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North Wales, PA


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The APM, aerial photography and FPV!


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Chris Riccio posted a discussion
3DR Y6 frameAPM 2.5 w/ uBlox NEO-6M GPSRCManChild 30A SimonK ESC'sSunnySky Angel A2212-980KV Motors9x4.7 GemFan props (10" and 11" in the mail)A buddy and I just finished up his 3DR Y6 build and we've hit a massive roadblock that we can't seem to ov…
Sep 29, 2013
Chris Riccio commented on Joshua Ott's blog post 3D Robotics introduces Iris, a totally ready-to-fly quadcopter UAV with next-gen autopilot
"Its used for setting up shots, not for main flight."
Sep 28, 2013
Chris Riccio commented on Joshua Ott's blog post 3D Robotics introduces Iris, a totally ready-to-fly quadcopter UAV with next-gen autopilot
"@Shawn Burns

Let's hope the main FPV camera isn't the GoPro, ask anyone who's been doing FPV for more than a week and they'll tell you the GoPro is a terrible FPV camera. Most CMOS based camera's are pretty crap for FPV. TBS doesn't use the GoPro a…"
Sep 28, 2013
Chris Riccio replied to Ty Edgerly's discussion APM2.5 no power from Power Module
"A buddy of mine is having this same issue. He's using an RCTimer ArduFlyer. I'm going to test his power module on my APM tomorrow to see what happens."
Sep 9, 2013
Chris Riccio commented on Euan Ramsay's blog post TBS Disco - APM mounting suggestion
"@Rana

I disagree. I'm still using an APM 2.5 on a standard DJI F450 frame with my APM mounted on the top plate > Zeal > RV Anti-Vid mount > Zeal > APM and I get a 28% compassmot score and wonderful loiter/waypoint performance. I've said it once and…"
Sep 8, 2013
Chris Riccio commented on Euan Ramsay's blog post TBS Disco - APM mounting suggestion
"If you really can't find anything, just hack up a en existing 90 degree micro USB extender like this. 

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1976120"
Sep 8, 2013
Chris Riccio commented on PX4's blog post Pixhawk Details #3: Digital airspeed sensor, multicolor led and USB
"@Alex Lee,

I'm picturing something like the latest external GPS/Compass plastic case."
Sep 5, 2013
Chris Riccio commented on Todd Stellanova's blog post QGroundControl 2.0 tech preview release
"I installed the largest of the three Qt packages for Windows as there isn't any clear way to tell which one is which. I still get the error I received before install Qt that Nick mentions above. I suppose its really a Tech Preview ;)"
Sep 3, 2013
Chris Riccio commented on PX4's blog post Pixhawk Details #2: Multicolor led and connector demo
"My issue with the LED is its position. The reason the NAZA has a loosed LED module that you position on its own is for visibility. Get the vehicle up past eye level and that LED becomes useless. With the NAZA's (not a NAZA/DJI fan at all, btw) you c…"
Sep 3, 2013
Chris Riccio commented on Todd Stellanova's blog post QGroundControl 2.0 tech preview release
"Ahh i'v been so envious of the OpenPilot GCS and this looks much more like it. I'm curious as well about APM integration."
Sep 3, 2013
Chris Riccio commented on Justin Miller's blog post Finally up and running with my first rig, Thank You DIY Drones.
"Congratulations on building such a capable rig right out of the gate! "
Sep 3, 2013
Chris Riccio replied to max246's discussion Altitude holder problems
"Too many unknowns about your setup. Is your barometer correctly covered so that its shielded form light and wind/prop wash? You say you have a sonar. Is it setup correctly? 

http://copter.ardupilot.com/wiki/sonar/

Go through all these: 

http://co…"
Sep 2, 2013
Chris Riccio replied to Allan Kent's discussion Compass Calibration
"Mine is up around there and it Loiters and flys waypoints fine. 

People seem to get far too hung up on the numbers around here and forget to just go and try it out."
Sep 2, 2013
Chris Riccio commented on PX4's blog post PX4 and 3D Robotics present Pixhawk: An Advanced, User-Friendly Autopilot
"@Dwgsparky

Yes. Chris Anderson answered my question about this earlier. They will be offering a PPM encoder cable at some point to interface between a PWM receiver and the Pixhawk."
Aug 30, 2013
Chris Riccio commented on Tommy Larsen's blog post Full size Y6 Air-Scooter
"Subbed to see where this goes."
Aug 30, 2013
Chris Riccio commented on PX4's blog post PX4 and 3D Robotics present Pixhawk: An Advanced, User-Friendly Autopilot
"Tweeter, AFAIK they both run APM:Copter, just like the APM2.5 before them."
Aug 29, 2013
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