One handed plug removal, simple labeling in case the copter ends up on the ground and I'm not the first one there.…Continue
I meant to make this a blog post rather than put it on the forum. I thought my most recent crash would interest some of you as after the crash the GoPro recorded some kangaroos crashing in to each other as well.
Happy New Year to you all!
Happy New Year 2013 from jDrones to all and everyone.
See you guys/gals next year ( i mean this ).
Jani / jDrones
This is a great article on how the Pentagon is looking to fix a "Pervasive Vulnerability" in Drones.
In one phase of the program "Fisher is bankrolling research into software that can write near-flawless code on…Continue
We had a great year here at DIY Drones. Membership is growing at the fastest pace ever (about one new member every 35 mins), as are all the other measures of participation, such as number of blog posts, discussions, comments and pictures/videos.
Traffic is also growing nicely, and we now do more than…Continue
I want to introduce my new copter!
it is a Compackt Hexacopter 300mm x…
A fitting last post for what has been a most exciting 2012, which saw the founding of ConservationDrones.org and ResearchDrones.com, hundreds of successful drone missions in Asia and Africa (and a couple…Continue
Today I maidened my 3DR hexa-B with sonar. In my basement. It was snowing outside. Like crazy. Took it up about 2 feet. Moved it around a bit Set it down. And gasped for joy. Nice stuff. It has APM 2.5, v2.81 SW, ublox GPS, and sonar. Roll was fine but pitch was a bit twitchy - will be tuning before anymore…Continue
so here is the latest news concerning the techpod:
Got the production unit in.…Continue
It has been a wonderful multicopter year!
Thank you DIYdrones & ArduCopter & all the member of the community!
December 25th, 2012
Back in May we processed an interesting data set from Easter Island, Chile at 30 cm / px GSD. Kim Anh Hoang from the Easter Island Statue Project used the 30 cm Orthomosaic and DEM to produce a 3D Flyby of Rano Raraku and an EISP…
Over the last few of months I have been making regular visits to the lab of Dr. Alejandro Ramirez-Serrano at the University of Calgary. Called the Autonomous Reconfigurable/Robotic Systems Laboratory (AR2SL) it specializes in research related to (from the web site): 1) Ground and aerial unconventional unmanned vehicle systems…Continue
I have been thinking about a ROLL/TILT for the skywalker platform and I came up with something like this. This design is great for Roll/Tilt stabilization.…Continue
Added by Hooks on December 29, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Here are some Photos showing how to get 6 positions on a Futaba 9C super
It will set them for these 2 switches
go to advanced settings choose PMX-6 CRV…Continue
I have read many comments on the sensitivity of the Sonar sensor, i.e. mainly two types of issues:
-first electromagnetic interferences, electric interferences that impact the distance measurement stability. Especially the sonar sensor should be as far as possible from all magnetic/electric…Continue
The christmas Tiger-Motors Navigator Series MN4010 370kv motors !
Unbox photo review of these pretty motors.
More picts on our blog : http://www.aedrox.com
Added by Aedrox on December 29, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments
Hello World! I made this little stuff in my kitchen. It's my third multicopter and it's controlled by an APM 2.5
I like the "H½" architecture, it's very strong resist. The washers made plastic tube are good…Continue