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Maurice Ribble replied to Maurice Ribble's discussion APM 2.5 not powering up via lipo
"That was the problem, it's working now.  Once I get it running I'll be ordering a few more parts like this power module.  Thanks Chris!

BTW - I just read your Makers Industrial Revolution book and think it was a great!"
Dec 31, 2012
Maurice Ribble posted a discussion
I got the adrucopter kit for xmas!  It was going together great until I got to the ESC calibration.The APM powers up from the USB port, but it does not seem to power up from the power distribution board.  I have checked with a dmm and 5V is coming…
Dec 31, 2012
Maurice Ribble commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Proposed Open Source Hardware guidelines
"I think it's sort of odd to define guidelines for something as broad as open source hardware. Most of my open source hardware projects follow the standard you helped define, but I recently just released a new project under Creative Commons…"
Oct 9, 2010
Maurice Ribble replied to Chris Anderson's discussion Which Quadcopter should we adopt?
"So to summarize it looks like diydrones is going to try to combine the best AeroQuad and ArduPilot into an even better quadcopter platform. I can't think of a better way forward. Awesome!

It also looks like there will be some research into making…"
May 7, 2010
Maurice Ribble replied to Chris Anderson's discussion Which Quadcopter should we adopt?
"I'd just like to voice my support of this idea. I had been thinking about doing a quadcopter (with adaptations for high quality photography) and had been contemplating going with something like AeroQuad or perhaps merging that software into the…"
Apr 28, 2010
Maurice Ribble posted a discussion
I was at GDC (big video game developers conference) in San Fransisco last week.  I saw a version of motion capture using IMUs.  I asked and it had a 3 axis accelerometer, a 3 axis gyro, and a 3 axis magnetometer in each node.  Then they strapped a…
Mar 15, 2010