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APM 2.5 Optical flow enabled weirdness

Started this discussion. Last reply by Elvis Dec 16, 2012. 1 Reply

I have my QAV500 platform tuned very well with 2.8.1, i can let go of sticks and have it maintain position for quite a while without any input.  However, today I finally got around to enabling the…Continue

Tags: OpticalFlow, APM2.5

APM 2.5 serial connectivity question

Started this discussion. Last reply by Oliver Roth May 7, 2013. 14 Replies

I have been looking at pinouts and docs and code and I must admit Im a little confused by the UARTs. …Continue

Tags: Serial, UART, APM2.5, HOTT

 

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Georacer commented on Daniel Chote's blog post My aluminum Nexus 7 TX mount
"I tried to do something similar with my Nexus 7, but I abandoned the effort. After mounting the tablet over the TX, I realized that the whole thing was too top-heavy for me to grab it in a relaxed-manner and fly without having to worry that it would…"
Jun 10
Emin Bu commented on Daniel Chote's blog post My aluminum Nexus 7 TX mount
"..I posted link because of folding mechanism..."
Jun 7
Emin Bu commented on Daniel Chote's blog post My aluminum Nexus 7 TX mount
"nice DIY Daniel I like Seacraft solutions,for me its important that lcd is foldable over TX for transportation... Seacraft is not cheap,but I can confirm they have excellent quality products...maybe someone can get idea from…"
Jun 7
Cescu commented on Daniel Chote's blog post My aluminum Nexus 7 TX mount
"Hi Daniel, great work with the mount! I've seen youre previous post on graupner telemetry, are you still using it? im using it on mz18 but i have to use apm firmware 3.01... have you find something for 3.1 firmware? thankyou Cescu"
Jun 7
Todd commented on Daniel Chote's blog post My aluminum Nexus 7 TX mount
"Count me in if you start selling them."
Jun 6
Tom Pittenger commented on Daniel Chote's blog post My aluminum Nexus 7 TX mount
"Depending on price, I'd be interested in buying one too!"
Jun 6
OG commented on Daniel Chote's blog post My aluminum Nexus 7 TX mount
"NICE DESIGN! you should mass produce these !"
Jun 6
Daniel Chote commented on Daniel Chote's blog post My aluminum Nexus 7 TX mount
"Hugues, thats a good idea. If people would be interested, I see no reason not to :)"
Jun 6
Tom Pittenger commented on Daniel Chote's blog post My aluminum Nexus 7 TX mount
"I like the non-intrusive design. I've been wanting to do something like this for awhile but haven't felt like ripping open my transmitter. Thanks for sharing!"
Jun 6
Daniel Chote commented on Mark's blog post Low Cost Lights
"Great post aside from one major safety issue. I would suggest reading: http://diydrones.com/profiles/blogs/complete-guide-on-lipo-batteries It is really important that you don't unevenly discharge a lipo."
Jun 6
Daniel Chote posted a blog post

My aluminum Nexus 7 TX mount

Ebay was running a great deal on refurbished 2nd gen Nexus 7's, so I thought it would be a great time to step away from my HoTT telemetry (and the headache of constantly making the module work with the arducopter code) and upgrade to…See More
Jun 6
Ygnts left a comment for Daniel Chote
"he can you send me the config for hott-for-ardupilot classes (for telemetry) for a tri"
May 5
Daniel Chote commented on Jeff Wurzbach's blog post Misadventures in power electronics
"I love the power module, but I think I can speak for a lot of people that 4s is a big restriction. A 6s capable module would be really helpful. I would also love to see a 3dr product for high power PWM."
Jun 11, 2013
Daniel Chote commented on Scott Berfield's blog post Rotorwing using Magnus Effect
"What a great project! I would definitely love to see more alternative flying machines show up on this site :)"
Jun 7, 2013
Daniel Chote commented on Joshua Ott's blog post Thirty days (#24): More new product previews
"the 2 cents I will add in here is pretty simple.  You have to start somewhere, with something. This particular problem is a tough nut to crack, I have spent many weeks now trying to come up with a reasonable brushless gimbal that not only is…"
Jun 5, 2013
Daniel Chote commented on Joshua Ott's blog post Thirty days (#24): More new product previews
"Which controller are you using for this? Will there be a 3dr controller too????"
Jun 4, 2013

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About Me:
I'm Daniel Chote, Code Monkey and Cat Herder at BrandYourself.com.

I love technology and science. I believe in the philosophy of science and the art of good communication.
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
I love technology, I have had a DIY multirotor interest as soon as they started to break on the internet.
Hometown:
Hastings, New Zealand

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My aluminum Nexus 7 TX mount

Posted on June 6, 2014 at 5:30am 11 Comments





Ebay was running a great deal on refurbished 2nd gen Nexus 7's, so I thought it would be a great time to step away from my HoTT telemetry (and the headache of constantly making the module work with the arducopter code) and upgrade to…

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Alternative IDE project for compiling+uploading code

Posted on April 17, 2013 at 10:30am 3 Comments

I have been working on a fork of the Arduino IDE for use with the Pinocc.io project. With all the improvements I have made, it became my default go to for any Arduino code uploading, so it was inevitable that I would bake in ArduPilot…

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My EDF TriCopter Project

Posted on March 8, 2013 at 12:04pm 10 Comments

Primary outline of parts/components are on my tumblr blog: http://projectable.me/post/44872817314/project-edf-tricopter-assembled-plus-first

I really wanted to build something with ducted fans... And I also really wanted a…

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2.9 + hott-for-ardupilot modules !!WOO!!

Posted on January 25, 2013 at 10:30am 1 Comment

I finally rebuilt my ATG-700-AL Hexacopter, and got around to moving my QAV500 over to the Graupner receiver.  Now that both platforms were functional, I decided to get stuck in to 2.9 and hott-for-ardupilot. …

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At 10:26pm on May 5, 2014, Ygnts said…

he can you send me the config for hott-for-ardupilot classes (for telemetry) for a tri

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