It took almost two years of research, development and thorough testing in order to bring the next generation flight control system. Welcome SmartAP 2.0 - multirotor UAV autopilot with the capability of fully autonomous flight including takeoff and landing. The official beta release of the system is launched! More info at http://sky-drones.com

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Comment by Mike Knott on June 27, 2014 at 10:14am

Is there a reason for only 6 PWM I/O ports? 


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Comment by Graham Dyer on June 27, 2014 at 11:52am

Best of luck Kirill, it looks really good, a smart, well thought-out flight controller. The videos look great too.

Comment by Hugues on June 29, 2014 at 8:19am

I do not get clearly from the video nor the web site if smartAP is just a hardware compatible with ardupilot firmware or if it has its own proprietary software?

Comment by Don H. on June 29, 2014 at 9:58am
I wonder why they didn't build in Osd on the board?
Comment by Don H. on June 29, 2014 at 10:02am
Hmmm, it's never good when they won't show their pricing.
Comment by Kirill on June 29, 2014 at 1:48pm

Mike, 6 PWM inputs and 6 PWM outputs are enough for general applications. The main reason is the board compact design. 

Hugues, SmartAP has its own firmware, nothing in common with ardupilot. 

Don, OSD requires separated power supply on the board, this would have required more space and increased the price of the board. The estimated price will be around $250 after the alpha release.

Comment by Don H. on June 29, 2014 at 3:29pm
Thanks for the update Krill.
Comment by Don H. on June 29, 2014 at 3:30pm
Oops meant Kirill

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