Ellison Chan's Discussions (10)

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My Latest 3D Printed Hexa Flyer

Hi Folks,

Here are some pictures of my almost completed Tri/Hexacopter.

To work around the size limitations, I've made the arms in pieces.  They are now actually extendable.  The truss design means that they are very stiff, especially in the vertical a

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Gauging Interest in the CNC Machine

Since we may be contracting 3rd party to make PCBs and supply parts for the CNC, I'd like to gauge how much real interest there is in buying one of these machines, when we're done.

Keep in mind that this is not a commitment, just think to yourself to

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DIYDrones Rants and Raves

Ok guys, with all the people waiting on APM2 and all the exciting new alpha and beta releases of APM firmware coming, I think many people are starting to chomp at their bits, a little.  

To that end, I've opened up this discussion for all those with c

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3D Printed Mini MultiCopter

Just received my 3D printed frame back from Shapeways, and I thought I'd post up some picture in my Blog.  But, it's been taking a while for the moderators to update my blog.  So, here are some pictures, and an update.

Here's how the parts come, right

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I noticed that Gary just deleted his blog entitled, "20 million pounds for pocket sized UAS".

Sure hope that he was not forced to do that. I can understand that DIYDrones promotes non-military use of UAVs, but that shouldn't mean we need to ban discus

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Busted APM

I damaged my APM the other day when installing the board on my new frame. My hand slipped as I was putting in that screw on the backside of the APM. Chipped of a piece of the Atmega328 decoder ship, where the ISP programming pins are  and chipped one

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