About

Location

South Australia


About Me:

UAV pilot at Tokyo Techno Aerial Company


Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest

movie and photography


Hometown:

Port Elliot


Activity Feed

Jason Smoker commented on Luis Alves's blog post AlceOSD - Graphical OSD for APM/PX4
"I am interested in buying the AlceOSD 0v5   can i still get one?"
Mar 9
Jason Smoker commented on Laser Developer's blog post The SF11/C laser altimeter - awesome performance for $249
"@laser developer any news?"
Sep 3, 2017
Jason Smoker commented on Laser Developer's blog post The SF11/C laser altimeter - awesome performance for $249
"@laser developer sounds great.
thanks"
Jun 29, 2017
Jason Smoker commented on Laser Developer's blog post The SF11/C laser altimeter - awesome performance for $249
"@laser Developer any more thoughts on my idea? possible to get upgrade?"
Jun 27, 2017
Jason Smoker commented on Laser Developer's blog post The SF11/C laser altimeter - awesome performance for $249
"YES!! we normally get the plans of the building we shoot a couple days in advance. which reference what height to shoot at, then we make a excel spreadsheet to cross reference the plans of the building.  then hang it in front of my cameraman"
Feb 5, 2017
Jason Smoker commented on Laser Developer's blog post The SF11/C laser altimeter - awesome performance for $249
"most of the time they are equal spacing.  But unfortunately not always it depends on our client needs.
yeah it would be tedious job but to have trigger it at the correct height they would be no arguing at the height of the picture taken
our next job…"
Feb 5, 2017
Jason Smoker commented on Laser Developer's blog post The SF11/C laser altimeter - awesome performance for $249
"@laser Developer yeah it was bit extreme most i have done was 50trigger points to 100m.  I think 50 is more than enough.
Our average is around 20 to 30 in one flight. "
Feb 5, 2017
Jason Smoker commented on Laser Developer's blog post The SF11/C laser altimeter - awesome performance for $249
"How many trigger points do you need?  
100 would be enough 50 min
What would be the typical "on time" to activate the shutter?
as soon as the height is reached. one shot maybe 1sec?
Should the trigger take a single shot when the reading is inside a…"
Feb 1, 2017
Jason Smoker commented on Laser Developer's blog post The SF11/C laser altimeter - awesome performance for $249
"@laser developer  Ok something to think about then please!!  
I posted my findings on a few mulirotor/uav forums today hopefully it will create some interest! any maybe give you some more customers! I hope it works!"
Feb 1, 2017
Jason Smoker commented on Laser Developer's blog post The SF11/C laser altimeter - awesome performance for $249
"@laser delvoper thanks very much for your help.
any chance you can upgrade the software to make it set-off more than one alarm points?
That would be a real game changer for my work.  Cm accurate photos are awesome!"
Jan 31, 2017
Jason Smoker commented on Laser Developer's blog post The SF11/C laser altimeter - awesome performance for $249
"well I got the nerve up and tested the shutter cable wired directly to the laser at the min setting which is 1m. 
ITS WORKS.  i tested it on my  movi gimbal outside.  I stood in one spot and lift it up and down to get the shutter to work. With out…"
Jan 31, 2017
Jason Smoker commented on Laser Developer's blog post The SF11/C laser altimeter - awesome performance for $249
"we use cannon mk 5diii and 5dsr
I believe you trigger cannon cameras with any switch connected with shutter cable. "
Jan 30, 2017
Jason Smoker commented on Laser Developer's blog post The SF11/C laser altimeter - awesome performance for $249
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Jan 30, 2017
Jason Smoker commented on Laser Developer's blog post The SF11/C laser altimeter - awesome performance for $249
"@laser Developer so I have played around with alarm and i have triggered it but I need VOLTAGE TRIGGERED SWITCH of some sort to trigger the shutter.
I am not a electronics guy and I have no idea about buffer or level translators to get to it work!…"
Jan 30, 2017
Jason Smoker commented on Laser Developer's blog post The SF11/C laser altimeter - awesome performance for $249
"ok I am very busy at work at the moment and wont be able to test until next week.  Once I figure it out I will update my progress thanks"
Jan 24, 2017
Jason Smoker commented on Laser Developer's blog post The SF11/C laser altimeter - awesome performance for $249
"@Laser delevoper  thanks for the info MMI mode would be nice for my type of work,  I will play with the HMI mode to see if i can get to work as i want to. It could be useful.  How do i connect the shutter/alarm to the laser?

@cala that is good idea…"
Jan 24, 2017
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