San Ramon, CA

About Me:

Engineer Executive and Photographer, I graduated from Santa Clara University with a degree in EE. I have worked in the Silicon Valley in technology and computers for the past 20 years.

Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest

I love all the technology in this field as it ties just about everything to do with engineering from hardware, software, electrical, mechanical, communications, etc.


San Ramon

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JohnD replied to Wessie's discussion Choosing y6 propellors in Arducopter Y6 Owners
"We are trying to figure out which propellers to upgrade to as well, but were more interested in a carbon fiber solution for durability.  The props that come with the Y6 break quite easily.  In one case, the copter landed and fell forward into the…"
Oct 17, 2013
JohnD replied to James Small's discussion Looking for low latency HD IP based cameras, prefer ethernet connection
"I am interested in the same subject.  I have played with some of the bulkier security cameras like the FOSCAM FI9821W HD Wireless Indoor IP Camera.  This camera is good for transmission/distance testing, but is bulky for a remote vehicle, especially…"
Jul 31, 2013
JohnD posted a discussion
I was surprised that there is no specific category for the subject of FPV, so I am using Aerial Photography instead.  I am interested in aerial video recording, but need to have a FPV as well.  I hoped there would be a camera that could do both,…
Dec 18, 2012
JohnD replied to Neil Baker's discussion Point and shoot camera with video out?
"Neil, I am researching this same topic for my quad copter or it appears to be the same.  
In my case I would like to have more control over the camera remotely than taking a picture using a remote trigger (gentLED) or programming it before flight to…"
Oct 2, 2012