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APM 2.5 not recognized in Windows either on USB or 3 DR Radio

Started this discussion. Last reply by theo van niekerk Mar 10, 2013. 2 Replies

HI GuysQuick one, i Hope someone can help.I was busy doing some setting changes on APM 2.5 and had just disconnected the lipo when the - lead briefly shorted on the + lead while the + was still…Continue

Flying with a quad? and Lipos

Started Oct 6, 2012 0 Replies

Hey guys i hope someone can give me some pointersim heading to the us for holiday in december.and was hoping to take my fpv quay along ..anyone flown around with these things before....will be flying…Continue

APM1 gone Wonkey

Started Aug 6, 2012 0 Replies

Hey Guys Any idea what the heck is going on here????2012-08-06 21-57-42 from theo van Niekerk on…Continue

Ardupilot APM1 For Sale

Started Jul 5, 2012 0 Replies

Im Selling my APM1 Fully soldered Obviously been flying it........so has to be.PPM Firmware has been Flashed and failsave confirmed working,APM1+IMU Shield + GPS + MAG Asking $220 + Shipping Decided…Continue

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theo van niekerk commented on PX4's blog post PX4 and 3D Robotics present Pixhawk: An Advanced, User-Friendly Autopilot
"Chris, any way that you guys can add an option to buy the iris with no radio im sure there are a lot of us that don't need another radio"
Feb 18
theo van niekerk commented on Sue Rosenstock's blog post Pixhawk is Ready for Takeoff
"when are the pre-ordered ones shipping? "
Dec 12, 2013
theo van niekerk commented on PX4's blog post PX4 and 3D Robotics present Pixhawk: An Advanced, User-Friendly Autopilot
"any news on when the preorders will ship yet, late november has come and gone ....???"
Dec 5, 2013
theo van niekerk replied to Randy's discussion ArduCopter-3.0 ready for wider use
"looking good guys thx....willtest soon "
Jun 19, 2013
theo van niekerk commented on theo van niekerk's blog post PhotoHigher H4 Quad
"Some Raw Video from this weekend it was quite windy http://youtu.be/TCQQfPTg1M8"
Jun 18, 2013
Tom Flite commented on theo van niekerk's blog post PhotoHigher H4 Quad
"I managed to get out flying on Saturday morning. Sunday was horrendous. Oh yeah, nice quad :)"
Jun 17, 2013
theo van niekerk commented on theo van niekerk's blog post PhotoHigher H4 Quad
"@Ricardo it is intended to be a FPV based so gopro level is need for attitude judgement.....the 2.4ghz receiver works 100% inside, for longer range fpv i would personally drill 2 small holes and mount theo antenna externally. the battery sits inside…"
Jun 17, 2013
John commented on theo van niekerk's blog post PhotoHigher H4 Quad
"Very nice but why do you need structure between the front right and rear right motor as for the left side as well? Seems redundant"
Jun 17, 2013
R. D. Starwalt commented on theo van niekerk's blog post PhotoHigher H4 Quad
"Very nice! This fits into one of seven the construction methods I have identified for multirotors. Build on! -=Doug"
Jun 17, 2013
Ricardo Affonso commented on theo van niekerk's blog post PhotoHigher H4 Quad
"that´s an awesome frame! but i believe it´ll have some problems. i would advise you to give the GoPro the "tilt" degree of freedom, or at least point it 30 degrees looking down. also, maybe a kevlar or fiberglass side arm…"
Jun 17, 2013
John Copter commented on theo van niekerk's blog post PhotoHigher H4 Quad
"oh!!! ok then! :D I would love to try one of those! :D"
Jun 17, 2013
theo van niekerk commented on theo van niekerk's blog post PhotoHigher H4 Quad
" john, the gps mounts on the back little gps post eithr APM or Naza. the final version will olso have a place for a VTX "
Jun 17, 2013
John Copter commented on theo van niekerk's blog post PhotoHigher H4 Quad
"Hi Theo! Good looking frame you got there! ;) Have you tested the GPS reception inside that carbon fiber body? Ithink you might have a little problem there..."
Jun 17, 2013
robincfey commented on theo van niekerk's blog post PhotoHigher H4 Quad
"looking at their other products its going to be WAY out of my budget !"
Jun 16, 2013
theo van niekerk commented on theo van niekerk's blog post PhotoHigher H4 Quad
"Hi Robin, as far as i know they are busy finalising the final tooling for the frame to make the small changes from the "beta" version, i will find out and post a eta .. "
Jun 16, 2013
robincfey commented on theo van niekerk's blog post PhotoHigher H4 Quad
"looks awesome theo!! when can we get one?"
Jun 16, 2013

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PhotoHigher H4 Quad

Posted on June 16, 2013 at 8:00pm 12 Comments

New PhotoHigher H4 UAS frame

The weather over the weekend was pretty shody in Auckland so i put the time in to finish a new build using the brand new Photohiger H4 UAS frame with custom, motors and props, she flies awesome sounds like a swarm of…

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Droidworx AD8 HL with gopro hardmounted on landing gear

Posted on June 15, 2012 at 4:46am 3 Comments

Quick video from Octo......

Motors - RCtiger 2814 - 10

12" gemfans for now.......

30 amp esc.

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