San Jose, CA

About Me:

Software engineer working on the hardware debugger team at an FPGA company

Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest

I have been having a blast building and flying quadcopters based on APM / Arducopter for about the last 6 or so months. My home office now resembles a hobby store workshop more than an office.


San Jose, California

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Mike Darnall replied to Neuro's discussion Brownout?!?? in ArduCopter User Group
"Interesting, I had the same problem a while ago. I Never actually spent time to diagnose the problem because it only happened a couple of times with really aggressive flying but this may explain what was happening to me as well.

I wonder if it is…"
Nov 5, 2013
Mike Darnall left a comment for Neuro
"Very nice build, I especially like your landing struts. Are they available at HK too?

Also I have been wondering about the q-brain esc. So far I have been using the F-130A escs from hobbyking and simonk flashing them which works really well. I'm…"
Nov 5, 2013
Mike Darnall replied to Sim's discussion Hardware Reliability?
"Hi Sim,
I have a decent amount of experience with Hobbyking and RCTimer and others. The rule about getting what you pay for is not quite true.  The reality is to get a good deal you have to be a smart buyer and know what you are buying and what it…"
Oct 24, 2013
Mike Darnall replied to Nikhil Upadhye's discussion Loiter Mode tuning with Arducopter 3.0.1 in ArduCopter User Group
"Hi Nikhil,
If you flip to Alt Hold instead of Loiter to take the gps out of the equation, do you see similar behavior? I'm curious if you see the twitch and/or same slow descent over time. I just finished a quad build that is a little on the heavy…"
Oct 24, 2013