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MAVProxy documentation effort !

Started this discussion. Last reply by davidbuzz Sep 25, 2014. 2 Replies

Please be advised that MAVProxy now has a "homepage" and initial documentation effort. If you can add to the documentation please do.    If you find a mistake, please fix it.      If you want to…Continue

Tags: mavlogdump, mavgraph, mavproxy

Flight Termination System? - ArduTerminator

Started this discussion. Last reply by davidbuzz Dec 3, 2011. 3 Replies

Hi All,I'm currently developing a "Flight Termination System" that will be used as part of a competition entry ( see links below), and I thought others might like to be involved....  and/or the DIY…Continue

Tags: ArduTerminator

Total *fail* to fly in Stabilize mode - orientation issues?

Started this discussion. Last reply by davidbuzz Aug 28, 2011. 17 Replies

 HI All,A couple of us here in Brisbane, Australia have been trying to get our ArduPilotMega to fly our "test" aircraft, in preparation for implanting the elctronics into something bigger for UAV…Continue

AC2 PID Config adjustment in APM Planner

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Oborne May 19, 2011. 6 Replies

 HI All,Background:I'm running ACM 2 code from todays trunk ( r2336 ).I'm doing PID tuning in  APM Planner 0.4.30 in the "PID Config - AC2 MAVLINK"  window. Problem:when I try to save some of my…Continue

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davidbuzz commented on Kirill's blog post SmartAP 3.2 Pro Available
"> proprietary   well, that's a shame.  it might have been interesting if it ran something open."
Jun 14

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davidbuzz commented on Kirill's blog post SmartAP 3.2 Pro Available
"So, does it run ArduPilot or PX4?  "
Jun 14

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davidbuzz replied to Seppo's discussion RFD900, RFD900+ - New long range radio modem
"there's a super helpful post from Kent at RFDesign who gave details on what setting/s to change....  here: http://diydrones.com/forum/topics/rfd900-new-long-range-radio-modem?commentId=705844%3AComment%3A2294249"
Jan 30

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davidbuzz commented on Chris Anderson's blog post NASA simulates Phantom airflow
"really...?   they doubled the number of rotors and were surprised by the fact that it nearly doubled the thrust?   "
Jan 12

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davidbuzz commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Volta extends from drones to autonomous cars
"....or more specifically ArduRover . docs:  http://ardupilot.org/rover/   ; discussion: http://discuss.ardupilot.org/c/ardurover"
Jan 6

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davidbuzz replied to Seppo's discussion RFD900, RFD900+ - New long range radio modem
"PPM over the 900+ is not currently possible, at all. Its a new feature of the 900x, which have a more powerful processor onboard."
Nov 29, 2016

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davidbuzz commented on Joe Renteria's blog post Helicopter Concept
"ideas are cheap.  you need to make one.  just do it.     https://s19n.com/ideas-are-cheap-execution-is-worth-millions-e203efbcaa49#.crcv0bdd5 ;"
Nov 22, 2016

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davidbuzz replied to Seppo's discussion RFD900, RFD900+ - New long range radio modem
"AFAIK:   the 900x radios are superior to the 900+ in just about every way,  ( which itself is great) but the loss that had to occur in doing the more advanced features of the 900x was that they are not (currently) air-compatible with…"
Nov 14, 2016

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davidbuzz replied to Seppo's discussion RFD900, RFD900+ - New long range radio modem
"Just for the record.... I'm not presenting un-educated opinion here.   I know the manufacturer, they are in the same city as me.  I have visited their offices many times.  "
Sep 30, 2016

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davidbuzz replied to Seppo's discussion RFD900, RFD900+ - New long range radio modem
"The manufacturer is most certainly not "abandon"-ing anything, quite the opposite, they have invested heavily in new design/s, features, code, etc, as will be seen soon enough.... and if you feel their documentation is lacking, then…"
Sep 30, 2016

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davidbuzz commented on DROTEK's blog post TINY RTK : The world smallest precision GPS ... and the cheapest
"what's it weigh *with* an antenna of equivalent capability to one/s we usually use. :-)    It won't work without an antenna.  :-)"
Sep 12, 2016

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davidbuzz commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Using a Pixhawk-powered drone to drop bugs that kill other bugs
"I think you forgot to mention that the software that enables all this is ArduPilot.   :-)"
Sep 7, 2016

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davidbuzz replied to Seppo's discussion RFD900, RFD900+ - New long range radio modem
"please explain what you've tried, and why you fee that way..?"
Aug 29, 2016

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davidbuzz replied to Seppo's discussion RFD900, RFD900+ - New long range radio modem
"the RFD900 is not open hardware, so the complete diagram isn't available."
Aug 28, 2016

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davidbuzz replied to Seppo's discussion RFD900, RFD900+ - New long range radio modem
"check the AT commands.   there's one for setting the number of hopping channels.    if you set the number of channels to 1, you should get what you are after.  be aware thoogh that using the radio in this…"
Aug 15, 2016

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davidbuzz replied to Seppo's discussion RFD900, RFD900+ - New long range radio modem
"no, you are reading "it" wrong.   what are you reading? "
Aug 11, 2016

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About Me:
I am one of the developers of the RepRap.org Arduino Mega firmware for 3D printing!. I also fly full-sized Gyro-copter/s for fun. I'm founding president for http://hsbne.org ( Australia's first HackerSpace ! )
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I have just built a platform for a ACM ( ardu copter mega ) using the APM + oilpan + turnigy motors + etc, and am a serious arduino software hacker
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MAVProxy documentation effort and "homepage".

Posted on September 12, 2012 at 5:00am 4 Comments

Please be advised that MAVProxy now has a "homepage" and initial documentation effort. 

If you can add to the documentation please do.    If you find a mistake, please fix it.      If you want to complain about how poor it is to start with, I'll listen to your complaints only after you've edited more on that…

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MAVProxy addon or two are a work-in-progress ( netconsole and mavgui )

Posted on July 11, 2012 at 4:00am 0 Comments



I've been working on-and-off on a cross-platform GUI for mavproxy, which I've been calling "mavgui".    it's written in QT, and so will run natively anywhere where Qt will ( Mac, Android, Windows, etc ) ... and I've just started to add support in it for a "browser" window (…

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At 11:31pm on November 22, 2011, Seppo said…

Hello from Emerald ! :)

At 11:33pm on November 22, 2011, tjhowse said…

Hello from The Edge. I'm teaching an arduino course here.

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