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Compassmot issues using CLI and MP

Started this discussion. Last reply by healthyfatboy Aug 2, 2014. 1 Reply

My setup:TBS Disco with a Pixhawk3DR GPS/compass combo3DR Power Module running a 4S systemV1 3DR Air telemetry module connected to Telem1Teensy 3.1 connected to Telem2 going to FrSky X8R for…Continue

For Sale: Event38 Bluetooth Bridge Telemetry (915MHz)

Started this discussion. Last reply by healthyfatboy Jul 23, 2014. 1 Reply

I have a like new Bluetooth Bridge telemetry setup for sale. Instead of using an OTG USB adapter to connect your 3DR telemetry radio, you can connect wirelessly through Bluetooth to your Android…Continue

Tags: Bluetooth, 915MHz, Telemetry

RCTimer 433 MHz Radios

Started May 12, 2014 0 Replies

I have a pair of 433 MHz radios for sale. Tested to make sure they work and then have been in a box since. Get them for half price and much faster.$22 shipped in the CONUS.Continue

Brand New 3DR Air/Ground Radios (915 MHz)

Started this discussion. Last reply by healthyfatboy Feb 13, 2014. 4 Replies

Genuine 3DR 915MHz radios for sale. Includes one air and ground module along with the antennas. Never used and sat in a box.$60 shipped in the CONUS.Continue

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healthyfatboy commented on Patrick Meier's blog post Can This Unique Conservation Drone Be Used for Disaster Response?
"I would be interested in the power train as well. If the plane they are using is what is pictured, that is definitely a Penguin. The size of the battery, the motor, and prop specs would be nice to have. It looks stock otherwise while the inside,…"
Feb 13
healthyfatboy replied to Gábor Zoltán's discussion Adding extra functions to MinimOSD
"Okay, makes sense."
Feb 4
healthyfatboy replied to Gábor Zoltán's discussion Adding extra functions to MinimOSD
"Out"
Feb 4
healthyfatboy replied to Gábor Zoltán's discussion Adding extra functions to MinimOSD
"The classic $10 witespy board is what I have and both worked just fine."
Feb 3
healthyfatboy replied to Gábor Zoltán's discussion Adding extra functions to MinimOSD
"I like Tiny and Digital that you can see here. http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showpost.php?p=30071138&postcount=528 I'm using tiny as it maximizes the video I can see but I really like the look of digital as well. Give one of those a try. I…"
Feb 2
healthyfatboy replied to Gábor Zoltán's discussion Adding extra functions to MinimOSD
"Is this a specific character set that you're wanting to use? If so, where did you get it and which one? I have been following the various RCG threads and found that with the newest firmware for plane, one of the charsets don't work quite…"
Feb 2
healthyfatboy commented on Bertrand Duchiron's blog post Cheap IR LIDAR Lite (90$)
"I assume with the GPS interference issue, as long as you're using a separate BEC for servos in an airplane installation, you can just tie into that power as well correct or does this require yet another separate BEC? I already have a dedicated…"
Jan 24
healthyfatboy replied to Drone-University.com's discussion APM 2.5 vs FY41 lite in the group ArduPlane User Group
"Keith, As you went through the problems/bugs/issues people posted about, did you also go through them all to find the posts about any resolution on those problems/bugs/issues and categorize all the posts as actual problems/bugs/issues vs. user…"
Jan 23
healthyfatboy commented on Chris Anderson's group ArduPlane User Group
"Great to know! I guess I forgot there's also I2C on the APM2."
Jan 10
healthyfatboy commented on Chris Anderson's group ArduPlane User Group
"If you don't currently have an airspeed sensor, you have to turn that off in the optional hardware menu. You're seeing junk data because it's reading whatever noise is on the analog pin and interpreting whatever it sees. You…"
Jan 10
healthyfatboy commented on Chris Anderson's group ArduPlane User Group
"If you don't have an airspeed sensor, you can't calibrate it. Just turn off the airspeed sensor option in MP and those readings and warnings will go away. For the best performance, it's good to have an airspeed sensor but you can get…"
Jan 9
healthyfatboy commented on Adrián Nagy Hinst's blog post GimBALL - 3D printed DIY Gimbal with closed hull - PART2.5 (integrating) + STL files!!!
"Excellent! That's great that you're releasing it. Once I get my printer up and running again, I can take a stab at it."
Jan 2
healthyfatboy commented on Christiaan van Vollenstee's blog post DJI T600 Inspire - Hobbyking
"The main innovative thing they did was put all that stuff on a RTF platform. Like Hugues said, none of it is new, just now it's in an all-in-one package that someone can buy and use, which advances the hobby in one sense but doesn't really…"
Nov 17, 2014
healthyfatboy commented on Grant Morphett's blog post APM:Rover 2.47 Released
"@TCIII Yes, it is quite impressive and the 3 degree beamwidth is nice. It could tell the difference in distance of the empty shelves on our TV stand and the stand itself from 3 meters away. It's quite the nice sensor at a very affordable cost.…"
Nov 15, 2014
healthyfatboy commented on Christiaan van Vollenstee's blog post DJI T600 Inspire - Hobbyking
"Oh, I think the Inspire is pretty good for the price point. It's hard to argue that with digital transmission at that quality.  I didn't realize when you meant all those engineers that you were talking specifically about hardware as…"
Nov 14, 2014
healthyfatboy commented on Grant Morphett's blog post APM:Rover 2.47 Released
"I just got my LIDARLite in yesterday from PulsedLight and did a quick test of it on the Arduino and have to say it's quite amazing! It'll be perfect for using on a rover and it's great there is support for it in the code now.…"
Nov 14, 2014

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Ground/Air Drone Delivery

Posted on August 26, 2014 at 6:17pm 7 Comments

With all this talk about Amazon and other less serious drone delivery concepts out there, there has been a large amount of discussion regarding the feasibility of delivering a package via drone for same day delivery or general delivery. While I don't think this is really all that feasible from a logistical or safety point of view, the…

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Ground Based OSD

Posted on March 23, 2012 at 9:07pm 10 Comments

So after reading through the comments on this post, it got me thinking about the possibility of using the MinimOSD, or soon to be released jDrones MiniOSD, on the ground to have one less item up in the air. The appeal of keeping the aircraft…

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Inexpensive Thermal Camera

Posted on March 22, 2011 at 6:09pm 6 Comments

I don't know how useful this would be but I thought it would be something that could be attached to a quadrotor to do some thermal analysis for a home to determine how to increase the efficiency of the heating and cooling systems by reducing the losses around windows and doors.

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