"@Oliver, I think this is a really solid point... I had thought I was just spoiled by reddit's ability to upvote/downvote posts, but the linear format of this board really does make it difficult to sort through a large mass of information."
"i was not aware of these disputes, had a lot of reading to do....
this all seems nutty to me. paul is a tiny vendor who is pumping out a lot of ready to fly quads, in addition to making a clone of open 3DR hardware. good for him!
"My gut instinct would be to consider a 'failsafe' that decides when to ignore the accelerometers altogether. I understand that this could be problematic... how do you detect intense vibration? time averaging? min/max? And you can't just switch back…"
"i think this guy is right. as soon as your copter started moving (easy to tell by LAT because you were in loiter so long beforehand) your accelerometers are going nuts. Desired X & Y accel is +/-5 (centered at 0) and Z between -5 and -15 (centered…"
"thanks randy! that odroid guide is great. based on the rpi references, i'm assuming the same guidelines will work? I was planning on using an rpi camera module because of its speed and IR capabilities. if you don't think its fast enough, I also have…"
Hello all,I've been using the APM platform for a few months now, and i'd really like to try a software project. Something i have in mind is following a predefined path for extended exposure photography. I've seen many instances of this, such as…
@gary and mdisher; are the designs universal? Is it definite that the screw holes will line up, or should I just buy a whole new frame?
Frankly, I'd kind of like to move to an H quad, any suggestions?"
My quad is once again functioning after my last crash! f450 frame replacement arrived in about a week, but the replacement motor took over 3 weeks. Hard to wait for. So as soon as I got it in the mail, I flew the next morning at a beach in laporte -…