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RC since 1974


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LOS Quads like this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uHoFfpLSb2g&t=12s


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Oz replied to Rolf Blomgren's discussion APM MavLink to FrSky X8R S.Port converter
"Instead of the expensive teensy, there is updates to ardupilot and opentx (including a lua script) and a simple 50 cent inverter, seen in the link below.

If you have F.Port on your Rx, then no converter is needed now (of course updating Tx/Rx/FC).…"
May 19
Oz commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Tutorial: Programming your uBlox GPS module
"I have been told that GPS config is automatically done in pixhawk now, is this true?"
Jun 6, 2018
Oz commented on leonardthall's blog post Acro Mode PID Options and "Fly by Wire"
"Thanks for the reply. Does acro mode have "air-mode"? If your not familiar with this mode, most FC reduce PID values when thro is lower than half thro, this was done from long ago as quads did not fly with less than half thro, same with heli's. But…"
Jun 2, 2018
Oz commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Tutorial: Programming your uBlox GPS module
"+1, looks like the config file on the 1st page is 8 years old and for 5 series gps, what about M8N gps configuration and pixhawk? tia"
Jun 2, 2018
Oz commented on leonardthall's blog post Acro Mode PID Options and "Fly by Wire"
"So fast forward 3 years, I am curious how the "acro" mode is now. Is there still self leveling part of it or is it true rate mode?
How will it fair to betaflight? tia https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uHoFfpLSb2g&t=1s"
Jun 2, 2018
Oz replied to Otto Haring's discussion Flight controller installed on top op of 22000mah lipo battery - bad idea?
"If the mag (compass) is on the FC, then thats a issue, if its not, your fine."
May 19, 2018
Oz replied to Ketanco's discussion what type of accelerometer are used in drones
"Majority use Invensense (now TDK) mems gyro/acc
Very common one is MPU-6000, its good up to 8KHz update rate, but for 32KHz we use IMU-20602 (and 20601). I prefer 32K for lowest latency for this type of flying.…"
May 19, 2018
Oz replied to Tyler Troutt's discussion Flight Controller Choices
"$60 PixHack on ebay., if you want to save money, APM 2.x are as low as $21 (on BG or xtxinte). Stay away from on board mag (or be able to disable them)."
Nov 18, 2016
Oz commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Glimpse of what Qualcomm Snapdragon Flight board will enable next year
"I could not find anything on double or triple flight time, nothing to do with making the motor/esc more efficient. Since the flight power train (motor/esc) uses 98% of all the other electronics on board, I have zero hope for the flight time increase…"
Dec 31, 2015
Oz commented on Stefan Gofferje's blog post Arduino-based mode switch
"Another option for a ~$10 mode switcher. Looks like PWM output.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/APM-Flight-Controller-Flight-Mode-Switcher-..."
Nov 8, 2015
Oz commented on Stefan Gofferje's blog post Arduino-based mode switch
"Here is another option if your time pressed, and $10 shipped;
http://www.banggood.com/X-ROCK-6CH-Band-Flight-Mode-Switcher-For-AP..."
Nov 4, 2015
Oz replied to Aussie in AZ's discussion 1 battery vs 2 batteries that equal the same mah?
"Personally my experience is "lower cost" multiple batteries in series/parallel has two fold benefit. If a cell in a pack goes bad, your only out 1/2 the pack (unless you know how to assemble packs with a simple spot welding technique, 99% don't). I…"
Oct 15, 2015
Oz replied to Allen Merrell's discussion DJI OPTO 18A ESC'S in ArduCopter User Group
"The over priced DJI 18A opto esc's are just plain Hobbywing esc's.
Much better to get the all N-FET $9 HK F-30a, and flash with the latest SK (with boot-loader) with comp_pwm using rapidflash, why?
1. All N-FET (cooler and more efficient):,,,
2. SK…"
Jun 4, 2015
Oz commented on Mark Harrison's blog post Behind the scenes on the OK Go shoot
"you can see the shadow of the drone on the pavement very briefly at :59 seconds in and props aren’t spinning. It's on this dolly
Last picture here
http://petapixel.com/2014/10/27/ok-gos-new-music-video-will-blow-mi...

Great umbrella sync at the end…"
Oct 28, 2014
Oz replied to Rolf Blomgren's discussion APM MavLink to FrSky X8R S.Port converter
"Does the Blog topic help you?
"APM MavLink to FrSky X8R S.Port converter""
Aug 19, 2014
Oz replied to Rolf Blomgren's discussion APM MavLink to FrSky X8R S.Port converter
"OpenTx 2.0 companion will compile it for you
http://www.open-tx.org/2014/06/03/companion-2.0.0/

I just wish someone would answer my question, this forum is substandard to RCG (functionality and response), a year now and no one has answered any of…"
Aug 7, 2014
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