"Yes I use E300 on a quad. Perfect for a beginner like me because the components are all matched, good quality and very reliable. The ESCs are custom made for the motors so they never desync and the props are self-tightening so never fall off.…"
"@Xin H - Yes you can except that I think you need to allocate 128mb to the GPU for 1080p, so you're not left with much left over. But gstreamer is fine running within that, just as long as you don't want to run much else. I've been playing around…"
"It's a stunning design and an awesome bit of kit, even though it's way overpriced. As a complete commercial package It's light years ahead of anything 3DR offers. However, the 'nextgen' pieces that diydrones/apm/3dr are building now, starting with…"
"So going by the leaked video it looks like it's a traditional cf tube quad except the retractable landing gear has been kind of inverted - the body moves instead of the legs so to speak, in order to lift the camera up for landing and down for taking…"
"This would be AWESOME for wildlife work, doing population studies etc. The current method of taking photos from a plane (or more recently UAVs) and then trying to count animals that usually blend in fairly well to their surroundings is prone to…"
""E motors We have now ordered a number of test motors with Hobby King with the combination of timing belts; not ideal but relatively OK in terms of costs. Alternatives of direct drive are also being investigated."
This is an awesome project, I wish…"
"@Justin - wow that's dedicated :)
@Nils - yes I must have! Unfortunately it looks like it's a 'legacy' product, I'll try and find out if they have a similar replacement.
@Patrick - yes I'm planning to connect the pi straight to the pixhawk and run…"
"odroid-w looks perfect for this kind of application but unfortunately broadcom stepped into protect the raspberry and it's dead now. it has the same SoC so will support h264 in hardware but doesn't have an ethernet.
The £39 wispstation I just…"
"Well it obviously wouldn't be a good thing if the likes of 3dr was bought and buried for whatever reason, but there's a big difference between that and makerbot.
Makerbot was producing commercial open source products, then when it was bought they…"