Added by Chris Anderson on May 20, 2013 at 10:30pm — No Comments
A member the other day asked how to program expo on the throttle channel to help with hover in stabilize mode. So I made this short video on how to do it.
Added by Bill Bonney on May 20, 2013 at 9:00pm — No Comments
We live in a uniquely dynamic age influenced heavily by technological advances surging in every direction. It’s a time…
DroneDeploy is a web-based drone control and management platform. (Let that…Continue
My dream has come true: a GoPro with interchangeable mounts.Continue
Joe and Justin give the Maker Faire 2013 crowd a demo of their new heavy-lift 12-rotor creation -- including an example of flying with only six motors operational. The downwash from this monster could be used for clearing leaves off the lawn or removing snow from the driveway, in addition to keeping a large camera aloft.
Got a little free time to get out to the field and do some flying yesterday. got a chance to engage the APM and see what it would do.
I was able to try out stabilize and RTH modes. both worked pretty well. Had problems with the OSD and after the first flight, I was getting glitches from the right aileron servo. I could not track…Continue
The video below shows an Arduino Nano connected to an AD9835 breakout board, filmed by an 808 #16 mini-camera. It's cropped to remove my chaotic desktop if anyone notices that the resolution doesn't match the default for the 808 #16 cam.
(You might want to lower your audio settings before…Continue
Through the eyes of a CCTV security system-
Robot Magazine July/August 2013
Arxterra envisions Telerobotic Parks that can be explored from your living room, using your browser and the computing power that already exists in modern smartphones. High bandwidth wireless internet and rugged rovers "will intrigue and…Continue
This is a very interesting Hindered multi copter. I was thinking of this same concept using a weed waker motor on a large quad & kk board. But the guys in south Asia have beaten me to it. well it a nice job in any…Continue
NEW APM 2.5 Pin out and Wire Diagram And Camera Gimble explanation
Hey guys i recently got the APM 2.5, when looking at the pins, I saw A0 - A11 Pins werent being used and i did not know what they were for so i was googling and found a PDF that stated
A0- Sonar/ Ultrasonic A1- Voltage Sensor – Attopilot
A2-Current Sensor – Attopilot
A3- Optical Flow…
Here's my 1st mapping test flight with a Skyhunter twin-boom pusher. Im running Arduplane 2.73. Mapping camera is a Canon s95 running an intervalometer script via chdk. Its suspended from a single axis gimbal that keeps the camera pointing down regardless of aircraft bank angle. Video shot from a GoPro 3 Black Edition.
It took 120 photos during the 10 minute…Continue
When Richard Van As, a master carpenter in Johannesburg, South Africa, decided to make a set of mechanical fingers, it wasn’t just for fun. He’d lost four of the fingers on his right hand in an unfortunate work accident. For a tradesman like Rich, having a disabled hand is a big professional…
...left with a cliffhanger: are you allowed to shoot down a drone if it's over your "airspace" (very end of the…Continue
Testing out how the new Y6 responds to an in-flight motor failure. Not bad!
We went and filmed the repair works of the stranded Costa Concordia.