around just waiting to get used.     So if this project has been…See More
Feb 23, 2014

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I am an RC flight enthusiast, now it is time for me to get into quads. I am a faithful DIY'er. If I can build it I am going to!
Hometown:
Indianapolis

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