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optical image stabilization

Has anyone tried using a camera w/ optical image stabilization versus a camera without? Have you noticed any serious difference in image quality? I'm thinking about making the shift from the Pentax Optio to the Sony Webbie. Any thoughts?


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FMA Co-Pilot/adrupilot and V-Tail

I am experimenting with a new airframe, a v-tail trainer like the one sold on flyingwings.co.uk, and am curious if the FMA Copilot can effectively stabilize along the X axis and Y axis. Does anyone have any advice or experience with the adrupilot or

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V-Tail with FMA CoPilot

I am experimenting with a new airframe, a v-tail trainer like the one sold on flyingwings.co.uk, and am curious if the FMA Copilot can effectively stabilize along the X axis and Y axis. Does anyone have any advice or experience with the adrupilot or

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Attopilot availability

I've been trying to contact Dean at attopilot for over a month now but to no avail. Are attopilot units still on sale? I've seen here at DIY that an IMU based attopilot may be coming out in the future. Does anyone know any resolution on that release?

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IR cameras

Has anyone used an IR camera on their UAV platform? I've looked at a gimbal IR camera from Procerus which looks like it may work but I'm unsure of a ballpark price. Any experience or ideas would be helpful.

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Pict'Earth

I've read up on Pict earth through DIY Drones and their website and it would work great for my needs. It seems like their english site is down currently and their french site doesn't list any particulars about pricing. Does anyone currently use Picte

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