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Part 2 Feiyu Tech gimbal / SOLO

Once connected, navigate to the Standard Parameter's screen, scroll down and change the CH6_FUNCTION from Disabled to RCPassThru. This opens the connection for the tilt function via the paddle. Once changed click Write Params at the top.

Once Written then…


Added by Todd Harper on August 9, 2015 at 12:30pm — 3 Comments

Installing a Feiyu Tech MINI 3D gimbal on the 3DR SOLO Part 1 of 2

This is how I went about installing a Feiyu-Tech MINI 3D Gimbal to my SOLO.

I would like to strongly emphasize that this modification will void your 3DR SOLO warranty completely and entirely. If you are not comfortable with the voiding of said warranty please do not…


Added by Todd Harper on August 9, 2015 at 12:23pm — 3 Comments

GimBALL - 3D printed DIY Gimbal with closed hull - PART1 (design)

Hi guys, 

let me introduce my latest project, a 3D printed gimbal for MobiusHD camera. I call it GimBALL regarding of it's shape...

My goal was to make a closed, aerodynamic shaped gimbal, which can be used in the front of a plane (ie. X-UAV Talon), up to 100 km/h airspeed. So I tried to make thisthing  as…


Added by Adrián Nagy Hinst on November 24, 2014 at 11:09am — 37 Comments

Shock Absorber

Due to my poor Flying skills, I had to search for a way to reduce the damage due to hard landing. This is what I come up with and it works well. However at times it is too bouncy.

I also face a problem with the …


Added by Sandesh Dhagle on July 16, 2012 at 12:03pm — 3 Comments

Autonomous Take-off and Landing on a Moving Carrier

This video shows the demonstration of a variable-pitch quadrotor autonomous takes off and lands (ATOL) on a moving carrier.

The system architecture is a carrier based vision system.

It use visual positioning result to eliminate the GPS bias between UAV and carrier, thus it can provide continuous and accurate positioning result for ATOL…


Added by Zergtim on February 5, 2017 at 8:30pm — 9 Comments

GimBALL - 3D printed DIY Gimbal with closed hull - PART2.5 (integrating) + STL files!!!


I continue my blog with the integration of GimBALL into the nose of an X-UAV Talon.

Because of complexity and available space in the Talon's nose, I decided to build it with 2-axis stabilized setup.

I hope I'll be able to test it in the air soon, and will share some test videos. Till then, here…


Added by Adrián Nagy Hinst on January 1, 2015 at 11:03pm — 21 Comments

Drone color tracking

This is about some experiments I’m doing using python and openCV and of course one of my drones… In this case the drone used for taking the videos, was my hexacopter (Alduxhexa).

The point is to explore different techniques and algorithms to track colours, objects and the…


Added by Aldo Vargas on March 17, 2015 at 11:50am — 8 Comments

FlytOS now supports Intel Edison!

While there has been a lot of interest in use of Intel Edison on drones, it has been quite challenging to get this tiny board configured for any practical use. FlytOS now brings the power of advanced drone applications to the Intel Edison platform. With FlytOS, you can make use of your…


Added by Nitin Gupta on February 10, 2017 at 11:47am — 1 Comment

FlytOS: First stable release is out!

After months of extensive testing, we are happy to announce the first stable release of FlytOS, the framework for advanced drone applications.

As some members of the community would recollect, FlytOS is built on ROS and Linux, to help developers quickly integrate…


Added by Nitin Gupta on February 2, 2017 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Heavy lift X8 and sprayer system

Hello everyone, I have received some questions in another thread regarding my large X8 build and I wanted to take a minute and share a project that my company has been working on for the last 18 months. We have put together a heavy lift X8 multicopter as well as a sprayer system for…

Added by Brian Riskas on August 23, 2016 at 7:03pm — 16 Comments

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