this is very late, 3 years from last post - but do you know how easy is to certify RX module only (compare to TX or TRX) in Japan?
Is it possible to certify the OEM module only or you need to certify entire device (drone, receiver box,…"
Durability tests? (that stop me bying Ar.drone new versions, thnking how brittle old were, and how expensive...)
Spare parts price and availability?
Remote control and FPV range?
Possibility for custom/research…"
"ESAs boys and EU goverment projects are ALWAYS very serious - as well as their seniors salaries and vacation. Bombastic music and safety measures (even not very properly applied) is a must, too. But of course (if) there will be paper(s) that come…"
"+1 for @Emin Bu -
I already spend some money and time for the fist generation (4 of these), second and this one generation continues to be just expensive fragile toys, that can not be re-programmed and fixed easily - both on hardware and software…"
What about basic remote trigger with range .5-1km, separate from UAV receiver, 1-3 commands, no feedback. So basically transmitter and receiver, on 433/868/2.4Ghz or other allowed in EU frequency. Some simple enough channel coding I guess is a…
"You are welcome Muhammad, hope there will be more interesting products in the same direction. I am still waiting for the datasheets from the manufacturer, but if somebody find them in English or other language effort will be appreciated. I saw even…"
weight of the receiver is 5grams exactly with the coil from the picture. Elcoteq have a solution called XTK-410, with some microantennas which looking more like inductors, probably they will be if not same weight, at least 1/5 of the…"
Before like two years when I got my first Ladybird toy, I was thinking it will be great if I can charge those wirelessly, without changing the battery. Yes, it is charging very slow, yes it will add some weight, but it will be cool.QI standard is…
According to popular Swedish newspaper 'Dagens nyheter':Drone associated today with the battlefield but in the future it over the fields as the unmanned aerial craft will make its main effort. Experiment pågår redan i Sverige. Experiments are…
"Jack - good note for those 140kg fuel...One interesting question for me is what happen to sky crane itself - does it just flew away on safe distance and crash on Mars surface, or they safely touchdown and have some future uses. It will be shame…"