Moses Lake, WA

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Just another darn Engineer

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Embedded controls junkie with interests in agricultural UAVs and having fun

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Jed commented on Sue Rosenstock's blog post Weekend Sale: $200 off 3DR Y6 or X8 or free GoPro Hero 3 Black!
"+1 Healthyfatboy, I agree.  I would also like to point out that I would really like to see the new "pixhawk" board listed as an upgrade option for the other airframes (X8/Y6/X4) and not just the Iris.  That is the way the future is going, why not…"
Oct 26, 2013
Jed commented on CrashingDutchman's blog post Q Brain 4 x 20A Brushless Quadcopter ESC
"OK, I have been wondering when somebody was going to make an all in one speed controller board. Now all they have to do is to put an full digital I2C connection on it and get rid of the PWM signal for speed control and gain current, voltage, and…"
May 14, 2013
Jed commented on Hex Air Robot's blog post Eva: A new open source autopilot!
"Hi AKcopter,
I think I should clarify that having a more powerful processor could lead to having things such as self tuning loops, but I am not a part of the Eva project (Yet anyway) so I can't say that it will have that feature.
A FFT is in essence…"
Mar 11, 2013
Jed commented on Hex Air Robot's blog post Eva: A new open source autopilot!
"I have to agree that new hardware based on the 32b ARM processors is GOOD.  Part of the "Tuning" that is mentioned is done manually in the Arduino processors.  Having "extra" bandwidth in the processor will lead to autopilots that can self tune by…"
Mar 9, 2013
Jed commented on Jed's blog post NVida Shield: Controller + Groundstation Combination
"Hi Scott,
Thanks for the link to the Moga controller- I'm going to keep my eyes out to find one.  If it would clamp onto a 7" tablet it would be nearly ideal.  I would be worried about the price of the Shield and having a tablet that can be used for…"
Feb 9, 2013
Jed posted a blog post
I have been thinking quite a while now about what would make the ultimate UAV flight controller.  Reading through a CES highlight story I saw the NVidia Sheild project that basically combines an Android Jellybean touchscreen tablet with a game…
Feb 8, 2013
Jed replied to Warren Purnell's discussion Com Port doesn't existed error - Problem solved
"I had the same problem in WinXP Pro.  I reinstalled the driver several times hoping to get it to work by just pointing at the C:\Program Files\APM Planner\Driver folder and it wouldn't work. It seemed to find a driver and be happy but it kept giving…"
Dec 9, 2012